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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2002) 6 (2): 209–211.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Paula Aymer Small Axe Incorporated 2002 Exposing Caribbean Tourism Paula Aymer Sun, Sex, and Gold: Tourism and Sex Work in the Caribbean, Kamala Kempadoo, ed. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefi eld, 1999. ISBN 0-847-69517-4. he black body in its varied shades of blackness is a...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2018) 22 (3 (57)): 90–104.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of in-betweenness and in/security in relation to more “leisurely” pursuits, notably, tourism. By revisting Stephanie Black’s critically acclaimed documentary film Life and Debt and retheorizing the concept of critical conversations, this essay analyses the ways representations of in/security have...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 February 2008) 12 (1): 157–168.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Richard J. Powell In response to Krista A. Thompson's An Eye for the Tropics: Tourism, Photography, and Framing the Caribbean Picturesque (2006), this essay considers the notion of a tourism generated tropical image, but informed and colored as well by local self-conceptions. From probing the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2011) 15 (2 (35)): 43–58.
Published: 01 July 2011
... between the United States and Haiti and black and white bodies, the film engages with the limits of transracial, heterosexual romance in sex tourism. The impossibility of romance shows that for Haitian citizens, nationalist redemption lies in politics not in transracial intimacies. However, politics is...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2018) 22 (3 (57)): 105–114.
Published: 01 November 2018
... everyday negotiations of economic insecurity rested on mobile strategies and that the mobilization of such strategies took on a new significance with the rise of tourism in the decades after emancipation. Copyright © 2018 Small Axe, Inc. 2018 mobility livelihoods market tourism Following...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2002) 6 (2): 212.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Small Axe Incorporated 2002 Exposing Caribbean Tourism Paula Aymer Sun, Sex, and Gold: Tourism and Sex Work in the Caribbean, Kamala Kempadoo, ed. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefi eld, 1999. ISBN 0-847-69517-4. he black body in its varied shades of blackness is a major site of...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 October 2007) 11 (3): 16–33.
Published: 01 October 2007
... new fantasies of mobility, accessibility, and the island paradise: fantasies that are being supported by increasingly fantastical resort developments. Although this appears as simply an intensification of the existing tourism development strategies promoted under late twentieth century...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 February 2008) 12 (1): 77–92.
Published: 01 February 2008
.... As a country, Antigua has wrestled to find its identity. An island with little or no natural resources, Antigua exists mainly as a convenient port for travelers. Though there is some agricultural production in the form of cotton and pineapples, tourism and banking are...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 February 2008) 12 (1): 169–181.
Published: 01 February 2008
... of its purview is also key to understanding what intentionally fell beyond its scope. In An Eye for the Tropics I set out to historicize how, since the late nineteenth century, tourism promoters in Jamaica and the Bahamas endeavored to create an ideal of the islands as tropical...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2009) 13 (2): 135–142.
Published: 01 July 2009
... invitations to return to the colonial ideal are never buried very deeply in the subtext of tourism marketing materials. The past feeds the present, of course, but in the Caribbean, it lives in the present as well. I examine the ways the sublime becomes real. I am interested in the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 February 2008) 12 (1): 145–156.
Published: 01 February 2008
... tropical paradises. Photographers, hired by fruit companies, which were among the first purveyors of tourism, deployed the familiar and comforting visual grammar of the picturesque that had been developed in England in the eighteenth century to depict landscape.1 Photographers 1. What is...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 February 2008) 12 (1): 182–184.
Published: 01 February 2008
... Award. Ian Gregory Strachan teaches English at The College of The Bahamas. He is the author of the novel, God’s Angry Babies (1997) and of the scholarly work, Paradise and Plantation: Tourism and Culture in the Anglophone Caribbean (2002). His poetry has been published in The Caribbean...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 June 2006) 10 (2): 80–96.
Published: 01 June 2006
.... . . . You see yourself taking a walk on that beach, you see yourself meeting new people. . . . You see yourself eating some delicious, locally grown food. You see yourself, you see yourself.1 Caribbean writers and scholars have long exposed tourism’s exploitation of Caribbean land- scape and...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2018) 22 (2 (56)): 64–71.
Published: 01 July 2018
... impact of the tourism industry—including sex tourism to the Dominican Republic, which has both reconfigured and reinstated existing notions of gender and sexuality—addressed by anthropologists such as Amalia Cabezas, Denise Brennan, Steven Gregory, and Mark Padilla. 18 The twenty-first century saw...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 June 2007) 11 (2): 119–137.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Taste: The Curator’s Palette,” Small Axe no. 4 (September 1998), 65–83. 5. For a more detailed description of this “Caribbean picturesque” aesthetic, consult Krista Thompson,An Eye for the Tropics: Tourism, Photography, and Framing the Caribbean Picturesque (Durham: Duke University...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2011) 15 (2 (35)): 209–212.
Published: 01 July 2011
... Department of History of Art and Visual Studies at Cornell University. A frequent writer and lecturer on such themes as African diaspora art, photography, the art market, heritage tourism, and the aesthetics of memory, she served on the editorial board of the innovative interdisci...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2009) 13 (1): 181–191.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Enlightenment (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2004); Krista A. Thompson, An Eye for the Tropics: Tourism, Photography, and Framing the Caribbean Picturesque (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2006); Chris Cozier’s artwork, Tropical Night (2006–present); Michel-Rolph Trouil...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2018) 22 (2 (56)): 128–143.
Published: 01 July 2018
... their sexuality as well as their emotional commitments. 12 Homonormativity colludes with the neoliberal development of a tourism-based economy to make invisible the raced, classed, and gendered realities of queer Dominicans whose gender variation would lead them to seek human rights protections. As...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 October 2006) 10 (3): 111–124.
Published: 01 October 2006
... engagement. Moreover, this essay argues that challenges posed by globalization have eroded the original function of Sistren’s cultural practice as a source of empowerment for poor Jamaican women, and threaten to reconstitute those performances into a form of cultural tourism. Simultaneously, I am aware...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2016) 20 (1 (49)): 155–163.
Published: 01 March 2016
...? I for one loved squelching around in it. 6 Johannes Fabian, Time and the Other: How Anthropology Makes Its Object (New York: Columbia University Press, 2002). 7 Krista A. Thompson, An Eye for the Tropics: Tourism, Photography, and Framing the Caribbean Picturesque (Durham, NC: Duke...