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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 8. Women and children at Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau, undated. Margaret Sanger Papers, SSC. Figure 8. Women and children at Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau, undated. Margaret Sanger Papers, SSC. More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 31. Mothers and children waiting to be treated at the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority traveling health clinic, Mississippi, 1938. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Health Committee. Miscellaneous Organizations Collection, SSC. Figure 31. Mothers and children waiting to be treated at the Alpha Kappa More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 10. U.S. Children’s Bureau graphic depicting racial disparity in maternal and infant mortality, in Planned Parenthood Federation of America report, Better Health for 13,000,000 , 1943. Florence Rose Papers, SSC. Figure 10. U.S. Children’s Bureau graphic depicting racial disparity More
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 31–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
... that are the state's response to sexual violence against children and women. Part one offers a brief and queer history of sex offender registries in the United States and their growth in the last two decades, the available data on who assaults children and women. Part one will also use existing research to question...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 208–226.
Published: 01 March 2014
... will discuss the 2007 Hollywood movie Trade , the 2010 Hollywood movie Taken , and the 2007 independent drama Holly as well as the NBC dateline special Children for Sale . The essay will then turn to several films that portray sex trafficking in more complex and nuanced ways: the 2OO3 film Trading Women...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 50–77.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Janell Hobson Abstract This essay explores representations of Harriet Tubman in African American art and contemporary popular culture. From art to children's literature to Hollywood films to public memorials, these works flatten the historical while hyperbolizing the fantastical elements of Tubman...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 186–203.
Published: 01 September 2015
... abandoned or orphaned children whom she literally gathers in the streets of Abidjan, giving them a home and a future. This essay analyzes Liking's creative accomplishments using feminist theories pertaining to performance, literature, and activism, demonstrating how Liking is an agent for social justice...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 79–98.
Published: 01 March 2016
... transnational adoptees and gives further insight into the identity-formation of transracially adopted children. INA C. SEETHALER Transnational Adoption and Life-Writing: Oppressed Voices in Jane Jeong Trenka's The Language of Blood Abstract Jane Jeong Trenka's adoption memoir received harsh criticism for its...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 189–204.
Published: 01 December 2016
... disproportionately affects people of color and the poor. The author argues that justice cannot be had while ignoring environmental racism, as unjust environmental conditions devalue Black bodies and the potential of Black and poor children worldwide. The second half of this piece contains a lesson plan for teachers...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 227–243.
Published: 01 April 2019
... second-generation black and Third Wave feminist daughter and mother, forwards a child-and-parent-centric model of motherhood that privileges biological bonds over chosen bonds (e.g., step, adoptive, othermothers) with one’s children. A self-identified bisexual woman, Walker centralizes in Baby Love...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 174–182.
Published: 01 April 2021
... they disproportionately impacted the lives of women. The AAPSO wanted to do this through a series of workshops focusing on the status of women in apartheid South Africa, the destabilization of women and children in Africa and Asia, the burden of debt in developing countries, and the subversive role of transnational...
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Meridians (2005) 5 (2): 124–148.
Published: 01 March 2005
..., and Liming Liu Adopting children from overseas is an increasingly burgeoning practice in the United States since the 1980s. Between 1985 and 2003 there were 40,496 adoptions of children from China into the United States. In 1997 alone, 13,620 children were adopted internationally by U.S. families...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 130–153.
Published: 01 March 2001
... their families and communities. Transracial mothers, that is, mothers who are socially classified as belonging to a racial group considered distinct from that of their birth children, may be subjected to forms of surveillance, discipline, and moral censure usually considered restricted to women of color...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 259–265.
Published: 01 March 2002
... the ruling Taliban and their guest Osama bin Laden. War fought in the name of peace is an unconvincing slogan to many, particularly those who reap the results of conflict generation after generation. Women and children in Afghanistan know better than anyone else what war has brought them, and their stories...
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Meridians (2002) 3 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 September 2002
... to their questions about the disappearances of their children. On April 30, 1977, fourteen Mothers gathered at the Plaza de Mayo for the first time (Bousquet 1982; Bouvard 1994; Fisher 1989). Azucena and two other founding Mothers-Marfa Eugenia Ponce de Bianco and Esther Ballestrino de Careaga-along with some...
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Meridians (2005) 5 (2): 30–56.
Published: 01 March 2005
... of others in defending the needs of multitudes of children whose identities continue to be forged in the shifting contexts and shaping experiences of child sexual abuse. Remaining suspicious ofliberal efforts to transform such practices, literary survivor narratives both use and interrogate projections...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 137–167.
Published: 01 March 2004
... a Constitution that, in 1950, guaranteed free schooling for all children up to age 14, and mo percent literacy by 1960, India produces today the highest number of illiterates in the world (PROBEReport 1999; Weiner 1991).6 While literacy rates for women of all communities vary across the country, even...
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 149–171.
Published: 01 March 2013
... change in a community are worth examining as complementary to radical feminist activism. Because a traditional role in the family for Chicanas has been to pass cultural values along to children, women who refuse to replicate the subjugation of women within their mothering are performing feminist...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 393–415.
Published: 01 March 2018
... the health clinics, operated also in Holmes Comity, concentrating on a county-wide immunization program against diphtheria and smallpox for all children under 12 years. 400 MERIDIANS 16:2 The three subsequent health clinics including the one covered in this report, were all conducted in Bolivar County...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 13–21.
Published: 01 December 2020
... powerful medium. meridians : What can be done to improve formal education? simmons : I think the most important thing in our schools is to begin by setting appropriately high standards and goals for children. And that’s one of the travesties in this country: many poor children...