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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 261–277.
Published: 01 October 2019
... for women fighting imperialism within aggressor nations. This transnational feminism supported an explicitly pro-socialist vision for the future. Copyright © 2019 Smith College 2019 anticolonialism decolonization transnational feminism Afro-Asian solidarity peasant women Colonialism...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 73–93.
Published: 01 March 2001
...-McGovern explores in FilipinoPeasantWomennot just the ways in which peasant women on Philippine rice plantations have been doubly exploited by colonialism and patriarchy, but also, as the book's subtitle makes clear, their individual and collective strategies of resistance to both. As someone GLOBAL...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 348–373.
Published: 01 October 2023
... twentieth-century Haitian feminists as a model for their movement (Perez 1937 ). 2 Charged with inspiring the intellectual agenda of Haitian women’s political thought, her research provided unprecedented documentation of working-class and peasant women through close analysis of national folklore...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 September 2005
... character of Zimbabwean society. While one could hazard the claim that to a large extent the statuses of peasant women have been least ameliorated by the social and economic changes that occurred within Zimbabwean society as a result of the liberation struggle and the achievement of neocolonial independence...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 22–32.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., women often work in the fields from dawn to dusk despite their monthly periods. Peasant women sometimes give birth in the field and without any assistance, cut the umbilical cord, bury the placenta, wrap the baby in a basket, and place it on their head and walk home. However, this does not mean...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 146–162.
Published: 01 March 2002
... ofimitating Western art. How do you respond to this? s AB AH NAE EM : I cannot say that to be an authentic Egyptian artist one should paint pictures of peasant women or ancient Egyptians. I am expressing a condition. We live a life ofinterconnection. A person chases after all that's new-technology...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 164–188.
Published: 01 March 2016
... the Egyptian Feminist Union (EFU) in 1923 and became its president (5o). The 1919 women marchers have come under criticism for being an exclusionary movement of elite women (5o). Though peasant women were engaged in anticolonial work such as the destruction of railway lines and other acts of sabotage...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 484–507.
Published: 01 December 2020
... spirit as she learns about female genital mutilation, Davis learns about the veil, both having become iconic of the woman of the elsewhere in the Euro-US imagination. She learns about the “class character of the veil”: that peasant women and factory women did not practice seclusion because it became...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 389–411.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., and Katherine Dunham. Collectively, these and other women challenged and affirmed gendered stereotypes of blackness. While Baker, Miranda, and Dunham sang and danced, Cosme's use of poetry set her apart from her female contemporaries. As this paper highlights, Cosme rejected simplistic depictions of blackness...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 396–413.
Published: 01 October 2021
... with the folkloric representations of peasant and working-class Russian women as capable of “stopping a galloping horse, entering a burning house, and enduring famine and cold.” These ideas echo in songs by the Tajik performer Manizha Sangin, who represented Russia at the Eurovision competition in 2021. In her song...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 249.
Published: 01 March 2002
... under twine of a hay bundle and twist it to a binding tightness. It was pleasing to the touch of the sixteenth-century peasant who worked with it harvesting crops. What inventive inquisitor devised to use it on accused women, saw in it an instrument of execution, first employed it to twist breath from...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): v–ix.
Published: 01 September 2005
... contesting various postcolonial discourses around class, traditional male-inspired notions of"authentic" African women who are expected to eschew public sphere leadership and autonomous ownership of property. These women, with their children, make up a significant proportion of the rural, peasant class whose...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 297–322.
Published: 01 October 2023
... . 1988 . “ A Critique of the Passive Revolution .” Economic and Political Weekly 23 , nos. 45–47: 2429 – 44 . Kumar Radha . 1993 . The History of Doing: An Illustrated Account of Movements for Women’s Rights and Feminism in India, 1800–1990. London : Verso . Madan Amman . 2020...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 209–236.
Published: 01 April 2020
... are put into practice. I write on behalf of an all-women’s collective that implements the goals of our worker-led bodies and coordinates daily organizational operations. 3 Throughout the report, I use the “we” pronoun because our efforts have entailed the participation of thousands of people. The PVWC...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 414–444.
Published: 01 October 2019
... of complicity with Peru’s past. This vulnerability was shared by the workers-based and class-based movements of 1968, but as Chela Sandoval traces, it is from 1968 that third world movements and alliances were formed. In both cases above, the women represented in Coca’s art are likenesses of herself...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 127–150.
Published: 01 April 2021
... disgust at my interest in bhogam dancers while I was a student at the KC pointed to a simple truth—that I should be ashamed of wanting to know more about these women because such women are not respectable. Bhogam , however, is not simply a reference to dance or even womanhood. Bhogam refers...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 93–129.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., and Africana Studies at the African Studies and Research Center, Cornell University. June. Beckford, Robert. 2006. JesusDub: Theology,Music and SocialChange.London: Routledge. Besson, Jean. 1994. "Reputation & Respectability Reconsidered: A New Perspective on Afro-Caribbean Peasant Women." In Womenand Changein...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 150–176.
Published: 01 March 2006
... and argue about religion, feudalism, socialpolitical issues, sexual repression, and the relationship between men and women, not necessarily in an intellectual or enlightened fashion, for they have different educational levels and backgrounds. The conversation is at one time obscene and gross, and at the end...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 163–192.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Bangladesh. 164 ELORA HALIM CHOWDHURY This essay traces the trajectory of the campaign against acid violence in Bangladesh, which began in the mid-199os with the efforts oflocal women activists and over time engaged diverse national and transnational actors that led to critical negotiations in the sphere...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 133–160.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Sally E. McWilliams Copyright © 2005 by Smith College 2005 SALLY E. McWILLIAMS Froma Distanceof OneHundred andTwentyYears TheorizinDBiasporiCchinesFeemale SubjectivitiiensGelinBYan's TheLostDaughterof Happiness Diasporic Chinese women's literature presents a recurring struggle to integrate...