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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 168–194.
Published: 01 March 2004
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 118–129.
Published: 01 September 2016
... for reparative justice. We further propose concrete areas of conspiratorial action focused on deconstructing and challenging entrenched forms of thinking and representing Black/Afro-descendent women in the larger society, as well as practices of domination that divide our movements and communities along axes...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 139–148.
Published: 01 December 2020
... highlighted the history of U.S. foreign policy and sought to mobilize feminist opposition to the invasion of Afghanistan. The war, she argued, was reviving the colonial/imperial global divide and would be catastrophic. The author explores here how a number of carefully considered words used in the speech were...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 215–218.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., poor white, and sundry other heritage Smith women. CSAC was an ad hoc radical multicultural group of students committed to addressing institutional racism and classism at Smith. Side by side across differences and divides, we organized meetings and protest rallies, held press conferences, provided...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 410–434.
Published: 01 December 2020
... out to me, animating me, making me present in your past, making me present in your consciousness. Even though I was not born yet, I am there inside your experience. I remember these things happening to you.” —Suji Kwock Kim, Notes from the Divided Country Published by Tanam Press in 1982...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 239–249.
Published: 01 October 2020
... tenant organizer in Harlem’s appropriately named Ulysses S. Grant Houses. As she details in her testimonio , “ Mi casa Is Not su casa : A Research Reflection,” the fraught relationship between light-skinned Calixta and her son Gilbert—“a dark-skinned Puerto Rican boy”—mapped onto the divides between...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 310–339.
Published: 01 December 2020
... in feminist scholarship” and its lack of engagement with social utility (Nnaemeka 2003, 64). She specifically notes the epistemological divide between African women as “knowledge producers and as subjects/objects for knowledge production” (66). Nnaemeka argues that third-world women are often banished...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 85–106.
Published: 01 April 2020
... to identify how tourism is experienced by Caribbean citizens as a structure of terror. A Small Place is divided into four sections, each describing Antigua in a different time period, except the last, which ruminates on human nature and history in the abstract. This succession, from the view...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 97–106.
Published: 01 September 2018
... is divided in two parts: the first part consists of a presentation of the symbolic, cultural, and ancestral aspects of the headwrap alongside a presentation of testimonies from the participants. In the second part, we show different techniques of how to tie the headwrap. Racism as a social problem can...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 376–381.
Published: 01 November 2018
... who has spent the majority of his tenure in hospital abroad. Vice President Chiwenga’s thirty-three-year-old wife, Marry Chiwenga, has been subjected to relentless attacks on her person because of her looks and style of dress. The attacks have come from both sides of the political divide...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 17–40.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., and others that move away from those formulations. The national maternal rose to prominence as women and progressive leaders challenged exacting patriarchal family arrangements. Thus it emerged in a period of increased social strain in which women’s loyalties were caught in the crossroads that divided modern...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 149–201.
Published: 01 April 2020
... of essentialized womanhood as a tactic to build trust among federadas and prostitutes. Building a common gender identity was a tactic to bridge the social and class divide between women. In this light, the state targeted women specifically to carry out the campaign. Thus, the campaign serves as an example of how...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 107–135.
Published: 01 April 2020
... that come to the fore through such mobilizations. We begin with an overview of how CVE was conceptualized under Obama, its bumpy reception in Southern California’s diverse Muslim groups, and the controversies it activated within a community already divided along racial, ethnic, class, and political lines...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 11–38.
Published: 01 April 2021
..., particularly across the precolonial-colonial divide. Taken together, the books reviewed here indicate the intellectual diversity of women’s studies as it has evolved in different institutional locations—in North America, in the United Kingdom, and within South Asia. As such, however, they also point to some...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 51–81.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Equality (CORE)—vanguard civil rights organizations and incubators for Black Power—the poem issues a subtle critique of the factionalism dividing the organizations and urges healing and self-reflection in advance of unified action. Webster Fabio’s next major publication sustained both her critical...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 16–24.
Published: 01 September 2018
... to know. Not only could the life I’ve known be divided into distinct paragraphs, subheadings, and categories of Dominican women and Dominican women of Haitian descent, but the value of those lives themselves, for everyone, had been diminished. And among these, only some, not all, would be noticed. So...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 269–278.
Published: 01 November 2018
... different as women are divided by class, level of education, choice, and opportunities, but the open space and the possibility of creating new ones are common to all African women in this time and age. They face the same “precarity,” to use Judith Butler’s term, and seek to transform their lives. I think...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 414–444.
Published: 01 October 2019
... warfare that plagued Peru, a latent racism bubbled up to the surface and pervaded the nation, contributing to a contentious political divide in Lima about how to most effectively resolve the situation. By 1991, Shining Path had control of most of the Ayacucho region and was increasingly encroaching...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 218–228.
Published: 01 April 2021
... social distancing . For those of us with the means to shelter in place on this side of the great digital divide, social distancing has understandably resulted in a collective desire for virtual approximations of social proximity. More people are turning to online platforms to seek out shared...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 53–83.
Published: 01 April 2021
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