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Meridians (1 March 2009) 9 (2): 31–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
... childhood and family, and discusses organizations that work within this framework to challenge our nation's over-reliance on incarceration. Copyright © 2009 by Smith College 2009 ...
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Meridians (1 March 2013) 11 (2): 149–171.
Published: 01 March 2013
... theory of motherwork and survival for women of color to show how characters in the novels confront violence by doing motherwork. The article employs a transnational reading of the texts to argue that in this context domestic violence has a double meaning—that of the home and that of the nation. The...
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Meridians (1 September 2006) 7 (1): 38–68.
Published: 01 September 2006
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Meridians (1 March 2007) 7 (2): 22–40.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Renya Ramirez Abstract Too often there is the assumption in Native communities that we as indigenous women should defend a tribal nationalism that ignores sexism as part of our very survival as women as well as our liberation from colonization. In contrast, in this essay, I assert that race, tribal...
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Meridians (1 September 2008) 8 (1): 144–179.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Pavitra Sundar Abstract “ Meri Awaaz Suno : Women, Vocality, and Nation in Hindi Cinema” analyzes the theme sony of the Bollywood blockbuster Lagaan (2001) to understand how playback singers' voices become sites for the construction of national identity. Lata Mangeshkar monopolized female playback...
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Meridians (1 September 2005) 6 (1): 58–81.
Published: 01 September 2005
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Meridians (1 March 2014) 12 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2014
... 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 (1 April 2019) 18 (1): 17–40.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., in combination with emerging priorities of writers and directors, García’s fashioning of the madre abnegada tapped into and vitalized the sentimental relationship between mother and child and between nation and citizen. In theorizing these relations, the essay introduces the term national maternal as...
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Meridians (1 June 2016) 14 (1): 76–79.
Published: 01 June 2016
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Meridians (1 March 2009) 9 (2): 130–152.
Published: 01 March 2009
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Meridians (1 March 2013) 11 (2): v–viii.
Published: 01 March 2013
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Meridians (1 September 2010) 10 (1): 137–163.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Carnival-related performances in relationship to the colonial and national histories of the circulation of Indian and black women's bodies in Trinidad and Tobago, asking what is at stake in these occupations of genre, form, and performative presence in the latest global scenes of late capitalism (where...
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Meridians (1 March 2003) 3 (2): 171–203.
Published: 01 March 2003
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Meridians (1 March 2006) 6 (2): 33–53.
Published: 01 March 2006
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 22. Mary McLeod Bethune (1875–1955), president of the National Council of Negro Women from 1935 to 1949, undated. Dexter Photo Service, Daytona Beach, FL. Frances Bemis Papers, SSC. Figure 22. Mary McLeod Bethune (1875–1955), president of the National Council of Negro Women from 1935 to More
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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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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 25. National Leaders Agree—Planned Parenthood Means Better Families , brochure featuring black leaders’ endorsements of birth control, undated. Planned Parenthood Federation of America Records (PPFA I), SSC. (See Supplement 9 [4 pp.].) Figure 25. National Leaders Agree—Planned More
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Meridians (1 March 2017) 15 (2): 353–381.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Selina Makana Abstract The assertion that the mid-twentieth century Black freedom struggles across the African diaspora was a masculine era is one that continues to strike a chord with many African women whose voices have remained absent from the rhetoric on national liberation struggles across the...
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Meridians (1 September 2015) 13 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 September 2015
... liberalism,” one that must now reassert its authority at home and abroad. To grasp what is at stake in calls for the reinvigoration of an active, muscular liberalism as simultaneously the indigenous personality and identity of not only the British “people” and nation, but indelibly of the West, they must be...
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Meridians (1 September 2011) 11 (1): 66–90.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Linda Diane Horwitz; Catherine R. Squires Abstract Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, currently a member of the African National Congress's National Executive Committee, is most widely known as the former wife of Nelson Mandela. While she continues to be a popular politician in South Africa, she has...