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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 309–324.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Abosede George Abstract This essay discusses girl-saving campaigns in Nigerian history, focusing on the two that have been most extensively documented: the girl hawker project of the early twentieth century, which climaxed with the 1943 passage of the first hawking ban in Nigeria...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 330–352.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Kanika Batra Abstract Nigerian authors have consistently and effectively critiqued insidious connections between masculinity, political power, religious fundamentalism, and capitalist interests. The unstable political structures in Nigeria since the 1970s have led to such critiques. This essay...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 246–268.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of a radical withdrawal from anything related to the Nigerian state, including working for the police, participating in the government, working in the administration of Sharia within the framework of the state, and studying in formal educational institutions” (Brigaglia 2012 , 22). Yusuf’s deepening...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 338–358.
Published: 01 November 2018
... and campaigning for women’s rights while working for politically dominant governments. Inspired by Molara Ogundipe-Leslie’s ( 1994 ) classic work on Nigerian women, I use what I term tri-(neo)colonialism as a lens, based on the understanding that African women in secessionist movements confront three layers...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 219–231.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., “Saving Nigerian Girls: A Critical Reflection on Girl-Saving Campaigns in Colonial and Neoliberal Eras,” examines how the media (and various concerned others) have framed certain categories of Nigerian girls as victims in need of saving. When she presented this paper at our first major conference...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 383–400.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., Senegal .” Journal of Popular Music Studies 27 , no. 4 : 448 – 77 . Odunlami Antonia . 2016 . “ Gal-Dem in Conversation with Dope Saint Jude .” Gal-Dem.com , April 9 . Oloruntoba-Oju Taiwo . 2006 . “ ‘Dèdè n dẹ ku ikú n dẹ Dèdè’: Fe/male Sexuality and Dominance in Nigerian...