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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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Published: 01 November 2020
Figure 2 Map of Jamaican Chinese business infrastructure distribution across Jamaica, 1957–1963. The dot density (i.e., darker dots) on this map indicates multiple shops in one area. Designed by Tao Leigh Goffe, 2017 (Datawrapper) Figure 2. Map of Jamaican Chinese business infrastructure More
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 47–55.
Published: 01 November 2018
... survival. It discusses Maroon insecurity as a feeling forged in the unsettled intimacies of colonial relations. This feeling, in several ways, structured relations between Maroons and plantations and impacted the organization of daily life across both frontiers as well as the deployment of a range of...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 32–48.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Silvio Torres-Saillant This essay sustains that to earn credibility as a field seeking academic identity de lege , Hispanic Caribbean studies must address the legacy of the colonial past that keeps people in the Antillean world from communicating productively across national borders and language...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 1–12.
Published: 01 November 2018
...-contributor to the formation of the Jamaican diaspora and a social force transmitted in mutable form across its geographic expanse. In other words, A Brief History of Seven Killings thematizes the reverberations across transnational Jamaican society of a violence born of neo-imperialism and perpetuated in a...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 210–217.
Published: 01 July 2009
... order to explore some of the roads not traveled within Travels . This is done to highlight the ways issues emerge and change across generational cohorts of researchers. The author concludes by arguing that anthropology's continued relevance to Caribbean Studies depends on rethinking some of our main...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 89–98.
Published: 01 March 2017
... across the Caribbean, Africa, and the United States. Artistic comrades for twenty years, they have also collaborated with each other in performance and video. Here, they offer a deep exchange about their creative practice, paying special attention to two works individually premiered on a split bill in...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 34–42.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Annalee Davis; Joscelyn Gardner; Erica Moiah James; Jerry Philogene This special section focuses on the work of women whose artistic practices are grounded in a feminist ethos and engage multiple and nuanced meanings of the Caribbean and its diaspora across linguistic, geographic, material, and...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 17–41.
Published: 01 July 2010
... violence, state destabilization, and economic collapse within the Jamaican state). Using an idea of sound as a marker of ideological projection and political possibility, this essay considers how forms of black political representation and national liberation move across geographic spaces and can represent...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 39–61.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Danticat's latest collection of essays, Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work (2010), and reflects on the significance of reading a writer such as Danticat across cultural lines. © Small Axe, Inc. 2011 An Immigrant Artist at Work: A Conversation with Edwidge Danticat Elvira Pulitano...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 89–98.
Published: 01 November 2010
.... Hailing from across the Caribbean region (Guadeloupe, Martinique, Haiti) but now living and working in western metropolitan centers (New York, Montreal, Paris), Maryse Condé, Edouard Glissant, Danny Laferrière, Lyonel Trouillot and Gary Victor all straddle and travel the “spaces” of contact between...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 100–112.
Published: 01 November 2013
... etymological meaning, “to carry across.” The first section maps the movement of one concept, the rhizome, as it travels between and beyond the work of Glissant and that of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari. The rhizome's travels reveal an uneven political economy of scholarly influence. The second section...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 22–37.
Published: 01 March 2014
... reasons behind this historiographical neglect while surveying the history of banking in the Caribbean across five hundred years and four overlapping eras—the prebanking era, the colonial era, the nationalist era, and the era of denationalization. It concludes with a consideration of recent approaches to...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 72–86.
Published: 01 March 2014
... with gender systems across spectrums of similarity and difference, and suggests that women's and gender history can enrich comparative Caribbean historiography as a whole. Both Belize and Puerto Rico fit into Paton and Scully's category of controlled abolitions, which generated similar types of...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 80–94.
Published: 01 July 2014
... popular thought promises to elucidate connections across the island as well as ties to networks and neighbors throughout the Caribbean. © Small Axe, Inc. 2014 Santo Domingo—delicately from 1844 and again in 1865, the Dominican Republic—has long been part of a geographic and human system. Under...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (1): 16–37.
Published: 01 February 2008
... individualism, though seemingly anomalous to diasporan thought, is in fact an “uncanny” product of the diasporan search for connections across borders. Small Axe Incorporated 2008 Fracturing Subjectivities: International Space and the Discourse of Individualism in Colin Channer’s Waiting in Vain...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 62–78.
Published: 01 March 2016
...” and represents one such species itself as an epic political project of African/diasporic resistance anchored all across the Americas. © Small Axe, Inc. 2016 Marronage Césaire survival indigenization black studies That initiation was the beginning of transformation and that the...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 92–112.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Tonya Haynes This essay traces the rise of the crisis school of Caribbean heteromasculinity studies through a critical reading across popular writing, policy research, and scholarly work on Caribbean masculinity. Mobilizing insights that Sylvia Wynter articulated in “Black Metamorphosis” and...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 175–184.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Samantha Pinto This essay argues that there has been a subtle revolution in African diaspora studies that is emerging across very recent scholarship. Alexandra T. Vazquez's Listening in Detail: Performances of Cuban Music (Duke, 2013) is part of a larger movement in the field of black diaspora...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 199–205.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of justice and political redress in multiple ways because of how longstanding histories of colonialism, imperialism, and unequal global power structures always already refract these across places and borders. 22 For example, a clergyman is cited in a recently published news report from March 2016...