Bettina Aptheker is a professor of feminist studies at the University of California where she has taught for more than 30 years. Her course Feminism & Social Justice includes issues affecting women in the global south. Her most recent book is a memoir, “Intimate Politics: How I Grew Up Red, Fought for Free Speech and Became a Feminist Rebel” (2006).

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REVIEWING Vital Voices: The Power of Women Leading Change Around the World Alyse Nelson, Jossey-Bass, 2012 Alyse Nelson is the president and CEO of the transnational organization Vital Voices. Since Hillary Clinton founded Vital Voices in 1995 at a United Nations conference for women in Beijing, the NGO has grown into a global organization …

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