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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 276–285.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Nkiru Nnawulezi; Carolyn M. West Abstract Intimate partner violence is the use of physical, sexual, and/or psychological aggression by a current or former intimate partner as a tactic to maintain control. Abuse can have devastating long-term health consequences, including physical injuries...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 19–25.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Jessica Horn Copyright © 2001 by Wesleyan University Press 2001 INTERVIEW EdwidgeDanticat An Intimate Reader INTERVIEW WITH MERIDIANS AND JESSICA HORN EdwidgeDanticaltivesin NewYorkw, hereshe studiedfor hercollegdeegreeD. uringherinterview with Meridiansheexplainedthat she,"enjoyed...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 286–294.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Denise McLane-Davison Abstract Black feminist epistemology and phenomenological inquiry frame a recently published research study (McLane-Davison, 2016) that offers an intimate snapshot of the lives of ten pioneering community health leaders fighting for health justice. The leadership...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 107–135.
Published: 01 April 2020
... of such incorporation on their intimate, familial, and community relationships in the local politics of the War on Terror. The authors are interested in how liberal feminist discourses of motherhood and empowerment are appropriated in the service of national security and how such articulations of feminism domesticate...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 455–479.
Published: 01 October 2022
... is a communal labor we undergo together in acts of intimate meditation, suffering, spillage, and transformation. Happening in feminist and queer ensemble, grief-work is a deliberate decision to assemble in nonlinear feelings and attachments; it is an intention to work together to defend not only the dead...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 350–370.
Published: 01 October 2022
... of care represent the deceased body in strictly gendered ways. For instance, the coffin design, the prayers at the mosque, the washing ritual prior to burial, and the rites of inhumation are different for women and men. This article examines the intimate economies of touch that take place while preparing...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 397–412.
Published: 01 October 2022
... conditions, this essay also reflects on the difficulty of writing about grief while being personally entangled in its complicated emotions. Ultimately, her mother’s proactiveness and commitment to home within and beyond life present an intimate narrative and a family history that could show readers what...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 66–67.
Published: 01 March 2010
... on women whose global consciousness and intimate female networks promoted progressive change, but also her role as mentor to younger historians eager to “out” lesbian history and further LGBT rights. Linda K. Kerber adds that no celebration of Cook's career is complete without recognition...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 169–195.
Published: 01 September 2014
... during slavery offers a new lens with which to comprehend the lived experience of chattel slavery. Uncovering sensation, intimate interiority, and erotic experiences challenges a historiographical approach rooted in a twentieth century black liberation ethos and demands that we take seriously the erotic...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 435–463.
Published: 01 March 2017
... that generate intimate connections across time and space. Copyright © 2017 Smith College 2017 CELESTE HENERY And so I WriteYou:Practicesin BlackWomen's Diaspora Abstract Thisessayproposedsiasporasa lovestory-a taleofhowblackwomencreatenewpossibilities...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 39–48.
Published: 01 September 2018
... people who are cast as social failures. Recognizing this racial/racist logic as one that allows white America to absolve itself from its central role in maintaining structural oppression, the author argues for the continued calling out of anti-blackness in all spaces—public and intimate, white and non...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 233–245.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., including the stories of dispossession that mark the harrowing start of the slave routes. This intimate account engages with the context of feminist praxis on the continent and the politics of African feminist research and publishing. Women Writing Africa was a project of cultural renewal that restored...
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Published: 01 April 2019
in cruelly intimate relationships. She urged white women to shed the trappings of race and class privilege and join black women in common cause. Published by American Women for Peace, July 1951. (See Supplement 15 [7 pp.].) More
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 383–400.
Published: 01 October 2020
..., policies, and strategies. Despite this work, gender-based violence continues to grow noticeably: National rates of violence against women within intimate partner relationships are high and comparable to global rates. According to the National Gender Survey, Cuban women recognize abuse and violence...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 56–78.
Published: 01 March 2016
... and girls" (Francis 2010, 2). By exerting biopolitical power over women's bodies and sexuality, the state and communities invade their intimate spheres, limiting women's (sexual) agency or citizenship.2 Sexual citizenship, according to Donette Francis, "includes sexual practices such as the freedom...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (1): 231–233.
Published: 01 April 2023
...-work is a communal labor we undergo together in acts of intimate meditation, suffering, spillage, and transformation. Happening in feminist and queer ensemble, grief-work is a deliberate decision to assemble in nonlinear feelings and attachments; it is an intention to work together to defend not only...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 184–204.
Published: 01 September 2018
... fissures in intimate relationships in ways that make healthy expressions of love impossible for anyone. Men like Brownfield practice toxic forms of masculinity, and women like Meridian sacrifice their very lives under the pressure of social inequity. In the wake of all this violation, Walker’s literary...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 31–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
... ofSORs, or, more broadly, directly addressed the way that strategies that turn to the state to protect women and children do not make our communities, or children and women, any safer. Criminalizing men who assault their intimate partners, for example, has led to a rise in the incarceration...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 97–106.
Published: 01 September 2018
.... Groundaction . Loíza, Puerto Rico, 2016. © Welmo E. Romero Joseph. Figure 1. Groundaction. Loíza, Puerto Rico, 2016. © Welmo E. Romero Joseph. The workshop space aspires to be a communal encounter that is characterized by an environment that is safe, intimate, and inspires confidence. The workshop...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 42–57.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., or to those whose perspectives are challenged and widened by experiencing such an intimate gaze into the lives of people and communities completely "foreign" to them. Here, the power of documentaries to inform, engage, open dialogue, and create bridges which cross rigid boundaries of culture and identity...