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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 227–233.
Published: 01 March 2014
... agency was a substance-abuse clinic for women in the Bronx where a number of clients were sex workers. The second was an immigrant services agency where I started one of the first human-trafficking service programs in the nation. Mycurrent position is at the Sex Workers Project of the Urban Justice...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 466–490.
Published: 01 October 2021
... clients. Therefore, her reasons behind wearing the hijab are ambivalent at best, and certainly seem like they have little to do with her clients’ requests. I argue that this negates the potential aspect of fetishization in her hijab-wearing. 9 There are many other ways in which this scene can...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 382–392.
Published: 01 March 2018
... for the physical and spiritual body. Through the process of full hair care services, hairstylists would spend hours to days caring for their clients (Byrd and Tharps 2014). Within a traditional Yoruba society, the hairdresser holds spiritual power for her client because the head is considered the seat of the soul...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 22–50.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and Gomez 1997 ; Duany 1994 ). Confronted in New York City with the U.S. model of pure whiteness that valorizes lank, light hair, white skin, light eyes, thin and narrow-hipped bodies, the Dominican staff and clients at Salon Lamadas continue to prefer a whiteness that indicates mixture. The identity...
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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 128–156.
Published: 01 September 2000
... staff and clients at Salon Lamadas continue to prefer a whiteness that indicates mixture. The identity category labeled "Hispanic" is deployed as the signifier of somatic, linguistic, and cultural alterity in relation to both Anglowhiteness and African American blackness. That Hispaniclooks...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 218–228.
Published: 01 April 2021
... for a wage and produce economic value. A parent teaches a young toddler how to use a spoon. A nurse administers life-saving medicine in a makeshift triage unit. A live-in, elder caregiver bathes a client with Alzheimer’s. A commercial content moderator removes a fake news article about coronavirus...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 279–295.
Published: 01 November 2018
... gives me my money,” claimed Jolly. She explained, “I decide what style of sex, how, the time, [and] I decide the place. How do you tell me that that kind of work is not empowering?” A certain degree of courage is necessary to ask a client to pay for sexual services. Lisa Glazer ( 1997 ) recalls...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 108–113.
Published: 01 March 2004
... as "clients" to bear witness to economic human rights violations, both personal and political, individual and institutional. We were able to capture the attention of the media in these small communities by personifying and punctuating esoteric analysis of socioeconomic forces and data trends with stories...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 209–219.
Published: 01 March 2006
... the words of the families ofBritish prisoners held in Guantanamo Bay,their censored letters home, and the explanations of their lawyers of the legal black hole their clients are in. It was to be a tiny snapshot of what the war on terror means. But in fact it has proved to be, for many people who saw...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 234–235.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Americans in 2002, one of the first and longest-running human trafficking programs in the nation. Prior to that, she provided counseling services to victims of violence in a substance abuse clinic in the Bronx and worked for several years with survivors of domestic violence. She works with clients...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 276–285.
Published: 01 March 2018
... terminate therapy or other services so that other NIG RU NNAWULEZI AND CAROLYN M. WEST HEALTH OF BLACK WOMEN 281 clients can benefit from the services. Long-term options for survivors are often unavailable, regardless of the need or the sufficient empirical evidence that suggests that the negative mental...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 163–183.
Published: 01 September 2018
... that often exclude white elites from the transactional scheme. For example, while the natural hair care industry relies heavily on the skill and labor of African hair braiders, braiders and clients rely on Korean suppliers and vendors for purchasing hair extensions, wigs, and other products. These Korean...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 172–200.
Published: 01 March 2014
... with shutting down Craigslist or criminalizing clients. According to a lot of people in the sex industry, it pushes people further underground and creates a higher risk of violence STEINEM:Well, you know, Craigslist, my understanding is that Craigslist was shut down because people were advertising...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 28–51.
Published: 01 March 2001
... or a building, chained up, or otherwise held against their will, forced to have sex both with clients and their "protectors" and traffickers, are raped and abused by their "managers," and are starved or are not allowed freedom of movement, are most commonly linked with Third World and non-western women's...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 204–249.
Published: 01 March 2003
... for the project. Formal patron-client relationships are structurally and culturally important in the South Asian context. Among Maithils and many other groups in the region, it is understood that those who are relatively paaighlok (literally "big people," and metaphorically rich and influential people...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 79–111.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., female = victim approach. 12. For the so-far nonbinding resolution on the criminalization of clients of sex work, see European Parliament (2014). Although nonbinding, some countries have already reformed their laws on prostitution; for example, Germany now imposes a type of"passport" for sex workers...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 62–82.
Published: 01 September 2009
... practice generally considered a male preserve. While the quality of Lewis's work never approached the level of technical proficiency found in Hosmer's work, Lewis was able to leverage her unique racial and cultural background to secure a place among her peers and among potential clients. Her unique status...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Economic and Social Council . Welch Michael . 2000 . “ The Role of Immigration and Naturalization Service in the Prison-Industrial Complex .” Social Justice 27 , no. 3 : 73 – 88 . 11 Ms. Rodriquez was a client of Justice Now. 10 Theresa Lopez was a client of Justice Now who...
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 149–171.
Published: 01 March 2013
... also helps smuggle) is a result of the neocolonialism that the USenacts on the rest of the hemisphere. Gloria is not immune to the excitement of the artifact case and considers pursuing it at the expense of her client, but she renews her commitment to protecting Licia. Initially, Gloria seems...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2001
... of women's reproductive health in prisons. 10. Theresa Lopez was a client ofJustice Now who was granted compassionate release a few days before she died. 11. Ms. Rodriquez was a client ofJustice Now. WORKS CITED ABCNews. 1999. Crime& Punishment:Womenin Prison:MedicalCare.Nightline. 2 November. RACE, GENDER...