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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 111–136.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Ayaka Yoshimizu Abstract This article examines “Hello, War Brides,” a series of short, auto/biographical essays authored by two Japanese war brides from the state of Washington. I view this text as a product of collaborative “memory work.” Based on a textual analysis of its narratives and form, I...
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Published: 01 October 2021
Figure 6. Creatures from the Earth, The Spoils of War by Saba Taj. Collage, spray paint, acrylic paint, glitter, ink, gold leaf, rhinestones, graphite on panel 18 x 24 in., 2016. Image courtesy of the artist. More
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 250–270.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Leigh-Anne Francis Abstract In the post–Civil War South, black women litigants made conscious tactical appeals to white male judges’ racism, particularly the racist-sexist stereotypes at the heart of the white paternalism ethos, in order to win lawsuits against whites who defrauded them. African...
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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 (2020) 19 (S1): 131–138.
Published: 01 December 2020
... the invasion and occupation of Iraq and a broader, globalized “War on Terror,” the authors wanted to offer an antiracist, antinationalist feminist analysis that insisted recognizing the importance of histories of colonialism and empire in the structuring of state and interstate violence. Copyright © 2002...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 340–369.
Published: 01 October 2021
... of a new sovereign Muslim-majority state. In the context of the nascent Cold War and the Pakistani state’s efforts to develop its own relationship with the United States, one that was distinct from that of India and yet motivated almost entirely by concerns about the greater military might of this large...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 353–381.
Published: 01 March 2017
... the AngolanPeople's War,1961-1975 Abstract Theassertiotnhatthemid-twentietchenturyBlack.freedosmtruggleascrosstheAfticandiaspora wasa masculineraisonethatcontinuetsostrikea chordwithmanyAfticanwomenwhose voicehs averemainedabsent.fromtherhetoriconnationaliberationstruggleascrossthe continentI.naniffortto...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 309–311.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Madeleine Bunting Copyright © 2002 by Wesleyan University Press 2002 WOMEN AND WAR MadeleinBe unting GUARDIAN September 20, 2001 While the media's response to the destruction in America has been deafening, the voices of women have grown strangely quiet. Not for over a generation has an event...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 259–265.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Ayesha Khan Copyright © 2002 by Wesleyan University Press 2002 SONG OF WAR AyeshaKhan The international community has re-discovered Afghanistan after ignoring the civilwar that has raged there since 1992. The reason for this is yet another war, this time waged by the United States against...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 289–297.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Sunera Thobani Copyright © 2002 by Wesleyan University Press 2002 WAR FRENZY SuneraThobani October 12, 2001 My recent speech at a women's conference on violence against women has generated much controversy. In the aftermath of the terrible attacks of September n, I argued that the U.S...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 302–308.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Paola Bacchetta; Tina Campt; Inderpal Grewal; Caren Kaplan; Minoo Moallem; Jennifer Terry Copyright © 2002 by Wesleyan University Press 2002 TRANSNATIONAL AGAINST WAR FEMINIST PRACTICES A Statementby PaolaBacchettaT, inaCampt,InderpaGl rewal, CarenKaplan,MinooMoallem,andJenniferTerry October...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 137–167.
Published: 01 March 2004
.... The retaliatory U.S. bombing of Afghanistan, for which the primary objective was expressly to capture Osama bin Laden and remove the terrorist-harboring Taliban, also aimed at "liberating" Afghan women. My paper discusses the apparent consequences of the American "war on terror" for a private American donor...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 1–38.
Published: 01 March 2004
... in the province) began in 1998 and intensified through 1999. Human Rights Watch (2001) estimates as many as 850,000 were expelled during this period while several hundred thousand more were internally displaced. After the war, estimates ranged from two thousand to four thousand deaths. While reported rapes were...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 202–215.
Published: 01 September 2005
... resources responsibly and sustainably in a dictatorship, because in such a situation you have a few people controlling the resources at the expense of the many, and therefore, you cannot have peace. Sooner or later, you have conflict. And when we look at many of the wars that have been fought today and have...
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 149–171.
Published: 01 March 2013
... in that it attempts to address the unique complications women of colorfacewhen deconstructing systemsof racism and patriarchy. LEIGH JOHNSON COVERT WARS IN THE BEDROOM AND NATION 151 Collins contends that the term motherwork"soften[s] the existing dichotomies in feminist theorizing about motherhood," and she argues...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 79–111.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., and sexual violence. In this article, I look back at the US feminist “sex wars” as a crucial turning point in feminist thought on sexuality and examine different aspects feminists address when speaking about sexuality. I argue that the multiplicity of levels of thinking sex brought up by US feminists opposes...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 127–130.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Amrita Basu; Paula Giddings; Inderpal Grewal; Kamala Visweswaran Abstract The links among feminism, race, and transnationalism, which are key to the Meridians project, are also crucial to understanding the events of 9/11 and the war on Afghanistan. Some pieces in this archive provide feminist...
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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 (2007) 7 (2): 102–116.
Published: 01 March 2007
... and transatlantic War Resisters League Liberation magazine, and became a key text of second-wave feminism. Copyright © 2007 by Smith College 2007 ELIZABETH JACOBS Revisitingthe Second Wave InConversatiownith MaryKin_g Abstract ThisinterviewbetweenProfessoMr aryKingandElizabetJhacobstookplaceattheRothermere...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 304–331.
Published: 01 October 2019
... the late 1960s and 1970s, Mink challenged the use of the Pacific lands, waters, and peoples as sites of military experimentation, subject to nuclear and chemical testing as well as war games. Mink’s political worldview, shaped by her experiences and understanding of the interconnectedness between human...