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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 46–59.
Published: 01 March 2010
... for Lesbians, All-Sexuals and Gays (J-FLAG) to redress legal and social discrimination against sexual minorities continue the efforts of the GFM to create, in Benedict Andersen's famous words, an “imagined community,” I argue for a historical understanding of the print-mediated community generated by the Gaily...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 55–75.
Published: 01 March 2015
... , to argue that the exploitation of black labor from Cuba's colonial legacy was perpetuated under the revolutionary state's agricultural policies. Through appropriating a highly politicized filmic aesthetic used by the Castro government to critique racial discrimination abroad, Coffea arábiga ironizes...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 250–259.
Published: 01 March 2017
... of legal counsel and were fined $7,500. When news of the case was covered in local media, the Guyanese activist organization the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination and the University of the West Indies's Rights Advocacy Project provided support to four of the individuals to bring suit...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 91–108.
Published: 01 July 2021
... societies where racial harmony prevails and racial discrimination is absent. 5 Yet, as historian Ada Ferrer notes when discussing the Cuban wars for independence, it was not the biological mixing of races and “the subsequent creation of a ‘mestizo’ nation” that were the foundation of cubanidad (Cuban...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 118–129.
Published: 01 October 2007
... dissidents was prescient. The 2000 Equal Oppor- tunities Act in Trinidad and Tobago, intended to promote equality of opportunity between persons of different status and prohibit discrimination, declared that “sex” as a prohibited ground of discrimination “does not include sexual orientation.”4 Similarly...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 28–58.
Published: 01 February 2006
... between the two is not language or culture but race.¹ Any substantive crossing of this border will not simply happen by migration for work, increased trade between Latin American and the Caribbean, or the growing black population in Latin American countries, as the examples of the discrimination faced...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 50–68.
Published: 01 July 2021
... exceptionalism of racial discourse in both pre- and postrevolutionary Cuba that put forward the notion of a raceless Cuba. The film’s denunciation of Cuba’s inclusionary discrimination throughout its colonial and modern times not only challenges the notion that racial politics are improved in Latin America...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 85–98.
Published: 01 July 2018
... implications of categorizing himself as Dominican, Latino, or black. Therefore, he assumes an assimilative stance toward “mainstream” society and constantly performs the white American script, while dissociating himself from stereotyped and discriminated-against ethnic clusters. Eduardo, a first-generation...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 152–161.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., with Jack Harrison, Jodi L. Herman, and Mara Keisling, Injustice at Every Turn: A Report of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey (Washington, DC: National Center for Transgender Equality and National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, 2011), 166, 169. 17 Jack Harrison-Quintana and Sharon Lettman...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 48–62.
Published: 01 November 2017
... and white distinction in Jamaica and it was mischievous for people to try to invent shade discriminations and shade prejudices which did not exist.” 15 Underscoring that vehicles of state and nation making are racializing machines, Dawes details just how much subtle shades of brown matter to reveal...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 55–69.
Published: 01 March 2018
... potentially reinforce social hierarchies that discriminate against Dominican communities. Despite these limitations, reggaeton still provides opportunities to establish Dominican–Puerto Rican connections on the grounds of shared experiences as black diasporic subjects. In her analysis of “Retrato del...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (1 (70)): 131–142.
Published: 01 March 2023
... to the nation-state. For Blouin this was the tragic death of her son, a story with which Joseph-Gabriel powerfully opens Reimagining Liberation . For Robeson it was the consistent racial discrimination that she experienced in multiple European metropoles and their colonies. And for Césaire...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 29–55.
Published: 01 July 2015
... of discrimination practiced in the southern United States—it is at least forthright. In Canada, where there are no apparent restrictions on my freedom, I'm allowed to stumble into barriers—prejudices against my color which, although subtly applied, are nonetheless real. 35 Such subtle concealment required...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 92–112.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of their homes, while no restraint is put on other men visiting, or residing in the interim.” 66 MESA's understanding of men rests on the assumption of “the a priori right of the male to deal with the state, as a dialogue among equals.” 67 Where legislation exists to correct discrimination against women...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (1): 133–150.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Committee, the Women’s Committee, and similar committees throughout several London boroughs. * ese com- mittees addressed structural inequalities and discrimination, and put race and gender on the local and national agendas. 9. Brendan Evans, atcherism and British Politics...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2010
... that is contextual and flexible and acknowledges that power manifests differently on different bodies. While discrimination is not random, it can at times be unpredictable. When our analyses begin with a priori categories, it suggests that we can map the way that discrimination may reveal itself (often...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (2): 86–103.
Published: 01 September 2005
... contribution to black writers the world over because it gave them a sense of being empowered. Black literature across the diaspora became a tool with which to fi ght prejudice and discrimination, and the white Western world was forced to take notice of this all-encompassing literary...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 100–112.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) population to be the most discriminated against, followed by what they perceived to be almost equally high levels of discrimination against Haitians, the poor, and women. 53 Not surprisingly, these generally recognized targets of discrimination...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 108–122.
Published: 01 July 2013
... Peoples Programme and the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. The UN Committee for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination argued that the Amerindian Bill, which the government passed in 2006, contravened international conventions on the collective rights of indigenous peoples...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 19–36.
Published: 01 October 2006
..., an independent company specializing in films on Canadian immigration. Mona’s family moves to Canada in the 1960s after Trinidad’s independence and the growing discrimination against Indians under the leadership of Dr. Hector James (de Doctah). The hardships experienced by the narrator’s family as Indo...