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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 (2002) 3 (1): 134–160.
Published: 01 September 2002
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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 137–163.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Samantha Pinto Abstract “Why must all girls want to be flag women?” laments one critic regarding what he sees as the infiltration of “Carnival” culture into the performative desires of Indo-Trinidadian women. The intersections of soca, a form of music derived from the traditional Carnival genre...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 53–83.
Published: 01 April 2021
... the AK-47” (33). PTSD could be a delayed response to war-related trauma experienced on differing levels by the insurgents and ordinary civilians at various stages of the Indo-Naga conflict. At the same time, she exposes an underground industry of illegal arms sales that have converted revolutionary...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 151–173.
Published: 01 April 2021
... ). These genres of national cinema, or human rights cinema, are crucial for attending to and generating deeper and effective social and historical consciousness, even political action. Muktijuddho cinema in Bangladesh evolved out of the experience of a war that is frequently cast as an “Indo-Pak” war, in which...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 363–388.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Aquarini Prabasmoro points out, it is light-skinned “Indo” or “mixed-race” women who embody the beauty ideal (Prabasmoro 2003 ). She argues that it is precisely the ability of the Indo woman’s body to be read as “white in a non-white culture,” but not white enough “to be white in the global context...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 22–50.
Published: 01 December 2020
...-racial Hispanicized Indian, or an Indo-Hispanic identity. A series of regionally anomalous events in the political economic history of Santo Domingo accounts for this distinctive formulation of whiteness. Chief among those anomalies are the relatively short duration and limited importance...
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