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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 20–36.
Published: 01 March 2015
... space and offers them a methodology for destabilizing the world's (post)colonial orders. © Small Axe, Inc. 2015 differential repetition petit pays small countries scalar theory postcolonial geography In the early 1990s, Antonio Benítez-Rojo, Edouard Glissant, and Wilson Harris turned...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 100–112.
Published: 01 November 2013
... of an overly generalized Caribbean theory uprooted from the land. The growth of a flower with no fragrance is the risk of all Caribbean theory exported for general use, a risk Glissant foresaw in Le discours antillais when he cautioned in his definition of antillanité : “Plus qu'une théorie, une vision. La...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 182–192.
Published: 01 November 2013
... constituent parts as a fourth unit of analysis. Drawing from recent work in feminist science studies and from her own fieldwork on sexual politics in Martinique, the author asks how the body might function as an important scalar intertext in our ongoing efforts to demonstrate the centrality of the Caribbean...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 178–185.
Published: 01 November 2021
... the geographies and temporalities that inform epistemologies of crisis in the Caribbean and beyond. Concentrating on urban space and its chronotypes, I propose, first, that a long tradition of anti-urbanism informs broadly circulating understandings of city-as-crisis. How is this scalar bracketing of crisis...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 68–80.
Published: 01 November 2018
... theory and tends to focus on the capacity of a social-ecological system (as opposed to individual actions) to self-organize in response to perturbations and the ability of these systems to learn and adapt. 18 An underlying assumption in resilience discourse is therefore the inevitability of change...