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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Angela Y. Davis; Cassandra Shaylor Abstract Despite the transnational growth of the prison industrial complex and the rapid expansion of the carceral state in the United States and beyond, violence against women in prisons has remained largely invisible. Reports from people inside prisons...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2001
... fPrisonersh)ave been used [Meridians:feminismra,ce,transnationalism2001, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 1-25] ©2001 by Wesleyan University Press. All rights reserved. productively by activists to underscore the gravity of human rights violations in women's prisons. The Prison Industrial Complex As prison populations have...
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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...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 236–264.
Published: 01 April 2022
...) and 2) concerning the U.S. prison industrial complex (its “school to prison pipeline,” discriminatory sentencing practices, as well as police and prison workers’ violence against women). The author applies intersectional theory developed by Black feminists to UN Working Group reports, ICERD’s shadow...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2009
... government has begun to fulfill its promise to "turn around" thirty to forty years of"soft" criminal justice policy (Roslin 2007; Whittington 2008). In both countries, anti-prison activists have developed an analysis and critique of the prison-industrial complex, its role in producing and maintaining racial...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 522–547.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., and capitalism into sharp focus. The Prison-Industrial Complex (PIC) is defined by Critical Resistance as a “complicated system situated at the intersection of governmental and private interests that uses prisons and policing as a failed ‘solution’ to social, political and economic crisis” (Critical Resistance...
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Meridians (2007) 7 (2): 63–70.
Published: 01 March 2007
... glimpses of the exhibition that arrived at CIW in February 2006. (I should underscore that the contents of the show are, in part, deeply and directly critical of the prison-industrial complex, radical and outright oppositional. The content of the exhibition did not seem to matter to the prison authorities...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 241–245.
Published: 01 September 2001
... incarceration, Davis was acquitted. In 1998, she helped to organize a national conference on prison issues at UC Berkeley, "Critical Resistance: Beyond the Prison Industrial Complex," which is the focus of her current scholarship and activism. Her most recent publications include The AngelaDavisReader and Blues...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 123–141.
Published: 01 September 2014
... it was. Yousee where I'm going people get erased and excluded. Audiencemember:I am a doctoral student from the School of Social Welfare. Myquestion is in regard to what Harriet would do with the connection between the prison-industrial complex and race and the notion that it's the new slavery, which is explained...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 137–165.
Published: 01 December 2016
... in their seminal essay "Prison as Border," the political economy of North American prisons, policing, and the punishment industry in the Global North brings the intersections of gender, race, colonialism, and capitalism into sharp focus. The PrisonIndustrial Complex (PIC) is defined by Critical Resistance...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 289–292.
Published: 01 March 2003
... conference on prison issues at UC Berkeley, "Critical Resistance: Beyond the Prison Industrial Complex," which is the focus of her current scholarship and activism. Her most recent publications include TheAn.9elaDavisReaderand BluesLe.9acies andBlackFeminism. CORALYNN DAVIS is Assistant Professor ofWomen's...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 209–211.
Published: 01 March 2001
... Women of Color caucus chair of the National Coalition against Sexual Assault. She is part of Critical Resistance: Beyond the Prison Industrial Complex, author of several articles on Native women and violence, and is currently finishing her Ph.D. at U.C. Santa Cruz in History of Consciousness. KIMBERLY...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 548–558.
Published: 01 December 2020
... outlined in the first section, the lesson plans in #BlackGirlFeminism expand the lens of Black feminist thought to discuss issues as varied as the prison industrial complex and reproductive justice. In “From Slavery to Jane Crow to Say Her Name: An Intersectional Examination of Black Women and Punishment...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 65–72.
Published: 01 March 2001
... and increased police surveillance have not been demonstrated to have any impact on sexual and domestic violence rates. Thus, this call for increased law enforcement on the part of the anti-violence movement has the effect of promoting the growth of the oppressive prison industrial complex without necessarily...
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Meridians (2002) 3 (1): 191–200.
Published: 01 September 2002
... States African American women have a similar legacy to overcome, and similarly struggle with ongoing poverty and other forms oflife-threatening disempowerment. And the effects of a globalized economy dominated by multinational corporations, partnered with the military and prison industrial complex...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 201–207.
Published: 01 March 2014
... (Fall): 91-165. Sudbury, Julia. 2010. "Unpacking the Crisis: Women of Color, Globalization and the Prison Industrial Complex." In Interrupted Life,edited by Rickie Solinger, Paula Johnson, Martha Raimon, Tina Reynolds, and Ruby Tapia. Berkeley: University of California Press. Theidon, Kimberly. 2013...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 491–503.
Published: 01 October 2021
... that maintain US empire and the heteropatriarchal racism on which it rests (colonization of Native land, the prison industrial complex, militarism, war, border control) are interconnected and mutually constitutive. Given the histories through which feminists working to end anti-Muslim racism have been...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 1–8.
Published: 01 September 2014
... for this issue and featuring Smith and Guy-Sheftall with moderation by Paula Giddings, addressed wide-ranging topics: from how we talk about Tubman to the 6 MERIDIANS 12:2 devastating effects of the prison industrial complex on black communities to widespread violence in the same communities and the impact...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 413–435.
Published: 01 October 2022
... and Samaria Rice, mother of Tamir Rice, being compelled to leave her neighborhood, the site of her son’s death. The exhibition and catalog essays make explicit historical links between plantation logics, lynching, the prison industrial complex, and contemporary policing. Together they explore the death-bound...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): vii–xvii.
Published: 01 December 2016
... art. Section 2: #BlackGirlFeminism: Existing, Teaching, and Learning on the Edges and Beyond Building upon the work outlined in the first section, the lesson plans in #BlackGirlFeminism expand the lens ofBlack feminist thought to discuss issues as varied as the prison industrial complex...