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Meridians (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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Published: 01 April 2020
Figure 1. March for Drivers’ Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants, March 2019. Courtesy of Jason Kotoch. Figure 1. March for Drivers’ Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants, March 2019. Courtesy of Jason Kotoch. More
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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 (2020) 19 (1): 209–236.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Figure 1. March for Drivers’ Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants, March 2019. Courtesy of Jason Kotoch. Figure 1. March for Drivers’ Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants, March 2019. Courtesy of Jason Kotoch. ...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 139–148.
Published: 01 December 2020
... treated in the public controversy that followed as too “incendiary” and used to shut down political opposition to the invasion of Afghanistan. By publicly branding her an ungrateful and hate-filled immigrant woman, and an apologist for terrorism, the media provided a platform to shut down political...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 340–362.
Published: 01 December 2020
... by using a human rights framework. Dubbing itself “the movement for reproductive justice,” this coalition connects reproductive rights to other social justice issues such as economic justice, education, immigrant rights, environmental justice, sexual rights, and globalization, and believes that this new...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 42–65.
Published: 01 March 2010
... a human rights framework. Dubbing itself “the movement for reproductive justice,” this coalition connects reproductive rights to other social justice issues such as economic justice, education, immigrant rights, environmental justice, sexual right, and globalization, and believes that this new framework...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 79–98.
Published: 01 March 2016
... and gender. It reveals how adoption memoirs challenge fixed identities based on stereotypes to present suppressed, female perspectives on adoption and immigration processes that oppose patriarchal hierarchies. This work contributes to our understanding of what autobiography represents for female...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 163–183.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of the “Americanah” identity—the repatriated immigrant “with odd affectations, pretending to no longer know” home (2013a, 78)—also presents a unique observation of the ways that black hair and its commerce are also attendant, if not central, to notions of feminist ideology, both African and Western, advocated...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 39–48.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Wendy Thompson Taiwo Abstract In this personal essay, the author analyzes what it means to be black and Asian American in a nation where racial capital determines social value and non-black immigrants are encouraged to uphold and abide by anti-black systems, policies, and practices. Narrating her...
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 46. Community Party U.S.A. leaders ( left to right ) Israel Amter, Claudia Jones, Ella Reeve Bloor, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, 1941. Jones, a Trinidad-born immigrant, shared her global perspective on women’s status in “Half the World,” her regular column in the Daily Worker . Ella Reeve More
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Published: 01 October 2020
Figure 2. Passenger List SS George Washington , March 8, 1946. Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1897–1957. Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, National Archives at Washington, DC. Microfilm serial T715, 1897–1957, microfilm roll 7074, p More
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 410–434.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., a Korean immigrant-turned-U.S. citizen, and her mother, a Korean transplant in Manchuria during Japan’s imperial reign. This intergenerational overlay of immigrant and postcolonial subjectivities reveals how both subjects have undergone a similar series of disciplinary measures assessing loyalty...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2020
... in which gender identity is rigidly policed inside prisons. Women immigrants to the United States are policed and punished in myriad ways. Racist and xenophobic campaigns against immigrant communities, which particularly target people from Mexico and Central America (and increasingly people from...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 107–135.
Published: 01 April 2020
... in Southern California remain suspicious, claiming that despite the rhetoric, CVE never was a collaborative effort but a selective process of the state picking “appropriate” American Muslim spokespeople to represent the community (interview with Al-Maryati, October 12, 2015). American Muslim immigrant...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 335–357.
Published: 01 October 2019
... hold with other peoples. In Hawaiʻi, as in many other settler colonial contexts, there are deep genealogies of alliances between Kānaka Maoli, Asian Americans, and other working-class immigrant groups. Especially notable in Hawaiian history are labor organizing alliances among plantation workers...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 April 2020
... thus trace the long fetch of current Islamophobic and anti-Latin@ federal immigration policy agendas back to anti-Asian policies and practices of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Beginning with Chinese, Japanese, and Filipino (im)migrants, for over a century Asian Americans were prevented...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 131–138.
Published: 01 December 2020
... feminist response views the impact of war and internal repression in a larger context of global histories of displacement, forced migrations, and expulsions. We oppose the U.S. and European sponsorship of regimes responsible for coerced displacements, and we note how patterns of immigration, exile...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 218–228.
Published: 01 April 2021
... for an undocumented immigrant. She overstayed a tourist visa in the early 2000s and never returned to the Philippines. She lives in Los Angeles and works as a live-in elder caregiver, despite the fact that she’s not a trained health-care professional. A few years ago, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) came...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 11–38.
Published: 01 April 2021
... (such as the race baiting of bindi -wearing, South Asian immigrant women in the 1980s). Throughout the book, Reddy identifies the “intimacies, affiliations, and embodiments” that the explorations of beauty in these texts enable: especially those that are disruptive, such as “transclass, cross-gender, interracial...