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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 (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 (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 (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 (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
... confinement purportedly protects transgender inmates from assaults by the general population, it increases their risk for assault and harassment by prison staff. In 2011, the National Transgender Discrimination survey found that the “combination of anti-transgender bias and persistent structural...
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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 (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 29–55.
Published: 01 July 2015
... be achieved: in its company town in the Guyanese interior, where white Canadians mixed freely with local “coloured” employees with “no trouble of any kind,” the bauxite-mining giant Alcan had “taken the lead in banishing racial discrimination” (76–77). (This was Hutton's way of finessing the delicate question...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 92–112.
Published: 01 March 2016
... appears to suggest that mothers discriminate against sons because they are male, withholding financial and emotional support from sons but not from daughters. In addition, the presence of a powerful male role model is assumed to deter boys from violence. The authors seek to rehabilitate patriarchy...
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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
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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...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 100–112.
Published: 01 November 2016
... poll in the Dominican Republic found that 73 percent of those surveyed thought the lesbian, gay, 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...
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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 (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 (2012) 16 (1 (37)): vii–x.
Published: 01 March 2012
... the assumption of a collective white (British or American) responsibility for slavery. In his view, a more carefully discriminating approach is called for, one that seeks to locate with more historical precision the lineaments of individual accountability for slavery. There is much, I think...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 17–39.
Published: 01 November 2017
... support the remnants of their small family. In the aftermath of all this loss, the narrator leaves home at sixteen in search of a better life. What he experiences, though, is the same discrimination and perilous working conditions his parents faced after immigrating to Canada in the 1960s. He returns home...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 178–187.
Published: 01 November 2014
... how accidental, superficial, or even quite illusory are anatomical discriminations. In Vodou practice, spirits cannot appear or manifest in the world without the material envelope of the devotee, the husk or the horse that will be entered or ridden by the god. What kind of epistemology is this? What...