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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 63–84.
Published: 01 November 2017
... in what Nettleford could not have interpreted at the time. Using surveillance reports from the “migrated archives” in the UK, the author shows that the intensifying concern with anticommunism that grew throughout the 1950s undergirded a transition in the approach toward Rastafari on the part...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 71–83.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Faith Smith This essay argues that the death of a fictional photographer in the 1907 novel Rupert Gray: A Tale in Black and White allays anxieties posed by photographic surveillance and “feminization.” Even if the novel's faith in the British Empire disqualifies it from being radical, its portrayal...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 47–55.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of surveillance assemblages. But even more than a feeling, Maroon insecurity might be said to describe an experience of precarity. This attention to these Maroon in/securities revises the grand narratives of marronage in heroic terms that have often been dominant in the cultural and popular imagination across...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 151–159.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Axe , no. 42 (November 2013): 1–15; and Jemima Pierre, The Predicament of Blackness: Postcolonial Ghana and the Politics of Race (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013). 3 See Simone Browne, Dark Matters: On the Surveillance of Blackness (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2015...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 193–202.
Published: 01 March 2009
... comprehensive account of the varied mechanisms employed by US officialdom to demonize black radicals and the systematic policing of black dissenters, including immigrants and visi- tors. Jones, with others, paid the most extreme price, but the net of surveillance cast by the virulent...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 152–163.
Published: 01 July 2019
...—a nonwhite, working-class, and transmigrant Dominican man with a tenuous hold on a steady income—it immediately becomes the site of surveillance and prompt discipline” (113). Here I should answer Dinzey-Flores’s implied question about my usage of the term nonwhite instead of black or other terms. 24...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 18–38.
Published: 01 March 2018
... to critically disrupt analyses of slavery’s archives that threaten to reproduce or even exacerbate their violence. Copyright © 2018 Small Axe, Inc. 2016 natural history surveillance rape archives Joscelyn Gardner Jamaica When twenty-nine-year-old white Englishman Thomas Thistlewood arrived...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 1–18.
Published: 01 June 2006
... of epistemological surveillance strategy to support the intellectual and institutional censorship of nonheterosexual reali- ties from the taxonomies of Caribbean postcolonial cultural resistance, and by extension, from the imagined sovereign Caribbean nation. Ian Smith confronts this long...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 144–160.
Published: 01 July 2018
...: On the Surveillance of Blackness (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2015), 21. 41 For more on temporality and geography, see Shona Jackson, Creole Indigeneity: Between Myth and Nation in the Caribbean (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2012); Josie Saldaña, Indian Given: Racial Geographies...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 50–74.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... The silver harbingers of calamity had appeared as if from nowhere, evading the vigilance of the world’s most potent surveillance and intelligence system. The stunned impotence of the administration was all the more humiliat- ing in that the military was in the middle of a NORAD exercise...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (3 (69)): 1–13.
Published: 01 November 2022
... as a measure of the occupation’s efficacy. 16 Thus in the wake of the 1920s investigations, US officials were instructed to temper their combative occupying methods and focus on surveillance, infrastructural projects, and increased investigations into conflict and “unavoidable” collisions between Haitians...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 93–99.
Published: 01 July 2022
... that transnational Caribbean Blackness exists and raises questions of migration, surveillance, policing, bodies, class, gender, sexuality, and more. 15 It reminds us that AfroLatinidad is grounded in décalage . Brent Hayes Edwards provides an Afro-diasporic meaning of décalage in his essay “The Uses...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 85–97.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., or about easy surveillance, or both? That surveillance might be on his mind is suggested by the fact that, to him, Back-O-Wall was “more than a slum … It was also the most notorious criminal den of the country, an image which the residents encouraged because the police were afraid to enter its fearful...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 75–89.
Published: 01 March 2009
... contemporary “race men” is that they seem to lack or they have deliberately ignored (and I believe it is the latter) the ways in which contem- porary neoliberalism’s managerial and surveillance practices have structured new regimes 20 Deborah McDowell, “Pecs and Reps,” in Harry Stecoppoulos...
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Small Axe (2001) 5 (2): 183–185.
Published: 01 September 2001
... into violence with less immediate ends, and police surveillance soon became a standard feature of ghetto life. “< e political violence in the ghettos, the gang activities in the dances, and the police harassment of dancehall congregants led to a shift in the dancehall scene...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 123–131.
Published: 01 July 2019
... of imperial power, Gil’s intervention was a reminder that extending recognition is not exactly an anti-imperial salve. For, as Ramírez also offers throughout her book, recognition slips easily into a surveillance maneuver. What if misrecognition—or “ghosting,” to use the terminology Ramírez employs...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 263–280.
Published: 01 March 2013
... radical social movements. Through the FBI's surveillance and infiltration tactics (including the hiring of the bureau's first black agent for just this work), Garvey was ultimately convicted in 1923 and imprisoned in 1925 on the charge of defrauding investors through the US mail. 12 Most of the alleged...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 195–205.
Published: 01 November 2020
... used to justify state surveillance and repression (12). Austin draws on oral history interviews with many of the participants of 1960s Montreal, but he also mines the surveillance records of Canada’s intelligence agencies, including those of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Fear of a Black Nation...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (2 (71)): 187–200.
Published: 01 July 2023
..., dark brown-skin man traveling on many planes and through many airports in many countries in North America, the Caribbean, and Europe in the years following 9/11, and signing queerness, in that context, offered effective logical reassurances to surveilling agents: This brown homosexual cannot...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 22–39.
Published: 01 March 2013
... toward the direct surveillance characteristic of Jim Crow and the colonial projects enabled by the Berlin conference and the consequent parceling out of the African continent to various European powers.) More broadly, pulling back from the immediate scene of the accident the Westphalian order itself...