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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2014
... struggles for legal justice. At the same time, these three legal cases exemplify how forced labor and colonization practices remain lived realities, complicating efforts to translate historical analysis into legal redress. In a special section of this issue of Small Axe and of the one to follow ( Small...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (1): 76–82.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Susan Mains Small Axe Incorporated 2007 “Justice” Series Susan Mains None calls for JUSTICE, nor any plead for truth . . . Therefore is judgment far from us, neither does JUSTICE overtake us: we wait for light, but behold obscurity; for brightness, but we walk in...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 88–107.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Kamari Maxine Clarke This essay explores the ways that new judicial formations centered on the Caribbean Court of Justice provide a space for understanding the workings of various legal rights brokers as central to a project of Caribbean regionalism. It examines the intermediary spaces in which...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 160–170.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Tezeru Teshome; K. Wayne Yang Drawing from Christina Sharpe’s In the Wake: On Blackness and Being , this essay uncovers the ontological eradication of “black child” in institutions of school and juvenile justice. This eradication is rooted in sexualized violence and the ungenderings of black...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2010
... “gender” in their pursuit of social justice I argue that “gender's” analytical marginalization persists because the philosophical underpinnings of these nationalist/anti-colonialist projects have all but insisted upon the supplanting of gender by race. Toward this end, I examine the fraught role that...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 18–35.
Published: 01 July 2014
... key political discourses from the Trujillo era, the author highlights the dictatorship's appropriation of key modern democratic vocabulary, terms including modern politics , democracy , progress , equality , and social justice . Ingrained for more than three decades, these meanings did not simply...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 152–161.
Published: 01 November 2014
... to discuss how transphobia is informed by racism in the course of MacDonald's experience in the criminal justice system. Stretching down Lake Street between Cedar and Twenty-First Avenues sits the Minneapolis Pioneer and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery. Opened in 1853, this historic burial site is the...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 91–101.
Published: 01 November 2015
... impasse in which early-twenty-first-century France finds itself. In tandem with the analysis of Césaire's essays, the essay examines French justice minister Christiane Taubira's published writings and legislative work as evidence of her related efforts to recast cultural specificity as a source of...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 121–128.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Souleymane Bachir Diagne We need to reassess our reading of Negritude literature. Justice is not done to the literary, philosophical, and political movement founded by Aimé Césaire, Léon-Gontran Damas, and Léopold Sédar Senghor when it is simply considered an essentialist reversal of colonial...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 199–205.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of justice and political redress in multiple ways because of how longstanding histories of colonialism, imperialism, and unequal global power structures always already refract these across places and borders. 22 For example, a clergyman is cited in a recently published news report from March 2016...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 17–39.
Published: 01 November 2017
...L. Camille van der Marel This essay examines the relationship between debt and memory that is emerging in contemporary calls for reparation and Caribbean Canadian literature. CARICOM's and Ta-Nehisi Coates's discussions of reparatory justice, as well as David Chariandy's Soucouyant and Ramabai...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 100–114.
Published: 01 July 2019
... gay man who prefers to remain in the closet. The doctor, who does a nikah with her, is on the verge of discarding her when she seeks justice, and in so doing, she finds redemption as well as healing from unexpected spaces. Copyright © 2019 Small Axe, Inc. 2019 Muslim nikah Me Too Caribbean...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 171–180.
Published: 01 November 2018
... . ordinary note of care wake Equal Justice Initiative (slave) ship I have been concerned for some time in my work with something like freedom. That is, I have been concerned with what Rinaldo Walcott calls in his response “the multiple forms of different unfreedoms in the face of an elusive freedom...
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Published: 01 March 2019
Figure 2 Demonstrators at the Black People’s Day of Action, 2 March 1981, London, called to protest police inaction and government indifference to the New Cross Massacre. Among the signs and posters held by demonstrators were placards that declared “Blood Aga Run if Justice Na Come.” © Trinity More
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): vii–x.
Published: 01 March 2014
... of reconciliation, whether in the settlement shaped by Mandela, in admittedly constrained circumstances, something had not been yielded by the enemies of justice in order that even more could be retained by them, whether something precious had not been lost even as so much of value was gained...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): vii–viii.
Published: 01 March 2010
... justice? Are we in a better position, today, to acknowledge the senses in which the Grenada 17 might really have been hostages to our own political hypocrisy and shallow opportunism, scapegoats, in effect, upon whom we projected the rage and resentment of our compromised will-to-power...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (1): v–x.
Published: 01 February 2007
... 67 Art/Work Justice Series Susan Mains 76 Decolonizing the Mind: Recent Grenadian Literature Susan Meltzer 83 Ressentiment and the Gairy Social...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 178–181.
Published: 01 March 2015
... professor at York University, Toronto, where he teaches courses in contemporary cultural studies. Coauthor (with Cheryl Teelucksingh) of Environmental Justice and Racism in Canada: An Introduction (2008), his research has been published in several journals, including Sexualities , Topia Journal of...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 209–211.
Published: 01 July 2017
... G. A. E. G riffin is a clinical psychologist and professor of psychology in the Department of Critical Theory and Social Justice at Occidental College, Los Angeles. His work on the Eastern Caribbean, some of which has previously appeared in Small Axe , concerns the critical intersection of...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 274–277.
Published: 01 July 2013
... the Making of Transnational Communities (2004) and Fictions of Justice: The International Criminal Court and the Challenge of Legal Pluralism in Sub-Saharan Africa (2009), and she is coeditor, with Deborah Thomas, of Globalization and Race: Transformations in the Cultural Production of Blackness...