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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 137–167.
Published: 01 March 2004
.... The retaliatory U.S. bombing of Afghanistan, for which the primary objective was expressly to capture Osama bin Laden and remove the terrorist-harboring Taliban, also aimed at "liberating" Afghan women. My paper discusses the apparent consequences of the American "war on terror" for a private American donor...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 139–148.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Sunera Thobani Abstract Following a speech against the war on terror the author presented at a conference on Violence Against Women, she was publicly attacked and threatened for “hate-mongering.” This paper was written in the aftermath of the controversy that followed. The author’s speech...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 107–135.
Published: 01 April 2020
... of such incorporation on their intimate, familial, and community relationships in the local politics of the War on Terror. The authors are interested in how liberal feminist discourses of motherhood and empowerment are appropriated in the service of national security and how such articulations of feminism domesticate...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 131–138.
Published: 01 December 2020
... the invasion and occupation of Iraq and a broader, globalized “War on Terror,” the authors wanted to offer an antiracist, antinationalist feminist analysis that insisted recognizing the importance of histories of colonialism and empire in the structuring of state and interstate violence. Copyright © 2002...
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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 (2016) 13 (2): 164–188.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., and Condoleezza Rice on the War on Terror and Afghan and Iraqi women. In contrast, this article draws on the photographic counter-narratives, like “the girl in the blue bra,” that transnational feminists circulated through social media during the people's uprising in Egypt beginning in 2011 to evoke powerful...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 268–270.
Published: 01 March 2002
... with allies in the women's movements and other progressive people in the U.S. We know that indiscriminate violence and terrorism by state and nonstate actors is a global phenomenon. We are particularly aware of the human cost of terrorism and war frequently perpetrated in the name of religion or belief...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 302–308.
Published: 01 March 2002
... of Osama bin Laden. We are concerned about the ways in which the "war against terrorism" can be used to silence and repress insurgent movements across the globe. We also emphasize how racism operates in the naming of"terrorism." When the "terrorists" are people of color, all other people of color...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 374–398.
Published: 01 October 2023
... her and her people, though justified, nonetheless perpetuates the cycle of interethnic violence and the war on terror that erases her. But where the implications of Saraswathi’s bodily destruction are lost under the governing logic of U.S. exceptionalism and ethnonationalist loyalties in the Sri...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 278–280.
Published: 01 March 2002
.... Septen1ber n changed the world. Our deepest fears now haunt us. Yet I an1 convinced that n1ilitary action will not prevent further acts of international terrorisn1 against the United States. I know that this use-of-force resolution will pass although we all know that the President can wage a war even without...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Clive . 2017 . Forgotten Dead: Mob Violence against Mexicans in the United States, 1848–1928 . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Denis Nelson . 2016 . The War against All Puerto Ricans: Revolution and Terror in America’s Colony . New York : Bold Type Books . Dropp Kyle...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 271.
Published: 01 March 2002
... institutions, to step back from war. Our hearts go out to those people who have lost family and friends, and our deep sympathy to those injured. Those who perpetrated the violence must be brought to justice under international law. But we strongly believe the urge to vengeance must be resisted. A war waged...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 484–507.
Published: 01 December 2020
... beyond the imperial gaze by pushing the limits of feminist epistemology itself, and enabling the field to grow toward new knowledge about the other and new definitions of transnational feminist solidarity politics. In the context of the War on Terror, a plethora of feminist scholars from the US, among...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 414–442.
Published: 01 October 2021
...-industrial complex (Rana 2016 : 114). So, to what extent can law enforcement be seen as an ally to US Muslims? Racial profiling is mobilized to fuel a state-sponsored, ongoing “war on terror” and inspires vigilante hate crimes. Tinkering with hate crime laws for greater recognition will not achieve justice...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 246–268.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Insurgence in Nigeria .” LALIGENS: An International Journal of Language, Literature and Gender Studies 4 , no. 2 : 78 – 96 . Oriola T. 2017 . “ ‘Unwilling Cocoons’: Boko Haram’s War against Women .” Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 40 , no. 2 : 99 – 121 . Oyedele D. 2017...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 298–322.
Published: 01 October 2021
... . Jarmakani Amira . 2015 . An Imperialist Love Story: Desert Romances and the War on Terror . New York : New York University Press . Jarmakani Amira . 2020 . “ Shiny, Happy Imperialism: An Affective Exploration of Ways of Life in the War on Terror .” In Affect and Literature , edited...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 22–32.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Western multinationals; and the unbridled militarism and neocolonial assault launched by the current neoconservative United States administration and the right-wing apparatus of the European Union in the name of democracy, human rights, and women's rights-particularly in the so-called war on terror waged...
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Meridians (2002) 3 (1): 125–132.
Published: 01 September 2002
... luminosities driveintoandthroughourbodiesW. ritersandreaderaslikebecome shape-shijtersa,reinvitedto entertheshaman/witnessstate,to invoke powerdifferently".U.S.ThirdWorldFeminismr"equireas re-peopling: the creationofplanetarycitizen-warriorTs.hisbookis a guidethat directscitizenryshadowedin hate,terror...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 491–503.
Published: 01 October 2021
.... While teaching on Zoom, a student told me he could only participate via chat rather than speaking out loud. He was scared his Islamophobic parents would overhear him discussing the anti-Muslim racism and sexism that underline the war on terror. That same week, I was forced to engage with university...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 250–270.
Published: 01 October 2020
... supremacy and the routine antiblack terrorism used to defend it, how do we explain black women’s legal victories against whites who defrauded them? In the post–Civil War era, black southerners could not count on white male judges to recognize their full humanity by protecting their right to the vote...