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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 1–15.
Published: 01 July 2021
... represented a threat to the established order as the birthplace of audacious ideas that “cause changes in the world.” 68 © Small Axe, Inc. 2021 international relations historiography universalism exceptionalism idea-shift As far as I am concerned, at 4:53:10 p.m. last year, when...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 88–107.
Published: 01 July 2013
... underlay old forms of social organization and, thus, are becoming relevant in the ways regions are being reinscribed in increasingly international spheres of engagement. The agents engaged in such spheres of international and regional governance are transforming juridical structures in the Caribbean...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 90–104.
Published: 01 November 2018
... in relation to tourism in Jamaica. The island came under recent national and international media attention when a state of emergency was declared in the Parish of Saint James (home of the key tourist destination Montego Bay) in January 2018. As the declaration was made, government officials attempted...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Yohann C. Ripert This essay investigates a moment for Caribbean knowledge production in which intellectuals, gathered in Haiti in 1944 for an International Congress of Philosophy, questioned whether to politicize knowledge or to seclude it from politics. Focusing on Aimé Césaire’s “Poetry...
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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 (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 94–104.
Published: 01 October 2008
... the past two decades, situating developments in their socioeconomic and political context and considering them in relation to the international art trade. Central to the study is the work of Mario Benjamin, Maxence Denis, and Edouard Duval Carrié, but sections of the article are also devoted to women...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 56–67.
Published: 01 November 2018
.... B. Du Bois’s arguments about the “global colour line” for the field of international relations, Alexander Anievas, Nivi Manchanda, and Robbie Shilliam argue that “the utility of revisiting Du Bois’ work lies less in the claim that it provides an off-the-shelf theory of international relations...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (1 (15)): 106–122.
Published: 01 March 2004
... to international relations. In the Caribbean and Latin America, such naturalization derives from the discursive deployment of hybridity as ideology. It is important to distinguish the latter from the hybridized practices identifi ed through critical analytics or that emerge in intellectual and cultural...
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Small Axe (2001) 5 (2): 186–187.
Published: 01 September 2001
... teaches international relations and nationalism. Her research interests include comparative colonial history, political theory, feminism, the Caribbean and postcoloniality. She is working on a book that focuses on nationalist discourse and post- colonial identity in Guyana. (1942–1980...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (2): 228–231.
Published: 01 September 2004
... of Rethinking C. L. R. James (1996). He is now completing a book entitled “Long Distance Love: A Passion for Football.” narda graham is a graduate of Cornell University, Ithaca, where she studied compara- tive literature, economics, and international relations. Her interests include governance...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (1 (15)): 248.
Published: 01 March 2004
... of international relations who teaches the history of Ameri- can foreign policy and the politics of race in twentieth-century America at the Penn- sylvania State University. He is the author of Ambivalent Anti-Colonialism: Th e United States and the Genesis of West Indian Independence, 1940–1964 (1994). He...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (1 (15)): 249–251.
Published: 01 March 2004
... of international relations who teaches the history of Ameri- can foreign policy and the politics of race in twentieth-century America at the Penn- sylvania State University. He is the author of Ambivalent Anti-Colonialism: Th e United States and the Genesis of West Indian Independence, 1940–1964 (1994). He...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 89–98.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., is now everywhere, across the four corners of the world. The end of la Francophonie. And the birth of a world literature in French.1 Most striking in this declaration is how seamlessly the national becomes the international and how deceptively the question of empire (inscribed in la...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 56–76.
Published: 01 July 2015
... might swing to the left. 7 But questions about the new nation's international relations had already begun to circulate. In late January 1962, a radio commentary for the Jamaican Broadcasting Corporation discussed the growing threat from a rapidly arming Cuba, “ten minutes away by jet fighter...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (3 (69)): vii–x.
Published: 01 November 2022
...” that made sovereignty a moral imperative in international relations. 3 Lamming dedicated the book to his friend, the Jamaican writer, Neville Dawes, whose own political novel, The Last Enchantment , also appeared in 1960. Lamming had spent some time with Dawes in Kumasi in 1958, the year of Ghana’s...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 1–11.
Published: 01 November 2009
... action per se? Hallward’s characterization of it as a self-constituting, self-sufficient totality25 is entirely accurate: this late form of Relation does not relate to anything outside itself. But it does not necessarily follow that it excludes conflict and opposition between its internally...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 148–160.
Published: 01 November 2009
... has argued, governments are always an “international relation,” and in the case of Haiti that relation is one of violence.14 State violence in Haiti has always been aimed at protecting the interests of both the United States and the Haitian bourgeoisie by keeping the Haitian majority “cag[ed...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 2019
... moved their feet. The lwa are agents of international relations.” 42 In further response to essentialist-eternal narratives of competing cockfights, constructivist difference, and revisionist transnationalism, Richard Turit’s thesis on the 1937 massacre of ethnic Haitians on the Dominican...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 164–172.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Revolution of 1946 figures prominently inRed and Black in Haiti. It is a term that is used myriad times in the book to highlight the complex ways in which Haitian radicalism altered local and international relations and shifted perspectives about class, cultural achievement...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 152–162.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., it is not often imagined that the connection between Europe and its colonies could be a spiritual, and therefore internal, one—that Europe’s self-knowledges, not to say its cultural identity, are in fundamental ways shaped by the colonial relation, and specifically the relation that constituted New World...