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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
... Sexual Orientation Discrimination and the University of the West Indies's Rights Advocacy Project provided support to four of the individuals to bring suit against the relevant law as unconstitutional because it is discriminatory and vague. The Guyanese ruling argues that because the law treats cross...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 91–108.
Published: 01 July 2021
... offered recommendations about how to escape the legacy of racism, racial discrimination, and colonization in the region by revaluing Africa as a key component in Caribbean nationalisms. Carbonell insisted that as the Revolution worked to construct a new national culture, it had to tackle the larger...
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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
... 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, compared to the United States, but also critiques the prevalence of a racial democracy...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 85–98.
Published: 01 July 2018
... to this ethnic group results from his awareness of the discrimination endured by Dominicans and other Latinx groups in New York. Cepeda reflects on the latter upon her arrival to Seaman Avenue in 1981: I hear people walking their dogs outside complaining about there being too many Dominicans and other Spanish...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 152–161.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Transgender Discrimination survey found that the “combination of anti-transgender bias and persistent structural and interpersonal acts of racism was especially devastating for Black transgender people.” 17 Among transgender inmates surveyed, 37 percent report harassment by correctional officers; for black...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 48–62.
Published: 01 November 2017
... that “there was no black 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...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 55–69.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Rican phenomenon obscure Dominican contributions to the genre and assume inevitable Dominican–Puerto Rican conflict. 33 Thus, reggaeton can potentially reinforce social hierarchies that discriminate against Dominican communities. Despite these limitations, reggaeton still provides opportunities...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 29–55.
Published: 01 July 2015
... such a an idyllic society could 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...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 92–112.
Published: 01 March 2016
... 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, the state is viewed as having betrayed men, leaving them vulnerable...
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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 (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
... themselves as ‘indigenous.’” The debate became a subject of international concern through the intercession of the UK-based nongovernmental organization Forest Peoples Programme and the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. The UN Committee for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination argued...
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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...