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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 276–285.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Nkiru Nnawulezi; Carolyn M. West Abstract Intimate partner violence is the use of physical, sexual, and/or psychological aggression by a current or former intimate partner as a tactic to maintain control. Abuse can have devastating long-term health consequences, including physical injuries...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 410–439.
Published: 01 October 2023
... that partner selection and marriage are significant cultural practices in a diasporic context. In this study, the authors contribute to two sets of literatures: studies on the lived experiences of Afghan-Canadian migrant and refugee women and postcolonial debates on cultural hybridity. The authors employ...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 383–400.
Published: 01 October 2020
..., policies, and strategies. Despite this work, gender-based violence continues to grow noticeably: National rates of violence against women within intimate partner relationships are high and comparable to global rates. According to the National Gender Survey, Cuban women recognize abuse and violence...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 361–375.
Published: 01 November 2018
... away when my research partners walk into the room. “I hear you are Kenyan and American, just like Obama,” says my interviewee, shaking my hand. I respond that I am not American, but I don’t think she hears me. 1 As researchers, we position ourselves with various markers, including race, gender...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 99–122.
Published: 01 September 2014
... trajectory indicates, Watkins Harper spent most of her adult life uncoupled, a fact that should be considered in tracing her professionalization as an author and reformer. Meanwhile, Harriet Tubman (c. 1822-1913) was partnered twice-first to a free man, John Tubman, while she was enslaved, and second...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 174–176.
Published: 01 September 2009
... suggested-a label echoing the 1965 Patrick Moynihan report that pathologized black families. Michelle is a loving mother, supportive partner, and doting family member dedicated to her community. She is a social enigma. Within the purview of white imagination, black females have existed stereotypically...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 118–123.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., the daughter of a friend of mine, had a conversation with us [mothers] about a category of girls their age that they define as "dolls" always in search of "suitable partners." These dolls live through a script as young "uptown ladies" (see Ulysse 2008). That discussion took us back full circle to the December...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 295–307.
Published: 01 March 2018
...: "[The dance encounter] took me to another dimension I was somewhere else." Was it the tanbouye (drummer) who produced this sensation, I inquired, or was it her kavalye (male dance partner)? "It was everything; all of the elements involved," she responded. "There are certain songs 296 MERIDIANS 16:2...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 83–112.
Published: 01 September 2009
...(Gayand Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation), activist Andres Duques describes his pleasure as a Latino gay man at seeing public recognition of her lesbian relationship in TheNewYorkTimes,which in its obituary following Pantoja's death reported that, "She is survived by her partner, Dr. Wilhelmina Perry...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 279–307.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of a Homosexual Minority in the United States , 1940 – 1970 . Chicago : University of Chicago Press . Duques Andrés . 2002 . “ She is Survived by Her Partner: An Op-Ed Piece .” GLAAD . August. http://www.glaad.org/publications/resource_doc_detail (accessed September 15 , 2005...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 205–235.
Published: 01 March 2004
.... These authors examine the heart of the Black Arts movement as participant observers, showing that African- American women were committed yet critical partners in the conception of black aesthetics. [Meridians:feminism,race,transnationalism2004, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 205~235] ©2004 by Smith College. All rights...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 107–135.
Published: 01 April 2020
... within the transnational politics of the war on terror. In the CVE initiative, Muslim women are desirable counterterrorism partners; their “mother-work” could yield intimate knowledge about possible encounters with “radical Islam” and potentially “radical” boys and men. Muslim familial and communal life...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 209–236.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., there is a vast need. Since our organization alone cannot meet those needs, we have partnered with service organizations and legal networks such as the Immigration Protection Project (IPP). The American Civil Liberties Union founded IPP to provide immigrants with low-cost or free legal services, an important...
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Meridians (2007) 7 (2): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2007
... (Jensen 2004). Choking, slapping, name-calling, unwanted anal THE EROTIC AND THE PORNOGRAPHIC 3 and oral sex, "gang-bangs" (multiple men having sex with one woman), and ejaculating on their sex partner provide pleasure to many men who conflate sexual intercourse, violence, and domination. The description...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 127–129.
Published: 01 September 2001
... why are they working you for less than a dollar a day without benefits and retirement plan 128 OPAL PALMER ADISA sister you are locked up but not forgotten i'm carrying you i'm counting on you to hold steadfast for your children for your parents for your partner for your friends for yourself i'm...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 166–188.
Published: 01 December 2016
... young mothers in gender-based violence and intimate partner violence awareness, sexual and reproductive health rights and education, ST! and HIV/AIDS prevention, group facilitation, and peer communication to allow them to develop the skills to educate themselves and their peers. (Eve for Life 2016...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (2): 116–122.
Published: 01 March 2008
... of scholars, men like Henry Louis Gates, Corne! West, and Kwame Appiah. But the reality is that black women havebeen equal though invisible partners in black cultural work. And although it is important to recognize the tremendous valueof these men's work, we must also recognize the differences in power...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 107–130.
Published: 01 September 2018
... as a defender of the wretched. Indeed Sharpley-Whiting ( 1998 ) also critiques some of the feminist scholarship on Capécia vis-à-vis their defense of Capécia’s choice in sexual partners as foisted upon her by economic necessity. Sharpley-Whitting argues that this oversimplified reading actually denies...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 286–294.
Published: 01 March 2018
.../meridians.c6.2.09 286 Americans, as of 2015 African American women continue to have the highest rates of infection when compared to their white and Latina counterparts. Structural barriers related to access to quality health care, poverty, stigma, and exposure to partners with a history of other sexually...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 16–24.
Published: 01 September 2018
... in the newspaper Diario Libre, the State’s official figures show that to date 1,789 women have been murdered by their partners, ex-partners, or fiancés and that in the majority of cases, these men then take their own lives. These figures lead me to wonder why it is that 80 percent of these suicide-assailants...