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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 65–72.
Published: 01 March 2001
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 120–124.
Published: 01 March 2004
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 53–83.
Published: 01 April 2021
... implementation of political terror through abusive laws, militarized violence, protracted wars against civilians and insurgents alike, and gender abuse. Women poets from the region, such as Monalisa Changkija, Temsüla Ao, Mamang Dai, and others, have played a leading role in exposing and denouncing this violence...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 76–79.
Published: 01 June 2016
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 513–521.
Published: 01 December 2020
... contra o Racismo e a Violência e pelo Bem Viver (Black Women’s March against Racism and Violence and for Living Well), which brought tens of thousands of Black women to Brasília on November 18, 2015, is described in an opening essay by Alvarez. It is followed by one of the several Manifestos produced...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 66–99.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Lu Zhang Abstract The “Domestic Violence in China: Research, Intervention and Prevention” Project of China Law Society, the first women's NGO in China organized exclusively against the issue of domestic violence, was launched in Beijing in 2000. This article examines the construction of this non...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Deepti Misri Abstract: This article explores how Shauna Singh Baldwin's novel What the Body Remembers builds on Partition feminist historiography in order to exhume and retell the story of family violence against women during India's Partition, intended to “save their honor” from rioting mobs...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 206–226.
Published: 01 April 2019
... to retrieve what remains dormant in critical feminist theorizations of violence against women. Using a cross-genre form, a secret collection of memories that includes elements of hauntology, this essay exposes some of the cracks and fissures in feminist theorizing on sexual violence, migration, and the figure...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Angela Y. Davis; Cassandra Shaylor Abstract Despite the transnational growth of the prison industrial complex and the rapid expansion of the carceral state in the United States and beyond, violence against women in prisons has remained largely invisible. Reports from people inside prisons...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 84–89.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Uddipana Goswami Abstract A reflection on the different forms that violence against women takes in militarized societies like that in Assam in Northeast India. A young girl living with an abusive father is married off to an abusive husband. Like other women living with quotidian violence, she...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 139–148.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Sunera Thobani Abstract Following a speech against the war on terror the author presented at a conference on Violence Against Women, she was publicly attacked and threatened for “hate-mongering.” This paper was written in the aftermath of the controversy that followed. The author’s speech...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 102–129.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Sharmila Lodhia Abstract Anti-violence activism for women in India has been riddled with a unique advocacy challenge. Women experiencing violence within the home confront a widespread backlash against Penal Code section 498A, the only criminal law in India that specifically encompasses domestic...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 109–136.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., demonstrating how Black enslaved women were punished in a way that illustrated a lack of validation of their womanhood, while concluding with an examination of violence against Black women, with scant attention and understanding of their experiences with police brutality An examination of a collection of ideas...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 137–165.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Lena Palacios Abstract This essay, with accompanying lesson plan, explores how race-radical women of color feminist activists—in particular, Black and indigenous feminists—identify, conceptualize, theorize, and resist the carceral state violence of white settler societies in both Canada...
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 174–204.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Sudarat Musikawong Abstract Masculinity and nationalisms in Thailand during the 1970s served to enable gendered violence against activist women. Archival research and fieldwork reveal how feminist epistemologies and methods for studying memory are always gendered. Both conservative and leftist...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 31–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
... that are the state's response to sexual violence against children and women. Part one offers a brief and queer history of sex offender registries in the United States and their growth in the last two decades, the available data on who assaults children and women. Part one will also use existing research to question...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 157–185.
Published: 01 September 2015
... sheds light on some key issues within the complex web of tribe and state politics in India. These two discourses co-constitute each other and transform Shalini's death from pertaining to (gendered) violence to eventually being dismissed as an accident. Thus, violence (against adivasi women) becomes...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 142–152.
Published: 01 September 2014
... at the Combahee River near Beaufort, South Carolina, and the legacy of the Combahee River Collective, a Boston-based, black, lesbian, socialist, feminist organization famous for its analysis of interlocking oppression in the 1970s and early 1980s. With the support of INCITE Women of Color against Violence, Black...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and racialized surveillance and punishment. This perspective works toward dismantling penal structures while simultaneously seeking the abolition of racialized gender policing and an end to violence against gender non-conforming prisoners. Copyright © 2009 by Smith College 2009 ...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 383–400.
Published: 01 October 2020
... Development Objective 5, which includes among its goals the ending of all forms of violence and discrimination against women. The development and institutionalization of this law will ensure an indispensable instrument for the design of public policies that intervene in the production and reproduction...