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Scholarly Works

Benjamin Lawrance
Associate Professor

2013 Submissions

Journal Paper

Lawrance, Benjamin N. "Humanitarian Claims and Expert Testimony: Contestation over Health Care for Ghanaian Migrants in the United Kingdom." Ghana Studies 15-16. (2013): 253-288. Print. *

Lawrance, Benjamin N. "Your Poor Boy No Father No Mother: 'Orphans,' Alienation, and the Perils of Atlantic Child Slave Biography." Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly 36. 4 (2013): 672-703. Print. *

Book Chapter

Lawrance, Benjamin N. "Chocolate Chiefs: Cocoa, Borders, and Colonialism in the Togoland Mandates, 1920-1945." Peuples et Frontières dans l'Espace Ouest-Africain. Lomé, Togo: Presses de l'Université de Lomé, 2013. 241-287. Print. ∆

2012 Submissions

Full Length Book

Lawrance, Benjamin N. and Richard L. Roberts. Trafficking in Slavery's Wake: Law and the Experiences of Women and Children in Africa. New African Histories ed. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2012. Print. *

Lawrance, Benjamin N. and Carolyn de la Peña. Local Foods Meet Global Foodways: Tasting History. 1st ed. New York, NY: Routledge/Taylor Francis, 2012. Print. *

Book Chapter

Lawrance, Benjamin N. and Richard L. Roberts. "Contextualizing Trafficking in Women and Children in Africa." Trafficking in Slavery's Wake: Law and the Experiences of Women and Children in Africa. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2012. 1-34. Print. *

Lawrance, Benjamin N. "Documenting Child Slavery with Personal Testimony: The Origins of Anti-Trafficking NGOs and Contemporary Neo-Abolitionism." Trafficking in Slavery's Wake: Law and the Experiences of Women and Children in Africa. Ed. Richard L. Roberts. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2012. 163-182. Print. *

Lawrance, Benjamin N. and Carolyn de la Peña. "Foodways, Foodism, or Foodscapes: Navigating the Local/Global and Food/Culture Divides." Local Foods Meet Global Foodways: Tasting History. New York, NY: Routledge/Taylor Francis, 2012. 1-19. Print. *

Published Review

Lawrance, Benjamin N. Rev. of West African Narratives of Slavery: Texts from Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century Ghana, by Sandra E. Greene. Journal of Biography Jul. 2012: 519-522. Print. *

External Scholarly Fellowships

12/1/2011 - 11/30/2012
     National Endowment for the Humanities
     Amount: $54,000 *

2010 Submissions

Published Article

Lawrance, Benjamin N. “From Child Labor ‘Problem’ to Human Trafficking ‘Crisis’: Child Advocacy and Anti-Trafficking Legislation in Ghana.” International Labor and Working-Class History, 78 (2010): 63-88. Print. ≠ *

Fellowship

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship