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Title:Sociology and development issues in Ghana: a reader in sociology
Editors:Dzorgbo, Dan-Bright S.ISNI
Tonah, SteveISNI
Series:University of Ghana readers, Social sciences series
City of publisher:Tema
Publisher:For the University of Ghana by Woeli Publishing Services
Geographic term:Ghana
Subjects:sociological research
economic development
gender inequality
female-headed households
child labour
traditional society
social change
Abstract:The first part of this reader in sociology chronicles the history and growth of sociology as a scientific discipline at the University of Ghana (Legon). Titles in Part I: Introduction to the reader (Dan-Bright S. Dzorgbo); The history and growth of sociology in the University of Ghana (Steve Tonah & Akosua K. Darkwah). Part II presents studies on a diversity of sociological and developmental issues: Postcolonial development in Ghana and South Korea: the colonial factor (Dan-Bright S. Dzorgbo); Chiefs and chieftaincy institution in Ghana: a historical and contemporary analysis (Alhassan Sulemana Anamzoya); Religious aspects of social change in modern Ghana (Max Assimeng); The upsurge of Pentecostalism in Ghana: 1980-2012 (Michael Perry Kweku Okyerefo); Democratic governance and women representation in Ghana: a critical evaluation of the progress (Dan-Bright S. Dzorgbo & Sylvia Esther Gyan); Structural gendered inequalities in the Ghanaian economy (Akosua K. Darkwah); 9. Punishment and crime deterrence: a historical perspective (Chris Abotchie); Female household heads and household maintenance in Ghana: an analysis of socioeconomic and cultural factors (Albert Kpoor); The relationship between farmers and Fulani herdsmen (SteveTonah); Trokosi - a necessary evil? (G. K. Nukunya); Understanding the logic underpinning the recruitment of children for domestic work (Peace Mamle Tetteh). [ASC Leiden abstract]