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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Shireen M. Roshanravan Abstract Ethnic Studies and Asian American feminist scholars have investigated how the model-minority racial discourse functions to prevent cross-racial coalition and to cast doubt on Asian American women in their claims to Women of Color political identity. However, none...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 147–148.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Ragini Tharoor Srinivasan Copyright © 2020 Smith College 2020 (2986) Mrinalini. 2525 P-L. Discovered 1960 September 24 by C. J. van Houten, I. van Houten-Groeneveld, and Tom Gehrels at Palomar. Minor Planet 2986 was not named for me. But I’ll take it. None of the key chains...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 163–183.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Julie Iromuanya Abstract The politically voiceless, economically visible, and racially indeterminate middleman minority status as noted by sociologists Edna Bonacich and Pyong Gap Min hardly comes to mind when scholars envision women of Africa and the African Diaspora. Still, when considering...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 410–434.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and Korean han (a culturally specific grief)—to show how Cha uses it as a subversive political tool to defer historical closure and to refuse her quiet assimilation. Cha’s remembrance of the histories of Japanese colonialism in the Korean peninsula and the Korean War defies the expectation that minority...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 36–61.
Published: 01 September 2011
...—a hybridized form of melancholy and Korean han (a culturally specific grief)—to show how Cha uses it as a subversive political tool to defer historical closure. Cha's remembrance of the histories of Japanese colonialism in the Korean peninsula and the Korean War defies the expectation that minority populations...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 208–226.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Eastern Europe and/or are men of color. The issue of sex trafficking is portrayed simplistically, in black and white terms, with a clear bad guy, innocent victim, and savior. Often these films focus on the extreme, and least common, form of trafficking: a minor being abducted off the street...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 218–242.
Published: 01 December 2016
...-standard” language varieties are only appropriate for use in the home or social settings. Thus, as an alternative to code-switching pedagogical practices, the author introduces a comparative approach that may be applied across all minority language groups. This technique highlights African and African...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 39–48.
Published: 01 September 2018
... experience as a black Chinese American woman, the author reflects on having received anti-black messages throughout her childhood and how her need for healing has paralleled her work which challenges existing racial logic that casts Asian Americans as a model minority in competition and conflict with black...
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Meridians (2024) 23 (1): 210–234.
Published: 01 April 2024
... on exclusion and marginalization of ethnic minorities and colonized subjects. sobrevida@gmail.com Copyright © 2024 Smith College 2024 Ainu Japan decoloniality media and performance Indigenous feminism The Japanese government’s recent acknowledgment of the Ainu as the Indigenous people...
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Meridians (2024) 23 (1): 182–209.
Published: 01 April 2024
..., “minorities,” even by critical scholars of the region. Assyrian historian Sargon Donabed writes, “In Middle East Studies, scholars simply reproduce the metanarrative in a different light, which marginalizes Indigenous and minority groups to a citation in history” (Donabed 2015 : 11). When Assyrians...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 11–38.
Published: 01 April 2021
... . Marian Aguiar , Arranging Marriage: Conjugal Agency in the South Asian Diaspora , Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2018 . Sonja Thomas , Privileged Minorities: Syrian Christianity, Gender, and Minority Rights in Postcolonial India , Global South Asia series , Seattle...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): v–vii.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., the journal's discursive project includes essays that examine identity implications of the Asian American "model minority" idea; the relationship of queerness and ethnic/class privilege in a popular if controversial novel set in Hawaii; how transnational identity in a Demetria Martinez novel complicates...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 130–152.
Published: 01 March 2009
... for a secular state where members of all religious communities would live together in peace, he demanded Pakistan as a homeland for Indian Muslims. This process linked religion to nationalism, a link with consequences that challenged Jinnah's secular vision. People were marked as members of minority religious...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (2): 64–93.
Published: 01 March 2008
... oppose secularism and believe that religious minorities are receiving undeserved special rights from the government. In place of current government policies, they advocate a Hindutva agenda, the belief that India should be united as a Hindu nation. Despite what their methods might indicate...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 114–141.
Published: 01 September 2018
... these American women of color influenced women and feminisms in the socialist/postsocialist states they were visiting. Specifically, it focuses on how women belonging to Romani and Muslim minorities and privileged ethno-racial majorities in central and southeastern Europe encountered, engaged with, and related...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 April 2020
... is regression” (Wallerstein 2009 : 19). As the selections in this issue illustrate, when the state allocates rights on the basis of a hierarchically organized social order, women and racialized minorities pursuing self-determination must navigate dangerous waters, moving between participating in, complying...
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Meridians (2005) 5 (2): 57–82.
Published: 01 March 2005
... to bolster their government. This relationship has historically proved particularly oppressive for religious minorities and women. Meanwhile, commentators and activists from a variety of political positions in Pakistan repeatedly express concern that discursive relations 62 AMINA JAMAL between Euro-American...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 123–154.
Published: 01 April 2022
... , 11 – 27 . London : Minority Rights Group . Casal Lourdes . 1979d . “ Revolution and Race: Blacks in Contemporary Cuba .” Working Papers, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 39. Washington, DC : Woodrow Wilson Center, Latin American Program . Casal Lourdes . 1980a...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 295–320.
Published: 01 October 2020
..., Méndez, and Rodríguez 2015 ; Salinas et al. 2020 ). Works Cited Alger Jonathan R. 2000 . “ How to Recruit and Promote Minority Faculty: Start by Playing Fair .” Black Issues in Higher Education 17 : 160 – 63 . Baez Benjamin 2002 . Affirmative Action, Hate Speech...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 267–296.
Published: 01 October 2023
..., and seeking to expand military and political influence in the Muslim Middle East and Africa. This regional neoimperial turn has meant intensifying the internal colonial project of repressing the Kurdish ethnic minority and reigniting warfare against the Kurds, including against Rojava in Syria...