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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 7–21.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Lara Putnam This essay assesses recent scholarship on Caribbean borderlands and Caribbean migrations in the century after emancipation. Despite the wealth of scholarly contributions, collective knowledge has been radically limited. Centralized migratory flows that carried (usually male) workers to...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 74–87.
Published: 01 July 2013
... advanced by several pioneering scholars. It then provides two concrete examples of the author's own research practice: one of a violent incident in the Cuban Republican era and another of intra-Caribbean migration processes in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. As a conclusion, the author...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 59–77.
Published: 01 July 2011
... destination/away/settlement societies. This emphasis has arguably restricted our comprehension of the complexity of transnational practices that connect people not just with the place they left but across sites of migration. Drawing on the example of Caribbean women who travel regularly between Toronto and...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 154–171.
Published: 01 July 2013
... America—destination points for the vast majority of extra-regional migration—at 6 million, a figure that does not include undocumented migrants. 34 © 2013 by Small Axe, Inc. 2013 In the program for the symposium that generated this special issue on rethinking Caribbean studies, the organizers...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 65–79.
Published: 01 November 2016
... proposing the insular Hispanic Caribbean as the object of study of Caribe Two Ways: Cultura de la migración en el Caribe insular hispánico ( Migration and Cultural Representation in the Insular Hispanic Caribbean ). 1 In this book, one of the main points of contention is the theoretical justification...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 88–107.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Kamari Maxine Clarke This essay explores the ways that new judicial formations centered on the Caribbean Court of Justice provide a space for understanding the workings of various legal rights brokers as central to a project of Caribbean regionalism. It examines the intermediary spaces in which...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 147–162.
Published: 01 November 2015
... informed understanding of translation, linked here to the experience of “creolization, migration and emigration,” with identity cast in translational terms in the light of a process of often traumatic transformations. Malena sees translation as the means of maintaining intra- and extra-Caribbean exchange...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 102–115.
Published: 01 March 2021
...-Surinamese Emancipation Day,” in Ruben S. Gowricharn, ed., Caribbean Transnationalism: Migration, Pluralization, and Social Cohesion (Lanham, MD: Lexington, 2006), 161–62. Several newspaper clippings found at www.delpher.nl show that Du Bois was in Amsterdam in 1959, at the age of 91, and that Baldwin...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 49–64.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the idea of Hispanic Caribbean studies for the historical study of the region. Historically, the Hispanic Caribbean at times included islands and colonies such as Jamaica, Trinidad, and Saint-Domingue. Patterns of migration further complicate the boundaries of the Hispanic Caribbean, as diaspora...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 35–56.
Published: 01 July 2018
... of Caribbean Chinese familial intimacies from the colonial archive. Engaging shared themes of migration and racialized ideas of reproduction, three contemporary diasporic visual artists—Albert Chong, Richard Fung, and Tomie Arai—mine oral histories and family archives to blend aural and visual...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 104–118.
Published: 01 November 2019
... thoughtful critical reflection on the Caribbean, its multiplicity, and its course of change over a lifetime. The discussion also traces Birbalsingh’s migrations to India, Canada, New Zealand, and Nigeria and examines how these journeys have shaped his critical work within the fields of Commonwealth...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (2): 86–103.
Published: 01 September 2005
... suggesting that the living spirit of people in the Caribbean has not been destroyed and will never be destroyed. It is reinforced every day by the people’s commitment to struggle. It is reborn in the land with the advent of every new day. ROOTS AND RACE Migration, that is, the...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 189–197.
Published: 01 February 2006
... from each other and other parts of the world. It is somewhat surprising that a study of cultural hybridity in the Caribbean would not acknowledge to a greater degree the significant and ongoing impact of migration, diaspora, and transnationalism in the region. Scholars such as...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 198–205.
Published: 01 February 2006
... from each other and other parts of the world. It is somewhat surprising that a study of cultural hybridity in the Caribbean would not acknowledge to a greater degree the significant and ongoing impact of migration, diaspora, and transnationalism in the region. Scholars such as...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 58–73.
Published: 01 July 2013
... Studies to Transnationalism,” Critique of Anthropology 18, no. 2 (1998): 117–33, defend area studies over global studies. 10 This was the motivating sentiment behind Shalini Puri, ed., Marginal Migrations: The Circulation of Culture within the Caribbean (Oxford: Macmillan, 2003). Even a cursory...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 136–153.
Published: 01 July 2013
... emergent projects that reflect the exposition of Caribbean imagery and visual perspectives. 3 Writings by cultural theorists such as Kobena Mercer and Lisa Nakamura are also important for exploring the enrichment of visual cultures in relation to diaspora, migration, blackness, race, the Internet, and...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (2): 209–211.
Published: 01 September 2002
... their citizens, rings clear. Readers follow Caribbean women in continuous regional migration patterns as they go in search of sex work and other service labor. From the Dominican Republic and Haiti to the Dutch Antilles, from Brazil and Guyana to the interior of Suriname, from...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 164–180.
Published: 01 November 2020
... anchoring point for discussions of British West Indian migration—the formation of Caribbean cultural diasporas in Britain as well as accounts of Caribbean literary historiography. 2 To say the name Windrush is to orient state agents, attendants at the border, readers, storytellers, critics. The...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 September 2004
... dialogue, confl ict, and catalysts for change. Partly due to ongoing movements through migration and tourism, and through linkages to other islands and beyond, urban areas of the Caribbean region, such as Kingston, have been an important crucible in which cultural identities have been...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 17–39.
Published: 01 November 2017
...L. Camille van der Marel This essay examines the relationship between debt and memory that is emerging in contemporary calls for reparation and Caribbean Canadian literature. CARICOM's and Ta-Nehisi Coates's discussions of reparatory justice, as well as David Chariandy's Soucouyant and Ramabai...