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Meridians (1 March 2006) 6 (2): 209–219.
Published: 01 March 2006
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Meridians (1 September 2018) 17 (1): 107–130.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Marina Magloire Abstract This essay argues that the anticolonial efforts of Martinican intellectuals like Aimé Césaire and Frantz Fanon often established a strict dichotomy between a violated, abject, and feminized Martinique and a masculine and authoritative France. In this way, they reify and...
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Meridians (1 April 2019) 18 (1): 183–205.
Published: 01 April 2019
... and history. Condé’s novel shows that while controlled métissage is attempted through the violation of the black and white breasts, creolization is undercutting this project, allowing the breast agency as well as space for rebellion. While the breast cannot be represented through the colonizer’s...
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Meridians (1 April 2019) 18 (1): 206–226.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Moon Charania Abstract This essay takes on ghosts as an explicit analytic lever to examine the storied archive of one racial and racialized m other . It defines ghosts as conglomerating and attached energies whose nodes of human connection rely on the lived experience of violence, violation, and...
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Meridians (1 September 2018) 17 (1): 82–96.
Published: 01 September 2018
... interpersonal interaction. Copyright © 2018 Smith College 2018 African American gender performance social behavior violation Black hair is always drawing attention to itself. It has been celebrated and imitated, revered and reviled. Whether it is the impetus for supermarket chit-chats about...
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 4. Margaret Sanger (left) with her sister Ethel (Higgins) Byrne in court, Brooklyn, New York, after indictment for violating obscenity laws for sending “indecent” materials through the mail in the form of her radical newspaper The Woman Rebel , 1916. Margaret Sanger Papers, SSC. Figure More
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 415–431.
Published: 01 November 2018
... feelings about a particular issue with which I have battled for as long as I came to feminist consciousness. Take, for example, the vexatious persistence and escalation of hetero-impunity and violation against mainly females of all ages. For many years in my activist writing and engagement with this...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 309–324.
Published: 01 November 2018
... figure of the violated African woman has circulated as a trope in Western humanitarian circles since at least the eighteenth century. Despite or perhaps because of the familiarity of the image of the vulnerable and violated African woman, #BBOG’s initial photographic campaign strategy worked. By the time...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 376–381.
Published: 01 November 2018
... that their only goal was to deal with the criminals around the president. Generation 40, the Zimbabwe African National Union–Patriotic Front (ZANU PF) faction led by Grace Mugabe, was accused of violating liberation struggle ideals. Thus, to understand the Zimbabwean coup and the posttransition...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 338–358.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Security Studies mentions that Angolan soldiers frequently rape women and girls in the province (Porto 2003 ). A 1997 report on human rights violations in the province by the Ad-Hoc Commission for Human Rights in Cabinda also reveals systematic gender-based violence. It shows that both the Angolan Armed...
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Meridians (1 September 2018) 17 (1): 163–183.
Published: 01 September 2018
... to submit to the traditional ways state power has been co-opted and abused to violate, exploit, subjugate, kidnap, rape, and murder Black women and to nurture submission and conformity to coercive oppression in her son. It is thus the state’s access to the publicized resistance to state...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 269–278.
Published: 01 November 2018
... heterogeneity and diversity, in addition to gender, to combat masculinization and militarization, which result in a gendered grammar of violence where violations of men’s bodies are considered political and those of women’s bodies are considered cultural, meaning acceptable. Academia is crucial in these...
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Meridians (1 September 2018) 17 (1): 184–204.
Published: 01 September 2018
... when the family trust is violated.” Following the lives of sharecroppers and their descendants, Walker sculpts narratives that show the subtle and marked ways exploitative capitalism pathologizes and criminalizes black communities, and this ontological marking often comes by way of deliberately...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 246–268.
Published: 01 November 2018
... government of Nigeria guilty of multiple violations of the women’s human rights ( Premium Times 2017 ). It was the first time that an international court ruled on violations of the Maputo Protocol. The end of military rule in 1999 did not coincide with withdrawal of the military from the public...
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Meridians (1 April 2019) 18 (1): 94–151.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Figure 4. Margaret Sanger (left) with her sister Ethel (Higgins) Byrne in court, Brooklyn, New York, after indictment for violating obscenity laws for sending “indecent” materials through the mail in the form of her radical newspaper The Woman Rebel , 1916. Margaret Sanger Papers, SSC. Figure...
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Meridians (1 September 2018) 17 (1): 133–149.
Published: 01 September 2018
... make it impossible for him to insult our women again” (19). However, this action gives them only a pyrrhic victory; it does little to appease the violated women or restore their leader’s image. The kind of travesty of justice committed by Longshanks in “Vengeance,” however, is punished in “Payment...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 383–400.
Published: 01 November 2018
... analysis of social media spaces in Kenya. Her discussion of the sex blog Nairobi Nights , written by a female sex worker in Nairobi, reveals the expectations placed on women and the social consequences for violating these expectations. In “Kaboom Shots,” Gigi Lamayne uses strong, “unladylike” language in...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 361–375.
Published: 01 November 2018
.... The movement was not one “happy family” as you have probably been told. How could it have been? Some soldiers abused women because of the frustration with the war. The very comrades we supported violated our bodies. Every Angolan woman bears visible and invisible scars of the war. There, feel free to...