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Published: 01 March 2019
Figure 3 The rape scene in Bellywoman Bangarang , 1978. From left, Lorna Haslam, Rebecca Knowles, and Vivette Lewis. Photograph by Diane Ellis More
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Published: 01 July 2020
Figure 4 Tambourine Army: Bun Out Rape Culture. Photograph by Shani Roper. More
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 18–38.
Published: 01 March 2018
... brutal plantation oversight, which included serial rapes of enslaved women. Taking a necessarily integrative approach, this essay analyzes Thistlewood’s diaries in conjunction with his reading notes, identifying the literary-scientific valences of his perpetration and documentation of rape. It argues...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (1 (37)): 20–35.
Published: 01 March 2012
... into the imperial queue, dressing as a male, and stowing away on a ship bound for Jamaica. During the voyage, she is discovered by the captain of the ship and is beaten, bound, and raped. Just before the ship arrives in Jamaica, Lau A-yin is again dressed as a male and forced to become “Mr. Lowe,” an identity...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 35–52.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Figure 4 Tambourine Army: Bun Out Rape Culture. Photograph by Shani Roper. ...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (1 (37)): 36–52.
Published: 01 March 2012
... field where her mother Martine was raped by a Tonton Macoute, tries to make peace with her past, her mother’s past and Haiti’s history.1 Framed as the struggle to answer affirmatively the question, 1 Edwidge Danticat, Breath, Eyes, Memory (New York: Vintage, 1994). The quote at the opening...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (1): 57–76.
Published: 01 February 2008
... within the community in their quest for self-realization and freedom. These are not presented as women’s issues; rather motherhood and community attitudes toward motherhood, and rape and community attitudes toward rape are issues vital to the community. Wynter shows...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 1–16.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Meanings”; and Giorgio Agamben, Homo Sacer : Sovereign Power and Bare Life (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1995). 5 Some examples: “Finger Raped in Barbados,” Jamaica Observer , 24 March 2011, www.youtube.com/watch?v=9cQx-zmHgg8 ; “Confirmed: Barbadian Immigration Officer Defiles Two...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 37–46.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of institutional marginalization and familial complicity, alongside failures in policing and criminal justice systems, all of which mean that three of the ten highest-per-capita rates of recorded rape globally occur in the Caribbean, with low conviction rates, while there are also shockingly high rates of child...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 1–17.
Published: 01 July 2018
... . . . do you not see the prodigious mechanization, the mechanization of man; the gigantic rape of everything intimate, undamaged, undefiled that, despoiled as we are, our human spirit has still managed to preserve; the machine, yes, have you never seen it, the machine for crushing, for grinding...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (1 (15)): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 2004
... see Vesna Kesic, “From Reverence to Rape: An Anthropology of Ethnic and Genderized Violence,” in Frontline Feminisms: Women, War and Resistance, ed. Marguerite Waller and Jennifer Rycenga (New York: Garland Publishing, 2000), 23–36. Answering the second part of this question comprehen...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 43–59.
Published: 01 July 2012
... are symbolically castrated, denied the possibility of producing the much reviled and feared evidence of black male rape, a multiracial offspring. 33 This act evokes the experience of another creole woman who participated in seemingly atypical sexual relations—the well-known slave mistress Annie Palmer. I...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2008
... not intervene to stop the police. The indifference and inaction of the crowd reinforce the malaise attendant on the daily news of routine atrocities committed by criminals: news of another & another robbery with v. another dead. another woman raped inside her house out...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (2): 46–62.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Gorgon with snaky hair: She was very lovely once, the hope of many An envious suitor, and of all her beauties Her hair most beautiful—at least I heard so From one who claimed he had seen her. One day Neptune Found her and raped her, in Minerva’s temple...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 71–83.
Published: 01 March 2013
... and thus constant reminder of this violation to others. Moreover, the scene of the dishonor is one's own turf. When Haitian president Michel Martelly reportedly condemned the incident at the time as “collective rape,” 10 this could be read as a rape of a collectivity by a collectivity: Haitians...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 50–74.
Published: 01 March 2009
... • Anne McClintock   |  63 Paradoxically, sexualizing the atrocities made it easier to dismiss them. The outcry over the photos as sexual images eclipsed the evidence of the actual torture of prisoners (including women and children) who were raped, stripped, sexually assaulted and humiliated...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 89–95.
Published: 01 July 2011
... gift 35 • July 2011 • Marvin Bartley  |  93 Master and Slave, 2011. Digital photograph. 94  |  christianity’s catastrophic gift The Great Rape, 2011. Digital photograph...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 37–50.
Published: 01 November 2009
... personal, familial, and collective past of slavery. Without Dana’s intervention, Rufus, the child ancestor, could not survive to see the day when he would rape Dana’s enslaved great-grandmother Alice and thus allow Dana’s future conception. Dana cannot exist unless she actively...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 180–190.
Published: 01 July 2014
... colonies. The subjugation, expropriation, enslavement, rape, and killing of black life continues today under different guises in, among other places, the prison industrial complex in the United States and the economic neocolonization of many African nations by the West. Blackness as a category...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 160–170.
Published: 01 November 2018
... In both the tweet and MacFarlane’s comments, what is unnoticed by the white masculine jokesters is that the type of sex projected onto Quvenzhané Wallis is always already violent. “Cunt” implies a deserving recipient of male violence. As a dating (sexual) partner for George Clooney, statutory rape...