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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 125–137.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Edward Sammons The onset of the Great Recession posed a stern challenge to the prevailing model for better living through globalization. Late in the last decade, after having dominated the theory and practice of policy reform for over thirty years, the market-first doctrine known as neoliberalism...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 16–33.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Mimi Sheller Many parts of the Caribbean region are being respatialized, rescaled and reterritorialized through processes of neoliberal development, intraregional and international mobility, and complex spatial restructuring of physical infrastructures and virtual realities. Drawing on the...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 128–143.
Published: 01 July 2018
... Dominicans to question formulations of LGBT civil rights activism driven by NGO resources. The essay contends that under neoliberal development, Santo Domingo’s LGBT Pride festivities, such as the Caravana del Orgullo Gay, come to overshadow long-standing Dominican feminist coalitions and collective...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 185–193.
Published: 01 November 2019
... and political purchase on the epoch of postcolonial neoliberalism, this essay reflects on modes of archival attunement and Caribbean philosophies of history. 24 George Lamming, The Pleasures of Exile (1960; repr., Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1992), 38. 25 Kamau Brathwaite...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2017
... incursion, its global reach constitutes a pushback against neoliberalism. Ultimately the revival recreates reggae as a principle rather than a music or a music industry, and in so doing suggests a new genealogy for reggae that is both epistemological and ontological. 40 Wycliffe and Hazel Bennett, The...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 76–84.
Published: 01 July 2016
... the neoliberalization of the academy; the developments in digital communications; and the global consolidation of Western corporate publishing power in “info-capitalism.” The evolution of darkmatter is poised in terms of negotiating this crisis as opportunity and risk. The digital journal is able to...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 94–111.
Published: 01 July 2017
..., apartheid, imperial, neoliberal—that connect black and brown lives both in the global South and global North. © Small Axe, Inc. 2017 South Africa indentureship Afro-Asian memory diaspora aesthetics apartheid blackness memory work slavery fleshiness sugarcane Indenture may be seen as...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 75–89.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Walcott What might human dignity and freedom look like for black people, especially poor black people in the post–civil rights/post-independence neoliberal moment of our times? How might we think about the states of freedom and unfreedom that currently organize...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 148–160.
Published: 01 November 2009
...), they unwittingly reproduce the dominant ideologies of global- ization, which eschew systemic explanations.2 The most salient colonial ideology and practice in the Caribbean today is neoliberalism, and the easy dismissal of mass popular movements as totalitarian is indeed the (accidental) corollary...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 1–12.
Published: 01 November 2018
... era of neoliberal globalization has seen less permanent migration than the preceding late-nineteenth-/early-twentieth-century era of frenetic transnational capitalist expansion thanks to such factors as nativist backlashes against immigration in the global North and innovations in transportation...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 164–174.
Published: 01 July 2016
... times in which the neoliberal project has captured the state and, to a great extent, the imagination of the region's peoples. 1 To dream of change for Meeks is to rethink and reposition Caribbean traditions of radicalism and revolution in the present. The book's chapters examine this by reflecting on...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 181–192.
Published: 01 March 2014
... construction of archives, and neoliberal anxieties in contemporary Jamaica. Exceptional Violence stakes a claim in rethinking violence and citizenship, but it is Thomas's contributions to the examination of Rastafari thought and the idea of freedom that are its distinguishing marks. Beyond neoliberal...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 274–277.
Published: 01 July 2013
... gender studies at Queen's University, Canada. Her research is located within the field of feminist political economy and engages broad questions of social transformation, neoliberalism, and the politics of gender, race, and class in the Caribbean and its diaspora. She has published articles on neoliberal...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 154–171.
Published: 01 July 2013
... early as the late 1980s, when Edward Seaga, arguably the region's most vocal proponent of neoliberalization at the time, expressed his lack of faith in the ability of the local private sector to generate investment without state assistance. While some corporate interest groups viewed Seaga's doubts...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (3 39): 22–38.
Published: 01 November 2012
... responded to the disaster. I argue here that this taken-for-granted formula, whereby entertainment is offered in return for donations toward relief aid, has an acoustic dimension that reveals its character as an artifact of cur- rent neoliberal economic logic. In this cultural arena...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 164–172.
Published: 01 November 2011
.... 36 • November 2011 • Millery Polyné  |  165 of postcoloniality and neoliberalism.1 Additionally, my hesitation stems from the emergence of “blueprints” designed to foster educational, economic, and infrastructural development that fail to discuss power and politics in Haiti within the local...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 184–192.
Published: 01 July 2017
..., Freedom in the Making of Western Culture (New York: Basic, 1991). 6 Yarimar Bonilla, “Ordinary Sovereignty,” Small Axe , no. 42 (November 2013): 156 (italics in original). 7 See Karl Marx, The 18th Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte (New York: International, 1963), 18. 8 Neoliberal...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): vii–xiv.
Published: 01 March 2019
... by a desire to re-animate the idea of novelty with radical or transformative content, to release it from the commodity-form in which it manifests itself (i.e., “in-built obsolescence”) in our global neoliberal present. As he says, in a discerning phrase, “Neoliberalism nullifies novelty.” Authentic...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 173–180.
Published: 01 March 2014
... State,” Journal of Historical Sociology 1, no. 1 (1977; repr. 1988): 58–89. 13 Obika Gray, “Predation Politics and the Political Impasse in Jamaica,” Small Axe , no. 13 (March 2003): 72–94. 14 James Ferguson and Akhil Gupta, “Spatializing States: Toward an Ethnography of Neoliberal...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 161–173.
Published: 01 November 2009
... him to power, Aristide accepted the neoliberal Emergency Economic Recovery Program drafted for Haiti by the international financial institutions in October 1994.16 Once reelected in 2000 he pursued the neoliberal policies “virtually without a decent level of external aid.”17 He...