Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia


Martha Ackelsberg

Martha Ackelsberg, a graduate of Radcliffe College (B.A.) and Princeton University (M.A., Ph.D.), is a professor of government and of women’s studies at Smith College. With research interests that include feminism, anarchism, democratic theory, and Jewish ethics, Ackelsberg has published numerous articles as well as Free Women of Spain: Anarchism and the Struggle for the Emancipation of Women and Women, Welfare, and Higher Education: Toward Comprehensive Policies, edited with Randall Bartlett and Robert Buchele. Her current project, Making Democracy Work: (Re)Conceiving Politics through the Lens of Women’s Activism, is forthcoming from Routledge.

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