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Small Axe (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 (2020) 24 (3 (63)): vii–x.
Published: 01 November 2020
... cultural conformism. It was through Witter that I met George Beckford, easily one of the most original Jamaican intellectuals ever. I vividly remember Beckford walking into the UWI lecture hall in October 1977 to begin his course Caribbean Political Economy, looking out at us naïve youngsters...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 1–15.
Published: 01 November 2013
... this violence. For those of us interested in addressing race, space, and premature and preventable death, plantation futures demand decolonial thinking that is predicated on human life. In his writings on black diaspora populations and economy, George Beckford persuasively argued that the plantation...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 175–186.
Published: 01 July 2016
... (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 Caribbean societies. 14...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 1–7.
Published: 01 July 2013
..., in the 1960s Lloyd Best and George Beckford along with their New World colleagues were developing an innovative social science language in which to capture the continuing nature of dependence within the context of neocolonial sovereignty. In 1968 Best published his pathbreaking “Outlines of a Model of Pure...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 97–111.
Published: 01 March 2019
... 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...
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Small Axe (2001) 5 (2): 85–177.
Published: 01 September 2001
... while; Wilmot Perkins was a part of the 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...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 128–142.
Published: 01 November 2020
...’: The Writings of Miss Amy Beckford Bailey as Moral Education in the Era of Jamaican Nation Building,” Small Axe , no. 23 (June 2007): 31. 4 See Henrice Altink, “‘The Misfortune of Being Black and Female’: Black Feminist Thought in Inter-war Jamaica,” Thirdspace 5, no. 2 (2006), journals.sfu.ca...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 68–80.
Published: 01 November 2018
... from Agrarian to Service-based Industries in the Caribbean,” in Clinton L. Beckford and Kevon Rhiney, eds., Globalization, Agriculture, and Food in the Caribbean: Climate Change, Gender, and Geography (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016), 23–50. 4 See Kenichi Ohmae, The Borderless World: Power...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2002
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 17–41.
Published: 01 July 2010
... 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 repressive. Progressive...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 154–171.
Published: 01 July 2013
... 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 envisaged is most clearly articulated in the work of Carl Stone. 26 Stone brought questions of race and racism...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 98–110.
Published: 01 November 2017
... attention in their politics to intellectual leads provided by other UWI thinkers of the time such 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...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 56–82.
Published: 01 July 2010
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 125–137.
Published: 01 March 2014
... chosen to not elaborate on the significance, as I 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...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 212–218.
Published: 01 March 2010
... 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,” monumental inscriptions, etc6...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 43–57.
Published: 01 July 2013
..., but one filled with meanings for a Caribbean modernity, in James's The Black Jacobins through the historical anthropological concerns of Rubin's Plantation Systems of the New World to the moment of the 1960s and 1970s in which Caribbean theorists such as Lloyd Best, George Beckford, Lucille Mathurin...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 169–186.
Published: 01 March 2019
... am thinking here of the theories of slave and postslave plantation society, pluralism, and creolization in the works of people such as George Beckford, Kamau Brathwaite, Elsa Goveia, M. G. Smith, Rex Nettleford, and Orlando Patterson), 26 Manley observed that where subject people are conquered...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (3 39): 119–125.
Published: 01 November 2012
... was, I think, much more acces- sible. By then I was outside of the circle of the intellectuals and their “unknown tongue,” and more, had read Lloyd Best’s “Independent Thought and Caribbean Freedom,” was talking with George Beckford and Eddie (Kamau) Brathwaite, and felt...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): vii–xiv.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., “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 were listed on the mast- head as managing editors. 7 Lloyd Best, “Independent...