1-20 of 63 Search Results for

public housing

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 278–294.
Published: 01 October 2020
.... The reflective essay considers how housing and homeownership were positioned as key to the promises of the American dream, while also revealing the limits of such ideals as tied to U.S. empire building on and off the island. The author analyzes her grandmother’s role as the president of her public housing tenant...
FIGURES | View All (8)
Journal Article
Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 239–249.
Published: 01 October 2020
... and sexist paternalist sensibilities in order to win favorable judgments against White men with whom the judges shared a commitment to White patriarchal supremacy. Similarly savvy dissemblance is a strategy that Vanessa Rosa’s grandmother, Calixta Rosa (1911–2002), also used in her work as a public housing...
Journal Article
Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 463–483.
Published: 01 December 2020
... prison facility for girls the “Tubman Residential Facility” (at the New York State prison in Auburn, New York—not far from Tubman’s own home), or calling a series of New Deal public housing complexes the “Tubman Homes” or “Tubman Terraces,” implies these newer forms of containment, alongside escalating...
Journal Article
Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 69–86.
Published: 01 December 2020
...-lynching campaign, Wells-Barnett co-founded the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People ( naacp ) and organized a Black settlement house in Chicago, the Negro Fellowship League. She established the only Black women’s suffrage club extant in Illinois when women became partially...
Journal Article
Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 90–126.
Published: 01 April 2021
... is recognized as homeowner and thereby called on to witness and suffer its destruction. Her broken body and public grieving underscore her close kinship with the house as opposed to Dr. Meer’s more controlled response—his face turns red and is suffused with silent tears as he looks on helplessly at the burning...
FIGURES | View All (4)
Journal Article
Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 244–246.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., by the present. My mother grumbles about a spoon or doek she cannot find in the endless maelstrom of the house, and I try to salve the loss by repeating something I’ve heard from her all my life: Daai is maar doenya se goete — These are only earthly things . But I am on the earth, she replies, suddenly...
Journal Article
Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 219–254.
Published: 01 December 2020
... by bands of trust lands or reserves. It commissioned the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development (DIAND) to oversee band government operations and the management of reserve lands, resources, housing, and all related program and funding issues such as education and health care. DIAND agents...
Journal Article
Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 39–52.
Published: 01 April 2021
... pillow talk, that “we two, ours two” is one too many to actually make sure you can build your own house, eat without waiting for leftovers, and sit on chairs in offices rather than on floors in other people’s houses. Kumar had listened, even if he had only passed tenth class. Kumar, who was only now...
Journal Article
Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 16–24.
Published: 01 September 2018
... godmother’s house and in church I’ve also heard that it is women who are the guilty ones, responsible for any misfortune, so much so that as a child I tried as hard as I could to be a boy and not a girl. I wouldn’t play with dolls, I didn’t play house with kitchen sets, I was better than boys my own age...
Journal Article
Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2020
... into juvenile detention centers and from there into adult prisons. For women who are reunited with their children upon release, the challenges for them are amplified by new welfare reform guidelines that prevent a former prisoner from receiving public benefits, including housing assistance. When previously...
Journal Article
Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 149–201.
Published: 01 April 2020
... to minimum education, health, or housing facilities. Public works programs came to a halt, as the island became profitable to North American business and organized crime. With Congress dissolved, constitutional guarantees were suspended and the rights of the average Cuban meant little. As Batista swiftly...
Journal Article
Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 107–135.
Published: 01 April 2020
... been muddled, and many seem confused and suspicious about where it begins and where it ends in both funding and state influence. Groups including the American Civil Liberties Union, Asian Americans Advancing Justice, Anti–Arab Discrimination Committee, South Asian Network, Muslim Public Affairs Council...
Journal Article
Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 383–400.
Published: 01 October 2020
..., and Panama. Yet recognizing that gender violence is a problem in 2019 is not new. It has been an issue of ongoing public concern for three decades. Since 1990 the Federation of Cuban Women’s Family and the Women’s Resource Center have addressed the issue. To that end, various institutions, people...
Journal Article
Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 184–204.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of a small army that had been pressed into service to clear the wreckage in public places and bury the dead. Bodies had to be searched out, carried to certain gathering places and buried. Corpses were not just found in wrecked houses. They were under houses, tangled in shrubbery, floating in water, hanging...
Journal Article
Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 323–347.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Laura Halperin Abstract In this article, Laura Halperin reads Chicana writer Sandra Cisneros’s The House on Mango Street as a disidentificatory, revisionist, and intersectional collection of fairy tales. Halperin builds on critical scholarship about The House on Mango Street and fairy tales...
Journal Article
Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 51–81.
Published: 01 September 2018
... ), Smethurst ( 2005 ), Rambsy ( 2011 ), and Jones ( 2002 ), respectively. 5 Walton ( 1969 , 128) describes Webster Fabio as “a much less publicized person who was to influence the formulation of the Afro-American Studies Program” at Merritt. Kyla Marshell’s ( 2016 ) profile of Webster Fabio celebrates...
FIGURES
Journal Article
Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 17–40.
Published: 01 April 2019
... for the general populace and state officials in the decades following the Mexican Revolution (c. 1910–20). Public and private actors looked for aspirational figures to invigorate patriotism and promote development. These new icons were commonly male revolutionary heroes; women were also lauded for their military...
FIGURES
Journal Article
Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 255–278.
Published: 01 December 2020
...,” to Us Weekly cover girl Jessica Simpson glorying in her flaccid “Public Affair.” There is, however, something particularly provocative about Knowles’s reworking of this theme on B-Day , inasmuch as the song reaffirms Knowles’s control of her space on this album. “Get Me Bodied” is a track that is both...
Journal Article
Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 94–151.
Published: 01 April 2019
... to pharmacies and mail-order houses for newer techniques. Some joined the movement for legalization. African American club women and male civic leaders sponsored public forums on the issue, advocated access to contraceptive knowledge, and promoted the creation of birth control services in their communities. 3...
FIGURES | View All (50)
Includes: Supplementary data
Journal Article
Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 325–330.
Published: 01 November 2018
... make it to a presidential stage, singing for peace and the end of corruption. Then you go home and stay silent. I know this because I was once a girl in Kenya. Unlike many other girls, my first period was as calm, idyllic, and privileged as you could imagine: in my house, on holiday, after lunch...