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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 410–439.
Published: 01 October 2023
... allows the authors to situate the voices of young Afghan women at the forefront. Interviews have become an invaluable methodological tool in feminist research. Researchers maintain an overall structure of the interview session, while allowing for flexibility in probing with follow-up questions...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 261–292.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Mireille Miller-Young Abstract Hip-hop pornography propels the conventions of the nearly soft-core hip-hop video to the extreme, the explicit, the hard-core. The convergence of the outlaw cultures of hip-hop and pornography offers a compelling narrative about how black sexual subjects define...
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Meridians (2002) 3 (1): 191–200.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Elise Young; Zengie Mangaliso Copyright © 2002 by Wesleyan University Press 2002 CONFERENCE COMMENTARY South African and African American Women to ELISE YOUNG AND ZENGIE MANGALISO From April 27 to May r, 2000, South African women and African American women converged at a conference organized...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 193–217.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Min Young Godley Abstract The awarding of the 2016 Man Booker International Prize to Deborah Smith’s English translation of The Vegetarian brought global recognition to emergent Korean literature, but domestically it has sparked outrage among numerous Korean scholars who believe the literal...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 66–67.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Abstract At the American Historical Association's 2010 meeting in San Diego, CA, historians honored the multifaceted life and work of Blanche Wiesen Cook. Jane S. De Hart examines the circumstances and choices that shaped Cook and the generation of young women historians who came of age as young...
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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 (2016) 15 (1): 7–39.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Stephanie Troutman; Ileana Jiménez Abstract This coauthored article examines the ways in which teaching Black feminism in both high school and undergraduate contexts can inspire Black feminist activism in young Black women and girls. Using the work of bell hooks as a foundation for designing...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (1): 58–75.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Paulina de los Reyes; Diana Mulinari Abstract This article explores how young women born in Sweden, or arriving in Sweden as toddlers, who belong to the Latin American diaspora give meaning to and act on their experiences of being the daughters of migrant mothers, whose political activism shapes...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 53–73.
Published: 01 September 2008
... generations began to decline. In this context I ask in what ways does Me'Shell Ndegeocello represent a generation of young queer women who were raised after (and sometimes on) early Black feminist critique? Further, how is her work emblematic of Black feminist understandings of gender and sexuality...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 32–64.
Published: 01 April 2020
... in the face of white racism and violence. To strand the analysis there, however, leaves one unable to understand the historically specific nature of the acute generational conflict between Moody and her mother and leaves one without structural explanation for young people’s unprecedented involvement...
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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 (2022) 21 (1): 49–72.
Published: 01 April 2022
... revolt in Jamaica at the end of the eighteenth century. In Rosalie l’infâme , Evelyne Trouillot traces the legacy of women’s resistance in Saint Domingue through the eyes of her young protagonist Lisette in this same period. James and Trouillot examine Black girls’ coming of age through collective...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 114–141.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., in 1972, between a young Muslim girl in socialist Bulgaria and African American feminist Angela Davis. This encounter is linked to postsocialist Romani feminisms explicitly rooted in African American women's epistemologies of intersectionality to confront racism and anti-Gypsyism in the European Union...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (1): 204–228.
Published: 01 April 2023
... dynamics and their present and future potential as an empowering and emancipatory space for young generations. Especially during the peak of the Greek crisis, lyrics concerning aggression toward governance and critiques of urban society proliferated (e.g., Intifada, “Mohito and Revolution,” 2011...
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Published: 01 October 2022
Administration. b) Record for the death of Ada Peters Brown. Courtesy of FamilySearch Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803–1915, citing Philadelphia City Archives and Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. c) Unnamed young African American woman, most likely Laura Tucker More
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 123–147.
Published: 01 March 2016
... rage, lust, grief, emasculation, and alienation, to name just a few. In this article, I trace how three specific descendants (Eula, Young Bola, and Elder Bola) interact with their family's archival materials, a category in which I include documents, ghosts, and collective memories. Such items...
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 174–204.
Published: 01 March 2013
.... In addition to their Marxist/Maoist political activities, these young women challenged one of the foundations of traditional Thai nationalism built on notions of appropriate femininity and propriety: a gendered social contract. Violence is enacted when women challenge the gendered social contract and social...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 106–123.
Published: 01 March 2010
... of beingthat depend on defined ways of acting,and calls attention to the entrenched nature of the performative acts that allows the young female to cement her place in the community of respectable women. As has been well documented by several critics of Kincaid's work, this emphasis on "correct," expected...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 308–325.
Published: 01 March 2018
... groups (e.g., 12-18-year-old Black girls, young men who have sex with men, Latinx youth, etc.) (Office of Adolescent Health 2017). Experts agree that gold-standard CSE should go beyond a risk-reduction framework to provide skills-based learning that is sex-positive, trauma-informed, shame-free...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 1–35.
Published: 01 March 2002
... mock and nickname "Kid Zopilote." Meanwhile, the young women whom Pepe dates are dubbed "Kiddas Zopilotas." Their attire is as spectacular as Pepe's: one wears "dresses so short they almost bared her garters"; another sports "shiny red slacks and a very high pompadour" (Suarez 1947, 131-32). "Kid...