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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2009) 13 (2): 4–25.
Published: 01 July 2009
... history, and the existential context in which it occurs. It asks about the wisdom of promoting ideas about global blackness that do not at the same time examine the political economy that explains the globalizing of blackness nor the deleterious legacy of Western discourse that construed people of African...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2003) 7 (1): 95–115.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Patricia J. Saunders Small Axe Incorporated 2003 Is Not Everything Good to Eat, Good to Talk: Sexual Economy and Dancehall Music in the Global Marketplace Patricia J. Saunders What is to stop the youths and them out of control Full up with education, yet no earn a payroll...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2004) 8 (2): v–x.
Published: 01 September 2004
... cultural contours, its historical conditions and global context, and the critical languages in which change can be thought and alternatives reimagined. Such a debate we would insist is not the prerogative of any single genre, and therefore we invite fi ction as well as nonfi ction, poetry, interviews...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2016) 20 (2 (50)): 28–43.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Elizabeth E. Sine This essay explores the making of a radical cultural politics amid the global crisis of the 1930s and 1940s through a study of the life and work of dancer Si-lan Chen. Born in Trinidad to Afro-Caribbean and Chinese parents, trained as a ballerina in Moscow, and an active supporter...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2016) 20 (2 (50)): 76–84.
Published: 01 July 2016
... the neoliberalization of the academy; the developments in digital communications; and the global consolidation of Western corporate publishing power in “info-capitalism.” The evolution of darkmatter is poised in terms of negotiating this crisis as opportunity and risk. The digital journal is able to...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2017) 21 (3 (54)): 85–97.
Published: 01 November 2017
... ghost of Sir Arthur Jennings. The third is reference to global figures and events that index the destabilization of governments in Latin America and Africa. © Small Axe, Inc. 2017 Jamaica development urban renewal Marlon James Kingston Whether it functions as the literal and figurative terminus for...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 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 and a...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 October 2006) 10 (3): 70–86.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Wendy Knepper Small Axe Incorporated 2006 Colonization, Creolization, and Globalization: The Art and Ruses of Bricolage Wendy Knepper Antillean art is this restoration of our shattered histories, our shards of vocabulary, our archipelago becoming a synonym for pieces broken...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 October 2006) 10 (3): 111–124.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Sharon L. Green Small Axe Incorporated 2006 On a Knife Edge: Sistren Theatre Collective, Grassroots Theatre, and Globalization Sharon L. Green In 1974, Michael Manley, leader of Jamaica’s ruling People’s National Party (PNP), announced that Jamaica “had been converted to socialism...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2009) 13 (3 (30)): 1–11.
Published: 01 November 2009
... action that will be effective in the era of globalization. Small Axe, Inc. 2009 Globalization and Political Action in the Work of Edouard Glissant Celia M. Britton Between the publication of Le discours antillais in 1981 and Poétique de la Relation in 1990, Glissant’s work undergoes a...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2010) 14 (3 (33)): 21–32.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Kundera's theorization of the (globalized) European novel is vitiated by its ignorance of the critical ground covered by Caribbean thinkers, equally the manifesto in favour of `une littérature-monde' –surprisingly signed by Glissant ( Le Monde, 2007) – also distorts the complex interconnections of European...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2017) 21 (2 (53)): 94–111.
Published: 01 July 2017
..., apartheid, imperial, neoliberal—that connect black and brown lives both in the global South and global North. © Small Axe, Inc. 2017 South Africa indentureship Afro-Asian memory diaspora aesthetics apartheid blackness memory work slavery fleshiness sugarcane Indenture may be seen as a template...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2017) 21 (2 (53)): 193–200.
Published: 01 July 2017
.... But more broadly, this essay argues for the broadest application of the book's insights, which, when extended, ask whether sovereignty is a useful category for understanding the contemporary and globalized world. This is a question that remains only too timely as populist movements around the world...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2009) 13 (1): 50–74.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Anne McClintock The question is still open: what is the purpose of Guantanamo Bay? Why torture people whom the government and the interrogators know are innocent? What kind of U.S. empire now extends its filaments throughout the global gulag of interrogation prisons, torture-ships and internment...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2013) 17 (2 (41)): 136–153.
Published: 01 July 2013
... studies and particularly for conceiving of Caribbean visual culture. It considers ways the exploration of Caribbean art practices and research of Caribbean visual culture might require reconsideration as global and interconnected structures requiring a transnational and intercultural approach. Insight of...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2014) 18 (1 (43)): 125–137.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Edward Sammons The onset of the Great Recession posed a stern challenge to the prevailing model for better living through globalization. Late in the last decade, after having dominated the theory and practice of policy reform for over thirty years, the market-first doctrine known as neoliberalism...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2017) 21 (1 (52)): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2017
... analysis of revivalists, it posits that while the revival suggests a reaching back to a defining cultural form—reggae, which is both local and national—it is as well globalized in its commitment to engaging sounds and forms. Insofar as the revival takes significant impetus from the 2010 Tivoli Gardens...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2010) 14 (3 (33)): 78–88.
Published: 01 November 2010
... literary oeuvre spans time periods, countries and genres and she consistently situates herself as a global citizen rather than a “Caribbean” or “francophone” writer. The seeds of this nomadic approach are sown in childhood, evident in her autobiographical narratives Le Coeur à rire et à pleurer (1999...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2018) 22 (2 (56)): 99–114.
Published: 01 July 2018
... and empire, the author demonstrates the unique position of LGBT activists in the global South. In the context of the global South, and specifically a context that is heavily Catholic, universalized LGBT language enables Dominican activists to mobilize international, hemispheric, regional, and national...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 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...