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CFP Robert H. Zieger Prize in Southern Labor Studies

*Robert H. Zieger Prize for Southern Labor Studies *
*Southern Labor Studies Association*
*Submission Deadline Extended to June 27, 2022*
The Southern Labor Studies Association is now accepting submissions for the
Robert H. Zieger Prize for Southern Labor Studies. SLSA awards the Zieger
Prize at the Southern Labor Studies Conference for the best unpublished
essay in southern labor studies written by a graduate student or early
career scholar, journalist, or activist. The Zieger Prize includes a $750

ToC: Special Issue of African Economic History: Women at Work in Sub-Saharan Africa: Reciprocal, Reproductive, Tributary, and Commodified Labor, c.1800–2000

The latest issue of African Economic History is out! This special issue is edited by Karin Pallaver and Filipa Ribeiro da Silva. It aims to examine women’s participation in the economy of several sub-Saharan African countries by looking into multiple forms of female labor from a historical and comparative perspective. 

See the table of contents below. 

Aaron Goings
David Struthers

Struthers on Goings, 'The Port of Missing Men: Billy Gohl, Labor, and Brutal Times in the Pacific Northwest'

Aaron Goings. The Port of Missing Men: Billy Gohl, Labor, and Brutal Times in the Pacific Northwest. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2020. 296 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-74741-5.

Reviewed by David Struthers (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Labor (June, 2022) Commissioned by David Marquis (The College of William & Mary)