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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 18–33.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Shanya Cordis Building on black and indigenous feminist scholarship, this essay examines the mutually constitutive processes of racial gendered violence and colonial dispossession undergirding Guyanese statecraft. Through an analysis of the colonial construction of the racial-sexual bodies...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 144–153.
Published: 01 July 2022
... to attend to the forms of insidious, ubiquitous racial violence they represent. rocio.zambrana@emory.edu Neyra Ren Ellis , The Cry of the Senses: Listening to Latinx and Caribbean Poetics ; Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2020 ; 256 pages; ISBN 978-1478011170 (paperback) © 2022...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 50–68.
Published: 01 July 2021
... Foucault’s conceptualization of biopolitics casting black sensuality over racial violence. © Small Axe, Inc. 2021 1912 genocide Partido Independiente de Color Afro-Cuban religion antiblack racism critical race theory Perhaps most striking is the way Rolando administers bodies in relation...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 56–67.
Published: 01 November 2018
... © 2018 Small Axe, Inc. 2018 maritime labor riots racialized violence deportation In 1919 James Sergeant, “a repatriated Seaman from Cardiff, Wales,” and originally from Port Royal in Jamaica, noted in a submission to the Colonial Office that in “the month of June 1919” he had been...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 1–15.
Published: 01 November 2013
... be read as a systemic tabulation and enumeration of racial violence and death, it might also be read as speaking for life. More specifically, Inventory documents and undoes the aforementioned linear progress toward unending death. Perhaps Brand's poetic inventories can reveal what Kenneth Hewitt calls...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (1 (70)): 100–122.
Published: 01 March 2023
..., the experiences of the colonized, and the racialized afterlives of colonialism and slavery within our analysis of what citizenship is and can become may require that we reconceptualize citizenship as a form of legal violence. In the colonial setting, but also in the present although in different ways, legal...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 79–91.
Published: 01 March 2016
... to think about these tensions—between waveforms, anticolonial politics, the memory of slavery, and longstanding practices of antiblackness and racial violence—as they emerge in Sylvia Wynter's “Black Metamorphosis.” 3 Before turning to an analysis of “Black Metamorphosis,” it is important to briefly...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 219–231.
Published: 01 July 2018
...D. Alissa Trotz This essay engages a key thematic of Gaiutra Bahadur’s Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture —racialized, gendered and sexualized violence in the making of the “coolie” woman in British Guiana. Through literary nonfiction, Bahadur offers a rigorous and imaginative methodological...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 43–59.
Published: 01 July 2012
... typecasting and its attendant violence while raising questions about interracial exchanges. Furthermore, I examine the ways the violence implicit in such constructions of sexuality—namely, generalizations about hypersexuality—becomes the basis for constructing racialized and gendered categories...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 16–34.
Published: 01 November 2013
... “booops” Sardine, for whom social violence, in the form of racial, class, and gender stereotyping, as well as a personal experience of physical violence and its attendant trauma, provide the substance of her work. © 2013 by Small Axe, Inc. 2013 Though born into the tiny white minority of St...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 94–111.
Published: 01 July 2017
... identity in the postapartheid period. Through an analysis of her aesthetic practice, this essay examines the way the artist forges a transnational Afro-Asian feminist framework that links Africa, Asia, and the Americas by emphasizing the various forms of violence—state, domestic, sexual, racial, colonial...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 194–196.
Published: 01 November 2019
... dispossession, antiblackness, and gendered racial violence in Guyana. ARNALDO M. CRUZ-MALAVÉ is a professor of Spanish and comparative literature at Fordham Univer- sity. He is the author of Queer Latino Testimonio, Keith Haring, and Juanito Xtravaganza: Hard Tails (2007), a book on high art and queer Latinx...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (1 (15)): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 2004
... of the Indo-Guyanese community. While far more men than women were directly assaulted in the recent waves of political violence,T this essay specifi cally addresses the violence that women experience as members of racially marked communities and asks three questions: How is gender implicated...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 180–190.
Published: 01 July 2014
... to the fore the centrality of the sexual violence perpetrated against black women such as Ingram and others to the subjugation of all black people and the creation of blackness—it is not simply an exceptional occurrence but an integral part of the whole system—and also how racial violence and racial...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 175–185.
Published: 01 March 2021
... the Atlantic Slave Route . The metaphoricity and multivocality of the text and the way Carby draws upon personal, familial, and intergenerational trauma to counter the normalization of racial violence are reminiscent of Christina Sharpe’s In the Wake: On Blackness and Being . 2 It is tempting...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 115–122.
Published: 01 November 2018
... cabinet and emboldened racist platforms. This bicycle was originally made in 1968, a year of racial violence and widespread civil unrest and protest in the United States. During the same year, a California-based bicycle company (Bill Mathews Co.) produced the “hangman sissybar” as an accessory...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2015
... the whole moral-psychological story of the Jamaican brown middle class that is Stuart's founding context. The historical offspring of racial violence and sexual violation on the slave plantations, this constitutive experience of racial self-division—neither white nor black—meant that the brown middle class...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (1 (67)): 169–180.
Published: 01 March 2022
... on these relatively less profitable services. 33 mullings@queensu.ca Copyright © 2022 by Small Axe, Inc. 2022 In the wake of the 2020 rebellions against anti-Black racism, many scholars and activists have revisited this stunning admission of state racial violence and pondered the long line...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 176–193.
Published: 01 July 2022
... economy? I think one answer is in Zambrana’s meditation on the US Naval order as a “reinstalled . . . racial order” that made “operate anew” the “perpetuation of a uniquely brutal form of racial violence,” that is, slavery and its persistence through terror—on social, legal, and metaphysical levels...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 175–186.
Published: 01 July 2020
..., imperialism, and (neo)colonialism in the epoch of US-led finance capitalism. Then it builds on Hudson’s concept of “racial capitalism,” which the author defines and explicates as a war-driven racially hierarchical global system constituting white supremacist accumulation, dependent extraction, imperial...