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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 382–388.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Jennifer D. Williams; Ifeoma Kiddoe Nwankwo Copyright © 2017 Smith College 2017 JENNIFER D. WILLIAMS AND lFEOMA KIDDOE NWANKWO Travelin'Women: BlackFeminist Migrations,Diasporas, and Cosmopolitanisms "Not only would I become a writer but a travelin' woman as well." -Paule Marshall...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 110–131.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Jana Evans Braziel Copyright © 2003 by Wesleyan University Press 2003 JANA EVANS BRAZIEL Daffodils, Rhizomes, Migrations NarrativeComingofAgein the DiasporiWc ritingsofEdwidgeDanticat andJamaicaKincaid Published in 1990, Jamaica Kincaid's novel Lucyis a diasporic coming-ofage narrative. 1...
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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 (2013) 11 (2): 29–59.
Published: 01 March 2013
... attachments of Indian female beauty's affects to experiences of citizenship and belonging can be understood as part of her feminist, cosmopolitical literary project: Lahiri mobilizes Indian feminine beauty's affects in order to illuminate and critique late-capitalist globalization, migration, and travel...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 206–226.
Published: 01 April 2019
... to retrieve what remains dormant in critical feminist theorizations of violence against women. Using a cross-genre form, a secret collection of memories that includes elements of hauntology, this essay exposes some of the cracks and fissures in feminist theorizing on sexual violence, migration, and the figure...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 278–294.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Vanessa Rosa Abstract Drawing on family photographs and documents, as well as archival research, the author reflects on her grandmother’s migration to New York City from Puerto Rico in the mid-1940s and examines her journey and new life in New York in relation to the broader sociopolitical context...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 31–60.
Published: 01 September 2009
... become obsolete upon migration, or that these gendered expectations are uniquely “ethnic Chinese.” On the contrary, the “old” values are reinvented and invoked by the Chinese immigrant working-class patriarchy to build and sustain its power in U.S. society. Therefore, this patriarchy also implicates...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 482–507.
Published: 01 October 2019
... overview of the sociology of refugee migration, including problematization of terms like refugee and crisis and erasures of South-South migration, see FitzGerald and Arar 2018 . 4 This observation is based on our personal and professional communications with colleagues across Canada funded...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 40–65.
Published: 01 September 2004
...-configured as household, family, and nation-and forced or voluntary migration and exile from their lands or cultures of origin (Abdelhadi and Abdulhadi 2002; Anderson 1991; Mishra 1996). This essay focuses on how the interior migrations of Caribbean women are implicated within the transnational movement...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 261–263.
Published: 01 September 2004
... them to examine "how Filipino men and women-as a simultaneously colonized national, immigrant, and racialized minority-are transformed through the experience of colonialism and migration and how they in turn transform and remake the social world around them" (2). HomeBoundstarts with the U.S...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 117–145.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... With this essay, I elaborate on the ways that migration, loss, and trauma are central themes that inform Alvarez's creative and personal process, exploring memory and recontextualizing history. My analysis reveals more than the dissonances experienced by children who migrate and are bicultural; specifically...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 218–228.
Published: 01 April 2021
... between high-quality, high-value jobs that preserve human well-being . . . and those that push the limits of workers’ humanity.” As more global consumption now migrates to online retailers during this pandemic, and more business happens via phone or text-based chat, more of us will come to depend...
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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 187–203.
Published: 01 September 2000
... in others, the anti-lesbian and anti-gay feelings in some, the nationalism and Eurocentrism in others-and all ofus were continuously arguing about "class": were we born into it? could we ever remove ourselves from our class origins? how did patriarchy and capitalism work together? how did migration affect...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 51–68.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of us were continuously arguing about “class”: were we born into it? could we ever remove ourselves from our class origins? how did patriarchy and capitalism work together? how did migration affect class? what would the classless society look like? Yet in doing that, and despite our experiential...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): v–vi.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Paula J. Giddings Copyright © 2017 Smith College 2017 PAULAJ.GIDDINGS FromHere to There Everytime I come across a historical record about African-descended women and movement-migration, immigration, or just plain going and gone-I raise my hand in tribute. Our pathways of water, land, and air...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 22–50.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., age at migration, generation of migration, residency status, labor-force participation rates, professional status, educational attainment levels, Spanish- and English-language proficiency, marital status, household composition, and physical appearance. The importance of hair as a defining...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 April 2020
... the ways austerity-based government budgets that result in rising school fees, health care costs, and food insecurity as subsidies for staple foods disappear are driving international migration, or how personal debt is the new driver of an old scheme of accumulation by dispossession. A feminism...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): v–x.
Published: 01 September 2004
... which speak of migration, definitions of home, representation, hope, activism, and art. In her article "She Was Returned Home: The Narrative of an Afro-Guyanese Activist," Kimberly Nettles "explores the significance ofrace, place, and imaginings of'home' in Caribbean women's political engagements...
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 243–245.
Published: 01 March 2013
... limitations many African American women experienced in Philadelphia. Philadelphia is depicted as the beacon ofliberty for Americans, but ironically it became the exact opposite for many of the African American women that migrated there. A majority of these poems blend the blues tradition with the conventional...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of power, influence, and concern that today are also typically represented as politically and geographically incoherent; but as we will see, have frequently been mutually informing and interdependent. A number of writers have noted the significance of colonial women's migration in the elaboration...