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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 103–113.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Rose Réjouis This article argues that the concept of bricolage in the work of Claude Lévi-Strauss is part of a greater poetics, an underdog or “dark horse” poetics that advocates for “the culture of the weak” and embodies an activist historiography. This reexamination of Lévi-Strauss's work is...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 70–86.
Published: 01 October 2006
... broken off from the original continent. —Derek Walcott Aux Antilles, le mélange s’est fait sous le mode de la diffraction, de l’hétéroclite, du «bricolage culturel» au sens de Lévi-Strauss. (In the Antilles, mixture occurs through the mode of diffraction, of the...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 70–88.
Published: 01 March 2017
.... Today, understandings of skin color in Jamaica continue to be formulated through a lens of class, but they have evolved, making notions of “white” as enacted in the island, what Lisa Maria Anderson-Levy Figure 3. Olivia McGilchrist, Red Dress I and Red Dress III , from the Sudden White series...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 173–179.
Published: 01 July 2014
... pervasiveness of narratives of decline from pure origins. A locus classicus of this critique was Derrida's deconstruction of Claude Lévi-Strauss's ethnology of the Nambikwara, an indigenous Brazilian people that Lévi-Strauss sought, unconvincingly, in Derrida's view, to portray as uncorrupted by writing and...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 97–111.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., John Haughton, Lambert Brown, Muriel Johnson, Linette Vassell, Elean Thomas, Anthony Harriott, Barry Chevannes, Paulette Chevannes, Peter Figueroa, Mark Figueroa, Horace Levy, Joan French, Richard Byles, Brian Meeks, and me. Of this predominantly middle-class grouping Brown, Johnson, and Edwards were...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 33–44.
Published: 01 November 2010
...). 33 • November 2010 • Michaël F. Ferrier  |  35 Lévi-Strauss) then, progressively, to the entire Caribbean. This geographic expansion com- bined with a multidisciplinary one, extending from linguistics to anthropology, ethnology, literature, and philosophy. Keijiro Suga, author...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 89–99.
Published: 01 November 2013
... inspired by his 1988 novel, Le nègre et l'amiral . His first work written in French instead of Creole, it deals with everyday life on his home island during World War II and contains a humorous cameo appearance by anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss, who was indeed stranded in Martinique on his way to New...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (2): 142–162.
Published: 01 June 2007
... limousines, BMWs, Lexuses, Ford F-150 pick-up 2. The title of the chapter refers to one of the hymns sung at the funeral of popular dancehall icon Gerald “Bogle” Levy in February 2005. 3. Fernando Henriques, Family and Colour in Jamaica (London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1953), 139. 4. Ghana...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 137–146.
Published: 01 March 2018
... meaningful engagement with anthropology and ethnographic narrative. One way anthropology features here is as a figurative gesture that informs the authors’ sense of characterology. For instance, Claude Lévi-Strauss and Jean Price-Mars make appearances in Confiant’s 1988 Le nègre et l’amiral , and...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (2): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2002
... at the level of nation and community are marked symbolically on the bodies of two women. Anita is the victim of obeah, because Mass Levi uses a “dolly ssmallmall baby” stuck with a nail to steal her spirit and boost his waning potency. Ella, a “half aaxexe black, half white” woman...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 100–112.
Published: 01 November 2016
... and Donna Pinnick, 2015. 9 Anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss argued half a century ago that studying the “deep structure” of myths elucidates the central contradicting values of a given culture and its attempts to mediate those contradictions. Undoubtedly, had he known of her, Lévi-Strauss...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 213–222.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Vinitzky-Seroussi, and Daniel Levy, eds., The Collective Memory Reader , 458–64. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. “The Anthropology of the State: Close Encounters of a Deceptive Kind; Forum on Theory in Anthropology.” Current Anthropology 42, no. 1 (2001): 125–38. “North Atlantic...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 92–112.
Published: 01 March 2016
... that the articulations between the popular and academic are many and it is incorrect to assume that knowledge about gendered relations produced in the academy is always already progressive or even profeminist. Herbert Gayle and Horace Levy's young male informants from poor communities argue that...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 169–186.
Published: 01 March 2019
...,” Foreign Affairs 49, no. 1 (1970): 100–110. More generally, see Michael Manley, The Search for Solutions: Selections from the Speeches and Writings of Michael Manley , ed. John Hearne (Oshawa: Maple House, 1976). 11 For accounts of Manley’s political biography, see Darrel E. Levi, Michael Manley...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 164–172.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., harassment, and torture, in the wake of a land claim dispute. “The injustices done were rendered bureaucratic through the most inconsequential pedestrian resolutions—a fine levied here, a petty charge there,” Thomas notes (199). In the second half, I consider the Tivoli Gardens incursion—that confluence of...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (1): 112–140.
Published: 01 February 2007
... What you saying Work experience, tomorrow I could be out of a job, An you see dis hurricane, a lot ah things could change No more programme and more taxes like IVAN LEVY on we Ah tell you ah vex wid de system of promises Look, let we brake dat store dey an loot...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 64–71.
Published: 01 July 2018
... seductor: Porfirio Rubirosa (Santo Domingo: Editora Collado, 2001); Shawn Levy, The Last Playboy: The High Life of Porfirio Rubirosa (New York: Fourth Estate, 2005); Marty and Isabella Wall, Persiguiendo a Rubirosa: ¿Espía, Asesino, o sólo un gigoló? , trans. Rebeca Toribio (Santo Domingo: Editora...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 67–77.
Published: 01 July 2020
... violence levied against the community of Tivoli Gardens, Jamaica, in 2010; the 2011 state of emergency declared to combat “drug gangs” in Trinidad and Tobago; the 2019 #RickyRenuncia protests that ousted the erstwhile governor of Puerto Rico; and the continued violence against Haitian civilians following...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 187–196.
Published: 01 July 2020
... preserve some domestic capital for internal use. Prime Minister Eric Williams responded to army mutiny and rioting in Trinidad by levying a surtax on corporations and nationalizing the Bank of London and the Bank of Montreal. The expropriation of the Bank of Montreal yielded little more than the building...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (1): 17–38.
Published: 01 February 2007
... small traders, Donovan advocated free compulsory education; removal of import duties on salt fish, salmon, mackerel, and herrings; and reduction in the duties levied on tobacco, malt, and wine. He also called for the imposition of an income tax to compensate for revenues lost...