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Small Axe (2007) 11 (1): 17–38.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Edward L. Cox Small Axe Incorporated 2007 William Galwey Donovan and the Struggle for Political Change in Grenada, 1883–1920 Edward L. Cox Most studies of political and constitutional change in early twentieth-century Grenada have invariably centered on the activities of T...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 175–186.
Published: 01 July 2016
... gifted political intellectuals is heard in the United States and in the Commonwealth Caribbean. Both the quality of social thought and regard for political intellectuals as agents of transformative change are alleged to be in steep decline in these islands. Brian Meeks's recent collection of essays...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 169–179.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Celia Britton The theme of identity runs throughout Édouard Glissant's work and constitutes one of his most original contributions to postcolonial thought. It is always considered in relation to change, but his formulations of both identity and change themselves change in the course of his career...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 68–80.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Kevon Rhiney This essay examines the likely impacts global change processes will have on the Caribbean agriculture sector, paying particular attention to the uneven socioeconomic consequences for rural smallholder farmers within the context of an increasingly volatile global marketplace...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 108–114.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Celia Britton In this personal tribute to Glissant Britton describes some of the most resonant themes of his novels (the idea of changing while still remaining, the significance of place, and his exploration of madness) and the “opaque” poetic characteristics of his style, which extend from...
Published: 01 July 2017
The work changes, influenced by the landscape, particularly that of my childhood and the drive we took down to Mayaro—not so much the drive but the journey, which can be equated to the journey of your own life. An isolated drive, it is a journey I like to think about a lot, a very important More
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 69–82.
Published: 01 July 2021
... by their younger generation. 35 French in the Antilles: A Genealogic Compilation , anitanet.com/danet . 29 See Michael E. W. Varnum and Isor Grossman, “Cultural Change: The How and the Why,” Perspective on Psychological Science 12, no. 6 (2017): 956–72. 30 See S. B. Jones...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 164–174.
Published: 01 July 2016
... optimism that democracy is the means of producing radical change in the region and given antidemocratic sentiments among the people, expressed most powerfully in low value for the human in the Jamaican context. Using Meeks's premise that ethical questions are at the heart of radical change, the essay...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 88–107.
Published: 01 July 2013
.... These changes are taking place not simply through the workings of national institutions, such as schools and cultural life, but also through the circulation of assemblages of judges and lawyers, leaders, international nongovernmental organizations, and consultants who provide a certain level of expertise toward...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 169–186.
Published: 01 March 2019
...David Scott This essay offers a reconsideration of Michael Manley’s first book, The Politics of Change (1974), and uses it as the basis for a reconsideration of Manley’s conception of the role of political will in postcolonial political change. Copyright © 2019 Small Axe, Inc. 2019 Michael...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 104–118.
Published: 01 November 2019
... is a thoughtful critical reflection on the Caribbean, its multiplicity, and its course of change over a lifetime. The discussion also traces Birbalsingh’s migrations to India, Canada, New Zealand, and Nigeria and examines how these journeys have shaped his critical work within the fields of Commonwealth...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 78–86.
Published: 01 March 2020
... to articulate the political consciousness necessary for change, it could not finally overcome the sources of tension in the region. Importantly, too, the same West Indian writers who symbolized the collective belonging to the region, so cherished by federation, were themselves embroiled in the discordant...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 16–33.
Published: 01 October 2007
... on the sociology of mobilities and space, this article suggests that changes in technologies of transportation and communciation, media discourses, and cultural performances of travel within recent regimes of neoliberal governance and regulation are contributing to new ways of developing, curating and staging...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Diana Paton This article asks why negative stereotypes of obeah have proved so persistent, seeking the answer in a detailed examination of changing colonial constructions of obeah. It compares the history of anti-obeah laws with that of the Shakerism Prohibition Ordinance in St. Vincent...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 185–199.
Published: 01 July 2009
... for the primacy of cultural dynamism, creativity and change. Drawing on ethnographic and philosophical insights gained from his close engagement with the book's protagonist, a Saramaka Maroon healer, Price seeks to transcend (if not nullify) the terms of the “hoary debate” kept alive by these opposed “camps...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 210–217.
Published: 01 July 2009
... in 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 (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 185–196.
Published: 01 July 2015
... need to explode the existing dominant art canons (while highlighting the problematic assimilation of counterdiscursive and plural positions) and proposes various pathways by which the Caribbean's role in changing powerful modes and priorities of art historical scholarship may be extended fruitfully...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 52–57.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Sean Jacobs This essay, more a series of observations, explores the history and politics of the media and analysis online site Africa Is a Country ( africasacountry.com ), which the author founded in 2009. Exploring changes to the blogosphere and social media and their implications for websites...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 58–75.
Published: 01 July 2016
... refer to as “an organic relationship to the emergence of new world order.” In this case, the new world order is institutional structures that determine where, when, and in what context certain conversations about power, access, and social change can and should occur. What is most striking, however...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 56–82.
Published: 01 July 2010
... the publication of the first issue of Focus in 1943 to see how the place of literature in Public Opinion 's pages changes over time. The article finds that Public Opinion during these years goes through three stages in terms of its relationship to literary publication: an uneven beginning from its founding...