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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
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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 (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 (2020) 19 (S1): 548–558.
Published: 01 December 2020
... book, The New Jim Crow, this country has been steeped in conversations about the prison industrial complex. I believe (with the latest facts and figures about the disparate state of Black education, in mind) that the Nation is finally starting to recognize and turn its attention to investigating...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 1–12.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Are Mostly Indians .” Native Sun News , July 12. www.indianz.com/News/2019/07/12/native-sun-news-today-the-indigenous-imm.asp . Davis Angela Y. , and Shaylor Cassandra . 2001 . “ Race, Gender, and the Prison Industrial Complex: California and Beyond .” Meridians: feminism, race...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 163–183.
Published: 01 September 2018
... . Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press . Battle Nishaun . 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...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 427–452.
Published: 01 October 2020
... and neoliberalism should not be surprising when we consider the longstanding historical relationship between neoliberalism and capitalism; intensified criminalization of black people; rise of the prison-industrial complex; and increased policing within black communities. These trends occurred alongside...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 310–339.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., Conquest: Sexual Violence and American Indian Genocide, as she advocates building transnational relationships in the fight to end violence against women. Citing the ability of the prison industrial complex as well as the non-profit industrial complex to manage and control dissent by incorporating...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 53–83.
Published: 01 April 2021
... of conflict represent complex interrogations of identity, eco-devastation, and militarization to invalidate an elitist “poetry for poetry’s sake” ethic? Connected to India by a tenuous two-hundred-kilometer membrane-like “chicken neck” stretch of land termed the Siliguri Corridor, the Northeast region has...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 246–268.
Published: 01 November 2018
... to the federal center, which led to the abandonment and impoverishment of their home region (see NBS 2012 ). Wider economic and political developments have also compounded the failure of political leadership in the North. In the 1980s and 1990s, structural adjustment led to rapid de-industrialization...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 90–126.
Published: 01 April 2021
... of Kashmiri resistance to the occupation and the still pending plebiscite that was promised to Kashmiris by the United Nations in 1948 via Resolution 47. Bollywood, the multi-billion-dollar Hindi-language film industry of India, has played an important role in shaping and mediating public conversations...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 484–507.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of the global North (124–25). However, Davis is also careful to address the issue in all its complexity, underlining that women in Egypt are not a homogeneous community; they have a diverse range of political ideologies around genital mutilation that enable them to politically engage with one another...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 85–106.
Published: 01 April 2020
... borders mean more for citizens of some locations than others: “The assumption that to leave home, to migrate or to travel, is to suspend the boundaries in which identity comes to be liveable, conceals the complex and contingent social relationships of antagonism which grant some subjects the ability...
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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 (2019) 18 (2): 261–277.
Published: 01 October 2019
... by the landed and industrial elite. Other polities, like Vietnam, had virtually no nationalist organizations to align with leftist worker and peasant movements. Instead, the rural organization of poor farmers and landless agricultural workers aligned on their own terms with middle-class nationalist forces from...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 149–201.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., gangs, drugs, violence, delinquency, imperial control, and political repression. Despite the “economic prosperity” that coexisted with U.S. control of Cuba’s national industries and resources, with high poverty, unemployment, and illiteracy rates, most Cubans lived in desperate conditions without access...