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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 (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
... 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, the Internet, computers, and the whole world that we find ahead of us. At the same time, a person still lives in an Egyptian state...
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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
...). Though peasant women were engaged in anticolonial work such as the destruction of railway lines and other acts of sabotage, it was only after 1919 that elite women and working-class women started marching together against imperialism. In 1935 Huda Sha’arawi became the vice-president of the International...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 389–411.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., 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/African-based cultural traditions...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 396–413.
Published: 01 October 2021
... were caricatured as either dangerous religious fanatics or gullible followers of their husbands. 10 In some ways, this subjectivity resonated with the folkloric representations of peasant and working-class Russian women as capable of “stopping a galloping horse, entering a burning house...
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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 (2020) 19 (1): 209–236.
Published: 01 April 2020
... . “ Triple Jeopardy: The Third World Women’s Alliance and the Transnational Roots of Women-of-Color Feminism .” Provocations: A Transnational Reader in the History of Feminist Thought , edited by Bordo Susan , 281 – 91 . Berkeley : University of California Press . Bland Candice . 2013...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 414–444.
Published: 01 October 2019
... is complex. She appropriates the lyrics but invents; she repeats but with difference; and she visualizes inferred alliances between women across geographic, racial, and temporal boundaries through her transnational reference to Billie Holiday, the poplar trees, and the deep historical violence that emanates...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 127–150.
Published: 01 April 2021
.... and Nair Janaki , 139 – 66 . London : Zed Books . Arondekar Anjali . 2009 . For the Record: On Sexuality and the Colonial Archive in India . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Basu Srimati , and Ramberg Lucinda . 2014 . Conjugality Unbound . New Delhi : Women...
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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 (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 (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...
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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 123–127.
Published: 01 September 2000
... of Hawai'i taught by Professors Carl Stroven and Grove A. Day. Perhaps they were incensed by James Michener's statement in his introduction to the HawaiianReader",Having arrived in the islands as laboring peasants, these Orientals [Chinese, Japanese, Filipinos] did not produce a literature of their own" (Day...
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Meridians (2005) 5 (2): 149–175.
Published: 01 March 2005
... and reflect on her own personal and professional contradictions. The final section traces Behar's simultaneous acknowledgment of both power and marginality that ultimately facilitates her "coming out" or "cross over" as a U.S. Latina. Behar situates her ethnographic project within the context of women writers...