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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 1–27.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Odessa D. Despot Abstract This study contributes to the literature on Asian Indian women who have emigrated from Trinidad and Guyana (Indo-Caribbeans) and who are now residing in the US. Using a qualitative design comprised of four ninety-minute interviews, I explored the experiences of immigration...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 106–123.
Published: 01 March 2010
... the experiences of four pubescent girls in 1970s Guyana as they learn about, participate in, and challenge some gender expectations of their immediate and wider communities. The story is told from the point of view of Lula, who keenly observes the ways in which gender roles are enacted and how these roles may...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 40–65.
Published: 01 September 2004
... of Guyana's StabroekNews, illustrates a desire among those in exile (either forced or self-imposed) for a sense of community. We see in his evocation of"the fabled El Dorado" a people's deep longing for roots, for connection to a place that is theirs, that is part of them, and where they nurture...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): v–vii.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., Japanese, Egyptian, Mexican, and the Black Diaspora. The essay "Indo-Caribbean Women from Trinidad and Guyana: Hardships, Conflict, and Resiliency" by Odessa Despot is an important addition to the literature on Asian Indian women who have immigrated from Trinidad and Guyana to the United States. Interviews...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 435–463.
Published: 01 March 2017
... with others in struggle. This essay joins the writing of several black women to reveal our processes of creating diaspora in a framework oflove. I begin with excerpts ofletters from my grandmother who wrote to me from Guyana during my childhood in the U.S. These written exchanges constitute the relationship...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): v–x.
Published: 01 September 2004
...' in Caribbean women's political engagements" through a close reading of the life history narrative of a woman named Andaiye-an activist in the Red Thread Women's Development Organisation of Guyana. In so doing, Nettles reconsiders the role of forced and voluntary migration in women of color's lives. Similarly...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 57–92.
Published: 01 March 2003
... in the world ranking by 1998, with the exception of the Bahamas, which moved up by two places. Barbados fell by fiveplaces, Jamaica by thirteen, and Guyana by twentyfive. In 1998 I constructed what I called a misogyny index in which I categorized the degree of slippage on these indices as evidence of declining...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (1): 34–57.
Published: 01 April 2023
..., the Dutch Antilles, Indonesia, the Moluccas, Guyana, and South Africa. Quite a few women already had solid work experience within academia, politics, and policy work. For instance, Troetje Loewenthal played a prominent role in the BMR movement and wrote the well-referenced speech “De witte Toren van...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and 1939 of labor unrest, hunger marches, and rebellions against the colonial state. These came to a head between 1937 and 1939, culminating in major civil unrest across the whole of the British Caribbean and British Guyana. At the peak of the unrest in 1937 and 1938, Britain stationed troop ships off...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 58–87.
Published: 01 March 2014
... evident in the civil unrest ofJamaica's Michael Manley-Edward Seaga years, "in Maurice Bishop's Grenada with the New Jewel Movement and American intervention, in Guyana with Walter Rodney and the WPAand the brutal elimination of Rodney, in Haiti with the Duvalier reign of terror and plunder and the post...