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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 (2013) 11 (2): 149–171.
Published: 01 March 2013
... theory of motherwork and survival for women of color to show how characters in the novels confront violence by doing motherwork. The article employs a transnational reading of the texts to argue that in this context domestic violence has a double meaning—that of the home and that of the nation...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 103–128.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Patricia de Santana Pinho Abstract This article examines representations of domestic workers in Brazilian “common sense,” in the Gramscian use of the term. It argues that the dominant trope of maids' bodies as “dirty,” and yet the “most suitable” to carry out the job of cleaning, is produced...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 1–38.
Published: 01 March 2004
.... Photojournalists have long claimed that their photographs publicize conflicts that 2 WENDY KOZOL Fig. r. Photograph by Damir Sagolj/Getty Images DOMESTICATING NATO'S WAR IN KOSOVO/A 3 would otherwise remain invisible to Western audiences.3 Moral justifications derive from almost a century of using the camera...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... Copyright © 2015 by Smith College 2015 DENISE NOBLE Decolonizing Britain and Domesticating Women: Race, Gender, and Women's Work in Post-1945 British Decolonial and Metropolitan Liberal Reform Discourses Abstract This article deploys an intersectional, transnational, and postcolonial approach...
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 2. 1835 engraving by Patrick Reason, in George Bourne, Slavery Illustrated in Its Effects Upon Woman and Domestic Society (1837). Figure 2. 1835 engraving by Patrick Reason, in George Bourne, Slavery Illustrated in Its Effects Upon Woman and Domestic Society (1837). More
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 107–135.
Published: 01 April 2020
... domestic terrorism by working with government agencies, others feel that these partnerships are only meant to extend surveillance into Muslim communities. In this article, the authors critically examine how women are incorporated into local counterterrorism measures via CVE to think about the impact...
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 62–90.
Published: 01 March 2013
... to, their domestic roles and invested in building religiously educated families and communities. The group has gained unprecedented popularity among urban Pakistani women, influencing the ways that women practice and participate in religious discourse in everyday life. Due precisely to its influence, the group has...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 193–217.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Min Young Godley Abstract The awarding of the 2016 Man Booker International Prize to Deborah Smith’s English translation of The Vegetarian brought global recognition to emergent Korean literature, but domestically it has sparked outrage among numerous Korean scholars who believe the literal...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 102–129.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Sharmila Lodhia Abstract Anti-violence activism for women in India has been riddled with a unique advocacy challenge. Women experiencing violence within the home confront a widespread backlash against Penal Code section 498A, the only criminal law in India that specifically encompasses domestic...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 1–27.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., ways of coping, and feelings regarding empowerment for a group of seven women between the ages of forty and forty-nine. Findings were similar to previous research on Asian Indian women and revealed negative experiences with gender inequality, domestic violence, spousal alcohol abuse, and increased role...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 353–381.
Published: 01 March 2017
... invisible in national politics because of their relegation to the domestic realm, their presence as historical agents and patriots in the body politic of the nation is made possible through the figure of a patriotic mother. Copyright © 2017 Smith College 2017 SELINAMAKANA Motherhoodas Activismin...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 464–490.
Published: 01 March 2017
... diasporic scholars, the essay foregrounds issues that have come to define notions of transnationalism, and it elucidates their specific implications for Caribbean women; these issues include representations of home and ancestral connections, negotiations of public and domestic spaces, and depictions black...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 65–72.
Published: 01 March 2001
... center. The primary reason Indian women gave for not going outside the community for help was that it was like appealing to a "foreign government" for assistance. This woman's story exemplifies the difficulties women of color face when they are victimized by sexual or domestic violence. Communities...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 457–470.
Published: 01 October 2019
.... We use a tool kit that talks about six countries, those six countries are the main countries where migrant domestic workers are coming from—talking about Bangladesh, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Ethiopia. Jane: There is a need to create solidarity among women—for Lebanese women...
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Meridians (2002) 3 (1): 191–200.
Published: 01 September 2002
... was organized under the following themes: Community Health Initiatives; Domestic Violence; Domestic Servitude/Empowerment and Ideology; and Women's Activism in Labor Unions. Why a Dialogue Between the Two Groups? South Africanwomen and African American women, respectively,emerge out ofwell-documented systems...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 78–97.
Published: 01 March 2002
... National Coalition Against Domestic in her hand. And he attacked the Violence on the national hotline for bat- mother and killed the mother. And tered women. In less than six months, I then killed the young woman. When received calls from a battered woman he was attacking her mother, the who was deaf...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 81–110.
Published: 01 September 2010
... condemned to a lifetime of menial labor were legion" (179). One would hope, however, that Helga's next job opportunity as a secretary/speech editor for Mrs. Jeanette Hayes-Rore would disrupt this trend, but this work role exposes how black female workers were domesticized in non-domestic employment even...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 250–270.
Published: 01 October 2020
... interviews with post–Civil War and Jim Crow–era southern black female domestics. Surviving sources, such as official opinions in fraud causes, amplify white male judges’ voices while virtually silencing those of the black women that filed suit. The project of analyzing poor black women’s court cases requires...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 106–123.
Published: 01 March 2010
..."is verymuch an inductioninto the communityof women and an orientation into the performance ofwomanhood. The instructions relate mainlyto domestic chores,but also includedirections for social relationsand moral conduct; they includehow to: "washwhite clothes," "plant dasheen," "throw awaya child,"and "bullya...