A collection of various papers that I’ve produced during my research:
Jack Lord, ‘Child Labor in the Gold Coast: The Economics of Work, Education, and the Family in Late-Colonial African Childhoods, c. 1940-57’, Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth, 4, 1 (2011), pp. 88-115. PDF version.
Jack Lord, ‘Spatial Approaches to the History of Child Labour in Colonial Ghana’, Polyvocia SOAS Journal of Graduate Research, 2 (2010), pp. 31-45. PDF version.
‘Households, Hometowns and Migrations in the Colonial Era: The Circulation of Child Labour in the Gold Coast’, paper presented at the conference Regional Studies and Critical Perspectives on Regions, School of Oriental and African Studies, London, 5-6 June, 2009.
MP4 presentation (16MB)