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Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 102–107.
Published: 01 November 2011
...J. Michael Dash While there is an attempt to install Edouard Glissant as a literary patriarch after his death, we should not forget his interest in a poetics of risk that was tied to Michel Leiris's fascination with primitive rituals in general and the bullfight in particular. Glissant's well-known...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 74–83.
Published: 01 November 2009
... of the world are in constant connectedness to each other, capitalism being only the crudest example of this reality. Finally Chamoiseau queries the extent to which the term `postcolonial' can be a useful one for formerly colonised peoples, given the risk that it might sanctify or give undue...
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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 (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 175–186.
Published: 01 July 2020
... expropriation, labor superexploitation, and (neo)colonial absorption of financial risk. Next, it analyzes antiblackness—understood as legitimating architecture that devalues, distorts, criminalizes, and abjects those racialized as black—as a constitutive feature of racial capitalism. Finally, the essay...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 1–10.
Published: 01 March 2020
... quienes Trujillo había entregado tierras en el pueblo de Sosúa, en la costa norte, en 1939”; Indiana, La mucama de Omicunlé , 46. 15 See Ulrich Beck, World at Risk , trans. Ciaran Cronin (Cambridge: Polity, 2009). 14 García Peña, “Book Review.” 13 Paul Humphrey, “ ‘ El manto que...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 78–95.
Published: 01 July 2020
... “normal accidents,” a phrase he uses to highlight how risks are built into complex systems and how the seemingly periodic accidents that often occur are intrinsic, rather than extrinsic, features of those systems. 11 These three approaches to disaster—the focus on social vulnerability, the explosive...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 89–98.
Published: 01 November 2011
...-representation can be seen as more inclusive than exclusive. In this context the Philosophy of Strangers constitutes an attitude that inspires possibili- ties around these fluid ideas. It is a space of risk from which we should draw comfort, our ability to share and connect resonating at the core of our...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 84–95.
Published: 01 March 2013
... that phrase of the sentence that you [Nijah Cunningham] identified in the public announcement denotes not so much the promise but the risk : the risk of naming. It is that the name becomes reified and the name becomes a crutch on which we depend. So in order to not create a reification, something...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 100–108.
Published: 01 March 2015
... institutionalization of critical theories. I now return, therefore, to the question of institutional practice. To inscribe critical thinking in institutional structures is, it seems to me, to incur two risks: first, there is the risk that critique becomes a sort of political orthodoxy. The danger, in other words...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 68–80.
Published: 01 November 2018
... initiatives being set up to support country-level efforts to integrate climate risk and resilience into development plans. 11 While each of these concepts offer a potentially powerful analytical framework for understanding the complex ways forces of global change impact regional farming communities...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 89–98.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., runs the risk of not being able to speak to the complex and shifting political, economic, social, and literary realities of the world. Le Bris and Rouaud propose a world literature in French as a means of rescuing literature in general and French literature in particular from its...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 154–166.
Published: 01 October 2007
... • October 2007 • M. Jacqui Alexander | 155 But our experience with pleasure has meant that we have also learnt to keep company with its underside. Pleasure invites and incites danger. And with danger comes risk; the risk, in this instance, of enacting the truth that crossings are never undertaken...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 139–153.
Published: 01 October 2007
... lend itself to the orchestration of the mechanics of state-making and militarization, she also highlights the Sacred and synergetic effect that results when the imperative of teaching for justice meets with the students who have shown up to do revolutionary work. However, at the risk of giving my...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 233–240.
Published: 01 March 2017
... “politics of nationalist sovereignty” as played out in anglophone Caribbean writing. 18 Whatever else violence does—and it surely risks pathologizing Caribbean people—it also counters the often sweet, cloying sentimentality that has for so long underwritten the attempt to legitimate black people as...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 159–168.
Published: 01 March 2015
... contradictions of discipline, political praxis, duty, and relative levels of privilege to be self-evident, and productive of our own embodied material experience, may recognize the urgency and the vulnerability I feel in risking this move. The author herself might agree with this queer way of supporting the...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 130–138.
Published: 01 October 2007
... and the secular is perilous, since we risk scholarly credibility, but Alexander shows how not doing so leads to conclusions about modernity, and about gender and sexuality, that are too safe and ultimately flawed, and that concede all the spiritual ground to fundamentalists (325). Moreover...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 37–46.
Published: 01 November 2018
... reproduced in relation one to the other. This relationality entails a constant and diffuse agentic negotiation between security and insecurity, not least around defining and prioritizing risks and vulnerabilities from a range of perspectives. Ronald Cummings’s essay in this special section, for example...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 185–193.
Published: 01 November 2019
... articulated by an absentee planter, who sees Grey’s extractive, “freebooting” relation to the archive as operating precisely to delaminate West Indian political subjectivity from the neutralized world of data.) More to the point, an extractive disposition toward the archive risks short-circuiting the epochal...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 100–112.
Published: 01 November 2013
...-page tome, an expensive and time-consuming project, represented a risk for the press, particularly given the highly specific nature of the work, which often focuses on the nitty-gritty of Martinican political economy. So the press asked for a book of “selected essays” that would not only provide a...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 178–187.
Published: 01 November 2014
... to choose her identity. That is the risk her embodiment poses to the illusions of mastery, the befouling discriminations that lurk in the shrill performance of white privilege, the desperation captured in the slur, “Boy dressed like a girl tucking her dick in.” 8 To recuperate from the tomb of...