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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Denise Noble Abstract This article deploys an intersectional, transnational, and postcolonial approach to uncovering what is repressed and connoted in recent pronouncements that multiculturalism in Britain has failed and that it is time for Britain to return to a lost, indigenous, “active, muscular...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): v–vii.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... The theme of identity and representation regarding women of color in the U.S., Barbados, Great Britain, India, Brazil, West Africa, and East Asia threads through much of this month's journal. Claire Raymond, in "The Crucible of Witnessing engages the controversy surrounding "From Here I Saw What Happened...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 130–153.
Published: 01 March 2001
... usually considered restricted to women of color. Although transracial mothers are one of the fastest growing groups in Britain's major cities, they remain marginalized in feminist analyses of race and racism. 2 A consideration of their maternal struggles to give birth to and then retain their children can...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 51–68.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Kum-Kum , and Bhavnani Reena . 1985 . “ Racism and Resistance in Britain .” In A Socialist Anatomy of Britain . Edited by Coates David , Johnstone Gordon and Bush Ray . Cambridge : Polity . Brah Avtar . 1992 . “ Difference, Diversity and Differentiation...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 78–98.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of the United States, Canada, Great Britain, and the African diaspora. The cohesive relationships and networks she crafted with people and organizations on each side of the border demonstrated a clear transnational outlook. After all, Harriet Tubman's lifetime was a dismissal of arbitrary social barriers...
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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 187–203.
Published: 01 September 2000
... life. In the late 1960s and throughout the 1970s most of us involved in left political struggles in Britain behaved as ifidentities organized around "race", gender, nation, and sexuality were static. 1 Yet, somehow, of course, we knew they were not. I would go from my women's group, where all the women...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): ix–xiv.
Published: 01 March 2001
... children in Britain like to read, as well as research that analyzed how young working-class people in Britain think about politics. In the early to mid-199os, since migrating to the United States, I have examined how race, celebrity, gender, and class intersect in the U.S. imaginary, and Donna Haraway...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 209–219.
Published: 01 March 2006
.... residents, most of them originally refugees, remain in [Meridians:feminismra, cet,ransnationalism2006, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 209-219] ©2006 by Smith College. All rights reserved. 209 spring 2006, and the British government has refused to take any responsibility for them, despite several having lived in Britain...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 40–65.
Published: 01 September 2004
... and the Struggle for Stability Guyana, although geographically located on the South American continent, shares a sociopolitical history and culture with the English-speaking Caribbean. For much of its early history, it was a British colony, only gaining independence from Britain in 1966. Just prior to Guyana's...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 58–81.
Published: 01 September 2005
... the realism of American independent filmmaking with Bollywood's narrative style. Still, MonsoonWeddingwas not only successful in Britain and the United States but in India as well, at least among its urban middle class. Its celebration of the Indian family aligns it more closely with the 1990s Bollywood...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 11–38.
Published: 01 April 2021
... and Britain “are engaged in a dialogue about conjugal forms,” one that cuts “across class lines” (4). She argues that these transnational discourses about arranged marriage show how conjugal practices have become “first, ciphers for belonging in national contexts that are increasingly permeated by flows...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (2): 183–185.
Published: 01 March 2008
... gender and sexuality in South Asian transnational public cultures in the U.S., Canada, Britain, and South Asia. She is currently working on a manuscript entitled Bollywood,USA: GlobalIndianCinemain AsianAmerica. AISHA s. DURHAM is a doctoral candidate in the Institute of Communications Research...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 307–316.
Published: 01 October 2022
... of communing with the dead and understanding the propulsion of this desire. In another kind of wake work, Kamila Shamsie’s ( 2018 ) novel, Home Fire , reimagines Antigone within the setting of contemporary Britain, the twinned wars against terrorism and Islam, and the politicized lives of dead bodies...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 209–211.
Published: 01 March 2001
... include RacingResearch:MethodologicalDilemmasin CriticalRaceStudies (2000) and Feminismsand Antiracisms:International Strugglefsor Justice (2000). She is currently completing an ethnography, BearingBlackness in Britain. LORELEI WILLIAMS is a Harlem native who began writing poetry at the age of twelve...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 261–277.
Published: 01 October 2019
... proffered after the end of World War II by Britain in Myanmar and Malaysia, by France in Vietnam, and by the Netherlands in Indonesia resulted in armed resistance. In 1948 and 1949, the Indonesian independence movement had taken up the few arms available to them, through channels that led from India through...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 309–311.
Published: 01 March 2002
.... In 1990, 61% of men and only 39% of women thought Britain should agree to using British troops to get Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait; nearly half of women (49°/o)opposed military action. In Kosovo, the gap between men and women narrowed after atrocities against Kosovan Albanians were broadcast: 76% of men...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 188–212.
Published: 01 March 2002
... and eclectic one), which she did in USLP. USLP shows signs of a tension inherent in the triad oflndia, England, and the U.S., which formed the backdrop of Ramabai's activities. Her hostility to Britain is juxtaposed with her valorization of the U.S. The former, resulting primarily from India's colonial...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 312–315.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Copyright © 2002 by Wesleyan University Press 2002 ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS IFI AMADIUMEis Professor ofReligion at Dartmouth College. Educated in Nigeria and Britain, she has written several books with a special focus on gender analysis. Her latest book is Daughters of the Goddess...
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Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 38–68.
Published: 01 September 2006
... ideology served to distinguish Jamaica from Britain by highlighting its multicultural or Creole characteristics-a combination of British, African, and other cultures, including Asian and Indian-and promoted Jamaica as a unified and stable society where various groups coexist peacefully. This image was part...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 484–507.
Published: 01 December 2020
... aimed at building transnational pressure against Britain. In their petition to the US Consul General, the women relied on President Woodrow Wilson’s principles of self-determination in his Fourteen Points speech to Congress at a joint session of Congress on January 1, 1918 (Ramdani 2013a , 49...