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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 1–27.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., ways of coping, and feelings regarding empowerment for a group of seven women between the ages of forty and forty-nine. Findings were similar to previous research on Asian Indian women and revealed negative experiences with gender inequality, domestic violence, spousal alcohol abuse, and increased role...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 229–245.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Adrienne Perry Copyright © 2021 Smith College 2021 teen pregnancy Wyoming mixed-race experience alcoholism creative nonfiction sisterhood Data analysis revealed multiple key findings relative to the perception of assets of the pregnant African American teen. First, the teens...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 6–16.
Published: 01 March 2003
..., "is an alcoholic. Youhave to understand about alcoholics. It's not the same as anything else. And it's a disease you can't treat any old way." I listened, fearfully. Did this mean there was nothing we could do? "That's not what I'm saying," she said. "But you have to keep the alcoholic part of the thing central...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 34–39.
Published: 01 September 2004
... embarrassing to share a bed with a poor, alcoholic teacher, writer of science fiction stories without rhyme or reason which he never finished. Mr. Aristides had a bad reputation in the city. It was well known that he would arrive at work drunk and refuel during regular working hours from a bottle ofjurubeba...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 194–207.
Published: 01 March 2001
... AND RACISM IN AUSTRALIA 199 over ofland rights, the inherent racism behind the treatment of Aborigines has only sunk deeper. Friends working in community health spoke to me of worsening problems with drugs and alcohol among young Aboriginals, as the old certainties belonging to traditional ceremonial life...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (2): 126–165.
Published: 01 March 2008
.... The one problem he had that had a big impact on me, though, was that he really was an alcoholic; he came from a family of alcoholics. His mother died of alcoholism, his father died of alcoholism. There were three people in that family. Two of them had died of alcoholism. So it was that type of a-couldn't...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (1): 204–228.
Published: 01 April 2023
...: Imagined Affinities in Mediated Youth Cultures .” Journal of Media and Cultural Studies 26 , no. 3 : 449 – 62 . Gefou-Madianou Dimitra . 1992 . “ Exclusion and Unity, Retsina and Sweet Wine: Commensality and Gender in a Greek Agrotown .” In Alcohol, Gender, and Culture , edited by Gefou...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 111–136.
Published: 01 September 2010
... and Toshiko Puett tells of their experiences as victims of domestic violence by their alcoholic husbands.9 Martley expresses Gable's story in senryu as follows: f~J:~ttJr;:O)riJliur, Holding a child, hating alcoholic, day after day (Stout and Martley 1986a) This senryu portrays a woman who had to bear...
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Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 183–190.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., women in a family should be the recipients of the funds. In addition, AIDWAvoiced women's demand to close the state's government-run liquor shops for one month to ensure relief money is not spent on alcohol. Whether organizing in a time of relative scarcity or plenty, AIDWA, like many other groups who...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 373–381.
Published: 01 March 2018
... to more symptoms of depression and anxiety, less self-care, and higher rates of smoking and alcohol use (Jerald et al. 2017). Other studies also point to traditional and race-related social media use as both liberating and detrimental to Black women's well-being (Stanton et al. 2017). The need for health...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 276–285.
Published: 01 March 2018
... disorder); substance disorders (alcohol or drug use, abuse, or dependence); and eating disorders (bulimia and binge eating) (Stockman, Hayashi, and Campbell 2015). The physical health of Black women survivors also is compromised by IPV. In addition to immediate medical trauma, such as injuries...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Press . Fang Lee . 2017 . “ After Hurricane Maria, Key Republican Compares Puerto Rico to ‘the Alcoholic Who Hits Rock Bottom.’ ” The Intercept , November 14 . theintercept.com/2017/11/14/puerto-rico-hurricane-maria-promesa-andrew-biggs/ . Fanon Frantz . 1963 . The Wretched...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 211–235.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., and the presence of scantily clad women mixed with rappers, alcohol, and drugs made for an unsavory working environment: There was a lot of drug use on set, a lot of weed, a lot of Play Stations, music, and it becomes like a twelve-hour party, especially in the summertime, when everyone was outside. The girls...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 310–339.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of leadership and authority need to be examined thoroughly, but rapid social changes occurring in response to colonialism and capitalism must be considered as well. In this regard, Fast’s analysis importantly pays particular attention to the “addictive infrastructure” of drugs, alcohol, and gambling...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 172–200.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., the trajectory in debt bondage is that you're allowed to keep half of what you earn, at which time you become dependent on drugs and alcohol, you get diseases. Youdon't get more skills in prostitution. And then the brothel manager says that the bed that you're using is too expensive for you to use, so he throws...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 40–67.
Published: 01 March 2004
..." (162), Connie grows increasingly exasperated with their "foolish babygirl wishes" and lack of"plans to do anything" (222). When her senses are not blunted by alcohol, Connie wants "to kill them all" (223). 8 This imperfect space of refuge nonetheless serves as a place for acknowledging-rather than...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2009
... and authority need to be examined thoroughly, but rapid social changes occurring in response to colonialism and capitalism must be considered as well. In this regard, Past's analysis importantly pays particular attention to the "addictive infrastructure" of drugs, alcohol, and gambling (including related social...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 260–275.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., and the National Black Alcoholism Council are examples of organizations that use self-help groups as a means of coping with illness and death. Many Black women are great caretakers of others; however, they often do not take the time to care equally for themselves. The NBWHP self-help program encourages individuals...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 31–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
... ages of consent that demarcate when youth can give informed consent to participate in civic life and practices that might be harmful. For example, there are differing ages of consent to work, participate in sexual acts, vote, consume alcohol, drive, and use tobacco. The establishment and enforcement...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 401–414.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., which had become something of a family reputation and which many people in my extended family are believed to still carry: Iwa Mbaa Ngunda , “They are from the Ngũnda clan,” is a phrase used often around Kyamboo and Migwani to explain my relatives’ insatiable appetite for meat, quarrel, and alcohol. 6...