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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2001
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Julia Sudbury Abstract This article examines the experiences of black, gender-oppressed women, and transgender activists in the anti-prison movement in the U.S. and Canada. By foregrounding the experiences of transgender and gender non-conforming activists, the author makes visible the reality of...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 31–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Erica R. Meiners Abstract Using recent work by anti-prison theorists and community-based activists who are working against the prison industrial complex, this article links prison abolition to feminist frameworks to question escalating sex offender registries and community notification laws that...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 137–165.
Published: 01 December 2016
...? And what insights have those critiques generated in the activist scholarship on social movements dedicated to anti-racist, feminist anti-violence, Indigenous decolonial, and anti-prison abolitionist praxis? Proceeding from the argument that both prison abolitionist praxis and race-radical feminist...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 300–305.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Pasadena on August 29 th 2015. In a move designed to attack the Black Lives Matter Movement and to disrupt their work in Pasadena, Jasmine was arrested and charged with "felony lynching” a California law against taking a person out of police custody which carries a sentence of up to 4 years in prison. This...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 150–162.
Published: 01 September 2018
... the later part of the nineteenth century, and images of convicts taken to record their physiognomy at the Breakwater Prison in Cape Town, South Africa. In each case Campt views these archives using what she calls a practice of counterintuition. She builds on Ariella Azoulay’s theories of...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 207–211.
Published: 01 September 2018
... dissatisfied or ‘excluded,’ a group formed mostly by the poor and the black, those who have been placed in the ghettos of the cities and their prisons.” 2 Marielle knew that the militarization of the police and the current military intervention of the armed forces under the illegitimate government of...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 246–268.
Published: 01 November 2018
... hundred young men, including Yusuf’s followers. The group carried out a series of grave attacks on police stations, government buildings, and prisons between December 2003 and October 2004. Heavy clashes with the military ultimately flushed the group out of their rural enclave. The state blamed Yusuf for...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 253–260.
Published: 01 October 2019
... human rights, exploring the plight of women political prisoners and the activism of women in trade unions. The second primary source, “Pan Pacific and Southeast Asia Women’s Association of the United States of America Discussion Group,” during the chill of the Cold War in the 1950s, chronicles the...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 309–324.
Published: 01 November 2018
... voices of local elites began to be echoed by those of imperial liberals. During the 1930s, what one might call the age of imperial liberalism, colonial governments began to interest themselves in the affairs of formerly marginalized subjects such as prisoners, children, and delinquents. The...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 163–183.
Published: 01 September 2018
... . 2016 . “ Are Black Women the New Mules of the Prison Industrial Complex? ” In Africana Theory, Policy, and Leadership , edited by Conyers James , 97 – 114 . New Jersey : Transaction Publishers . Berg Manfred . 2011 . Popular Justice: A History of Lynching in America . Lanham, MD...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 445–456.
Published: 01 October 2019
... naked and like it torchlight pricks your belly then pitch grinds your knees gun tells you to like it so you like it better than prison better than more Holders more badges more guns 9 In writing about jamette women, about women who were treated as though neither their lives nor their...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 457–470.
Published: 01 October 2019
... throwing stones are the boys who feel they have nothing to lose, they are desperate boys, they don’t care about anything, and maybe they have gone through prisons, and there are of course young people and maybe we were brave to go forward, but the most boys who climbed the shields or face the police are...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 261–277.
Published: 01 October 2019
... began much earlier. Two communist women from Africa reminded Asian women of their commonalties in struggle. Gisèle Rabesahala cofounded the communist Congress Party for the Independence of Madagascar and led the Malagasy Solidarity Committee to fight for political prisoners after the French...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 184–204.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., and the hostile arrest of Sandra Bland, who died in prison after voicing her frustration during what should have been a routine traffic stop—these events speak to the precarity black women face when enacting the smallest of everyday resistances. As Zandria F. Robinson ( 2016 ) asserts, “Black women’s...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 414–444.
Published: 01 October 2019
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 51–81.
Published: 01 September 2018
... freaks. Stone-cold, bad-blood revolutionaries. Escapees from prisons of Anglo rhetoric. Frontiersmen in the lumbering Netherlands of Black language” (228). Her fugitive history of Black language traces a direct line from African retentions to African American oral traditions through the Harlem...