Vol. 33, no. 4

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Abstracts are hyperlinked.

Editorial Note: Special Issue: Migration, Sex, and Intimate Labor

Philippa Hetherington and Julia Laite, Introduction to the Issue: Trafficking, A Useless Category of Historical Analysis


Eva Payne, Deportation as Rescue: White Slaves, Women Reformers, and the US Bureau of Immigration

Julia T. Martínez, The League of Nations, Prostitution, and the Deportation of Chinese Women from Interwar Manila

Sandy F. Chang, Intimate Itinerancy: Sex, Work, and Chinese Women in Colonial Malaya’s Brothel Economy, 1870s–1930s

Caroline Séquin, Marie Piquemal, the “Colonial Madam”: Brothel Prostitution, Migration, and the Making of Whiteness in Interwar Dakar

Pamela J. Fuentes, “White Slavery” and Cabarets: Mexican Artists in Panama in the 1940s

Anna Dobrowolska, “Everyone Dreams About Leaving”: Debates on Human Trafficking inState-Socialist Poland

Eileen Boris and Magaly Rodríguez García, (In)Decent Work: Sex and the ILO

Book Reviews

Contraception and Reproduction in Global Conversation: Nicole Bourbonnais

  • Trent MacNamara. Birth Control and American Modernity: A History of Popular Ideas.
  • Cassia Roth. A Miscarriage of Justice: Women’s Reproductive Lives and the Law in Early Twentieth-Century Brazil.
  • Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci. Contraceptive Diplomacy: Reproductive Politics and Imperial Ambitions in the United States and Japan.
  • Brianna Theobald. Reproduction on the Reservation: Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Colonialism in the Long Twentieth Century.

Mixed-Race Adoptees and Transnational Adoption: Kimberly McKee

  • Kori A. Graves. A War Born Family: African American Adoption in the Wake of the Korean War.
  • Allison Varzally. Children of Reunion: Vietnamese Adoptions and the Politics of Family Migrations.
  • Susie Woo. Framed by War: Korean Children and Women at the Crossroads of US Empire.

Warring Women: Carol Sheriff

  • Thavolia Glymph. The Women’s Fight: The Civil War’s Battles for Home, Freedom, and Nation.
  • Shelby Harriel. Behind the Rifle: Women Soldiers in Civil War Mississippi.
  • Jessica Ziparo. This Grand Experiment: When Women Entered the Federal Workforce in Civil War-Era Washington, D.C.