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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
...Crystal DeBoise Copyright © 2014 by Smith College 2014 CRYSTAL DEBOISE HumanTraffickingand SexWork: FoundationaSlocial-WorPkrinciples For over a decade, at three different agencies, I have practiced social work and case-management with survivors of human trafficking and sex workers. The first...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 172–200.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., icholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn call women's rights the defining human-rights issue of the twenty-first century. Their first chapter is on sex trafficking, [Meridians:feminismr,ace,transnationalism2014, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 172-200) © 2014 by Smith College. All rights reserved. 172 the global slave trade...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): v–vii.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Steinem and Ruchira Gupta on the subject of sex trafficking. The conversation, as well as three additional essays on trafficking, was produced for a conference at Smith College. Rachel E. Harding, author of"Authority, History, and EverydayMysticism in the Poetry of Lucille Clifton: AWomanist View...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 28–51.
Published: 01 March 2001
..., organizations, law and policy makers, and international agencies, particularly under the rubrics of "trafficking" and "sexual slavery."The assumption commonly underpinning the widespread interest it has aroused is that the sex trade is premised upon a universal principle of male violence to women. Indeed, even...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 234–235.
Published: 01 March 2014
...,and PMLA. She is currently working on a biography of NortonAntholo,goyfAfricanAmericanLiteratureco-editor, Nellie Y.McKay. CRYSTADLEBoisEL, MSW,is a Managing Director of the SexWorkers Project of the Urban Justice Center. She founded the Human Trafficking ServicesProgram at the New YorkAssociation for New...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 237–248.
Published: 01 March 2002
... racism, religious intolerance, reparations, labor, trafficking, and globalization. As a venue, South Africa symbolized both a victory over apartheid and how tenacious aspects of this virulent form of systematic racism can be. In South Africa, anti-apartheid activists emphasized that, without economic...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 77–91.
Published: 01 September 2001
... capital and careers. I suggest, and outline elsewhere, a micro-political ethics that I name trafficking justice (2001 forthcoming). At the level of micro-political struggle, I suggest that each individual can negotiate and create the community conditions, the institutions, and the relationships...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 480–505.
Published: 01 October 2022
... also often retained them beyond the established ages of release to settle debts or sold them elsewhere to recoup costs, even when state laws forbade such trafficking. Gradualism thereby acclimated the matriherital exheredation, chattel principle, and profit motive of slavery to state-sanctioned...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 91–97.
Published: 01 September 2011
... was discovered after the quake, the booming child-trafficking business that has been standard practice in Haiti for years finally made front-page news. Katia D. Ulysse's story "Kado" highlights this menace ofHaitian babies and children being whisked away to faraway lands. The over one million displaced would...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 161–168.
Published: 01 September 2014
... for a YouTubechannel (versus network television or even cable television). Such images and certain narratives are permissible in certain realms. It was not lost on me that rap media mogul Russell Simmons routinely trafficked in sexually explicit images of black women in mainstream hip-hop music and videos. Thus, he...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 123–141.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... For example, one of the things I mentioned in our organizing a conference on human trafficking at Smith College was that the Trafficking Victim Protection Act of 2000 is based on the Thirteenth Amendment, the anti-slavery amendment. And of course the abolitionists, such as Tubman, are responsible...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 92–111.
Published: 01 September 2001
... to justice," has bred all types of violence. Police brutality, especially against the young and poor, corruption at all levels of government, drug trafficking, everyday crime, are currently very serious problems in Argentina. The lack of justice has created an atmosphere that makes it very difficult...
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Meridians (2002) 3 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 September 2002
... brutality, lack of an independent judicial system, and governmental corruption are expected components of everydaylife by a considerable segment of the population. Former members of the repression apparatus have been implicated in drug trafficking, kidnappings, murder, and many other crimes. Of the many...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2020
... link to drug trafficking was their involvement with men who were accused traffickers (Newsome 2000 ). Given the way in which U.S. government statistics fail to specify racial categories other than “White,” “Black,” and “Hispanic” (figures regarding women who self-identify as Native American...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., their sole link to drug trafficking was their involvement with men who were accused traffickers (Newsome 2000). Considering only the federal system, between 1990 and 1996, 84°/oof the increase in imprisoned women (2,057) was drug-related. In the entire complex of U.S. prisons and jails, drug-related...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 149–201.
Published: 01 April 2020
... of society.” He communicated the necessity to educate “backward women” 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...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 133–160.
Published: 01 September 2005
... unfolding of a historical narrative of oppression nor is it a straightforward representation of a sex-trafficked female character saved from literary oblivion by her twentieth-century peer. Yan's novel presents a carefully devised narrative topography in which multiple variations of the discourse ofrescue...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 79–111.
Published: 01 September 2018
... activism and art. Meanwhile, anti-porn feminism has continued its afterlife in feminist organizing against "trafficking" (Rubin 2012c) and against violence againstwomen. 11 Anti-porn feminism also plays a role in contemporary European debates about whether to criminalize sex work. 12 These different topics...