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Small Axe (2022) 26 (1 (67)): 191–204.
Published: 01 March 2022
... more deeply the issues of respectability, violence, and refusal, doing so in conversation with Patricia Noxolo, Beverley Mullings, and Kevon Rhiney—Caribbean and Caribbeanist geographers who help explore the scam as representative of repair within Jamaica’s violent, impoverished, and seemingly...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (1 (67)): 163–168.
Published: 01 March 2022
... appreciation of the profound differences between himself and his respondents. However, the response ends by proposing that Lewis needed to widen the circle to include those who died in the terrible violence that was a consequence of the scamming practices that he describes, and that his arguments about Black...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (1 (67)): 181–190.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Kevon Rhiney This essay draws on Jovan Scott Lewis’s Scammer’s Yard: The Crime of Black Repair in Jamaica (2020), a rich ethnographic study of lottery scammers in Jamaica and the ethical logic they use to justify scamming as a form of reparations, to think about the limits of Black reparative...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (1 (67)): 169–180.
Published: 01 March 2022
... financial flows from unlawful activities that include the sale of illicit drugs and scamming. AML/CFT is a global regulatory initiative that brings together the anti–money laundering strategies developed during the war on drugs with the securitization measures put in place after 11 September 2001 to combat...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 178–185.
Published: 01 November 2021
... Theory 16, nos. 2–3 (2016): 177–200. 20 Jovan Lewis’s analysis of scamming as repair for sufferation and Alana Osbourne’s work on “time-tricking” in Kingston could be considered as exceptions; see Scammer’s Yard , 58, 158; and Alana D. Osbourne, “Touring Trench Town: Commodifying Urban Poverty...