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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 212–237.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Sheila Lloyd Abstract This essay examines three African-American feminist texts—Elizabeth Alexander's “The Venus Hottentot,” Barbara Chase-Riboud's Hottentot Venus , and Suzan-Lori Parks's Venus . In their nuanced critiques of the sovereign power of neoliberalism as both a sociopolitical...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 46–55.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Ochy Curiel; Manuela Borzone; Alexander Ponomareff Abstract This article rethinks the challenges of radical politics within a global neoliberal context by rekindling conversations about the history of Afro-Latin American women's movements. The article explores the current economic crisis and its...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 309–324.
Published: 01 November 2018
... hawker project was early twentieth-century Lagos during a time of entrenched British colonial rule, while the twenty-first-century #BringBackOurGirls campaign took form on the internet during a time of globalized neoliberalism and Islamophobia. Girls faced real and pressing dangers in both contexts...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (2): 1–31.
Published: 01 March 2008
... with transnational and critical race feminisms in this way illuminates not only the operations of chick lit and the middle-class neoliberal subjects it produces, but also interrogates the ways in which hegemonic feminisms in the U.S. (as exemplified by chick-lit criticism) continue to disregard such questions. We...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 415–431.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of neocolonial and neoliberal state regimes across the African continent and the globe to respond equitably to the imperatives of human emancipation, the paper argues for a return to and closer interrogation of personal politics and feminist relationships to the self and the ecosystems that nurture both...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 427–452.
Published: 01 October 2020
... freedom dreams must include gender and sexual liberation. By considering BLM’s rejection of capitalism as a broader critique of neoliberalism’s forceful role in maintaining black dispossession, the author posits that BLM desires to disrupt the state’s tendency to use the black middle class to enact...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 323–347.
Published: 01 October 2023
... voice to her new migrant experience as a Brown woman from India, positioning her reflections and learnings amidst the history and politics of colonialism and capitalist development, linking it to contemporary neoliberal academia in the United States. By sharing some events and encounters in her...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 207–235.
Published: 01 April 2022
... #Blackgirlmagic is bound to corporate missions and deliberate algorithmic limitations. This coupling of neoliberal capitalist interests and Black femme liberatory politics causes the author to pause and interrogate the political and cultural efficacy of the hashtag. With an Afrofuturist womanist framework...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 158–184.
Published: 01 April 2022
... how she has navigated a neoliberal society as a black artist. Her insights provide an essential piece of Dominican historiography that includes Dominican youth organizing on the Left in the 1980s and 1990s, feminist activism, and cultural production. As a teenager, Fortuna started to separate from...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 65–85.
Published: 01 December 2016
... fetishization without fully considering how race, gender, class, and technology are co-constituted. Drawing on critical feminist theory, social justice education, and science and technology studies, this essay offers a critique of neoliberal approaches to technology education for girls of color and provides...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (2): 183–185.
Published: 01 March 2008
... interdisciplinary courses on globalization, film, and writing. FRANCIS M. BEAL, see page 457. PAMELA BUTLER is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of American Studies, with a minor in Feminist Studies, at the University of Minnesota. Her dissertation-in-progress, "Global Chicks: Neoliberal Feminism and Cosmopolitan...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 April 2020
... and forced them to stay on sugar plantations was “freedom,” a kind of prelude to Puerto Rico’s hyperpolicing and carceral imaginary (LeBrón 2017 , 2019a ). Neoliberalism similarly offers forms of mobility (for capital, but not for workers, free “markets” but not migration) and the freedom to enter...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Since the late 1990s, a robust wave of collective actions across Latin America protesting against the negative effects of neoliberalism and advocating for distributive justice, radical democracy, ecological life, gender and sexual equity and ethnic-racial rights, forged a new political moment...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2014
... neoliberal global capitalism and fundamentalist religious movements (Keck and Sikkink 1998, chap. 5; 2 MERIDIANS 12:1 Moghadam 2005, chap. 5). Although I fully recognize the significance of achievements made by transnational feminism asasocialmovemendturing this period, in this article I will demonstrate...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 414–442.
Published: 01 October 2021
... of a neoliberal era that involves investing in crime and punishment and divesting from civil rights. Given that the criminal justice system is an important arm of the national security state that constructs Muslims as “terrorists” and is responsible for the widespread surveillance of Muslims in the United...
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Meridians (2024) 23 (1): 52–81.
Published: 01 April 2024
... of the spiritual despite the risks of dismissal in the purportedly secular academy. This essay turns attention to the Sacred and the erotic to examine how they might offer radical alternatives to the hyper-individualized pursuit of knowledge in the neoliberal academy. Because questions of spirituality, faith...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 219–231.
Published: 01 November 2018
... as a hunger to draw feminist students from the continent to North American universities, and appearing to think that we could “do” African feminism better than those on the continent. One feminist scholar from Latin America contested our not distinguishing our initiative from neoliberal interests...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 267–296.
Published: 01 October 2023
... featured in nationalist iconography. In conversation with this history, in the 1990s the term White Turk marked both the elite positioning of those associated with older secularist-nationalist and newer neoliberal consumerist patterns of distinction and the physical markers, such as lack of facial...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 206–226.
Published: 01 April 2019
... as the first site of destruction (with the help, it should be noted, of U.S. arms). Breeding houses for revolutionaries, they said; not students, but rebels. 5 Although, of course, such violences shape this neoliberal modern moment as well but are often framed fundamentally differently. I am thinking...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 253–260.
Published: 01 October 2019
... rejects imperial feminisms and neoliberal constructs, and remains attuned to the nuances of power and privilege that shape political exchanges and can obscure non-EuroAmerican axes of knowledge. We see the potential of a radical transnational feminist framework to foreground the global solidarities...