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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 108–113.
Published: 01 September 2011
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 219–254.
Published: 01 December 2020
... the discourse of rights was mobilized from very different contexts to very different ends by various constituencies of Indian men, women, and their allies, this essay modestly opens the conflicts surrounding gender politics and women’s rights in Native sovereignty movements. I hope to provide a forum...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 90–126.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Sreyoshi Sarkar Abstract Women living in the South Asian conflict zone of Kashmir have been represented by mainstream media and film as mainly victims of the Indian state power’s political and sexual violence, as protestors who are supporting their men’s insurgency in Kashmir, or as aligned...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 208–226.
Published: 01 March 2014
... is tricked or abducted by a villainous trafficker, who imprisons her and controls her with brutal violence until a heroic rescuer overcomes tremendous adversity in order to save her. Race and nationality inflect this gendered narrative: the rescuers are usually white, Western men and the traffickers are from...
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Meridians (2007) 7 (2): 22–40.
Published: 01 March 2007
... indigenous women and men should develop a Native feminist consciousness based on the assumption that struggles for social autonomy will no longer include the denial of Native women's gendered concerns and rights. Copyright © 2007 by Smith College 2007 RENYA RAMIREZ Race,TribalNation, and Gender...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 261–292.
Published: 01 September 2008
... authority, legitimacy, legibility, and power. Hip-hop porn provides black women and men an arena for labor and accumulation as well as self-presentation, mediation, and mobility. As a space for work, survival, consumption, and identity-formation, the genre proffers an opportunity to explore the gendering...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 62–82.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Naurice Frank Woods, Jr. Abstract Mary Edmonia Lewis (ca. 1843–after 1909) was America's first professional sculptor of African and Native American descent. She staked a claim at the highest level of neoclassical art. This usually meant competing against men who vehemently opposed women competing...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 484–507.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Basuli Deb Abstract Photography, not only by imperial men but also by imperial women, has played a significant role in portraying the Muslim woman as the apolitical exotic of orientalist fantasies, its legacies haunting the media of the global North even today. Imperial feminist representations...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 236–264.
Published: 01 April 2022
... reports, and ICERD’s monitoring body’s reports to reveal how Black women experience racism differently than men and other racial groups. ICERD implementation strategies must include Black women’s intersectional needs which are often marginalized in anti-racism strategies. This article documents how Black...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 371–396.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Nancy Kang Abstract Ciguapas are mythical creatures, typically represented as naked, comely females with uniquely backward feet. Such anatomy renders their path virtually untraceable. Legends suggest they inhabit remote mountains and forests in the Dominican Republic, preying on men. This essay...
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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 (2010) 10 (2): 66–67.
Published: 01 March 2010
.... Paula J. Giddings, focusing on the Eleanor Roosevelt biography, provides a “biography of a biography,” noting appreciatively the nuanced text and rich portrait provided of E.R.'s relationships with men and women. Former students Debra Schultz and Marcia Gallo celebrate not only Cook's pioneering work...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 164–188.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Basuli Deb Abstract Photography, not only by imperial men but also by imperial women, has played a significant role in portraying the Muslim woman as the apolitical exotic of orientalist fantasies. The legacy of colonial photography by European women travelers continues to haunt the media...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 238–252.
Published: 01 March 2018
... on the health of black communities and individuals. US black women’s reproductive outcomes, health risk factors, disease occurrence, and survival after disease onset reflect multiple disadvantages when compared with US white women and, in some cases, with black men. These disadvantages can be understood...
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 14. “Planned Parenthood,” a pamphlet distributed by the Division of Negro Service to black community leaders, with obvious appeal to men and their family responsibilities. Florence Rose Papers, SSC. (See Supplement 3 [8 pp.].) More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 3. Journalist Ida B. Wells-Barnett (1862–1931) led the campaign against lynching. She exposed the stereotype of black men as rapists to be a racist myth that concealed whites’ fears of free blacks’ economic and political success, denied the reality of consensual relationships between white More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 42. Flyer promoting Close That Bedroom Door! , a book that urged white women to oppose racial integration by resisting sexual advances of black men, circa 1957. Vivion Lenon Brewer Papers, SSC. (See Supplement 13 [2 pp.].) More
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 309–311.
Published: 01 March 2002
... so transfixed the world. Everywhere, on buses, at corner shops, offices, school gates, and hairdressers, men and women seem able to think and talk of only one thingthe terrorist attacks on America. Yet, what is rapidly becoming clear is that in a crisis like this, many of the gender differences...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 57–92.
Published: 01 March 2003
... this location is the inadequacy of state mechanisms in comprehending a fundamental issue that structures women's lives very differently from those of men. Living, working, and simultaneously theorizing this terrain assists me in grasping that one of the core issues in women's lives is ongoing...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 14–31.
Published: 01 April 2020
... cigar A sick joke White men with guns taught her a lesson Mary Turner No one’s woman now The blood thirst of white supremacy is never satisfied Violence begets violence Within the week Three bodies in the Little River Rise to the surface    And then       Disappear again Unknown...
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