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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 81–89.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Anthony Harriott; Rivke Jaffe In this brief essay, the authors analyze encounters between Tivoli Gardens residents and members of the Jamaican police and military during the West Kingston security operation of May 2010 (the so-called Tivoli Incursion), understanding these (often violent...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 105–114.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Anyaa Anim-Addo This essay examines in/securities through a central focus on strategies for securing livelihoods after emancipation. While the postemancipation period in the Caribbean was marked by clamorous debate about the region’s economic future, this essay is concerned with the quieter...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 56–67.
Published: 01 November 2018
...David Featherstone This essay contributes to work on the contested racialized articulations of conjunctures by engaging with the spatial practices through which racialized in/securities became politicized in the period after the First World War. It explores the forms of opposition to riots against...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 47–55.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Ronald Cummings This essay uses the concept of “Maroon in/securities” to refer to a number of creative practices of survival and a range of experiences and feelings that converge in the Maroon narrative. These two terms, when brought together, productively facilitate a dialogue between Maroon...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 90–104.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Susan P. Mains The Caribbean has figured prominently in narratives of security, mobility, and transnational connections. Referred to as the “Third Border” in US foreign policies, and inhabiting contradictory geopolitical spaces between North and South America, the region also negotiates narratives...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 37–46.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Patricia Noxolo This essay serves as an introduction to a special section of Small Axe on Caribbean in/securities. It begins by offering a threefold insight into the concept of “in/securities”: securities and insecurities are produced as spatially localized and historically contingent...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 63–84.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Deborah A. Thomas In Rex Nettleford's Mirror Mirror: Identity, Race, and Protest in Jamaica , Rastafari appears as an expression of black knowledge and politics and as a barometer of the immediate postindependence security concerns as they related to black Jamaicans. This essay is interested...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 68–80.
Published: 01 November 2018
... vulnerable nor wholly resilient to the vagaries of global change. Instead, their livelihood in/securities often straddle both sides of the vulnerability-resilience spectrum. Copyright © 2018 Small Axe, Inc. 2018 vulnerability resilience global change in/security Caribbean agriculture...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 72–89.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Mike Hill This paper examines contemporary debates around the US Census, US National Security Strategy, and various documents of postmodern war doctrine to delineate a mutation in domestic social order that is consistent both with the end of civil rights and with US planetary ambition. At one level...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 63–73.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Regionalism which did not to secure political autonomy of the Provinces and became a mere illustration of their cultural and literary diversity, the failure of the Chamoiseau's campaign to preserve and liberate the martiniquan imaginary is almost inevitable. Ultimately, instead of asserting an national...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 138–142.
Published: 01 July 2015
... above the hand-laid stone wall that secures my house from the street. My wife, Tressa, hates the wall. She says it cut us off and locks us in from the beauty of our avenue. I disagree. We need the wall for privacy and security. Vagrants, men with mud-caked soles and shreds for clothes, frequently...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 98–110.
Published: 01 November 2017
... in the country's political history whose effects persist to this day. Most notably, the era showed how the island's inequitable involvement in the institutions of the international capitalist system provoked opposition and protest against dependency on that system. Protests to secure the country's autonomy...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 178–185.
Published: 01 November 2021
... with immobilization or involuntary displacement. Writing of Jakarta, for instance, AbdouMaliq Simone asks, “What is security in uncertain environments, particularly when what passes as certainty is not only deceptive but also constraining, limiting what residents can do with the very uncertain conditions...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (1 (37)): vii–x.
Published: 01 March 2012
... of the aggrieved slaveholders; indeed, he went a far way toward making them, rather than the slaves themselves, the real subjects of slave emancipation. Not only did the slaveholders secure a period of “apprenticeship” during which the former slaves would be compelled to work for their former masters...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 72–94.
Published: 01 March 2003
... 0799-0537 or on sustained economic growth for their legitimacy.² On the contrary, their tenure confi rms a legitimacy based on having won political independence, securing meaningful cultural standing for the Afro-Jamaican majority, and enabling a substantial degree of political participation...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 96–109.
Published: 01 July 2020
... “events” in the Caribbean region we have seen the amplification of calls for decolonization; social, economic, and environmental justice; and liberation for all—rather than simply the political-economic security and sovereignty of the nation-state or a federation of states. For example, feminist movements...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 97–111.
Published: 01 March 2019
... security. These organizational activities covered all aspects of party development, trade union expansion in the University and Allied Workers Union, and work in urban and rural communities. The OB was also responsible for the Committee of Women for Progress and the organization of the party’s doctors...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 111–124.
Published: 01 October 2006
... own introduction to Sistren during a workshop they facilitated in Toronto in 1993, my interest in pursuing further study of their methodology, and my ability to secure funding for this research are all also, themselves, a result of the forces of globalization.10 To gain a deeper understanding...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2005
... cultivated an ethical voice responsive to the violations that grow out of com- placent satisfactions, secure doctrines, congealed orders, sedimented identities. In this sense I read Stuart’s practice less for its cultural criticism than for the guidance it gives in speaking ethics to politics. I read...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (1 (15)): 218–222.
Published: 01 March 2004
.... - Sixteen forty-fi ve hours. - HMS Troubridge has entered the harbor and secured alongside at No. 1 jetty and will immediately despatch an Internal Security Platoon to police headquarters. - Seventeen oh-fi ve hours. - HMS Wizard secured alongside HMS Troubridge...