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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 47–55.
Published: 01 November 2018
.... The discussion of marronage offered here also allows a turn to a wider, more unsettled geography of in/securities and brings together discussions of historical struggles for land, territory, and community alongside accounts of movement, flight, and resistance. These are all linked to questions of in/security...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 178–185.
Published: 01 November 2021
..., AbdouMaliq Simone asks, “What is security in uncertain environments, particularly when what passes as certainty is not only deceptive but also constraining, limiting what residents can do with the very uncertain conditions that they face and help constitute?” He suggests that “securing the future...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 105–114.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Anyaa Anim-Addo This essay examines in/securities through a central focus on strategies for securing livelihoods after emancipation. While the postemancipation period in the Caribbean was marked by clamorous debate about the region’s economic future, this essay is concerned with the quieter...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 68–80.
Published: 01 November 2018
... vulnerable nor wholly resilient to the vagaries of global change. Instead, their livelihood in/securities often straddle both sides of the vulnerability-resilience spectrum. The historical vulnerability of Caribbean agriculture to the vagaries of an uneven world capitalist system and the legacies...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (1 (15)): 218–222.
Published: 01 March 2004
... garden wash away. Th e trees get sick and die. All the lettuce, the pepper, the thyme, the corn all go to waste. In 1961 I was starting to plant them back. I went with Fred to Agricola in the Land Rover. We used to pack all the young trees in the back then drive down the highway with them. Th...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 96–109.
Published: 01 July 2020
..., loss of economic security—and calls out the state’s neglect of low-income black people, he reads a continuity and order to the repeating chaos that colors the lives of those who do not conform to the Western modern script of being human (particularly black, brown, and indigenous working poor). As Nadia...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 45–61.
Published: 01 July 2017
... to be claimed. That concept has no counterpart on the other side of the Atlantic—it is a heterogenous term whose creative repurposing supports a radical claim. Contrary to what John Locke's “tilled land” theory or G. W. F. Hegel's master-slave dialectic may lead one to suspect, the Declaration...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 16–33.
Published: 01 October 2007
... they are governed by the United States, the United Kingdom, France, or the Nether- lands.8 Caribbean governments are also highly engaged in forming new regional associations 6. Marc Lacey, “New Routes and New Risk, As More Haitians Flee,” The New York Times, 19 May 2007. Haitians have...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 40–49.
Published: 01 March 2013
... over everything, is a fungus that creeps through everybody.” 10 Primus had no romantic sensibility about southern life. She wanted to experience, firsthand, the land that informed the sensibilities of many of her contemporaries. She picked cotton with sharecroppers and worshipped with them in small...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 18–34.
Published: 01 November 2014
... national security minister stated, to defend the government against accusations of racial profiling during the three-month-long 2011 state of emergency: “When we see the accused being led away, being led to court, in most instances, it is people who look like me with their heads bent, hiding from...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (2): v–vii.
Published: 01 September 2005
... that swept the uncivil past away. But of course the revolution did not axe materialize; not nearly. What happened to Titid, some people ask. What made his second coming, secured as it was by the “immaculate invasion” of US troops, so unlike the fi rst? Were there com- promises...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (2): viii–xiii.
Published: 01 September 2005
... that swept the uncivil past away. But of course the revolution did not axe materialize; not nearly. What happened to Titid, some people ask. What made his second coming, secured as it was by the “immaculate invasion” of US troops, so unlike the fi rst? Were there com- promises...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 63–84.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Deborah A. Thomas In Rex Nettleford's Mirror Mirror: Identity, Race, and Protest in Jamaica , Rastafari appears as an expression of black knowledge and politics and as a barometer of the immediate postindependence security concerns as they related to black Jamaicans. This essay is interested...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 175–186.
Published: 01 July 2020
... as mutually reinforcing technologies of discipline and punishment necessary to ensure security and stability through the regulation and occupation of those deemed inexorably illegitimate. Racial capitalist imperialism employs anxieties about blackness to codify the dangers of radicalism and vice versa because...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 52–61.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of the 1970s, offering a catalog of national victories secured from minimum wage, free education, and maternity leave to the end of the bastardy act. The fact that the WPJ deemed it important to generate a self-reflective document demonstrates, first, the necessity of critical reassessment as germane...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2019
... a selection of (semi)autobiographical 1970s-based literary works such as Anthony C. Winkler’s Going Home to Teach , Brian Meeks’s Paint the Town Red , and Margaret Cezair-Thompson’s The True History of Paradise (and interweaving Shara McCallum’s This Strange Land ), this essay examines some shortcomings...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 138–151.
Published: 01 November 2017
... heyday and still an area of high property values and exclusivity. Knutsford Boulevard forms the central spine of the New Kingston business district that shades on its fringes into a land-use pattern of mixed residential and commercial properties. In the 1950s and '60s, the emergent middle class...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 28–58.
Published: 01 February 2006
... and within cultures? For the land rights claims of native peoples, what are the consequences of the failure of Carib- bean and Latin American governments to establish truly anticolonial, anticapitalist, and antiracist policies? SX19 February 2006 Shona N. Jackson | 31 ordersB There are in fact two...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 133–146.
Published: 01 July 2020
... offered useful lessons for how to manage Antigua and Barbuda’s strained relationship in the postcolonial era. 20 After decades of uncertainty, the Antiguan government, at the urging of the Barbuda Council, passed the Barbuda Land Act of 2007, which for the first time formally secured in writing...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (2): 159–167.
Published: 01 September 2003
... SSmithmith seen in isolation from each other, and that all places leave a critical mark. I use the term “critical transition period” above to indicate the intensity of feelings and expectations attached to the Baptist project in Jamaica, as, having helped to secure freedom and then “full freedom...