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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 304–331.
Published: 01 October 2019
... Truths: Confronting the Radioactive Legacies of the Cold War . Santa Fe, NM : School for Advanced Research Press . Kajihiro Kyle . 2009 . “ Resisting Militarization in Hawaiʻi .” In The Bases of Empire: The Global Struggle against U.S. Military Posts , edited by Lutz Catherine , 299...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 92–111.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Malathi, look at political context, and ask what the end of the Cold War has to do with it. During the later Cold War years, many feminists in Europe and the U.S. were focused on women's lives and on challenging the domestic political and personal structures underlying gender inequality. To the extent...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 283–288.
Published: 01 March 2002
... as we watch the images being replayed constantly on the television. But do we feel any pain for the victims of U.S. aggression? 200,000 people killed only in the initial war on Iraq. The bombing oflraq has continued for ten years now. Do we feel the pain of all the children in Iraq who are dying from...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 298–301.
Published: 01 March 2002
... and social values of the people in this area. That means that it has no relation to history and no connection to any other forms of fundamentalism, either in the U.S. or elsewhere in the world. The collapse of the Soviet Union, and with it the bipolar logic of the cold war, left a vacuum in American cultural...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 338–358.
Published: 01 November 2018
... on the African continent. Mama and Okazawa-Rey ( 2008 , 1–2) contend that when “political transitions to African rule came, the institutions of state bore the marks of a patriarchal and militaristic history. . . . Individual nations found themselves variously enmeshed in Cold-War politics and the arms race...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 261–277.
Published: 01 October 2019
.... The political context in Cold War United States, they said, would make their organization’s survival impossible. However, WIDF’s final resolution in 1948 did name the United States as the primary agent of postwar imperialism: “American monopolists seek to dominate the world. With the aid of the Marshall Plan...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 53–83.
Published: 01 April 2021
... implementation of political terror through abusive laws, militarized violence, protracted wars against civilians and insurgents alike, and gender abuse. Women poets from the region, such as Monalisa Changkija, Temsüla Ao, Mamang Dai, and others, have played a leading role in exposing and denouncing this violence...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 1–38.
Published: 01 March 2004
... are the consequences of not representing traumatized bodies? Media Coverage of NATO Bombings Throughout the 1990s, the American news media represented the Balkans as a violent region rocked by ethnic cleansing following the collapse of communist regimes at the end of the Cold War. Reports on concentration camps...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 246–268.
Published: 01 November 2018
... and the Islamic World 13 : 127 – 40 . Enloe C. 1993 . The Morning After: Sexual Politics at the End of the Cold War . Berkeley : University of California Press . Hemba J. 2014 . “ Nigerian Islamists Kill 59 Pupils in Boarding School Attack .” Reuters, February 26 . https...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 130–152.
Published: 01 March 2009
... between the United States and the Soviet Union. COLD WAR POLITICS AND THE AFGHAN JIHAD As he had usurped power from a democratically elected leader, initially General Zia did not enjoy international legitimacy. A sharp reversal, however, occurred with the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in December 1979...
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Meridians (2007) 7 (2): 71–100.
Published: 01 March 2007
... globally and, with its implied elevation of the West over the rest, makes next to impossible a radical anti-colonial and anti-racist world order. After all, as Tina Chen contests, it was "U.S. cold-war hegemony justice which supported the suppression of [the surviving comfort women's] repatriation efforts...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 484–507.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., apolitical, exotic Muslim woman, the “victim” of Cold War rivalry, of both Soviet and US occupation, for seventeen years stood by and stared at it all—first with her open piercing gaze as a girl and later from behind the veil. She is indeed the radical other of the American nationalist imaginary, in fact...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 164–188.
Published: 01 March 2016
... the famous 1985 photograph of "The Afghan Girl." The big, bold caption underneath in red screamed, "Found." Beneath it in smaller white the cover declared, "After 17 Years An Afghan Refugee's Story." The silent, apolitical, exotic Muslim woman, the "victim" of Cold War rivalry, of both Soviet and US...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 360–382.
Published: 01 October 2020
... Indeed, since the expropriations, many in the community articulate the conviction that the navy and the colonial state have waged war against Viequenses subjected over the years to displacement, socioeconomic marginalization, military violence, and disease. These aggressions have made life...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 389–409.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of the many wars of empire that the West was engaged in, with the Asian woman playing the role of the spoils of war. Indeed, the problem of this representation is compounded by the White woman’s complicity in the construction of the discourse of empire and the civilizing mission of colonialism. It fell...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 410–434.
Published: 01 December 2020
...). After the end of World War II and the U.S. occupation of South Korea, the Korean War would define South Korea as a pivotal American geopolitical asset during the Cold War and the U.S. as South Korea’s appointed guardian. While the Japanese occupation of Korea (1905–1945) stands as the most obvious...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 36–61.
Published: 01 September 2011
.... occupation of South Korea, the Korean War would define South Korea as a pivotal American geopolitical asset during the Cold War and the U.S. as South Korea's appointed guardian. While the Japanese occupation of Korea (1905-1945)stands as the most obvious and oppressive regime to which Cha assigns both...
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 174–204.
Published: 01 March 2013
... killed, including four-women, and 145 were injured. Over 3,000 people were arrested after the massacre in the country's largest round-up ofleftists and suspected communists during the height of the Cold War in Southeast Asia. Although most were released and joined the Communist Party of Thailand...
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Meridians (2002) 3 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 September 2002
.... The doctrine was a remnant of the cold war and it was designed to protect the hegemony of the United States in Latin America. It was the fear of"another Cuba" that drove the United States to fund and train Latin American armies to obliterate the menace of Marxism. As General Luciano Benjamin Menendez explained...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 163–183.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., sexism, classism, global imperialism, homophobia, war, and genocide—loudly conjuring and mobilizing the masses, while simultaneously conjuring the states’ recollection of the Black Power Movement and its Black women resisters, like Assata Shakur, who eluded them. The recent police shootings (neo...