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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 109–136.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Nishaun T. Battle Abstract “From Slavery to Jane Crow to Say Her Name” examines the ongoing social movement in the United States by Black women activists and intellectuals from as early as the nineteenth century to present day contemporary movements and campaigns such as Say Her Name, which began...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 94–120.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Keisha-Khan Y. Perry Abstract In Brazil and throughout the African diaspora, rarely are black women, especially poor black women, considered leaders of social movements, much less political theorists. While Afro-Brazilian women are at the very heart of the struggle for urban housing and land rights...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 25–45.
Published: 01 September 2016
... and interpretations of the poem at several meetings of Afro-descendant social movements across the Americas, I was also bearing witness to the process by which creative cultural expressions become politicized and popularized by their audiences, especially Afro-descendant women, to reflect a collective desire, goal...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 137–165.
Published: 01 December 2016
... insights have those critiques generated in the activist scholarship on social movements dedicated to anti-racist, feminist anti-violence, Indigenous decolonial, and anti-prison abolitionist praxis? Proceeding from the argument that both prison abolitionist praxis and race-radical feminist praxis...
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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 (2020) 19 (S1): 340–362.
Published: 01 December 2020
... by using a human rights framework. Dubbing itself “the movement for reproductive justice,” this coalition connects reproductive rights to other social justice issues such as economic justice, education, immigrant rights, environmental justice, sexual rights, and globalization, and believes that this new...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 46–55.
Published: 01 September 2016
... are usually labelled as black women's movements-later 'Afro women's movements'-in Latin America are part of the so-called "new social movements" which arose in the 1970s and gained increased traction in the 1980s. Their novelty was in the fact that their concerns were not limited to class struggles but rather...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 42–65.
Published: 01 March 2010
... a human rights framework. Dubbing itself “the movement for reproductive justice,” this coalition connects reproductive rights to other social justice issues such as economic justice, education, immigrant rights, environmental justice, sexual right, and globalization, and believes that this new framework...
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as part of Alexander Street’s Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600–2000. www.alexanderstreet.com . More
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Published: 01 October 2020
as part of Alexander Street’s Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600–2000. www.alexanderstreet.com . More
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Published: 01 October 2020
as part of Alexander Street’s Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600–2000. www.alexanderstreet.com . More
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Published: 01 October 2020
as part of Alexander Street’s Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600–2000. www.alexanderstreet.com . More
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 372–393.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Brooke Lober Abstract In this interview, the writer, activist, and well-known woman of color feminist and participant in grassroots left movements Aurora Levins Morales explores the action and language of participatory social change, considered through the lens of her social location and experience...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 118–129.
Published: 01 September 2016
... CONSPIRACY AS A STRATEGY OF SOCIAL MOBILIZATION We believe that an Afrodiasporic Feminist Conspiracy provides us with a platform of mobilization to transform current practices of activism within the Afro-Colombian social movement. An AFCallows us to critically confront long existing differences among...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 111–136.
Published: 01 September 2010
... and the social significance of “Hello, War Brides” as a way to re-evaluate the Japanese war brides' transnational movement that has taken place in the years after its publication. Copyright © 2010 by Smith College 2010 AYAKA YOSHIMIZU "Hello,WarBrides": HeteroglossiCao, unter-Memoarnyd,the Auto...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 279–295.
Published: 01 November 2018
... in the struggle for gender and sexual liberation, thus strengthening solidarity across social justice movements. Copyright © 2018 Smith College 2018 sex work African feminisms activism solidarity In 2013 a group of twelve sex workers in Cape Town, both cis and transgender women, established AWAKE...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 81–110.
Published: 01 September 2010
... to Larsen's interface with the core concerns of the modernist literary project as well as the New Negro Movement. Moreover, Larsen's representation of the work roles available to black women reflects the tangible effects of the period's radical social changes while it illuminates the ways in which labor...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 338–358.
Published: 01 November 2018
...-dominated secessionist movements in order to garner their own social and political power. Using case studies from Anglophone Cameroon, Western Sahara, Cabinda Province (Angola), and Biafra (Nigeria), the essay historicizes and outlines a new analytical framework that explores women’s multifaceted...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 219–254.
Published: 01 December 2020
... contexts to very different ends by various constituencies of Indian men, women, and their allies, this essay modestly opens the conflicts surrounding gender politics and women’s rights in Native sovereignty movements. I hope to provide a forum for thinking about the kinds of social reformations...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 209–236.
Published: 01 April 2020
... 18 . https://www.jacobinmag.com/2015/05/social-movements-fight-for-15-occupy-civil-rights/ . Sierra Becerra , Carolina Diana . 2017 . “ Insurgent Butterflies: Gender and Revolution in El Salvador, 1965–2015 .” PhD diss., University of Michigan . Speri Alice . 2017 . “ Top...
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