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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 116–139.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Wigmoore Francis Small Axe Incorporated 2003 Nineteenth- and Early-Twentieth-Century Perspectives on Women in the Discourses of Radical Black Caribbean Men Wigmoore Francis INTRODUCTION t work in the deliberations of black radical thinkers in the nineteenth- and early...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (2): 150–158.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Rhonda Cobham Small Axe Incorporated 2003 Fishers of Men: Catherine Hall’s Narrative and the Framing of History Rhonda Cobham ood history, like good literature, arrives trailing metaphor, which, like the fi sher- man’s seine in Dennis Scott’s poem “Letters to My Son VIII...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 167–181.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Andrea Shaw Small Axe, Inc. 2010 Do Mad Men Fall in Love? Andrea Shaw After hearing the St. Cecilia bell, Sergeant hustled toward the sidewalk through the rubble and bush that surrounded his shack. He took his place near the front of the property, perched on top of a solitary...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 89–99.
Published: 01 July 2019
... with shrapnel, full of tiny jagged holes. On his skin, a thousand nicks, neat and round, like bleeding measles. I look around me, furtive. No sign of anything, of birds, men, nothing. Must be some new guerrilla tactic, trained attack hawks or something. I scamper up, go to my brother. I lean over him...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 52–63.
Published: 01 November 2014
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 115–127.
Published: 01 July 2018
... for articulating differences among Dominicans, among good and bad women, and among men.” 9 Considering this context, I am proposing that part of what made Montez such an “eccentric” personality was indeed conceptual—that she knowingly adopted certain eccentricities (as defined by the codes of the time...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 100–114.
Published: 01 July 2019
... for loss, fragility, renewal, and resilience, to demonstrate how it is impossible to separate these dynamics from the way vulnerable women, still embedded in age-old dynamics, turn to powerful men for protection and healing, ironically from the hurt from other men, leading to further abuse...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 133–148.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Marlene Daut; Karen Richman All Men Are Mad , by Philippe Thoby-Marcelin and Pierre Marcelin, is set during the antisuperstition campaign in Haiti, which was led by the French Catholic Church during the 1940s. The Marcelin brothers' novel was not only a devastating critique of religious persecution...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 43–58.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Shirley Tate Reading Heading South as a decolonial romance reveals anxiety about the liminal location of young male citizens in 1970s Haiti caught within the necropower of state terror and US imperialism. Focusing on young men selling “romance” on the beach within the continuing colonial relations...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 92–112.
Published: 01 March 2016
...” and developed in later essays, it examines the circulation of knowledge on gender and sexuality emanating from the crisis school. Highlighting the points of convergence found in government-sponsored policy studies, academic scholarship, and the newspaper column of a men's organization from Barbados, the essay...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 233–240.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., thus helping to frame the book's relevance. Island Bodies draws attention to the sexed subject's embeddedness in notions of authenticity (within the Caribbean as well as in relation to first-world narratives of emancipation) and to the dominance of biological men in discussions of Caribbean sexualities...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 250–259.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Rosamond S. King King responds to essays by noted scholars Faith Smith and Lisa Outar critiquing her 2014 book Island Bodies: Transgressive Sexualities in the Caribbean Imagination . In particular, she addresses the choice to examine interracial relationships between Caribbean men of color...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 200–211.
Published: 01 March 2010
... jeremiads about how the settlement and exploitation of the Americas exemplified the darkness that is present in men's souls. Brown's vision of a Jamaica that looked like heaven but which was instead a hell on earth is compelling. I do wonder, however, whether in this hell there may have been some patches...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 132–141.
Published: 01 March 2020
... of the essay’s purpose is to sketch the transnational community of formerly enslaved and free men and women from whom Schomburg inherited what the author calls his Maroon political consciousness. The essay also emphasizes how Valdés invites African diaspora scholars, activists, educators, artists, and so...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 81–96.
Published: 01 November 2020
... of homosexuality as the preserve of wealthy white foreign men but also from the Wolfenden Committee proceedings that led to the decriminalization of homosexuality in England and from the “Lavender Scare” that purged homosexuals from federal government employment in the United States. Despite its failing to reform...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 206–217.
Published: 01 November 2020
... Black Power black feminism Canada Montreal Congress of Black Writers David Austin The 1968 Congress of Black Writers appears as a convening of brothers. Over the course of four days, the black men present hailed, challenged, and validated each other, recounting a shared history of racial...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 197–208.
Published: 01 July 2011
... Press, 2009). 7 S. Cobham, Rupert Gray, 102; see the introduction, xxxv–xli. 8 Ibid., 99. 200  |  “Only His Hat Is Left”? Resituating Not-Yet Narratives lack of a viable future for white Antiguans.9 Black women’s roles as loyal servants to middle- class white women and black men...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 17–33.
Published: 01 July 2019
... located in Kingston, Jamaica’s capital city. As the initial meeting morphed into a more sustained initiative, GFM came to understand itself as a group that sought to provide structures of support and community building for gay men and women on the island while also tackling the homophobic conditions...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 125–139.
Published: 01 October 2006
... of distinction afforded to men who are considered to be of high social, political, and economic status in Jamaica. It is particularly used to denote status among men from the lower socioeconomic levels and in the inner city context and is commonly used in inner city and dancehall slang. The Jamaican...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 7–23.
Published: 01 July 2011
... people’s Governor,” which dominated the 1990s, here was a set of songs and performances that allowed men to be unabashedly fun, to be relatively carefree about the social consequences of movement, and to stretch even further the Jamaican investment in male grooming. Certainly Beenie Man...