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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 66–99.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Lu Zhang Abstract The “Domestic Violence in China: Research, Intervention and Prevention” Project of China Law Society, the first women's NGO in China organized exclusively against the issue of domestic violence, was launched in Beijing in 2000. This article examines the construction of this non...
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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 (2005) 5 (2): 124–148.
Published: 01 March 2005
... ithsocialhistory. Richard Tessler, Gail Gamache, 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...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 157–200.
Published: 01 September 2004
...] 1998, 182-83) [Meridians:feminism,race,transnationalism2004, vol. 5, no. r, pp. 157-200] ©2004 by Smith College. All rights reserved. 157 Modernism, Imperialism, Immigration: Rewriting Exile in the Contexts of the Post-World War II China-Taiwan-U.S. Triangle Winner of the 1990 American Book Award...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 77–91.
Published: 01 September 2001
... (an American-born Chinese), nor MIT (made in Taiwan), nor MIC (made in China). Technically, I might be a stubbornjook-kok (in Cantonese literally the hard knot of the bamboo, used to refer to overseas-born), but growing up in the United States, I may have become somewhat empty like the hollow parts...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): v–vi.
Published: 01 March 2009
... as a result of colonialism. "Chinese Women Presenting Domestic Violence: The Beijing Conference, International Donor Agencies, and the Making of a Chinese Women's NGO" by Lu Zhang looks at the formation of the first women's NGO in China organized exclusivelyto combat domestic violence in that country...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 31–60.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Asian minority group in the United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau (2004), nearly 3.4 million Americans are of Chinese origin. There are also 1.3 million non-citizen Chinese in the U.S. from mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. Many among this Chinese population in the U.S. are not white...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 133–160.
Published: 01 September 2005
... and effects of globalization are changing the way scholars and activists conceive of peoples, locations, and cultural artifacts, we can no longer take China as the fixed core against which "Chineseness" is solely determined. 4 In speaking about Asian migration to the West, Lisa Lowe registers how...
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Meridians (2002) 3 (1): 122–124.
Published: 01 September 2002
... that poor Chinese or Black girls did not for pin money, but for money, period. When I ironed at midnight, Bah Bah fried his golden pork chops in a wrought-iron pan and drank his V.O.in our kitchen. He already worked a long day and evening at our Great China Restaurant and we became companions, father...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 73–93.
Published: 01 March 2001
... by Jun Jing more satisfying. Primarily the work of anthropologists, FeedingChina's LittleEmperors explores how China's entry into the global market economy has altered the eating habits of Chinese children and therefore also "private" family relationships. To risk an oversimplification, the authors...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (2): 49–63.
Published: 01 March 2008
... from the open grave, fronting resurrection. V Father, it is a year since you died. The past makes sparks and fragments pour in my eyes. I am in another country, east of ours, an island at the rim of the South China Sea. The land makes a rampart, a broken glittering geography. Who stands behind me...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 April 2019
.... These are the legacies that capitalism, settler colonialism, and their companion apartheid would bequeath us. But we can navigate these rough seas, mark the changing tides, drink from purer waters. From Dakota to Yemen, from China to New York, from Mexico to Flint, Michigan, we must dive in and protect our waters, our...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 335–357.
Published: 01 October 2019
... Hawaiians, what if we supplemented that work with stronger critiques of how Japan, and more recently China, have been complicit in settler colonialism in Hawai‘i through tourism and property acquisition? To articulate Asian settler colonialism in this way, while also maintaining an attention to the United...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 129–156.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of consumption and other parts of the spectral economy" (Nguyen-Vo 2008, 2). Indeed, the film discusses the experiences of maquila workers at a major transitional moment in which maquila women face layoffs as the corporations seek cheaper labor in rising Asian nations like China. Beyond the idea of these women...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (1): 169–179.
Published: 01 April 2023
... the periphery. China has the largest presence (four artists), followed by Brazil (four participations by three artists), Argentina (three participations by two artists), Mexico (two artists) and Iran (one artist). Twelve women from the Global South exhibited in this period, representing 0.4 percent of the total...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 153–154.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Studies at Shanghai Institutes for International Studies, China. She completed her Ph.D. in women's studies at Ohio State University. Her research interests include transnational feminist theory, violence against women, and gender and international relations. 154 MERIDIANS 9:2 ...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 224–226.
Published: 01 September 2005
... by her teaching experiences in China and her ongoing research on feminist narrative strategies. She is working on a manuscript exploring the issues of nationalism, silence, trauma, gender, and resistance in VyvyaneLoh's BreakingtheTongue. WAIRIMU NGARUIYA NJAMBI is Assistant Professor ofWomen's Studies...
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Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 September 2006
... on, for example, the adoptions of Chinese and Korean babies by U.S. white women. This burgeoning phenomenon has been discussed in feminist studies in ways that attend to the development and acclimation of these baby girls and/ or the social and human rights politics in China (Grice 2005; Greenhalgh and Li 1995...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): v–ix.
Published: 01 September 2018
... contributors, and gives voice to its own subject and space. Traveling through China, Russia, the United States, and the transnational sphere, these poems syncopate with a rhythm that transcends borders. Wendy Thompson Taiwo's Memoir tells of growing up and mothering as a Black Chinese American woman who...
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Meridians (2005) 5 (2): v–viii.
Published: 01 March 2005
... and the proliferation of narratives in the United States addressing the phenomenon. Centering on China, with its one-child policy that has led to an "epidemic of abandonment" of female babies, Grice explores the cultural and gender-specific impact of their availability for adoption on the narratives and how these texts...