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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of the PNP’s execution of its vision and, critically, of the Jamaican population itself, from these literary perspectives. With the PNP’s defeat in 1980, race and class relations quickly reverted to the status quo position of white (light) economic power/black subservience. The year would signify not only...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 16–29.
Published: 01 March 2010
.... This study shows how the pleasures and public intimacies enabled by these live performances do not come free, but rather work at times to reformulate long-held cultural understandings of things such as race, class, gender and sexuality, and at other times, to reinforce them. Small Axe, Inc. 2010 Music...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 81–96.
Published: 01 November 2020
... Jamaica’s police force, the inquiry nevertheless foregrounds how sexual regulation operates through the interconnected workings of race, class, gender, and nation. © 2020 Small Axe, Inc. 2020 queer history transnational Jamaica In March 1951, Wills O. Isaacs, a member of Jamaica’s House...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 164–174.
Published: 01 July 2016
... discusses how ethical relations as shaped by race, class, and gender are relevant to Caribbean revolution, arguing that collapse might be the most significant reality that gives reason to hope for revolution and respect for the human in the contemporary Caribbean. In thinking about the need for change...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 46–59.
Published: 01 July 2022
... within queer Cuban and Caribbean studies, noticing the ways they push back against renderings of gender and sexuality as inherently distinct categories. Instead, for these artist-thinkers, trans subjectivity is informed by various experiences related to gender, sexuality, race, class, and geography...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 39–56.
Published: 01 July 2009
... one’s belong- ingness to whiteness in developed countries.16 In Brazil, class certainly plays an important role in allowing, or not, entrance into whiteness, although the complex intersection of class and “race” can certainly not be captured by the simplistic adage that “money...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (3 (72)): 117–146.
Published: 01 November 2023
... Marxism slavery colonialism labor race-class Until it is acknowledged that for the historical-materialist text and the liberal text . . . equality presupposes liberty—that is, “wage labor” comes into a condition of equality in the market because the market is . . . free to sell it as any other...
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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 (2023) 27 (1 (70)): 87–99.
Published: 01 March 2023
... the oppression and exploitation of people on the basis of “race” and class, both during the period of slavery and after its abolition. Although he became known as a national hero in Suriname, in the former colonial metropole of the Netherlands his name, work, and life story were relatively unknown. In 2020...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 75–85.
Published: 01 July 2012
... around a politics of race and class. 5 Derek Walcott, “The Figure of Crusoe” (unpublished paper, 1965, University of the West Indies Library, Trinidad), 11. Baugh quotes Walcott's essay at the end of “Quarrel.” 4 Louis James, The Islands In Between (London: Oxford University Press, 1968...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (1): 133–150.
Published: 01 March 2002
... constructions of race, nation, class, and gender and how these constructions change over time. * e Pconstruction of the nation, national identities and national discourses involves includ- ing and excluding individuals as well as ranking people based on race, gender, ethnicity, class and culture...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 94–111.
Published: 01 July 2017
... , this essay seeks to provisionally respond to some of these tensions and questions and focus on how historical memory—the memory of Indian indentureship—becomes the portal through which the artist critiques normative social formations related to race, class, ethnicity, and gender in postapartheid South Africa...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (1 (67)): vii–x.
Published: 01 March 2022
..., NY: Cornell University Press, 1998); From Class to Race: Essays on White Marxism and Black Radicalism (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2003); Contract and Domination , with Carole Pateman (Cambridge: Polity, 2007); Radical Theory, Caribbean Reality: Race, Class, and Social Domination...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (2): 127–136.
Published: 01 September 2003
... played (in colonial and postindependence Trinidad, England, Australia, India), along with the things they said and wrote about them, to write a history of race, class and the British Empire in the twentieth century. In “Th e Proof of the Pudding,” the opening chapter of “Vox Populi...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 62–76.
Published: 01 March 2019
... postcolonial moment, in which ideas of race-class, gender, nation, sovereignty, and citizenship were in contestation and under pressure, what does it mean to render that moment by way of popular fiction—a genre that, we are told, eschews political and epistemological complexity in favor of stoking and sating...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (1 (15)): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 2004
...—on the ground, so to speak—of a political eff ort to address violence outside of the stultifying frames of gender and race. Red Th read was formed in 1986, its founders a small group of middle-class, racially diverse women who had come to believe that confronting the varied inequalities women DD...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Copyright © 2018 Small Axe, Inc. 2016 N athalie B atraville is a postdoctoral fellow with the Society of Fellows at Dartmouth College. She researches cultural formations and history, with a focus on black feminist and queer theory, race, class, and anticolonialism. Her new project...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 228–238.
Published: 01 November 2020
... radical politics pose a challenge to the color- and colonial-blindness of the conventional Left while at the same time reimaging what freedom can mean in the present. © 2020 Small Axe, Inc. 2020 Congress of Black Writers black radical tradition socialism labor race and class I would like...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 217–229.
Published: 01 March 2009
...- Leninism to meet the needs of an analysis of the position of the black working class, issues of race, and the redefinition of the Caribbean diaspora in England as products of migration. For Jones would not be definable as a “black Marxist.” Indeed, she would be left out of all...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 219–221.
Published: 01 November 2017
... on the place of race, class, violence, radicalism, identity, and gender in the political life of the postcolonial Caribbean. Her work questions how race shapes experiences of citizenship, how liberation is pursued in the Caribbean modern, and how marginalized groups, such as women and blacks, factor...