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Small Axe (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 framed media...
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Small Axe (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...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 133–146.
Published: 01 July 2020
... and freedom, and this survival strategy has doubled as political and economic resistance to encroachment by Antigua, where private land ownership and uneven opportunity abound because of the unstable, cyclical nature of its main industry—tourism. Although Barbudans have long delimited tourism development...
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Small Axe (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...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 105–114.
Published: 01 November 2018
... that 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. 14 Ober, Guide to the West Indies , 200. Copyright © 2018 Small Axe, Inc. 2018...
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Small Axe (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...
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Small Axe (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 Antigua’s primary...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 16–33.
Published: 01 October 2007
... in 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 (2008) 12 (1): 169–181.
Published: 01 February 2008
... 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 paradises, an image...
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Small Axe (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...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 80–96.
Published: 01 June 2006
... this. You are so excited. . . . 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...
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Small Axe (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...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 64–71.
Published: 01 July 2018
... industries that employed a disproportionate number of women. Women’s new earning power raised questions, for example, about its impact on Dominican family structures (the conclusion: less than one might have thought). Another key concern has been the impact of the tourism industry—including sex tourism...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (2): 119–137.
Published: 01 June 2007
...: 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 Press, 2006...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 128–143.
Published: 01 July 2018
... 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 Roderick A. Ferguson asserts, “Participation...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (1 (67)): 69–84.
Published: 01 March 2022
... tourism that appeared to be going to Guadeloupe ultimately benefited France. As Robert Aldrich and John Connell state concerning French departments, “Tourism is classically an industry where profits filter back from small-country destinations to metropolitan nations.” 68 A search on the internet today...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 81–96.
Published: 01 November 2020
... conditions that “induce” homosexuality are the opportunities to make money occasioned by the sexual desires of foreign men such as sailors and especially tourists. This association between homosexuality and tourism is not surprising, given the full maturation of Jamaica’s tourist industry through a shift...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 24–45.
Published: 01 July 2022
... of a West Indian picturesque, reveals how the Jamaican landscape itself was transformed for tourism through a process she calls “tropicalization,” which involved making plant life conform to imperial fantasies of nature’s beauty. 3 Not only were nonnative plants introduced as new cash crops...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 187–196.
Published: 01 July 2020
... they originated, attention to history calls us back to the way slavery’s successor regimes can occupy both temporal space in the past and mutual relationships in the present. For example, the reign of tourism as a major regional link to the world economy has simultaneously accompanied and succeeded peasant...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 69–82.
Published: 01 July 2021
... nineteenth century; from the politically unstable Venezuela in the 1850s to 1860s, from Eastern Europe in the late nineteenth century; from New York in the 1940s to 1950s; and from Israel today.” 10 With the advent of tourism and the emphasis on tourism since the 1960s, a new wave of Ashkenazi Jews has...