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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 340–362.
Published: 01 December 2020
... reproductive justice activists have rhetorically created space for women of color, low-income women, women with disabilities, and other women who have been marginalized not only within the mainstream reproductive rights movement, but also in society at large. This particular project is well-suited...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Julia Sudbury Abstract This article examines the experiences of black, gender-oppressed women, and transgender activists in the anti-prison movement in the U.S. and Canada. By foregrounding the experiences of transgender and gender non-conforming activists, the author makes visible the reality...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 42–65.
Published: 01 March 2010
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 50. Women in Harlem demonstrate in support of civil rights activists in the South, 1966. Photo by Diana Davies. Diana Davies Papers, SSC. Figure 50. Women in Harlem demonstrate in support of civil rights activists in the South, 1966. Photo by Diana Davies. Diana Davies Papers, SSC. More
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 325–330.
Published: 01 November 2018
... rights. We envision a world where girls and women in East Africa are educated and live healthy, productive lives. ZanaAfrica also creates menstrual pads and engages in activist and policy work. Our driving mission is to realize a world in which menstrual health management is recognized as a human right...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 40–65.
Published: 01 September 2004
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 54–77.
Published: 01 March 2006
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 76–80.
Published: 01 March 2010
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 65–85.
Published: 01 December 2016
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 11–38.
Published: 01 April 2021
... Asia , New Delhi : Zubaan Books , 2016 . Copyright © 2021 Smith College 2021 diaspora reform religion activists These six books—five monographs and one edited volume—represent the diversity of women’s studies as a field. They belong to different fields—literature, cultural studies...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 137–165.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Lena Palacios Abstract This essay, with accompanying lesson plan, explores how race-radical women of color feminist activists—in particular, Black and indigenous feminists—identify, conceptualize, theorize, and resist the carceral state violence of white settler societies in both Canada...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Cláudia Pons Cardoso; Miriam Adelman Abstract This article was written on the basis of interviews with 22 Afro-Brazilian activist women. It uses research on their trajectories to show how, as political subjects, they have used inequalities based on class, race, gender, and sexuality as instruments...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 109–136.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Nishaun T. Battle Abstract “From Slavery to Jane Crow to Say Her Name” examines the ongoing social movement in the United States by Black women activists and intellectuals from as early as the nineteenth century to present day contemporary movements and campaigns such as Say Her Name, which began...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., amplified by activists on the outside and international human rights organizations documenting prison conditions, highlight rampant violations of human rights behind walls. The gendered nature of racism, which fuels the growth of the prison industrial complex, results in experiences of violence, including...
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 174–204.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Sudarat Musikawong Abstract Masculinity and nationalisms in Thailand during the 1970s served to enable gendered violence against activist women. Archival research and fieldwork reveal how feminist epistemologies and methods for studying memory are always gendered. Both conservative and leftist...
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 62–90.
Published: 01 March 2013
... progressive Canadian Muslim activists began to emerge and circulate, critiques that represent Hashmi's model of Muslim womanhood as detrimental and potentially dangerous to Canadian values. Employing a transnational feminist framework, I examine how the subject of Al-Huda and her presumed relation...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 25–45.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Dorothy E. Mosby Abstract This paper is both a personal reflection and critical analysis of the circulation of the poem “Rotundamente negra” by Afro-Costa Rican poet and cultural activist Shirley Campbell among Afro-descendant women in Latin America. As I heard various recitations...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 335–357.
Published: 01 October 2019
... feminisms. Written from a Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) feminist perspective, the essay looks to the foundational work of Kanaka Maoli scholar-activist Haunani-Kay Trask as a too often overlooked theorist of settler colonialism writ broadly. The essay also looks more specifically at Trask’s theorizing...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 457–470.
Published: 01 October 2019
.... In the pages that follow, the authors historicize the conditions that inspired feminist participation in these protests in order to present the perspectives of a few feminist activists voicing their own analysis of this period. In addition, they reflect upon what it means to write and research collaboratively...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 69–86.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Paula J. Giddings Abstract In 1930, Ida B. Wells-Barnett was surprised and disappointed to find that, despite her pioneering role as an anti-lynching activist and a founder of the NAACP, her name was not included in a contemporary Black history text by Carter G. Woodson, the “Father of Negro...