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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 29–67.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Sonia E. Alvarez 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 feminisms in Latin America and most other world regions...
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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 123–127.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... Their poems display a wide range of perspectives, including, but not limited to the local culture of Hawai'i. Juliet S. Kono's two poems speak of the wonder of Japan, her ancestral home, where she spent a few months in 1999 on a grant. Her "Gift from Japan" shows her fascination with the compression...
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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 68–84.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Amrita Basu 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, Act Globally". Or perhaps it's time simply to retire...
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Meridians (2002) 3 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Radhika Coomaraswamy Copyright © 2002 by Wesleyan University Press 2002 MERIDIANS LECTURE AreWomen's Rights Universal? Re-Engagingthe Local RADHIKA COOMARASWAMY LECTURE GIVEN AT THE 15TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE WOMEN'S STUDIES PROGRAM AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY HarvardUniversityM, arch2002 In 1947the...
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 40. Letter from Mrs. Elsa Mapp to Planned Parenthood in Massachusetts requesting help in educating local mothers about birth control, February 6, 1945. Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts Records, SSC. Figure 40. Letter from Mrs. Elsa Mapp to Planned Parenthood in Massachusetts More
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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 (1): 107–135.
Published: 01 April 2020
... domestic terrorism by working with government agencies, others feel that these partnerships are only meant to extend surveillance into Muslim communities. In this article, the authors critically examine how women are incorporated into local counterterrorism measures via CVE to think about the impact...
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 23. Letter from Mary McLeod Bethune, in her role as a member of the National Advisory Council of the Division of Negro Service, informing state and local club leaders of the birth control resolution adopted by the National Council of Negro Women, December 19, 1941. Florence Rose Papers More
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 15–41.
Published: 01 March 2010
... of racialized color hierarchy and European/Euro-American hegemony in local and global contexts (Hunter 2005; Pierre 2008; Glenn 2009;). This article breaks away from these established theoretical trajectories by arguing that desire for “whiteness” is not the same as desire for “Caucasian whiteness.” Examining...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2014
... of investigation, with transnational feminism concentrating on the transnational level and Third World feminism focusing on local and national contexts. Further, their respective positions regarding nation-states and nationalism have been antithetical, as leading transnational feminists have categorically rejected...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 208–226.
Published: 01 March 2014
... the need for localized solutions that address the systemic conditions that fuel sex trafficking. CARRIE N. BAKER An IntersectionalAnalysisof Sex TraffickingFilms Abstract Thismay analyzestheportrayalofsextraffickingin representativderamasand documentaries,bothHollywoodand...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 94–120.
Published: 01 June 2016
... in Salvador, the prevailing image of black women, particularly those who live in poor neighborhoods, is that they lack the knowledge and political sophistication needed to organize mass social movements. This article seeks to undermine this image by exploring how black women have come to radicalize local...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 25–45.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., and identity. When the poem was first published in 1994, its circulation was limited among literary circles in Costa Rica and the local Afro-Costa Rican women's movement. Now a quick search on Google reveals hundreds of “hits” on social media sites and electronic magazines, revealing not only the impact...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 204–232.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of national elected office at the same time that black feminists were institutionalizing their activism into organizations, Chisholm bridged grassroots and local activism with the national state. She also bridged the ongoing black freedom struggle and women's movements, though not without complication...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 189–204.
Published: 01 December 2016
... with local community members to address an issue of environmental racism. Copyright © 2016 Smith College 2016 RITA TURNER The SlowPoisoning of Black Bodies:A Lesson in Environmental Racismand HiddenViolence Abstract Theftrsthalfofthispieceis an essayexploringenvironmentraalcismthroughthelensofthe...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 412–434.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Ifeoma Kiddoe Nwankwo Abstract Migration is a fundamental constitutive element of Caribbean life, culture, and identity, made so by colonialism, local and regional economic insecurity, and educational opportunities abroad. A plethora of scholars, filmmakers, poets, and novelists have indexed...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 363–372.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of oppression that reproduce practices of marginalization, silence, and erasure. To counter this, they embrace and reproduce narratives of resilience that remain pervasive in cultural and subcultural locales of their lives while also “speaking truth to power” where they work to confront their pain via radical...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 482–507.
Published: 01 October 2019
... internal meetings as a diverse, multigenerational group open to learning from others. Second, a feminist approach requires that the authors center mothers’ words through the critical practice of ensuring shared Arabic language and local knowledge in the research process. The authors offer excerpts...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 149–201.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Cuban federada women involved in the State’s campaign to consider how the Revolution’s macro program was implemented and carried out at micro level. The narratives of these local agents in the everyday spaces of the campaign provide a bottom-up lens which can be juxtaposed with the Revolution’s...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 363–388.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and European/Euro-American hegemony in local and global contexts. This article breaks away from these established theoretical trajectories by arguing that desire for “whiteness” is not the same as desire for “Caucasian whiteness.” Examining advertisements for skin-whitening products in the Indonesian version...