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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 246–268.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Charmaine Pereira Abstract The aim of this essay is to interrogate gender relations in the wake of the Boko Haram insurgency in a way that recognizes continuities as well as discontinuities across multiple dimensions of social relations. The essay begins by outlining the changing trajectory of the...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 338–358.
Published: 01 November 2018
... participation in secessionist movements in modern-day Africa. Copyright © 2018 Smith College 2018 gender secessionism Cameroon Cabinda Western Sahara Biafra On January 19, 2017, a Cameroonian woman known as “Mami Margaret” released a six-minute video for YouTube, imploring women in the two...
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Meridians (1 September 2015) 13 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2015
... cultural politics. The way gender and class intersect in an African context continues to be an ongoing critical lever of analysis, despite some recent turns in the study of African gender systems that have evaded class as a critical variable. Copyright © 2015 by Smith College 2015 ...
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Meridians (1 September 2015) 13 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 September 2015
... located within the history of British colonialism and its intersections with white, Western, imperial patriarchy. This article does so by explicating the intersections of gender, race, and class in the post-1945 double-inscription of metropole and colony in British liberalizing social reform and national...
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Meridians (1 September 2016) 14 (2): 56–70.
Published: 01 September 2016
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Meridians (1 September 2011) 11 (1): 149–157.
Published: 01 September 2011
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Meridians (1 March 2013) 11 (2): 62–90.
Published: 01 March 2013
... against the hegemonies of nation, class, race, gender, and religion in two very different national contexts, Pakistan and Canada. Copyright © 2013 by Smith College 2013 ...
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Meridians (1 September 2009) 9 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Julia Sudbury Abstract This article examines the experiences of black, gender-oppressed women, and transgender activists in the anti-prison movement in the U.S. and Canada. By foregrounding the experiences of transgender and gender non-conforming activists, the author makes visible the reality of...
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Meridians (1 September 2006) 7 (1): 127–161.
Published: 01 September 2006
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Meridians (1 September 2006) 7 (1): 38–68.
Published: 01 September 2006
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Meridians (1 March 2007) 7 (2): 22–40.
Published: 01 March 2007
... nation, and gender should be non-hierarchically linked as categories of analysis in order to understand the breadth of our oppression as well as the full potential of our liberation in the hope that one day we can belong as full members of our homes, communities, and tribal nations. Indeed, both...
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Meridians (1 September 2001) 2 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2001
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Meridians (1 March 2003) 3 (2): 57–92.
Published: 01 March 2003
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Meridians (1 September 2005) 6 (1): 58–81.
Published: 01 September 2005
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Meridians (1 March 2010) 10 (2): 106–123.
Published: 01 March 2010
... text is essentially a set of instructions offered by an adult (assumed to be a mother), laying out the script for the performance of womanhood in the fictional society in which the female child is expected to live and perform her gender. “Girl”'s emphasis on performative acts reiterates the...
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Meridians (1 March 2013) 11 (2): 174–204.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Sudarat Musikawong Abstract Masculinity and nationalisms in Thailand during the 1970s served to enable gendered violence against activist women. Archival research and fieldwork reveal how feminist epistemologies and methods for studying memory are always gendered. Both conservative and leftist...
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Meridians (1 September 2009) 9 (1): 31–60.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Yu Shi Abstract Based on ethnographic fieldwork in the San Francisco Bay area, this study traces the emergence of a Chinese immigrant working-class patriarchy that is enabled by the articulation of “traditional” Chinesefemininity with new or reinvented gendered expectations in immigrant settings. I...
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Meridians (1 September 2006) 7 (1): 162–182.
Published: 01 September 2006
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Meridians (1 March 2006) 6 (2): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2006
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Meridians (1 March 2007) 7 (2): 117–141.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Laura Gillman Abstract This essay examines racial scripts as indicators of differentiated gender–race formations, expressed through a double-voiced discourse. White feminists deploy scripts to disaffiliate from a universalized gender but at the same time deny racial difference in order to maintain...