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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 13–27.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Kaneesha Cherelle Parsard Taken together, C. L. R. James’s 1933 political pamphlet The Case for West-Indian Self Government and 1936 novel Minty Alley reveal the author’s competing visions of relations between Africans and Indians in the British West Indies. In The Case for West-Indian Self...
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 10. The Jamaican government destroying Shanty Town, off Foreshore Road (renamed Marcus Garvey Drive), in 1966. Figure 10. The Jamaican government destroying Shanty Town, off Foreshore Road (renamed Marcus Garvey Drive), in 1966. © 1966 The Gleaner Co. (Media) Ltd. More
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 36–52.
Published: 01 July 2014
..., loudspeakers, words, and sounds become actants in this story. This essay looks at what difference they made in the waning moments of British rule in Jamaica and whether it might it be useful to attend to the role of sound in discussions of governance and colonial encounters. © Small Axe, Inc. 2014 “Let...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 167–178.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Figure 10. The Jamaican government destroying Shanty Town, off Foreshore Road (renamed Marcus Garvey Drive), in 1966. Figure 10. The Jamaican government destroying Shanty Town, off Foreshore Road (renamed Marcus Garvey Drive), in 1966. © 1966 The Gleaner Co. (Media) Ltd. ...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 133–146.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Natasha Lightfoot The crisis unleashed in Barbuda by Hurricane Irma in 2017 followed centuries of neglect by the British colonial state and then by the postcolonial government of its sister island, Antigua. Barbuda developed customary communal-land tenure as a result of its peculiarities in slavery...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 37–43.
Published: 01 March 2020
... and Jamaica from the 1860s to 1898; the West Indies Federation became a governing body in the British Caribbean territories from 1958–62. These “con-federated” forms reverberate together in the idea of trans-Caribbean unity as a utopian reference for anti-imperial sovereignty and the decolonial achievement...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 16–33.
Published: 01 October 2007
... on the sociology of mobilities and space, this article suggests that changes in technologies of transportation and communciation, media discourses, and cultural performances of travel within recent regimes of neoliberal governance and regulation are contributing to new ways of developing, curating and staging...
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Small Axe (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 (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 74–83.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Maeve McCusker In an interview which took place in the Maison Française, Oxford, on 10 May 2008, the day instituted by the Chirac government to commemorate the crime of slavery, Patrick Chamoiseau discusses his attempts to raise consciousness of slavery among young Antilleans. He reflects on his...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 24–42.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Christian Høgsbjerg This essay examines C. L. R. James's relationship to the heroic and inspiring arc of labour rebellions that swept the colonial British Caribbean during the 1930s. The essay begins by discussing James's 1932 work putting the case for West Indian self-government, The Life...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 174–185.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Peter Hallward Jean-Bertrand Aristide was re-elected president of Haiti in 2000, with a massive parliamentary majority. My book Damming the Flood (2007) tried to explain how and why his government overthrown, several years later, in an internationally-sponsored coup-d'état. Novelist Lyonel...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 125–137.
Published: 01 March 2014
... for the reproduction of society away from government and into the hands of individuals. But how widespread was this embrace among the broader population, how have different sectors of Jamaican society interpreted and responded to neoliberal ideals, and what options remain? This essay contributes to the assessment...
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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 (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 173–180.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., studying not only techniques of domination but also techniques of the self, and unraveling the contradictions of liberal government in a context of colonialism and forced labor. 7 Like the radical tradition, this governmentality approach has had limited interest in researching the everyday life...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 18–36.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Kate Hodgson “Certain songs have the power to overthrow a government,” Haitian president and musician Michel Martelly remarked on the eve of Carnival 2013, evoking a long-standing tradition of musical dissent in Haitian politics. The historic role of popular Creole-language songs in the political...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 47–61.
Published: 01 March 2016
... subjects) that could provide insight into the formation and stabilization of human cultural orders. “Black Metamorphosis” can therefore be seen as an earlier elaboration of what she later identified as the laws of human auto-institution, the process by which humans performatively enact our governing...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 92–112.
Published: 01 March 2016
...” and developed in later essays, it examines the circulation of knowledge on gender and sexuality emanating from the crisis school. Highlighting the points of convergence found in government-sponsored policy studies, academic scholarship, and the newspaper column of a men's organization from Barbados, the essay...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 14–27.
Published: 01 July 2016
... governance.” © Small Axe, Inc. 2016 race Reconstruction affect Derrida Familiarity breeds as much contentment as contempt. When engaging with iconic thinkers, we need to be aware of any tendencies to oscillate between reassurance and irritation when reading their traditionally quoted passages...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 28–43.
Published: 01 July 2016
... the racial, gender, national, and aesthetic boundaries she encountered in her life as she advanced a radical political vision that was global in its scope as well as its aspirations. Sine highlights how Chen challenged the rationalist premises governing modern, Western thought and stressed...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 108–114.
Published: 01 November 2011
.... Britton recounts some of her memories of time spent with Glissant and his wife, Sylvie, and attempts to give a picture of what he was like as a man: a man for whom the idea of Relation governed both his life and his writing. © Small Axe, Inc. 2011 “Always Changing, while Still Remaining...