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Small Axe (2001) 5 (2): 1–20.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Glyne Griffith Small Axe Incorporated 2001 Deconstructing Nationalisms: Henry Swanzy, Caribbean Voices and the Development of West Indian Literature Glyne Griffi th etween 1943 and 1958, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), through its General Overseas Service...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 154–171.
Published: 01 July 2013
... that without state intervention, the cultural legacy of plantation racism would remain a major hurdle that limited the potential of Caribbean people. Lewis's faith in the developmental gains to be derived from enticing foreign entrepreneurs and skilled personnel to invest their capital, knowledge...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 85–97.
Published: 01 November 2017
... is the ghost of Sir Arthur Jennings. The third is reference to global figures and events that index the destabilization of governments in Latin America and Africa. © Small Axe, Inc. 2017 Jamaica development urban renewal Marlon James Kingston Whether it functions as the literal and figurative...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (3 (72)): 147–176.
Published: 01 November 2023
... extractive relationship to the environment. This movement through the text, I argue, provides a space in the current neoliberal conjuncture for others to engage more directly with the planetary crisis, generated by high-growth developmental models. In short, HEUA presents historical capitalism...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 133–146.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Natasha Lightfoot The crisis unleashed in Barbuda by Hurricane Irma in 2017 followed centuries of neglect by the British colonial state and then by the postcolonial government of its sister island, Antigua. Barbuda developed customary communal-land tenure as a result of its peculiarities in slavery...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 16–33.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Mimi Sheller Many parts of the Caribbean region are being respatialized, rescaled and reterritorialized through processes of neoliberal development, intraregional and international mobility, and complex spatial restructuring of physical infrastructures and virtual realities. Drawing...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 167–178.
Published: 01 November 2017
... the abolition of slavery. The government's logic was that the continued marking of emancipation was inconsistent with the philosophy, spirit, and practice of the new nation's motto—“Out of many, one people”—and its developmental path and goal. This in effect continued the marginalization of the philosophy...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 45–62.
Published: 01 June 2008
.... This paper highlights and explores some of the tensions between state and popular memory in the discourses of transnational black politics, as well as in the development and circulation of state sanctioned national history within national societies. Small Axe Incorporated 2008 Black Memory versus State...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 12–24.
Published: 01 November 2009
... generations of writers and political figures. Most notably, I will show the ways in which his legacy can be traced in the work of the contemporary Caribbean philosopher and poet Edouard Glissant, whose brand of transnationalism in Le discours antillais develops the ramifications of Fanon's thought in a way...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 7–23.
Published: 01 July 2011
... by its various discourses of homophobia. I suggest that the development of an interpretative practice that brings together queer theory, African diasporic studies, dancehall studies, and performance studies will enable the reading of those elements of dancehall that exceed or go against the grain...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 197–208.
Published: 01 July 2011
..., and what it means to think of the period as merely preceding the anglophone Caribbean's important political and cultural developments. © 2011 by Small Axe, Inc. 2011 “Only His Hat Is Left”? Resituating Not-Yet Narratives Faith Smith I am honored to have this kind of opportunity to revisit...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 115–127.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Patricia Donatien-Yssa This essay chronicles the rise and fall of the cultural groups Fwomajé and Totem and their contributions to the development of the arts in Martinique. Small Axe, Inc. 2009 Translated by Nadève Ménard Fwomajé and Totem: The Beginnings and Consolidation...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 220–232.
Published: 01 March 2017
... or articulated in opposition (or in parallel) to it, illuminate the (lack of) development in béké identity politics over the last quarter century. © Small Axe, Inc. 2017 Antilles Marie-Reine de Jaham Roger de Jaham Tous Créoles! 56 Confiant, in Vété-Congolo, “La créolité aujourd'hui,” para. 16...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 30–45.
Published: 01 March 2010
... exploration is made of the implications of the ital chic phenomenon for Jamaica in terms of class and cultural politics, as well as its relation to the politics of sustainable development. Small Axe, Inc. 2010 Ital Chic: Rastafari, Resistance, and the Politics of Consumption in Jamaica Rivke...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 56–82.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Raphael Dalleo It has become commonplace to acknowledge that alongside the development of a powerful labor movement and the nation's first political party, Jamaica's literature came into its own during the 1930s and 1940s. This article explores how the different kind of work carried out in two...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 33–44.
Published: 01 November 2010
... that presided in its cultural and economic development seem to radically distance Japanese society from any permeability to the problematics raised by creolity. However, the word “creole” is nowadays called upon to support the most current questions of Japanese society. In what way can the Japanese situation...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 45–68.
Published: 01 November 2010
... examines in detail the development of cultural initiatives in Martinique, Guadeloupe and Haiti, followed by recent regional and international events featuring Francophone Caribbean films. The last section of this paper considers three individual filmmakers who have had a verifiable impact on film culture...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 200–211.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Trevor Burnard The bleak moral vision in Vincent Brown's The Reaper's Garden offers to us a version of early America that is profoundly at odds with established, or at least popular, narratives of American historical development. It is also at odds with customary narratives of Caribbean history...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 155–163.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Michael Deibert Engaging Matthew J. Smith's recent book Red and Black in Haiti: Radicalism, Conflict, and Political Change, 1934–1957 , Deibert argues that Smith covers a pivotal and heretofore largely ignored two-decade period in the nation's development. Deibert shows that the battle to form...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 164–172.
Published: 01 November 2011
... , brought about a reevaluation of political and economic ideas, laws, and relationships critical to the development of the nation-state. Additionally, post–US occupation was one of several key moments when a notion of a new Haiti proved fruitful for activists and thinkers of the day, who believed...