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Book review: The Hillary Doctrine: Sex and American Foreign Policy by Valerie M Hudson and Patricia Leidl

By Jessica Abrahams  

The Hillary Doctrine: Sex and American Foreign Policy by Valerie M Hudson and Patricia Leidl (Columbia University Press, £19.95)41d052DUu0L “Women’s rights are human rights”: Hillary Clinton’s statement to the UN’s Fourth World Conference in Beijing has become so famous that it’s easy to forget this was just 20 years ago. In their new book, professor Valerie M Hudson and journalist Patricia Leidl offer a comprehensive overview of how women’s rights have become better accepted as a part of US foreign policy in the years since then—as well as how much more still…

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