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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 1–12.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Small Axe, Inc. 2018 A Brief History of Seven Killings violence and diaspora Jamaica and US imperialism violence and masculinism Marlon James The first Jamaican novel to win the prestigious Booker Prize, James’s Brief History of Seven Killings gives thinly fictionalized treatment...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 164–174.
Published: 01 July 2016
... revolution ended and might indeed be dead. The region has made no commitment to radical change in its present; however, we might find potential in the ways contemporary crises—of violence, of masculinity, of blackness, or of middle-class rule—threaten to truly turn things upside down through bringing...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 92–112.
Published: 01 March 2016
...,” ethnic identity in a creolized society, and domestic violence. However, black men were the very “problem” that prompted the state to call for this investigation of masculinity in the first place. This juxtaposition of the “pathologies related to family wealth” and the “powerful media images of young Afro...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (1 (37)): 20–35.
Published: 01 March 2012
.... This (post)colonial space is characterized by the simultaneity of masculine violence and narrative production. Lowe identifies with the stories they share, but knows there are limits. Among these men Lowe has to be the consummate “reader” of gendered and gender violence. In the absence of rights...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 128–143.
Published: 01 July 2018
... globalization and transnational media on the LGBT movement of Santo Domingo today. Through a transnational feminist cultural studies approach to ethnographic research, I consider the spaces that queer Dominicans inhabit and the daily violences of hegemonic masculinity that they negotiate within the structures...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 19–26.
Published: 01 March 2009
...- vating forgotten lives and hidden histories; refashioning masculinities, queer sexualities, and black subjectivities; and imagining a future beyond empire. No one yearns more fervently for a future beyond empire than the child of empire. No one suffers more greatly the knowledge...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 125–139.
Published: 01 October 2006
...-0537 126 | SX21 • Passa Passa: Interrogating Cultural Hybridities in Jamaican Dancehall debate.2 More recent sociological and anthropological discussions on dancehall have been sparse; however this has been complemented by emerging research on fabricated identities, violence...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 187–198.
Published: 01 July 2016
... revolution ended and might indeed be dead. The region has made no commitment to radical change in its present; however, we might find potential in the ways contemporary crises—of violence, of masculinity, of blackness, or of middle-class rule—threaten to truly turn things upside down through bringing...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 37–46.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., that this relationality is always already ongoing, such that the false security of apparently stable but often destructive masculine and feminine roles that engender a community within which women are often under threat from sexual violence is always already in relationship with more fluid and mobile gendered identities...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 152–161.
Published: 01 November 2014
.... He loves his wife for similar reasons. When his children grow up and assert their independence, he is apt to transfer his attention to his grandchildren. He ceases to love his wife when she becomes masculine or rebellious; but slaves are always dependent, never the rivals of their master.” (191–92...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 94–111.
Published: 01 July 2017
... Africa and found themselves in a liminal position. Historian Goolam Vahed refers to this in-between masculine position as “indentured masculinity.” On plantations, indentured workers were subject to high levels of physical and emotional violence and their movements were highly restricted. Plantations...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (1 (37)): 119–143.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., generative subject- formation, commodification, and self-destructive, self-cutting violence. Entourage points to the manner in which largely male performers and personalities in the dancehall have cultivated a masculinity that depends in large part on assertions of sexual...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 75–89.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Rinaldo Walcott The attempt to narrate and represent a coherent black masculinity in its singularity is in part what I want to respond to in this essay. But even more, I want to suggest that thinking about a range and variety of black manhoods and masculinities might provide analysts with a set...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 161–174.
Published: 01 July 2018
... indexes the aim of this unforgettable presence to make space for social and sexual dissent and to practice a social science committed to decolonization. Copyright © 2018 by Small Axe, Inc. 2018 Dominican sexuality queer masculinity empiricism Quiero decirle al viento, a la tierra, a las...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 233–240.
Published: 01 March 2017
... We may discern here the kind of concern about the spectacle of particular kinds of masculine performances or the association of Caribbean people with violence and sexuality that also manifested itself with the appearance of Junot Diaz's The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao . 17 The concern...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 154–162.
Published: 01 July 2022
... consumption of the telegram was more than just a brief moment of hysterics. Maybe eating the telegram was a rejection of the violence of colonialism and the conscription of Puerto Ricans (even if many were volunteers) into a military service that saw them as disposable bodies rather than living and loving...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 123–140.
Published: 01 July 2014
... helped ignite a wave of violence against allegedly unfaithful women and their partners, and more than a dozen people were killed—including one man who was beheaded by machete. 24 Here a Christian song emboldened people to publicize private infidelities, unleashing havoc. If studies of rumor do...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 164–172.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Nadia Ellis This essay explores Deborah Thomas's remarkable new book, Exceptional Violence , in light of the critical inheritance of the term diaspora and the status of grief in relation to Jamaica's repertoire of violence. Focusing on two examples of spectacularized violence that Thomas reads...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 46–59.
Published: 01 March 2010
... and lesbian movement in places where it is dangerous, even deadly, to prioritize such outness, given the criminalization of homosexuality and forms of masculinized violence. Additionally, there are 54 Morgan, “Suss-uration,” JGN 74 (23 November 1980): 5. 55 See...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 229–233.
Published: 01 July 2009
... narratives. Her recent work explores the emotions felt by a community affected by their youth’s involvement in gun violence. She holds a bachelor of fine arts from York University, is a recipient of numerous grants and awards, and has shown in a number of exhibitions in Toronto and Winnipeg...