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Small Axe (2024) 28 (1 (73)): 20–38.
Published: 01 March 2024
... and slow violence, questioning the mobilization of the assemblage as a straightforward and positive compositional attribute and bringing together environmental justice and environmental humanities scholarship with an eye to a livable present. cwr4m@virginia.edu © Small Axe, Inc. 2024...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (1 (67)): 205–208.
Published: 01 March 2022
...); Perfected Fables Now: A Bookman Signs Off on Seven Decades (2019); and Musings, Mazes, Muses, Margins: A Memoir (2020). E laine S avory has published widely on African and Caribbean literatures and, in recent years, environmental humanities. She coedited, with Carole Boyce Davies, Out...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 204–206.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Castellano i s a professor of English and coordinator of environmental humanities at James Madison University. She is the author of The Ecology of British Romantic Conservatism (2013) and was awarded an Eccles Centre Fellowship at the British Library to continue researching Robert Wedderburn...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (1 (70)): 174–176.
Published: 01 March 2023
..., transnational feminisms, oral history, and environmental humanities. She is the author of White Gloves, Black Nation: Women, Citizenship, and Political Wayfaring in Haiti (2023). G uno J ones is an interdisciplinary scholar whose principal interests include political discourses on citizenship...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (3 (69)): 174–176.
Published: 01 November 2022
..., oral history, and environmental humanities. She is author of White Gloves, Black Nation: Women, Citizenship, and Political Wayfaring in Haiti (forthcoming). L aurie R. L ambert is an interdisciplinary scholar, working at the intersection of literature and history in African diaspora studies...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 169–170.
Published: 01 July 2021
..., Capitalocene, Plantationocene, Chthulucene: Making Kin,” Environmental Humanities 6, no. 1 (2015): 162n5. 10 Moore et al., “Plantation Legacies.” 9 Yarimar Bonilla, “Why Would Anyone in Puerto Rico Want a Hurricane? Because Someone Will Get Rich,” Washington Post , 22 September 2017. 8...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 122–132.
Published: 01 July 2020
.... 38 It might also be Puerto Rico’s only real hope of adapting to the environmental and economic changes currently underway. Creating and supporting regenerative biosocial technologies is imperative, as is the reconceptualization of the relationship between islands, between humans and nonhumans...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (1 (67)): 145–164.
Published: 01 March 2022
... experience, the environmental experience?” 43 It is now recognized that transatlantic slavery was the first environmental catastrophe of modern times, in which human life and place were both turned into extractable, exploitable resources to feed an insatiable desire for wealth. Kamau’s work...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 1–10.
Published: 01 March 2020
... responsibility for the future of the planet. I analyze the novel as an environmental ethics with a life-changing dimension. I consider the disproportionality of a mere mortal facing a dilemma with apocalyptic potential, which suggests the profound inadequacy of humans to deal with the mess they have made...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 68–80.
Published: 01 November 2018
... In this essay, I draw attention to the varying ways the combined forces of global economic and environmental change have been threatening the livelihood security of farmers in the Caribbean. The essay sheds light on some of the local-scale implications of these wider structural and ecological changes...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 96–109.
Published: 01 July 2020
... and Juha I. Uitto, “Small Island Developing States: Natural Disaster Vulnerability and Global Change,” Global Environmental Change Part B: Environmental Hazards 3, no. 2 (2001): 49–62. On the legacy of Western humanism, see Wynter, “Unsettling the Coloniality.” 19 For more on nonsovereignty, see...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 30–45.
Published: 01 March 2010
...', are mobilized to market a variety of products and services, ranging from restaurants and hairstyles to candles, clothing and cosmetics. This reflects a move towards localism, environmentalism and ethics that is tied, somewhat paradoxically, to globalized identities, consumption and elite lifestyles. An initial...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 182–192.
Published: 01 November 2013
... initiative to document intersex births. 28 While very little scientific research has been done on environmental contamination's relationship to human endocrine disruption, sociologist Celia Roberts evokes the kinds of fears that environmental estrogens inspire in academic and nonacademic discourses alike...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 244–246.
Published: 01 November 2013
... © 2013 by Small Axe, Inc. 2013 V anessa A gard -J ones is a postdoctoral fellow in the Society of Fellows in the Humanities at Columbia University. A political anthropologist, she focuses her research on the intersections of sexual and environmental politics and their relationship...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 152–163.
Published: 01 July 2019
... that subjects of the African diaspora have been damaged by white supremacy and colonialism differently, the faster we can figure out how to sprout out of the rotting episteme created by Man. Plants can and do grow from rot. 38 Anna Tsing, “Unruly Edges: Mushrooms as Companion Species,” Environmental...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (2 (71)): 187–200.
Published: 01 July 2023
..., and to explore more practical, meaningful, and effective environmental politics. I am confident a claim of animality undermines the execution of colonial power in disciplining marginalized human bodies, but will it do much toward the survival and well-being of nonhuman animals and other forms of nature...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 110–121.
Published: 01 July 2020
... Westminster,” 102. Girvan makes this point most explicit in his reflections about the ways resource-intensive development needed new theoretical framing of human progress not reducible to the accumulation of material artifacts and processes of development that contribute to environmental destruction. See...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 47–55.
Published: 01 November 2018
... nation-state and by currents of patterns of globalization. 26 The implications of these relationships for Maroon life can be marked not just in cultural terms but also in material terms linked with pressing issues regarding land control, development, sustainability, and environmental justice. Richard...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 133–146.
Published: 01 July 2020
... based in Barbuda, Antigua, the United States, and the United Kingdom have also joined Walker and other Barbuda Council members in this fight. The group has hired the British human rights law firm Garden Court Chambers as representation for its injunctions against the land grab and in particular against...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (1): 157–168.
Published: 01 February 2008
... matters, manifested in human melodramas, public rituals, and social exegeses. Small Axe Incorporated 2008 The Picturesque, Miss Nottage and the Caribbean Sublime Richard J. Powell . . . everything green, green and hot eyes that kill eyes that kill...