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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 46–55.
Published: 01 September 2016
... RADICAL ANTI-RACIST FEMINIST PoLITICS 47 What are usually labelled as black women's movements-later 'Afro women's movements'-in Latin America are part of the so-called "new social movements" which arose in the 1970s and gained increased traction in the 1980s. Their novelty was in the fact...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): v–xi.
Published: 01 June 2016
... to facilitate more bi/multi-directional flows of knowledge and political alliances, this two-part special issue seeks to encourage U.S. feminists, particularly black feminist scholars and other feminists of color, to engage with and incorporate ideas and texts developed by Afro-Latin American feminists...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 57–92.
Published: 01 March 2003
...(sAntrobu2s000, 2 5). Introduction and Overview I write as a feminist and a political scientist negotiating the trenches of gender relations in the Commonwealth Caribbean. 1 I use a groundlevelvantage point 2 to reflect on and contribute to the ongoing dialogue on rethinking Caribbean culture from...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 155–191.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Kimberly Springer Copyright © 2001 by Wesleyan University Press 2001 ESSAY The Interstitial Politics of Black Feminist Organizations KIMBERLY SPRINGER The sociopolitical conditions and social movements of the late 1960s gave rise to an unprecedented growth in Black feminist consciousness...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 439–462.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Jennifer C. Nash Abstract This article studies love as a distinct, transformative, and radical Black feminist politic. By closely sitting with the work of Alice Walker, June Jordan, and Audre Lorde, this article treats love-politics as another political tradition that has emerged from within...
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Jennifer C. Nash Abstract This article examines the consolidation of love into a black feminist politics during second-wave feminism. By reading love-politics as both a practice of the self and a nonidentitarian strategy for constructing political communities, I argue that black feminism's love...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 184–213.
Published: 01 September 2018
... to a cisnormative understanding of feminist politics. This article advances the point that Transfeminist thought, far from forming a fringe current, possesses the potential of being strongly informative, influential, and beneficial to the study of international relations and in advocating for comprehensive gender...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Carole Boyce Davies Abstract African women's rights, in its early expressions, was linked to the critique of particular economic/class systems which disempowered the majority of women in contemporary Africa. However, the discourse was subsequently dominated by a move towards feminist politics...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 56–78.
Published: 01 March 2016
... a feminist, politically engaged reading of these texts that not only recovers silenced stories of sexual violence and racialized oppression, but also foregrounds women's embodied subjectivity. Copyright © 2016 Smith College 2016 WIEBKE BEUSHAUSEN Sexual Citizenship and Vulnerable Bodies in Makeda...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 30–49.
Published: 01 June 2016
... to describe the trajectory of black women in the Brazilian feminist movement. By using this expression, we aim to specify, on the one hand, the white and Western identity at the foundation of classic feminist theory, and on the other hand, to point to the theoretical and political insufficiencies present when...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 522–547.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and Black race-radical feminists and how this has placed these activists at the forefront of anti-violence movement-building. Such an intervention specifically upholds the tensions within and refuses to collapse political approaches of Indigenous movements for sovereignty and Black race-radical traditions...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 79–111.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Cornelia Möser Abstract Over the past few years, right-wing political groups in France have made sexuality a focus of their concerns. Since the debate about political lesbianism in 1980, feminist research on sexuality in France has been markedly limited to research on abortion, contraception...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 415–431.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of neocolonial and neoliberal state regimes across the African continent and the globe to respond equitably to the imperatives of human emancipation, the paper argues for a return to and closer interrogation of personal politics and feminist relationships to the self and the ecosystems that nurture both...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 370–395.
Published: 01 October 2021
... conservatives within their own societies but also with progressive scholarly critics of secularism in other contexts. To clear the space for a nuanced understanding of feminist secularism in Pakistan, the author examines a unique style of politics that may be described as “secular” among middle-class Muslim...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 267–296.
Published: 01 October 2023
... and political concept, with significant consequences for transnational feminist solidarity. This article explores, as a case in point, the emergence of a “Black Turk” identity in millennial Turkey where pious Muslim identity, once marginalized under a secularist state, has reasserted itself by deploying...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 53–73.
Published: 01 September 2008
... relationship to hip-hop has been both a reflection of and influence upon understandings of race, gender, and sexuality for a generation of queer feminists of color. In this paper, I examine how her emergence and popularity mark an important political and ideological moment for queer Black women in the post...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 330–352.
Published: 01 March 2017
... involving sexual and economic relations, a discussion of polygamy in Wazobia is crucial to examining the interplay of gender, sexuality, and political power in Nigeria during the late 1980s when Achebe’s novel and Onwueme’s play were first published. Nigerian feminist anthropological and sociological...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 137–165.
Published: 01 December 2016
...-state system or state-like forms of governance; and a marked distaste for overreliance on corporate philanthropy and liberal rights- and reform-based politics in lieu of confronting corporate power, state authority, and policing. Like race-radical Black feminists, Indigenous feminism centers antiracist...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 1–36.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Barbara Tomlinson Abstract Intersectional thinking emerged as a provocation in contemporary feminist studies as a political and analytic concept, a sensibility or disposition, a heuristic for thinking in supple and strategic ways about social categories and relations of power in terms of “both...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Shireen M. Roshanravan Abstract Ethnic Studies and Asian American feminist scholars have investigated how the model-minority racial discourse functions to prevent cross-racial coalition and to cast doubt on Asian American women in their claims to Women of Color political identity. However, none...