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Meridians (2002) 3 (1): 54–81.
Published: 01 September 2002
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 129–156.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Long Thanh Bui Abstract This article uses the 2006 experimental documentary Maquilapolis to shed light on the struggles of women workers in export-oriented industrial zones operating under the shadow of Asian global capitalism. My focus complicates the typical reading of the maquiladora factory...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 155–165.
Published: 01 December 2020
... her as much about herself, as it did about human rights and dignity in America today. Copyright © 2003 Wesleyan University Press, now published by Duke University Press on behalf of Smith College 2003 labor unions union organizers African American women Mississippi Delta women workers...
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 46. Community Party U.S.A. leaders ( left to right ) Israel Amter, Claudia Jones, Ella Reeve Bloor, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, 1941. Jones, a Trinidad-born immigrant, shared her global perspective on women’s status in “Half the World,” her regular column in the Daily Worker . Ella Reeve More
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 April 2020
... to the state’s larger agenda,” (156) often at women’s expense. In the case of sex workers targeted for reeducation and incorporation into the new socioeconomic order, the revolutionary state developed a multistage policy that involved establishing trust and securing the cooperation of these marginalized women...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 261–277.
Published: 01 October 2019
... through radical motherhood. It was a means to circumvent rising anticommunism across the West and build sympathy for women in colonial struggles in Asia, Latin America, and Africa. Ling Long, one of two delegates from Malaysia, spoke bluntly about their independence war led by the Malaysian workers...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 457–470.
Published: 01 October 2019
... women (not only heteronormative Lebanese middle- and upper-class women). Therefore, the positions of migrant workers, refugees, and LGBT people were included in the discourse and in the organizing. What activists defined as the You Stink movement in the context of the national garbage crisis...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 April 2020
... predicted all along: that women and people of color in particular would not pay their bills. Arguably, though, it showed the opposite: like the sharecroppers and agricultural workers paid in scrip at the company store and denied access to the ledgers that showed them in arrears two or three generations...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 209–236.
Published: 01 April 2020
... are put into practice. I write on behalf of an all-women’s collective that implements the goals of our worker-led bodies and coordinates daily organizational operations. 3 Throughout the report, I use the “we” pronoun because our efforts have entailed the participation of thousands of people. The PVWC...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 11–38.
Published: 01 April 2021
... in the domains of state, civil society, and market (186)—through organized protests against police violence, critiques of patriarchy in print, and the organizing of impoverished women workers in traditional occupations. Meanwhile, “developmentalist feminism” was constituted by “educated, largely middle-class...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 279–295.
Published: 01 November 2018
... and Formation of ASWA .” Accessed December 7 , 2017 . http://www.nswp.org/timeline/event/african-sex-worker-conference-and-formation-aswa . Oyewùmi Oyèrὀnké . 2003 . “ The White Woman’s Burden: African Women in Western Feminist Discourse .” In African Women and Feminism: Reflecting...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 508–512.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of Domestic Workers, the Black Lesbian National Seminar, and the National Front for Women in Hip Hop, the Marcha sought to reach out to all Black women involved in all sorts of social change efforts in an exceptionally wide range of places and spaces, urban and rural, governmental, religious, trade union...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 94–151.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Figure 46. Community Party U.S.A. leaders ( left to right ) Israel Amter, Claudia Jones, Ella Reeve Bloor, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, 1941. Jones, a Trinidad-born immigrant, shared her global perspective on women’s status in “Half the World,” her regular column in the Daily Worker . Ella Reeve...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 250–270.
Published: 01 October 2020
... majority of black women wage workers labored in white households, as Tucker states, they became “experts in white behavior” through an everyday, or nearly everyday, presence in white homes (Jones 2010 : 74, 111, 113, 154, 156, 159, 160–162; Tucker 1988 : 5, 202). I rely on the perspectives...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 239–249.
Published: 01 October 2020
... advances made in the pursuit of environmental justice and social justice for women, people of color, queer folks, religious minorities, and the most vulnerable workers. Worse yet, the GOP-dominated Senate has aided and abetted the president in manifesting those agendas. From confirming two Supreme...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 149–201.
Published: 01 April 2020
... and sanitary brigades of 1964. The FMC was integral to the development of the national daycare system, as well as the Ana Betancourt Schools for Peasant Women, which taught useful skills to prepare poor women for gainful employment, the National School for Social Workers, and Casas de las mujeres , which were...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 219–231.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Alicia C. Decker; Gabeba Baderoon Copyright © 2018 Smith College 2018 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. In 1981 Filomina Chioma Steady boldly proclaimed that black women, particularly those from...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 218–228.
Published: 01 April 2021
.... Maintaining social proximity in a time of crisis as exploitation . It’s no coincidence that all the care workers I’ve mentioned above are women of color. As postcolonial and WOC feminists have been arguing for decades, waged reproductive labor in the global North is inherently feminized and racialized in its...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 April 2021
..., social, and familial lives. That most of these workers are women whose labors—whether paid or unpaid—are made invisible, devalued, and often dangerous perhaps goes without saying. Yet, Marte-Wood reminds us—as he does himself—that it must not only be said, but centered and accounted...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 69–86.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Riot NAACP African American women social work When Ida B. Wells-Barnett (1862–1931) 1 sat down at her long dining room table in 1928, three years before her death, to begin writing her autobiography, her place in history was hardly assured. In addition to leading the nation’s first anti...