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The Hillary Doctrine: Sex and American Foreign Policy

Valerie Hudson and Patricia Leidl

Abstract

Hillary Rodham Clinton is the first Secretary of State to declare the subjugation of women worldwide a serious threat to U.S. national security. Known as the Hillary Doctrine, her stance was made part of the 2010 Quadrennial Diplomatic and Development Review of U.S. foreign policy, formally committing America to the proposition that the empowerment of women is a stabilizing force for domestic and international peace. Blending history, fieldwork, theory, and policy analysis while incorporating perspectives from officials and activists on the front lines of implementation, this book investigates ... More

Keywords: Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State, subjugation of women, national security threat, Hillary Doctrine, U.S. foreign policy, empowerment of women, international peace, U.S. domestic peace, Office of Global Women's Issues

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780231164924
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231164924.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Valerie Hudson, author
Texas A&M University

Patricia Leidl, author

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