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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 265–292.
Published: 01 April 2022
... and success, because she clearly understands that our battles are all connected and woven so intricately . . . so my fight is her fight and her fight is my fight. Part of the beauty of our sisterhood is that Brenda unapologetically pushes those in her community to see their own complicity in anti-Blackness...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 28–55.
Published: 01 March 2016
... women's commonalities or sustain attention to women's differences, I contend that the kinds of problematic attachments illustrated in the novel undermine feminism as well when exuberant and sentimental fantasies about difference-defeating “sisterhood” obfuscate the recognition of other, separate subjects...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 359–360.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of Grahamstown on the Architecture of buildings as they drive out of town The younger of the two, the driver of the Benz, Steadies the car on the road while her mind jolts, Crosses over, skips, stretches, scatters & returns To the single holding thread: the warmth of sisterhood The oldest...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 240–266.
Published: 01 October 2023
... of international feminism and to Robin Morgan’s concept of global sisterhood ( 1984 ), by centering the struggles, contradictions, and interrelations of Black, Chicana, postcolonial, Indigenous, and Muslim feminisms ( fig. 2 ) in feminist scholarship, teaching, and activism (Nadkarni and Gooptu 2017 ). This step...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): v–vii.
Published: 01 March 2016
... that the support of their female peers was invaluable to their ability to cope with the hardships that they confronted. Friendship-with-complications is the subject of "The Continual Search for Sisterhood: Narcissism, Projection, and Intersubjective Disruptions in Toni Morrison's Sula and Feminist Communities...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 416–421.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., intersectional, and feminist approaches used in our research to keep us accountable to our own health and wellness practices. MICHELE TRACY BERGER CALL TO ACTION 419 WORKS CITED Berger, Michele. 2004. Workable Sisterhood: The Political Journey of Stigmatized Women with HIV/AIDS. Princeton, NJ: Princeton...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 187–217.
Published: 01 September 2001
... the material and spiritual boundaries of sel£ Identity here is based on the particular political values that makes an other one's girlfriend-the sense of sisterhood (as bell hooks pronounces) as "political solidarity between women." 2 Yetthis solidarity (which is not a state or achievement, but a process...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 233–245.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of Chains without Iron: On Sisterhood, History, and the Politics of Location .” In African Women and Feminism: Reflecting on the Politics of Sisterhood , edited by Oyewumi Oyeronke , 257 – 68 . Trenton, NJ : Africa World Press . Jefferess David . 2006 . “ Postcolonialism’s Ethical (Re...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 219–231.
Published: 01 November 2018
... an important and necessary transnational conversation about solidarity terms and global “sisterhood.” One of our board members, Margo Okazawa-Rey, offered to facilitate a discussion on this topic using Zoom software. We readily agreed, and several days later twelve participants spanning numerous time zones...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 December 2016
... ground we reach out to our sisters of the yam and of shared pain none of us chose this path but we find ourselves at this place where we share and shoulder our pain sisterhood is a verb and requires us to be present if not for ourselves/then for others in the face ofincredible pain we greet the dawn...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 114–141.
Published: 01 September 2018
... sisterhood" that choose to be colorblind. In an article provocatively titled "Reinventing Sisterhood after the Cold War: Practicing Transnational Feminism in the Post-Communist Context," Cirstocea (2012) argues that a feminist network launched in the early 1990s by women based on the East Coast of the United...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 28–51.
Published: 01 March 2001
... the various histories, oppressions, and experiences of women of color. In Japan, against the dominant feminist trend, Sisterhood-a group of feminist intellectuals and lawyers-has argued the necessity of defining prostitution as labor. Masumi Yoneda states: It is all the more necessary to recognize...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 382–392.
Published: 01 March 2018
... in the authentic bonds of sisterhood and nurturing in the Black hair salon setting. The objectives of this written contribution are to reinforce Africana Womanism (Hudson-Weems 1993) in order to: (a) illuminate the historical role of hair in healing; (b) dislocate westernized conceptualizations of mental health...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 25–48.
Published: 01 September 2018
... sisterhood. Coverage of the event in the Black press in November 1941 described it as still “emphasizing the spirit of sisterhood among Howard women.” 7 At that dinner, alumna Hilda Davis, then dean of women at Talladega College, recalled the gendered significance of the dinner’s founding: “In those days...
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Meridians (2005) 5 (2): 57–82.
Published: 01 March 2005
... concepts that needs the corrective logic of contemporary Islamist activism. Liberalism, Postcoloniality, and Catachresis Noting the importance of the contemporary feminist insistence on "difference" as opposed to a globalized notion of sisterhood, Deniz Kandiyoti (1995) has pointed to the disjuncture...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 229–245.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Adrienne Perry Copyright © 2021 Smith College 2021 teen pregnancy Wyoming mixed-race experience alcoholism creative nonfiction sisterhood Data analysis revealed multiple key findings relative to the perception of assets of the pregnant African American teen. First, the teens...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Barry's OneHundredDemons"(2004). 15. I must note here that Sau-ling Wong's "'Sugar Sisterhood': Situating the Amy Tan Phenomenon" (1995) critiques the popularity of Asian American mother/ daughter novels as related to their perceived kowtowing to orientalist mainstream feminist desires for exotic ethnic...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (2): 116–122.
Published: 01 March 2008
.... We must revere the secrets of their lives anddeaths as we do the beauty of their works, for we need that knowledge as well. The dark secret of black sisterhood must be given, like their other works, into the hands of the world. We need to open the dialogue around the health of black women cultural...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 186–203.
Published: 01 September 2015
... KI-YI 201 Busia, Abena. 2003. "In Search ofChains without Iron: On Sisterhood, History, and the Politics of Location." In African Women and Feminism: Reflecting on the Politics of Sisterhood, edited by Oyeronke Oyewiimi. Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press. Conteh-Morgan, John. 1994. Theater and Drama...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 66–99.
Published: 01 March 2009
... discussions, the international women's movement at the Beijing Conference is often criticized for its "sisterhood" politics that in fact glossed over the power cleavages among women as a gender group (for example, Mohanty 1991;Grewal and Kaplan 1994;Ahmed 2000; Mohanty 2003). However, many Chinese women...