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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 ...
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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 (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 (2020) 19 (S1): 463–483.
Published: 01 December 2020
... incarceration and criminalization, are fitting tributes to her memory, rather than flagrant violations of it. Instead of naming prisons after Tubman, a more fitting tribute would be to take up the call for prison abolition (Davis 2003 ). These wider rhetorical contexts, where Tubman is celebrated yet...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 136–146.
Published: 01 April 2020
... : 123–33). Though the government 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...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 209–236.
Published: 01 April 2020
.... 1989 ; Tula 1994 ; Sierra Becerra 2017). As history demonstrates, the fight to defend families can be very radical, but it requires intentional work. Currently, the national immigrant rights movement is calling for the abolition of ICE and for building solidarity across movements. It is pointing...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Indian removal policy (Mulroy 1993 ; Rivers 2012 ). Fugitivity, both before and after abolition, provided the key response to both enslavement as such and its renewed forms as accumulation through dispossession (Harvey 2008 ; Moten 2007 : 317–49; Harney and Moten 2013 ). In the present...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 163–183.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Politics: African Americans, Gender, and the New Racism . New York : Routledge . Cooper Thomas , and McCord David James . 2016 . “ Statutes at Large of South Carolina .” August 15 . https://archive.org/details/statutesatlarge04mccogoog . Davis Angela . 2005 . Abolition...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 250–270.
Published: 01 October 2020
..., the spectacle lynchings of black men, and other forms of racist terrorism that organized southern life expose the white paternalism ethos as a thinly veiled fiction (Litwack 1999 ; Blackmon 2009 ; Freedman 2013 : 73–85; Tucker 1988 : 12–15, 25). Nevertheless, in the decades following slavery’s abolition...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 183–205.
Published: 01 April 2019
... of the century. In the novel, women’s voices are inextricably tied to the history of slavery, and characters such as the Linsseuils—the representatives of white male patriarchal lineage—are much invested in silencing them. Though the action is set after the abolition of slavery, a white, male-centered power...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 149–201.
Published: 01 April 2020