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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 58–81.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Jenny Sharpe JENNY SHARPE Gender,Nation, and Globalization in MonsooWn eddinBand DilwaleDulhaniLaeJayenBe The crossover success of Mira Nair's MonsoonWedding (2001), whose characters speak English, Hindi, and Punjabi, lies in the skill with which the film acquaints a Western audience...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 149–157.
Published: 01 September 2011
... we're still in marrona9ei,n hiding. We have a driver pick us up and drop us off in secret.-Malya Villard, KOFAVIV Women are more vulnerable because of traditional gender roles combined with extreme poverty, social exclusion, and inequality, not just in Haiti but within the contemporary world system...
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 62–90.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of nation, class, race, gender, and religion in two very different national contexts, Pakistan and Canada. KHANUM SHAIKH Gender,ReligiousAgency,and the Subjectof Al-HudIanternational Abstract: ThefocusofthispaperisAl-HudaInternational,a Pakistan-basedSunniMuslimwomen's or.9anizatiown orkin.9to brin...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 56–70.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., the intersections between our racial, gendered, and other identities become more evident. The identity of black womanhood is taught to us, as a social stigma, from an early age, and if that identity is tied to other non-privileged identities, then the social landscape is even more complicated and the exclusions...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 September 2015
... be 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 (2015) 13 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2015
... as 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. CAROLE BOYCE DAVIES Gender/Class Intersections and African...
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Meridians (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...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 338–358.
Published: 01 November 2018
... 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 English-speaking areas of the country to come together to protest Francophone rule (Ekan...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Angela Y. Davis; Cassandra Shaylor FSSAY Race,Gender,and the PrisonIndustrialComplex California Beyond ANGELA Y. DAVIS AND CASSANDRA SHAYLOR Women's Rights as Human Rights A central achievement of the 1995 United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing was the emphatic articulation...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 57–92.
Published: 01 March 2003
... andthemovemenbtyremovingthefeministpoliticalagendaI. seeevidenceofthisin theco-optionoffeministlanguage(e.g.empowerment), feministconcept(se.g.gendera) ndfeministvisions(e.g.transformational leadershipa)ndbythevariousbureaucratdicevicessuchasgendermain streamingg,enderanalysisa, ndthesubstitutionoftheword"gender"for "womeni"n somanyprogramme...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 107–135.
Published: 01 April 2020
... of violence does not reside with people who live in this country, it lies in American foreign policy and to lay the magnitude of this on the shoulder of American Muslims is absolutely absurd.” Copyright © 2020 Smith College 2020 gender securitization feminism CVE Muslims National security...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 383–400.
Published: 01 October 2020
... recognized a fundamental issue within Cuban society: gender-based violence. First, Article 43 of the new Constitution of the Republic of Cuba acknowledged the state’s obligation to protect women from gender violence and to create the requisite institutional and legal mechanisms. This obligation...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 219–254.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Joanne Barker Abstract Drawing from Native feminist theories and sovereignty studies, this essay examines the 1983 and 1985 amendments and the activism that led to their development and passage as an instance of the co-constitutive relationship of gender and sovereignty. By looking at how...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., amplified by activists on the outside and international human rights organizations documenting prison conditions, highlight rampant violations of human rights behind walls. The gendered nature of racism, which fuels the growth of the prison industrial complex, results in experiences of violence, including...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 193–217.
Published: 01 April 2021
... transnationalism gender studies When Han, Kang’s The Vegetarian (2015) was announced as the winner of the 2016 Man Booker International Prize, it was a highly significant event in the history of Korean literature. 1 Not only was it the first time a Korean author won the prestigious translation award...
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Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 127–161.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Joanne Barker Copyright © 2006 by Smith College 2006 JOANNE BARKER Gender,Sovereignty,and the Discourse of Rights in Native Women's Activism In 1876, the Canadian Parliament amended the 1868 Indian Act to establish patrilineality as the criterion for determining Indian status and all...
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Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 38–68.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., that conceptions of gender are being constructed and contested as well. More specifically, the debates around the RedemptionSong monument suggest a confluence of sexual representation, race, and national identity construction in which the black Jamaican nation assumes a certain male identity. In this essay I...
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Meridians (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 (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...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 271–290.
Published: 01 October 2021
... enigmatic image of women. By focusing on a few examples in each case, I hope to offer an intertextual reading of race, gender, and religion and the construction of what was referred to as the “Muslim race” in colonial and postcolonial contexts. I show how the collapse of these discourses not only provided...