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Meridians (2008) 8 (2): 95–115.
Published: 01 March 2008
... of a globalized economy in at least two distinct but related ways. One is certainly in relation to issues of demography and access; in the deindustrializing economy of the United States, the university is complicit in the maintenance of wealth and resource inequities in a variety of ways. Thus, the question...
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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 68–84.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Amrita Basu Copyright © 2000 by Wesleyan University Press 2000 Globalizationof the Local/Localizationof the Global Mapping Transnational Women's Movements AMRITA BASU It may be time to replace the bumper sticker that exhorts, "Think Globally, Act Locally," with one that reads, "Think Locally...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 58–81.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Jenny Sharpe Copyright © 2005 by Smith College 2005 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...
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Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 September 2006
... their investment in models that are attentive to the "diversity, conflict, and multiplicity" within transnational projects (1994, 3). Despite this investment, Kaplan and Grewal have appropriately queried the plural ethic in global feminisms as inherently problematic, acknowledging the ways in which racialized...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 46–55.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Ochy Curiel; Manuela Borzone; Alexander Ponomareff Abstract This article rethinks the challenges of radical politics within a global neoliberal context by rekindling conversations about the history of Afro-Latin American women's movements. The article explores the current economic crisis and its...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 163–183.
Published: 01 September 2018
... the ways the global black hair industry acts as a mechanism for work, production, value, agency, and mobility, we would be remiss if we did not include a discourse on the black hair industry, for it alternately critiques, challenges, and participates in binary conceptions of race, socioeconomic class...
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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 29–67.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Sonia E. Alvarez Copyright © 2000 by Wesleyan University Press 2000 ESSAYS Translatingthe Global Effects of Transnational Organizing on Local Feminist Discourses and Practices in Latin America SONIA E. ALVAREZ International activism has been a defining feature of both first- and second-wave...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 28–51.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Kamala Kempadoo Copyright © 2001 by Wesleyan University Press 2001 ESSAY Women of Color and the Global Sex Trade Transnational Feminist Perspectives KAMALA KEMPADOO The global sex trade has received increasing attention since the mid 1990s from a variety of researchers, activists...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 73–93.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Doris Witt Copyright © 2001 by Wesleyan University Press 2001 REVIEW ESSAY Global Feminisms and Food A Review Essay DORIS WITT Books under Discussion Avakian,Arlene Voski, ed. Throu.9htheKitchenWindow:WomenWritersExplorethe IntimateMeanin.9osfFoodandCookin.9B. oston: Beacon Press, 1997...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 219–240.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Caren Kaplan Copyright © 2001 by Wesleyan University Press 2001 ESSAY HillaryRodhamClinton's Orient Cosmopolitan Travel and Global Feminist Subjects CAREN KAPLAN TheEastisa career. -Benjamin DisraeliT,ancred In the spring of 1999, HillaryRodham Clinton, the First Ladyof the United States...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 42–57.
Published: 01 September 2001
...C. A. Griffith; H. L. T. Quan Copyright © 2001 by Wesleyan University Press 2001 MEDIA MATTERS The Many Faces of Globalism and the Challenges of Documentary Filmmaking C. A. GRIFFITH AND H. L. T. QUAN EPPAWALA: AN URGENT APPEAL FROM SRI LANKA by Priyantha Colombage (32 minutes, 2000, Color...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 41–66.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Ifi Amadiume Copyright © 2002 by Wesleyan University Press 2002 ESSAY Bodies, Choices, Globalizing Neocolonial Enchantments m IFI AMADIUME In this essay I will examine collectivist notions of women's solidarity in relation to women's power in traditional cultures and societies in Africa. My...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): v–xii.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Myriam J. A. Chancy Copyright © 2004 by Smith College 2004 MYRIAM J.A. CHANCY Globalizing Home Editor'Isntroduction Ifyouwantto knowme, Lookinsideyourheart. -Lao Tzu,TaoTeChinn We are living in an age when it is now more possible than it ever was to overcome barriers oflanguage, culture...
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Meridians (2024) 23 (1): 182–209.
Published: 01 April 2024
... of coloniality (Patel 2019) is also rendered invisible. Despite the absence of Assyrians from Indigenous studies, the author sees this field as a site from which to potentially globalize Indigeneities. Specifically, she uses Indigenous feminism to construct a more nuanced framework into Assyrian histories...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 164–188.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of the global North even today. Such imperial feminist discourse on women in Egypt was blatant in Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's December 2011 announcement of the National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security at Georgetown University, as well as in the rhetoric of Laura Bush, Cherie Booth...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 66–99.
Published: 01 March 2009
...-profit project as an outcome of dynamic interactions among a constellation of both global and local feminist forces and agents. It shows that the formation of the project combines three interwoven processes, which include 1) the emergence of women's NGOs and the rise of anti-domestic violence activism...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 427–452.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Robert J. Patterson Abstract This article examines the official Black Lives Matter Movement (the Black Lives Matter Global Network) as a point of departure to argue that Black Lives Matter (BLM) in general expands our epistemological framework for thinking about black freedom movements, black...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 240–266.
Published: 01 October 2023
... of the existing limitations of transnational feminism and embrace multiple and incompatible feminist knowledge positions from the Global South to the Global North. dasd@d.umn.edu Copyright © 2023 Smith College 2023 transnational feminism epistemology Black feminist quilting Global South...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 129–156.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Long Thanh Bui Abstract This article uses the 2006 experimental documentary Maquilapolis to shed light on the struggles of women workers in export-oriented industrial zones operating under the shadow of Asian global capitalism. My focus complicates the typical reading of the maquiladora factory...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 114–141.
Published: 01 September 2018
... and former socialist states in central and southeastern Europe. Women members of dominant majorities in Bulgaria, Poland, and Romania seek links to women of color in the Global North and South but their bridgework rests upon claims to racial innocence and shared victimization. The study relates these modes...