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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 169–186.
Published: 01 March 2019
...) and the actions deemed necessary, strategically, institutionally, to achieve or realize them. More specifically, though, political will, and the more so, perhaps, in its radical, dissenting forms, is a faculty of suasive or causative moral power that seeks to act on individual wills in order to orient them away...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 72–94.
Published: 01 March 2003
.... 8899 + is search for racially infl ected volitional rights yielded a test of wills that was fought on several fronts. In the clash between state power and the want of black com- petence, party militia leaders chafed at their political reins and broke away to exercise ssmallmall...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 18–36.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Kate Hodgson “Certain songs have the power to overthrow a government,” Haitian president and musician Michel Martelly remarked on the eve of Carnival 2013, evoking a long-standing tradition of musical dissent in Haitian politics. The historic role of popular Creole-language songs in the political...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 195–207.
Published: 01 March 2019
... claims are at the forefront of popular attention, political culture, and scholarly endeavor, it is also critical to recall that some information is not readily available in the historical record. This does not preclude the need for reconstructing the intentions of the protagonists we write about. Rather...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 35–52.
Published: 01 July 2020
... sites and instruments for the entrenchment of the politics of respectability. The women’s activism in the church—the bastion of respectability—made visible the hidden culture of sexual violence within the institution, exposing the sacred space as a site of sexual misogynistic violence. It revealed...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 31–52.
Published: 01 November 2020
... Veintiuno, 2005), 18. 19 Rocío Aranda Alvarado, “Quintapata: Producción visual e imaginario social,” in Colectivo Quintapata, Inventario , 24. 18 See Sara Ahmed, The Cultural Politics of Emotion (New York: Routledge, 2013). 17 “Regla #10–Si es usted un emperador puede mascar chicles...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 61–83.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Anne Eller; Aaron Kamugisha This essay considers the participation of Port-au-Prince women in municipal and national politics during the later decades of the nineteenth century. The growth of Port-au-Prince changed the dynamics of these contests, as newly arrived women joined expanding popular...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 149–159.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Jana Evans Braziel In her contribution, Braziel resists Torres-Saillant's valorization of diaspora as the anti-dote to national paradigms. As an organizing rubric, “Caribbean diaspora” obscures nationality, class, race, gender, sexuality, and political economy as striating diasporas and diasporic...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 1–11.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Celia M. Britton Critical work on Glissant often divides his writing into two periods: before and after the publication of Le Discours antillais in 1981. In the first he focuses mainly on Martinique and its social, political and cultural problems, while the second broadens out, via the concept...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 137–147.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Nick Nesbitt The contemporaneous publication of Alex Dupuy's The Prophet and the Power: Jean-Bertrand Aristide and Peter Hallward's Damming the Flood: Haiti, Aristide, and the Politics of Containment in 2007 marks a watershed in contemporary Haitian Studies. Together, these two critically engaged...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Anthony Bogues Small Axe Incorporated 2002 Politics, Nation and PostColony: Caribbean Inflections Anthony Bogues For if the history of Caribbean society is that of a dual relation Between plantation and plot, the two poles which originate in a single Historical process...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (1): 133–150.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Tracy Fisher Small Axe Incorporated 2002 Black Women, Politics, Nationalism and Community in London Tracy Fisher articular historical moments often enable us to understand contemporary move- ments and issues. Specifi cally, they are critical in understanding...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (1): 179–190.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Paget Henry Small Axe Incorporated 2002 Culture, Politics and Writing in Afro- Caribbean Philosophy: A Reply to Critics Paget Henry must begin by thanking Brian Meeks, Maureen Warner-Lewis, Patrick Goodin, and Claudette Anderson for taking the time to put down so clearly...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 164–168.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., Raphaël Confiant, and Jean Bernabé. Éloge de la créolité has been much discussed and critiqued in relation to Antillean politics and literature; its claim to replace essentialist racial identities with an ever-evolving diversalité has been disputed by a variety of other authors from the Caribbean...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Belinda Edmondson Small Axe Incorporated 2003 Public Spectacles: Caribbean Women and the Politics of Public Performance Belinda Edmondson e race rises as its women rise. ey are the true standard of its elevation. We are trying to produce cultured men without asking...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 241–249.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., online presences) and a whole range of activist, political, and legal discourse from the anglophone, francophone, hispanophone, and Dutch Caribbean. Island Bodies also aims for and goes an exceptional distance toward achieving true nuanced inclusiveness in Caribbean scholarship, closely reading...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (2): 1–22.
Published: 01 September 2003
...David Scott Small Axe Incorporated 2003 Political Rationalities of the Jamaican Modern David Scott Clientelism in the Th ird World is more than a device to win votes for competing parties. It is a mechanism by which to institutionalize a power structure. —Carl...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 64–79.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Ifeona Fulani Small Axe Incorporated 2005 Caribbean Women Writers and the Politics of Style: A Case for Literary Anancyism Ifeona Fulani n the introduction to Out of the Kumbla: Caribbean Women and Literature, Carole Boyce Davies and Elaine Savory Fido invoke the concept...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 112–119.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Michael Hanchard Small Axe Incorporated 2005 Translation, Political Community, and Black Internationalism: Some Comments on Brent Hayes Edwards’s The Practice of Diaspora Michael Hanchard rent Edwards’s Th e Practice of Diaspora is an important text, expanding and com...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 16–29.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Jocelyne Guilbault In this essay, I focus on soca, a music that has been criticized by numerous journalists, academics, calypsonians, politicians, and listeners for not engaging the political. Instead of dismissing soca as a legitimate critical public discourse, I address soca in relation to its...