restricted access   Issue 71, Spring 2013

Table of Contents

Eugene A. Forsey Prize: In Canadian Labour and Working-Class History

p. 1

Prix Eugene A. Forsey: En Histoire Canadienne Du Travail Et De La Classe Ouvrière

p. 2

Contributors / Collaborateurs

pp. 1-2


The Historical and Contemporary Life-Value of the Canadian Labour Movement

pp. 9-27

Choice, Interrupted: Travel and Inequality of Access to Abortion Services since the 1960s

pp. 29-48

“The common people have spoken with a mighty voice”: Regina’s Labour City Councils, 1936–1939

pp. 49-86

Controversy / Polémique

“Telford Time” and the Populist Origins of the CCF in British Columbia

pp. 87-100

The British Columbia CCF’s Working-Class Moment: Socialism Not Populism

pp. 101-121

From Other Shores / Des Nouvelles Venues D’Ailleurs

Showing Agency on the Margins: African American Railway Workers in the South and Their Unions, 1917–1930

pp. 123-148

Presentation / Présentation

Roundtable on E.P. Thompson’s The Making of the English Working Class at Fifty


pp. 149-150

E.P. Thompson’s Capital: Political Economy in The Making

pp. 151-155

Among the Autodidacts: The Making of E.P. Thompson

pp. 156-160

The something that has called itself ‘Marxism’

pp. 161-167

The Face of Power

pp. 168-172

A Definitive ‘And fookin’ Amen to that!

pp. 173-179

Frame-breaking Then and Now

pp. 180-186

The Privilege of History

pp. 187-192

Review Essays / Notes Critiques

On Agency, Freedom, and the Boundaries of Slavery Studies

pp. 193-201

From Braceros to Pineros: Labour, Migration, and Changing Geographic and Social Landscapes in the United States

pp. 203-216

Negotiating Narratives: Recent Approaches in Consumer Studies

pp. 217-235

Reviews / Comptes Rendus

Fort Chipewyan and the Shaping of Canadian History, 1788–1920s: “We like to be free in this country” by Patricia A. McCormack (review)

pp. 237-239

Wife to Widow: Lives, Laws, and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Montreal by Bettina Bradbury (review)

pp. 239-241

Labour at the Lakehead: Ethnicity, Socialism, and Politics, 1900–1935 by Michel S. Beaulieu (review)

pp. 241-243

Partir pour la famille. Fécondité, grossesse et accouchement au Québec, 1900–1950 by Suzanne Marchand (review)

pp. 243-244

Contesting White Supremacy: School Segregation, Anti-Racism and the Making of Chinese Canadians by Timothy J. Stanley (review)

pp. 245-246

Hearts and Minds: Canadian Romance at the Dawn of the Modern Era, 1900–1930 by Dan Azoulay (review)

pp. 246-248

Babies for the Nation: The Medicalization of Motherhood in Quebec, 1910–1970 by Denyse Baillargeon (review)

pp. 249-251

Stalin’s Man in Canada: Fred Rose and Soviet Espionage by David Levy (review)

pp. 251-252

Committing Theatre: Theatre Radicalism and Political Intervention in Canada by Alan Filewod (review)

pp. 252-255

Jobs and Justice: Fighting Discrimination in Wartime Canada, 1939–1945 by Carmela Patrias (review)

pp. 255-257

A Bridge of Ships: Canadian Shipbuilding during the Second World War by James Pritchard (review)

pp. 257-259

Offshore Petroleum Politics: Regulation and Risk in the Scotian Basin by Peter Clancy (review)

pp. 259-260

Pierre Laporte by Jean-Charles Panneton (review)

pp. 260-262

The Real Dope: Social, Legal, and Historical Perspectives on the Regulation of Drugs in Canada ed. by Edgar-André Montigny (review)

pp. 262-264

Beyond Blood: Rethinking Indigenous Identity by Pamela D. Palmater (review)

pp. 264-266

Judging Homosexuals: A History of Gay Persecution in Quebec and France by Patrice Corriveau (review)

pp. 266-267

Uneasy Allies: Working for Labor Reform in Nineteenth Century Boston by David A. Zonderman (review)

pp. 268-270

In Pursuit of Gold: Chinese American Miners and Merchants in the American West by Sue Fawn Chung (review)

pp. 271-273

The Man Who Never Died: The Life, Times, and Legacy of Joe Hill, American Labor Icon by William M. Adler (review)

pp. 273-274

American Labor, Congress, and the Welfare State, 1935–2010 by Tracy Roof (review)

pp. 275-278

In the Interest of Democracy: The Rise and Fall of the Early Cold War Alliance Between the American Federation of Labor and the Central Intelligence Agency by Quenby Olmsted Hughes (review)

pp. 278-280

The Great Industrial War: Framing Class Conflict in the Media, 1865–1950 by Tony Rondinone (review)

pp. 281-283

Reds at the Blackboard: Communism, Civil Rights, and the New York City Teachers Union by Clarence Taylor (review)

pp. 283-285

No Man’s Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor by Cindy Hahamovitch (review)

pp. 285-287

Combating Mountaintop Removal: New Directions in the Fight Against Big Coal by Bryan T. McNeil (review)

pp. 287-289

Regulating the British Economy, 1660–1850 ed. by Perry Gauci (review)

pp. 289-291

A Labour History of Ireland, 1824–2000 by Emmet O’Connor (review)

pp. 291-294

Romancing the Revolution: The Myth of Soviet Democracy and the British Left by Ian Bullock (review)

pp. 294-296

The Tailor of Ulm: Communism in the Twentieth Century by Lucio Magri (review)

pp. 296-298

Ours to Master and to Own: Workers’ Control from the Commune to the Present ed. by Dario Azzellini and Immanuel Ness (review)

pp. 298-300

Our Way to Fight: Peace-Work Under Siege in Israel-Palestine by Michael Riordon (review)

pp. 300-302

The Devil’s Milk: A Social History of Rubber by John Tully (review)

pp. 302-304

Making Feminist Politics: Transnational Alliances Between Women and Labour by Suzanne Franzway and Mary Margaret Fonow (review)

pp. 304-307

Age, Gender, and Work: Small Information Technology Firms in the New Economy ed. by Julie Ann McMullin (review)

pp. 308-310

A Life in Balance? Reopening the Family-Work Debate ed. by Catherine Krull and Justyna Sempruch (review)

pp. 310-312

The Anthropological Study of Class and Class Consciousness ed. by E. Paul Durrenberger (review)

pp. 312-315

A Company of One: Insecurity, Independence and the New World of White-Collar Unemployment by Carrie M. Lane (review)

pp. 315-317

Intern Nation: How to Earn Nothing and Learn Little in the Brave New Economy by Ross Perlin (review)

pp. 317-319

The Invisible Handcuffs of Capitalism: How Market Tyranny Stifles the Economy by Stunting Workers by Michael Perelman (review)

pp. 319-323

The Bonds of Debt: Borrowing Against the Common Good by Richard Dienst (review)

pp. 321-322

Generation NGO ed. by Alisha Nicole Apale and Valerie Stam (review)

pp. 323-324

The No-Nonsense Guide to Global Surveillance by Robin Tudge (review)

pp. 325-326