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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 31–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Erica R. Meiners Abstract Using recent work by anti-prison theorists and community-based activists who are working against the prison industrial complex, this article links prison abolition to feminist frameworks to question escalating sex offender registries and community notification laws...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 137–165.
Published: 01 December 2016
... are inherently and primarily pedagogical, the accompanying lesson plan attempts to explore the multiple ways Indigenous and race-radical women of color feminists learn, teach, and organize about carceral logics and prison abolition inside and outside the classroom in a manner that teaches against the grain...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 114–139.
Published: 01 September 2009
... about Pleasant, who provided major funding and leadership in John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry in 1859—and indeed the stone that marks her grave reads simply: “M. E. P. She was a friend of John Brown”—because her role in the raid and in U.S. abolition is absent from nearly all historical documentation...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and racialized surveillance and punishment. This perspective works toward dismantling penal structures while simultaneously seeking the abolition of racialized gender policing and an end to violence against gender non-conforming prisoners. Copyright © 2009 by Smith College 2009 JULIA SUDBURY...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 414–442.
Published: 01 October 2021
... advocating for rethinking the criminal justice system through prison abolition and restorative justice, it posits that seeking state recognition for hate crimes cannot provide justice given that the state is responsible for constructing Muslims as a national security threat. It explores how anti-Muslim...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 522–547.
Published: 01 December 2020
... speak/act on their behalf, and of the development of corresponding Indigenous and race-radical feminist praxis. As I argue throughout my research and teaching, it is long past time that feminist anti-sexual violence activism, anti-prison abolitionism, and anti-police brutality movements integrate...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 491–503.
Published: 01 October 2021
... : 1449 – 71 . Davis Angela . n.d. “ The Challenge of Prison Abolition: A Conversation with Dylan Rodriguez .” History Is a Weapon (accessed April 22 , 2021 ). www.historyisaweapon.com/defcon1/davisinterview.html . Deeb Lara . 2018 . Keynote address at BRISMES Conference 2018...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): v–vi.
Published: 01 March 2009
... links the prison abolition discourse to escalating sex offender registries, which are the state's response to sexual violence against women and children. Meiners provides a brief and queer history of sex offender registries; investigates how race, class, and gender complicate who has access...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 153–154.
Published: 01 March 2009
... law and advocacy responses to violence against Indian women through a transnational lens. ERICAR. MEINERS is involved with a number oflocal and national initiatives, specifically anti-militarization campaigns, prison abolition and reform movements, and queer and immigrant rights organizing. The author...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2020
... abolition A central achievement of the 1995 United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing was the emphatic articulation of women’s rights as human rights. In specifically identifying violence against women in both public and private life as an assault against women’s human rights...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 157–160.
Published: 01 September 2018
.... The inner struggles of these characters, however, must be downplayed. Complicated women are never beautiful and strong men are never dimensional. Do not tell the story of a mother promoting her child's LEILANI RANIA GANSER Howro WRITE ABOlIT HAWAI'I 159 education. Do not tell the story of a young keiki...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 463–483.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Response to Slavery in the United States .” Slavery & Abolition 4 , no. 1 : 56 – 63 . Fricker Miranda . 2007 . Epistemic Injustice: Power and the Ethics of Knowing . New York : Oxford . Guy-Sheftall Beverly . 2013 . Commentary. Harriet Tubman: A Legacy of Resistance...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 149–171.
Published: 01 March 2014
... the experiences and thoughts of those perpetuating the institution, although it includes as much material about abolition and resistance as possible. For example, under the heading of"Slavery and Resistance," the website cautions, "It is important to note that the majority of records of the slave trade...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 136–146.
Published: 01 April 2020
... did not actively seek to assimilate feminist agendas into their national goals, it claimed to work toward the abolition of the gender and racial discrimination of the colonial period (Vickers 2005 : 123–33). Subsequently, women’s activism flourished during this time (Vickers 2005 : 123–33). Though...
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Meridians (2007) 7 (2): 102–116.
Published: 01 March 2007
... couldn't have evolved in another comparable social movement? MK: It might verywell have evolved in another movement. You also have to remember, according to Carlton Mabey's book, it was in the abolition of slavery movement that women's organizations in the United States first endorsed as a matter of policy...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 209–236.
Published: 01 April 2020
.... This is an area where the abolition of ICE and prisons must be linked. 22 Emphasis in original. The emails were obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request; see Speri 2017 . 23 Liberal naivete divorces Lucio’s case from the larger injustices of the immigration system and assumes...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 9–27.
Published: 01 September 2014
... enslaved sister Rachel dies in Maryland, leaving behind two children whom Tubman fails to rescue. John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry ends in failure and he is hanged, becoming a martyr for abolition. Her family is no longer safe at her home in Auburn, and they return to Canada. WilliamHenrySewardL...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 88–117.
Published: 01 September 2016
... strategies for reproducing race that often sought more social integration across racial groups, while they simultaneously expressed an unrepressed pride in their African-descended heritage and its racial aesthetics. 90 MERIDIANS 14:2 Maria Firmina dos Reis and Redemptive Abolitionism in Brazil Since the 1962...
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Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 73–103.
Published: 01 September 2006
... hierarchies of work in the Caribbean plantations, not only in the era of slavery but also in the later era ofindentureship and "free" labor. After the abolition of the British slave trade in 1807 and the abolishment of slavery through the Emancipation Act of 1834, British planters needed new sources oflabor...
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Meridians (2007) 7 (2): 43–60.
Published: 01 March 2007
... leaves Mma Alli, she does so "with a new-found power" (35). After being raped for six weeks by the judge, Inez returns from her visit with Mma Alli energized and empowered with a "rebel spirit" that would enable her to withstand the ill treatment of the judge, as she prepares for the abolition of slavery...