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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 278–294.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Vanessa Rosa Abstract Drawing on family photographs and documents, as well as archival research, the author reflects on her grandmother’s migration to New York City from Puerto Rico in the mid-1940s and examines her journey and new life in New York in relation to the broader sociopolitical context...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 121–147.
Published: 01 June 2016
...-Brazilian women's experiences in relation to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. It also examines black women's HIV/AIDS activism and argues for the importance of an intersectional approach to HIV/AIDS research and health policy in Brazil. Copyright © 2016 Smith College 2016 ...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 238–252.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Shiriki Kumanyika Abstract This special issue of Meridians offers a unique opportunity to reflect on the complexity of black women’s racialized and gendered health landscapes in light of relevant social and political contexts and conventions about: a) what constitutes research excellence, and b...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 482–507.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Neda Maghbouleh; Laila Omar; Melissa A. Milkie; Ito Peng Abstract This article reflects upon three developments emergent from a feminist approach in research with Syrian newcomer mothers in Toronto, Canada. First, a feminist approach shapes how the authors build their research team and facilitate...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 219–229.
Published: 01 March 2018
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 8. Women and children at Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau, undated. Margaret Sanger Papers, SSC. Figure 8. Women and children at Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau, undated. Margaret Sanger Papers, SSC. More
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 238–239.
Published: 01 March 2013
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 29. Letter from Dr. L. Eudora Ashburne to Mabel K. Staupers, March 23, 1941. Margaret Sanger Research Bureau Records, SSC. Figure 29. Letter from Dr. L. Eudora Ashburne to Mabel K. Staupers, March 23, 1941. Margaret Sanger Research Bureau Records, SSC. More
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Meridians (2007) 7 (2): 143–162.
Published: 01 March 2007
...M. Cristina Alcalde Abstract In this essay, I draw on my fieldwork in Lima, Peru to critically explore the power relationships within my own feminist research and practice and illustrate what feminist research in one's own society might include. I pay special attention to my roles as academic...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 361–375.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Selina Makana Abstract This essay reflects upon both the predicaments and the promises of feminist ethnography in contemporary Africa from the position of an African feminist researcher. Two key questions guide the analysis: What are productive ways to respond to feminist critiques of representing...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 184–213.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Chamindra Weerawardhana Abstract In the interdisciplinary research area of Transgender studies, Transfeminist theoretical perspectives have witnessed much innovation over the last few years. This has culminated in an increase in the acknowledgement of Transgender people in the West, as well...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 457–470.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Deema Kaedbey; Nadine Naber Abstract This essay reflects upon the themes of collaborative research, intersectional feminist activism, and social movements against corruption and sectarianism in the context of Lebanon. The authors focus on the summer of 2015 when protesters filled the streets...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 383–400.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Msia Kibona Clark Abstract Women hip hop artists in Africa have created spaces for themselves within hip hop’s (hyper)masculine culture. They have created these spaces in order to craft their own narratives around gender and sexuality and to challenge existing narratives. This research uses African...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 1–27.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., ways of coping, and feelings regarding empowerment for a group of seven women between the ages of forty and forty-nine. Findings were similar to previous research on Asian Indian women and revealed negative experiences with gender inequality, domestic violence, spousal alcohol abuse, and increased role...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 79–111.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Cornelia Möser Abstract Over the past few years, right-wing political groups in France have made sexuality a focus of their concerns. Since the debate about political lesbianism in 1980, feminist research on sexuality in France has been markedly limited to research on abortion, contraception...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 205–217.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Jameta N. Barlow Abstract The resistance and reinforcement of structures of gender and race are central to a discussion on identity politics and intersectionality in mental health services research. The goal of the Saving Our Sisters’ (SOS) digital archive project ( www.savingoursistersproject.com...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 286–294.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Denise McLane-Davison Abstract Black feminist epistemology and phenomenological inquiry frame a recently published research study (McLane-Davison, 2016) that offers an intimate snapshot of the lives of ten pioneering community health leaders fighting for health justice. The leadership...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 295–320.
Published: 01 October 2020
... currently working in research universities across the United States. Building on the literature on linguistic discrimination and the theoretical framing of LangCrit, the authors exemplify instances of linguistic discrimination resulting from a member of the majority culture asserting their native speaker...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 246–268.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of the Boko Haram insurgency and scholarly efforts to understand it as a social phenomenon. The second section discusses how research and media recognition of Boko Haram’s violence in relation to women led to a focus on spectacular events, such as mass abductions and suicide bombings. It is critical...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 233–245.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., including the stories of dispossession that mark the harrowing start of the slave routes. This intimate account engages with the context of feminist praxis on the continent and the politics of African feminist research and publishing. Women Writing Africa was a project of cultural renewal that restored...