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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 72–89.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Mike Hill This paper examines contemporary debates around the US Census, US National Security Strategy, and various documents of postmodern war doctrine to delineate a mutation in domestic social order that is consistent both with the end of civil rights and with US planetary ambition. At one level...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 97–127.
Published: 01 November 2020
... sound system. 31 What accounts for the forgetting of Tom Wong? Born to a black mother and Chinese father, Wong was part of a growing class of people defined by the Jamaican census at the time as “Chinese Coloured.” 34 The category was designated for the first time on the census in 1943...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 65–80.
Published: 01 November 2020
...-up” schemes, like the mass marriage campaign: efforts targeted at getting certain people —those in “convertible” relationships—in front of marriage officers to translate their proximate relationships into legal marriage. 36 Conceptually, these rites of conversion, whether they were new census...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 7–21.
Published: 01 March 2014
...-century Limón, Costa Rica, than we do about Caribbean life in early-twentieth-century Harlem, or Brooklyn, or Spanish Harlem. 5 To illuminate our relative ignorance, let me use (imperfect) national census data to map out the locations of the largest Caribbean-born populations residing outside...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 107–117.
Published: 01 July 2009
... of whites to blacks in the population is entirely different (Jamaica is approximately 2 percent white and 92 percent black, according to its 2001 census, while in the United States the census for 2000 lists its population as being approximately 75 percent white and 12 percent black13...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 55–69.
Published: 01 March 2018
... are particularly vulnerable to charges of attempting to downplay or even erase any connection to blackness in their societies. 5 For example, frequent mentions that the majority of Puerto Ricans selected “white” on the US census (approximately 80 percent on the 2000 census and about 75 percent on the 2010...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (3 (69)): 112–120.
Published: 01 November 2022
... are reproduced in my collection Páginas libres: Breve antología del pensamiento anarquista en Puerto Rico (Cabo Rojo, PR: Editora Educación Emergente, 2021), 91–94. 10 “Otra que cae: Juana Pagán Rivera” (obituary), Justicia , 17 April 1922, 3, 14, 16. 11 According to the 1899 census, about 69...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 141–150.
Published: 01 March 2017
... confirmed by other classmates, was unexpected, since I was considered black in the United States and brown when I grew up in Jamaica. In doing further research, I have since discovered that the distinct categories “Black” and “White” were not on Jamaica's National Census in the 1960s; the categories instead...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 108–122.
Published: 01 July 2014
... “a place in which actual events may be recalled and in which they intertextually and interspatially refer to a host of other times and places.” 45 Partition refugee colonies were set up along the Hooghly River, and by 1951 the census estimates that nearly one-fifth (17 percent) of Calcutta's migrant...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 120–128.
Published: 01 March 2005
... by anthologies such as Nancy Cunard’s extraordinary Negro: An Anthology: What if the anthology enables the articulation of a mood rather than conducting a census, draw- ing a map, or founding a museum? Neither “a fi nal thing” (a framing of the past) nor a “proph- ecy” (a prediction of the future...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (3 (69)): 68–73.
Published: 01 November 2022
... institutions, the law, and the limited discourse of rights. Under a regime dominated by the legacy of slavery (abolished in 1873) and agricultural labor, literacy was a contested right for many and a class and gender privilege for others. The US Department of War Census of 1899 indicates 77 percent...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 34–56.
Published: 01 July 2019
... resided in Panama since the colonial era, to distinguish from the much more prevalent number of black West Indian immigrants who had begun to migrate to Panama as early as the 1840s. According to the 1912 Census of the Canal Zone, only 705 Panamanian women resided there (race undefined, though most...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 81–89.
Published: 01 November 2018
... South Africa,” Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 17, no. S1 (2011): S92–112. 5 Population estimates range from a low of ten thousand to a high of twenty-five thousand. The first is the census count and the second is the estimate by the military. Other state agencies have made mid...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 137–146.
Published: 01 March 2018
... writing “must look for [creole] truths”: “These realities ought not to be described ethnographically, nor ought there to be a census-taking of Creole practices after the fashion of the Haitian indigenists, instead [creole writers] ought to show what, in these practices, bears witness to both Creoleness...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 89–99.
Published: 01 November 2013
... in French Caribbean Fiction (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2008), 102–5. 17 The authors do go on to state that “these realities ought not to be described ethnographically” ( EC , 101), however, as the rest of the sentence refers to “a census-taking of Creole practices,” we can surmise...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2003
... nations are notorious for their undercount of the black population, notably because much of it does not identify itself as black on the census. And in English-speaking nations like Jamaica, where the popu- lation is 90 percent black, the brown and nonblack members of society are featured so...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 209–218.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Acosta-Belén, “Rediscovering Julia de Burgos,” 191. 21 In fact, census data indicates that a higher percentage of Puerto Ricans in the island identify as white compared to those who live in the United States. Carlos Vargas-Ramos, “Some Social Differences on the Basis of Race among Puerto Ricans...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 103–114.
Published: 01 March 2018
... to start a new life with Ti Joge; and Isidore Célie, in his mad passion for the laghia dance, forces his daughter Anastase to learn it. 36 These are the characters through whom, far from idealizing his ethnographic census, 37 the narrator humorously, even cynically at times, represents the “human...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 134–146.
Published: 01 November 2021
..., Middle Passage), Indigeneity (read, First Peoples of the Americas), and mestizaje (read, their census categorization as Hispanic/Latino in the Central American nation-states they reside in and in the United States). Performance transmits memories, makes political claims, and manifests a group’s...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (1 (15)): 63–81.
Published: 01 March 2004
... and reifi ed the two-party (PNC and PPP) ascendance and domination that originated in the 1950s.⁴ In essence, Guyana was recognized for what Donald Horowitz terms a “racial census,” a phrase meant to depict a society where election outcomes are determined by the racial demographics of the country...