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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 261–277.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Elisabeth Armstrong Abstract In 1949, at a conference instigated by the Women’s International Democratic Federation (WIDF) held in Beijing, China, the Asian Women’s Conference solidified an anticolonial, antifascist, and antiracist theory for organizing women transnationally. This transnational...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 107–130.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Marina Magloire Abstract This essay argues that the anticolonial efforts of Martinican intellectuals like Aimé Césaire and Frantz Fanon often established a strict dichotomy between a violated, abject, and feminized Martinique and a masculine and authoritative France. In this way, they reify...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 174–182.
Published: 01 April 2021
... anticolonial and anti-imperial project. Works Cited AAPSO (Afro-Asian People’s Solidarity Organization) . 1972 . Women in Africa and Asia Today . Cairo : Permanent Secretariat of AAPSO . Prashad Vijay . 2007 . The Darker Nations: A People’s History of the Third World . New Press People’s...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 127–150.
Published: 01 April 2021
... to provide a counterpoint against which a modern and national Brahmanical womanhood could be articulated. The author brings together a constellation of events that participated in the construction of Indian womanhood, especially the rise of sound film against the backdrop of growing anticolonial...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 370–395.
Published: 01 October 2021
... and secularism are normative projects that coalesced not simply as legacies of Eurocentric modernity bequeathed by British colonialism; in addition to their appropriation by anticolonial nationalists, they are narrated and lived social, cultural, and political experiences of gendered subjects in South Asian...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 253–260.
Published: 01 October 2019
... in anticolonial wars, they called on women in Western Europe and the United States to oppose imperial counterinsurgent violence and the neo-imperialism of Wall Street. As difficult as these kinds of solidarities were, Armstrong argues that they were centered in a formation that linked women’s liberation...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 September 2015
... that concerns over the status ofwomen and the family were central to debates over how to address crises in colonial governance in the region. These principally had to do with how best to reorganize British rule in ways that would assuage anticolonial resistance ahead of the orderly relinquishment of colonial...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 224–226.
Published: 01 September 2005
... the first African woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for "her contribution to sustainable development, democracy, and peace." PATRICIA McFADDEN was born in Swaziland and has lived and worked in southern Africa for the past thirty years in the anticolonial resistance and the women's movements. She...
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Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 73–103.
Published: 01 September 2006
... of rule, albeit to different effects. Scholars ofTrinidadian history have convincingly narrated the transition from the colonial era to the postcolonial (or neocolonial) one as mediated by an elite anticolonial nationalism that mobilized decolonization movements by, ironically, preservintghe notions...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 117–149.
Published: 01 March 2006
... at the onset of the Egyptian national political awakening, the parallel identification of women as primary consumers-to whom product manufacturers directed considerable attention-and partners in the anticolonial movement contributed in the framing of her identity in the national public sphere. 1 The idea...
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Meridians (2005) 5 (2): 57–82.
Published: 01 March 2005
... that while anticolonial nationalist movements were concerned with modernizing Islam, the concern oflslamists is to Islamize the expression of modernity in present-day Muslim societies. In Pakistan, Islamization has attempted to reappropriate aspects of the public, political space that were at least formally...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Capécia, and the Shapeshifting Doudou in Vichy Martinique” Marina Magloire explains how anticolonial West Indian women writers understood that French colonialists were always already hoisted by their own ideological petards. She argues that misogynist colonial fantastical renderings of female shape...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 123–154.
Published: 01 April 2022
... and dependence on imported European books (not including Karl Marx and Vladimir Lenin), Fernández Retamar claims Caliban as emblematic of Latin American anticolonial and nationalist militancy. If Rodó associated Caliban with the boorish, materialistic United States, Fernández Retamar draws on Martí and Che...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 September 2005
... their resistance to patriarchal surveillance through flight. The anticolonial struggles provided a unique opportunity for black women to become political and to embark on the path toward citizenship-to becoming autonomous subjects, with a consciousness of rights and entitlements that enables one to demand...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 289–297.
Published: 01 March 2002
... the extent of their loss? Whose humanity do we choose to recognize and empathize with, and who becomes just so much "collateral damage" to us? Anticolonial and anti-imperialist movements and theorists have long insisted on placing the bodies and experiences of marginalized Others at the center of our...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 372–393.
Published: 01 October 2019
..., and spiritual practice, in overlapping spheres of feminism, antiracism, and anticolonialism, transformed through holistic, self-aware approaches to social and political life. As she wrote in her dissertation and, later, the book Medicine Stories: History, Culture, and the Politics of Integrity (1998...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 338–358.
Published: 01 November 2018
... ) groundbreaking book, Fighting Two Colonialisms: Women in Guinea–Bissau , which discusses the parallel struggles of women for independence and for their rights as women. I see postcolonial secessionist movements as similar to anticolonial movements in that they seek to combat a foreign other in order to achieve...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 163–184.
Published: 01 March 2002
... a period of Black intellectual tradition that reached beyond the limits of the U.S., and courted an increasing postwar Black diasporic consciousness. The 1930s 176 BONNIE CLAUDIA HARRISON and 1940s saw an outgrowth of Black activism and anticolonial lobbying on an international stage characterized...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 137–165.
Published: 01 December 2016
... and anticolonial praxis within its anti-violence organizing and LENAPALACIOS CHALLENGINGCONVICTIONS 141 challenges the heteronormative and patriarchal nation-state. Currently, numerous Indigenous feminist organizations led by Indigenous girls and women have been challenging calls for a Canadian-based national...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 522–547.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of confronting corporate power, state authority, and policing. Like race-radical Black feminists, Indigenous feminism centers antiracist and anticolonial praxis within its anti-violence organizing and challenges the heteronormative and patriarchal nation-state. Currently, numerous Indigenous feminist...