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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 October 2007) 11 (3): 1–15.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Robert A. Hill This essay examines the role played by George Beckford in grappling critically with the complicated legacy of the plantation system. It focuses on the transition from his role in the New World group to his participation in the Abeng newspaper group in Jamaica, in 1969. The essay...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2013) 17 (3 (42)): 1–15.
Published: 01 November 2013
... economy, George Beckford persuasively argued that the plantation system during and after transatlantic slavery permeated black life by contributing to the interlocking workings of dispossession and resistance. 7 Beckford's research, in particular that published throughout the 1970s, brought into focus...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2013) 17 (2 (41)): 1–7.
Published: 01 July 2013
... collection, namely, the idea of the “plantation” as a matrix within which to think the contemporary social-economic problem of the Caribbean. 12 As is well known, in the 1960s Lloyd Best and George Beckford along with their New World colleagues were developing an innovative social science language in...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2016) 20 (2 (50)): 175–186.
Published: 01 July 2016
...); plantation economy and society (George Beckford); constitutional decolonization (Trevor Munroe); and political clientelism (Carl Stone). Where other thinkers of this era may not have coined their own bold and striking nomenclature, they were still equally adept at fashioning bold and influential theses on...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2019) 23 (1 (58)): 97–111.
Published: 01 March 2019
... economists George Beckford and Michael Witter and political scientist Louis Lindsay to provide the policy alternatives for the Left. However, the conjunctural political crises in the Caribbean region in the 1970s made the idea of an independent working-class party seem possible in what was a window of...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2018) 22 (3 (57)): 68–80.
Published: 01 November 2018
... (Harlow: Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2004). 3 See Kevon Rhiney, “From Plantations to Services: A Historical and Theoretical Assessment of the Transition from Agrarian to Service-based Industries in the Caribbean,” in Clinton L. Beckford and Kevon Rhiney, eds., Globalization, Agriculture, and Food in...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2002) 6 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2002
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2013) 17 (2 (41)): 154–171.
Published: 01 July 2013
... racialized culture of business and finance threatened the principles of democracy on which the Barbadian nation-state was founded. The challenge that racialized patterns of ownership and control in the Caribbean posed to the vision of development that scholars like George Beckford and Lloyd Best had...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2017) 21 (3 (54)): 98–110.
Published: 01 November 2017
... as Velma Pollard, Rex Nettleford, George Beckford, Erna Brodber, and Kamau Brathwaite. These thinkers explained early on that the people's culture, and particularly Rastafarian ideology, language, social ethic, ontology, and political thought, offered not merely alternative notions of civility and...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2001) 5 (2): 85–177.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Abeng group And then you had the New World people: George Beckford would be among the leading persons at the time. And DDavidavid SScottcott Beckford had very deep relationships with the Jamaica Agricultural Society and people...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2010) 14 (2 (32)): 17–41.
Published: 01 July 2010
... vision of postcolonial Jamaican democracy that elides the intensity of Jamaican racial and political struggle in this early post-independence context. In their volume Small Garden, Bitter Weed, George Beckford and Michael Witter provide a sense of this period: Domestic policy was increasingly...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2010) 14 (2 (32)): 56–82.
Published: 01 July 2010
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2010) 14 (1 (31)): 212–218.
Published: 01 March 2010
... the history of death and destruction by colonialism. This monument may not be as impressive as the monuments to the appropriation of Caribbean resources and the labor of the enslaved apparent on the Jamaican and British landscape (I think here of Beckford Tower, surviving “Great Houses...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2012) 16 (3 39): 119–125.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Beckford and Eddie (Kamau) Brathwaite, and felt that there were enough people saying what I wanted to say for me to relax and enjoy words. Myal was my working of Best’s notion that “thought is action for us,” by which I took him to mean that there is a task for the intellectual: it...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2013) 17 (2 (41)): 43–57.
Published: 01 July 2013
... moment of the 1960s and 1970s in which Caribbean theorists such as Lloyd Best, George Beckford, Lucille Mathurin-Mair, and Sylvia Wynter would identify the social structures instituted by the plantation as the root of contemporary Caribbean inequality. 16 The creation and reanimation of concepts to...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2014) 18 (1 (43)): 22–37.
Published: 01 March 2014
... rise and nature of offshore finance in Bermuda, the Bahamas, the Cayman Islands, and Panama has been examined within the disciplines of anthropology, economics, and geography. 58 In Small Garden, Bitter Weed , Michael Witter and George Beckford offer an eloquently grounded account of the history of...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2014) 18 (1 (43)): 125–137.
Published: 01 March 2014
... do here. Rather, for the most part I let differences in grammar and vocabulary speak—as it were—for themselves. 3 For academic perspectives on this, see, for instance, George Beckford, Persistent Poverty: Underdevelopment in Plantation Economies of the Third World (New York: Oxford...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2019) 23 (1 (58)): 169–186.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Caribbean more widely) this experience was distinctive and consequential. Echoing resonant strands in the ongoing debates in Caribbean historiography (I am thinking here of the theories of slave and postslave plantation society, pluralism, and creolization in the works of people such as George Beckford...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2009) 13 (1): vii–xiv.
Published: 01 March 2009
... floodgates of island independence.”8 5 On this moment, see David Scott, “The Vocation of a Caribbean Intellectual: An Interview with Lloyd Best,” Small Axe, no. 1 (March 1997): 119–39. 6 “Editorial,” New World Quarterly 2, no. 2 (1966): unpaginated. At the time, George Beckford and Lloyd Best...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2018) 22 (3 (57)): 47–55.
Published: 01 November 2018
... framework. This body of work includes George Beckford, Persistent Poverty: Underdevelopment in Plantation Economies of the Third World (New York: Oxford University Press, 1972); Antonio Benítez-Rojo, The Repeating Island: The Caribbean and the Postmodern Perspective , trans. James E. Maraniss (Durham, NC...