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Published: 01 March 2017
Figure 1. Matthew McCarthy, Rise Up , 2013. Mural on Deanery Road, Kingston, Jamaica. © Matthew McCarthy More
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 147–154.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Matthew McCarthy © Small Axe, Inc. 2016 ...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Figure 1. Matthew McCarthy, Rise Up , 2013. Mural on Deanery Road, Kingston, Jamaica. © Matthew McCarthy ...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 72–79.
Published: 01 July 2014
.... As Sheller suggests, and as Karen McCarthy Brown's book Mama Lola showed through its evocative reconstructions of family history stretching back to the nineteenth century, doing so requires the cultivation of alternative ways of accessing and writing the past. 6 The difficulties of reconstructing...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 22–43.
Published: 01 July 2017
... murals depicted sensitive and charged topics, from anti-Macoute lynch mobs to the rising populist leader Jean-Bertrand Aristide, to express the urban poor's stance against dictatorship and hopes for democracy. For a review, see Karen McCarthy Brown, “Art and Resistance: Haiti's Political Murals, October...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 219–227.
Published: 01 March 2010
... come out to light.”27 So my emphasis on historical catastrophe is not despairing as it might appear; it clings to the prospect of renewal. In this respect, The Reaper’s Garden shares a sentimental kinship with Cormac McCarthy’s novel The Road, about a father and son who scavenge for hope amid...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 217–229.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Carole Boyce Davies Deported from the United States during the McCarthy period, Claudia Jones, the only black woman to become a political prisoner because of membership in the US Communist Party, was meant to be erased. Making her way to London in 1955, doubly and then triply “dias­ porized...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (3 39): 22–38.
Published: 01 November 2012
... life—of social services, of institutions, of citizenship. Affective life is articulated with this process. As Anna McCarthy argues, “Emotion is a truth effect produced along with liberalism’s ideal of bounded individualism.”31 An individual can give to disaster relief in part through...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 213–222.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Priestess in Brooklyn , by Karen McCarthy Brown. American Ethnologist 21, no. 3 (1994): 653–54. “Peripheral Vibrations: The Case of Saint-Domingue's Coffee Revolution.” In Dynamics of World Development , edited by Richard Rubinson, 27–41. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage, 1981. “Anthropology...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 1–17.
Published: 01 November 2019
...—the authenticity of her belief in Vodou . The assumption being, of course, that possession is such a spectacular and nonconsensual display of belief that it could not possibly be feigned, and standing in direct contrast to Karen McCarthy Brown’s conception of Vodou “possession-performance”—which Brown uses...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 40–49.
Published: 01 March 2013
... investigation during the McCarthy years. Primus was a supporter of and was supported by a number of progressive political and cultural organizations. In fact, it is doubtful she would have had the exposure or critical success she had without them. 15 FBI records indicate she had been involved...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 165–174.
Published: 01 October 2008
... aspects of the religion’s history and tenets, its spiritual beings or lwas, and the way that it has been woven into the fabric of life in the country, as well as in the diaspora. Donald Cosentino answers some of these questions. Perhaps the anthropologist Karen McCarthy Brown, who has written...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 68–80.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., Globalization (London: Routledge, 1995); and Peter Dicken, Global Shift: The Transformation of the World Economy , 3rd ed. (London: Sage, 1998). 5 See Leonard A. Nurse et al. “Small Island States,” in James J. McCarthy et al., eds., Climate Change 2001: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 203–216.
Published: 01 March 2009
... and their implications all the more troubling when we consider the current assault on civil liberties that naturally make us recall the McCarthy era in the United States. I want to suggest that the reasons for Jones’s disappearance/deportation/departure are attributable to all...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 136–153.
Published: 01 July 2013
.... There was McCarthy.” See Emma Brockes, “Toni Morrison: ‘I Want to Feel What I Feel. Even If It's Not Happiness,’” Guardian , 13 April 2012. 22 For recent research on the relationship between the United States and Trinidad, see Harvey Neptune, Caliban and the Yankees: Trinidad and the United States...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 134–154.
Published: 01 November 2011
... of their phallic associations, most Gedes manifest as males, though Karen McCarthy Brown does note the emergence of a new female “Gedelia,” in the last chapter of her monumen- tal spiritual biography Mama Lola: A Vodou Priestess in Brooklyn (Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1992...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 43–57.
Published: 01 July 2013
... Studies Reader (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2004), 728–35. 2 Ibid., 62. 1 Susan Harewood, “Masquerade as Methodology … or Why Cultural Studies Should Return to the Caribbean,” in Cameron McCarthy et al., eds., Globalizing Cultural Studies: Ethnographic Interventions in Theory...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 60–78.
Published: 01 July 2022
... Vodou initiation. Notable examples include Karen McCarthy Brown, Maya Deren, Katherine Dunham, and Zora Neale Hurston. 5 Nicole Rhoden, “ODIGBA! Remembering SAIC Professor, Artist, Anthropologist, Haitian Vodou Expert, and Rumoured Witch Marilyn Houlberg,” FNewsMagazine , 3 September 2013...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (1 (37)): 119–143.
Published: 01 March 2012
...: Vodou, Power, and Performance in Haiti and Its Diaspora (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002), 102. 41 Ibid., 103. 42 Karen McCarthy-Brown, Tracing the Spirit: Ethnographic Essays on Haitian Art from the Collection of the Davenport Museum of Art (Seattle...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 106–179.
Published: 01 February 2006
... of all, remember that I had gotten a good job at a prestigious university. It was an institution that Joe McCarthy never visited, and I don’t think that’s accidental. I often wonder whether it 36. John H. Parry, “Plantation and Provision Ground: An Historical Sketch of the Introduction of Food...