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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 201–207.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Julietta Hua Abstract Human trafficking has gained attention world-wide, and stories about victimization and violence help to define the so-called underground activities of trafficking. Rather than ask what counts as an instance of human trafficking, this essay considers how we come to see one...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 208–226.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Carrie N. Baker Abstract This essay analyzes the portrayal of sex trafficking in representative dramas and documentaries, both Hollywood and independent films. The majority of these films use a rescue narrative to tell the story of sex trafficking: an innocent and naïve young woman or girl...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 227–233.
Published: 01 March 2014
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 172–200.
Published: 01 March 2014
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of both Smith, who received a twenty-four-and-a-half year sentence, and Gaines, whose sentence was nineteen years and seven months, their sole link to drug trafficking was their involvement with men who were accused traffickers (Newsome 2000 ). Works Cited ABC News . 1999 . Crime...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 149–201.
Published: 01 April 2020
...” by targeting the campesinas (farm girls) and domesticas (servants/maids), those exploited under capitalism, who, because of the “misery and abandonment of society could easily be imprisoned in brothels and by the traffickers of sex” (FMC 1993 : 7). Under Fidel’s direction, a multifaceted national...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 457–470.
Published: 01 October 2019
... and trafficking. Maya was also at the time a member of the feminist collective Sawt al Niswa, and was thus part of the conversations in the Feminist Bloc. We met Maya at KAFA’s offices in Beirut in February 2017, and we asked her about her reflections on the protests, as well as on the connections between her...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 279–295.
Published: 01 November 2018
... : Routledge . Lewis Desiree . 2001 . “ African Feminisms .” Agenda 50 : 4 – 10 . Lorde Audre . 1982 . “ Uses of the Erotic: The Erotic as Power .” In Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches , 53 – 59 . New York : Crossing Press . MacKinnon Catharine . 2011 . “ Trafficking...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 389–409.
Published: 01 December 2020
... 2009 , 43). They are seen as doing anything to get ahead, even human trafficking through the sale of other Asian people, such as Thai and Cambodian slaves. Film theorist bell hooks puts it succinctly, “Whether we like it or not, cinema assumes a pedagogical role in the lives of many people. It may...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 427–452.
Published: 01 October 2020
....” Third, the social media sites themselves have profited tremendously from BLM’s social trafficking, and have thus participated actively in the economic exploitation that is not an insignificant aspect of the devaluing of black lives against which the movement fights. Historically, nonetheless...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 107–135.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Trafficking). These workshop choices were definitely not what we had expected to be confronted with. Perhaps we had imagined an internal community dialogue led by women concerned about global Islamist violence, the geopolitics of war that sustain such violence, and maybe a discussion on how American Muslim...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 22–50.
Published: 01 December 2020
... shopping district. Surrounding the salon are a telephone station, a pharmacy, a Pronto Envio (remittances center), and a family restaurant. This is a typically busy commercial and residential street, trafficked primarily by Dominicans, Puerto Ricans, Cubans, and, increasingly, Mexicans. Founded in 1992...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 279–307.
Published: 01 December 2020
... sexuality even in its transgressive mode, to the degree that while the trafficking of prostitutes is addressed and sanctioned by the legal system, it was not until 1983 that the penal code codified the act of prostitution as a crime, and thus for the first time named women as potential agents...