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The Resource Changing Perspectives on the Social Sciences in Ghana, edited by Samuel Agyei-Mensah, Joseph Atsu Ayee, Abena D. Oduro, (electronic resource)

Changing Perspectives on the Social Sciences in Ghana, edited by Samuel Agyei-Mensah, Joseph Atsu Ayee, Abena D. Oduro, (electronic resource)

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Changing Perspectives on the Social Sciences in Ghana
Title
Changing Perspectives on the Social Sciences in Ghana
Statement of responsibility
edited by Samuel Agyei-Mensah, Joseph Atsu Ayee, Abena D. Oduro
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Language
eng
Summary
This book is the first compilation of its kind that brings together discussions of the evolution of scholarship in different branches of the Social Sciences. It presents a comprehensive multi-disciplinary text exploring the changing dynamics of the Social Sciences in Ghana, offering a broader perspective from which to view the evolution, theory, methods, substance and relevance of each of the Social Science disciplines and their multiple interfaces. The introduction and the conclusion are devoted to the theoretical, comparative and empirical debate over the Social Sciences from historical and analytical perspectives.Written by acknowledged experts, the 15 chapters span the following disciplines: Archaeology and Heritage Studies; History; Geography; Psychology; Sociology and Anthropology; Social Work; Economics; Political Science; International Affairs; Information Studies; Communication Studies; African Studies; Development Studies; Women's and Gender Studies; and Adult and Continuing Education. Changing Perspectives on the Social Sciences in Ghana offers sophisticated perspectives for comparing and appreciating the synergies, differences, trends and nuances among and between the Social Science disciplines in Ghana, in a holistic and scholarly manner
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Agyei-Mensah, Samuel
Dewey number
320
LC call number
JA1-92
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  • Ayee, Joseph Atsu
  • Oduro, Abena D
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  • Social sciences
  • Economics
  • Archaeology
  • Social work
  • Demography
  • Developmental psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Political Science, general
  • Demography
  • Gender Studies
  • Archaeology
  • Social Work
  • Economics general
Label
Changing Perspectives on the Social Sciences in Ghana, edited by Samuel Agyei-Mensah, Joseph Atsu Ayee, Abena D. Oduro, (electronic resource)
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Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction: Joseph R.A. Ayee, Samuel Agyei-Mensah and Abena D. Oduro -- Chapter 2: Trends in the Development of Archaeology and Heritage Studies in Ghana: James Anquandah -- Chapter 3: Bridging the Ivory Tower: Professional History, Scholarship, and Public Engagement in Ghana: Daniel E.K. Baku, Nana Yaw B. Sapong and Cyrelene Amoah-Boampong -- Chapter 4: Change and Continuity in the Practice and Development of Geography in Ghana: Samuel Agyei-Mensah, Joseph A. Yaro and Joseph Mensah -- Chapter 5: Psychology in Ghana: A Review of Research and Practice: Ama de-Graft Aikins, Angela L. Ofori-Ata, Adote Anum and Vivian A. Dzokoto -- Chapter 6: The Development of Sociology and Anthropology in Ghana and Future Prospects: Akosua Darkwah, Steve Tonah and Max Assimeng -- Chapter 7: Social Work Practice in Ghana Changing Dynamics, Challenges and Opportunities: Michael Baffoe and Mavis Dako-Gyeke -- Chapter 8: The Study and Practice of Economics in Ghana: Louis Boakye-Yiadom, William Baah-Boateng and Abena D. Oduro -- Chapter 9: The Vissisitudes of PoliticalScience in Ghana: Joseph R.A. Ayee and Maame A.A. Gyekye-Jandoh -- Chapter 10: Changing Perspectives in the Didactics of International Affairs in Ghana: Linda Darkwa and Philip Attuquayefio -- Chapter 11: From Library and Archival Studies to Information Studies: Anaba Anankyela Alemna and Harry Akussah -- Chapter 12: Critically 'Trending' Approaches to Communication Theory and Methods of Inquiry in Ghana: Kwasi Ansu -Kyeremeh -- Chapter 13: African Studies: Evolution, Challenges and Prospects: Brigid Sackey -- Chapter 14: Evolution and Development of Development Studies in Ghana: Philip Duku Osei -- Chapter 15: Women's and Gender Studies in Ghana: Abena Animwaa Yeboah, Akosua Adomako Ampofo and Maame Kyerewaa Brobbey -- Chapter 16: Changing Trends in Adult and Continuing Education: The Ghanaian Experience: Yaw Oheneba-Sakyi, Olivia Adwoa Tiwaah Frimpong, Samuel Kofi Badu-Nyarko, Michael Ayittey Tagoe -- Chapter 17: Conclusion: Joseph R.A. Ayee, Samuel Agyei-Mensah and Abena D. Oduro
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001241023
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unknown
Extent
XII, 347 pages
Governing access note
License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9789401787147
Isbn Type
(print)
Other control number
10.1007/978-94-017-8715-4
Other physical details
online resource.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001241023
Label
Changing Perspectives on the Social Sciences in Ghana, edited by Samuel Agyei-Mensah, Joseph Atsu Ayee, Abena D. Oduro, (electronic resource)
Publication
Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction: Joseph R.A. Ayee, Samuel Agyei-Mensah and Abena D. Oduro -- Chapter 2: Trends in the Development of Archaeology and Heritage Studies in Ghana: James Anquandah -- Chapter 3: Bridging the Ivory Tower: Professional History, Scholarship, and Public Engagement in Ghana: Daniel E.K. Baku, Nana Yaw B. Sapong and Cyrelene Amoah-Boampong -- Chapter 4: Change and Continuity in the Practice and Development of Geography in Ghana: Samuel Agyei-Mensah, Joseph A. Yaro and Joseph Mensah -- Chapter 5: Psychology in Ghana: A Review of Research and Practice: Ama de-Graft Aikins, Angela L. Ofori-Ata, Adote Anum and Vivian A. Dzokoto -- Chapter 6: The Development of Sociology and Anthropology in Ghana and Future Prospects: Akosua Darkwah, Steve Tonah and Max Assimeng -- Chapter 7: Social Work Practice in Ghana Changing Dynamics, Challenges and Opportunities: Michael Baffoe and Mavis Dako-Gyeke -- Chapter 8: The Study and Practice of Economics in Ghana: Louis Boakye-Yiadom, William Baah-Boateng and Abena D. Oduro -- Chapter 9: The Vissisitudes of PoliticalScience in Ghana: Joseph R.A. Ayee and Maame A.A. Gyekye-Jandoh -- Chapter 10: Changing Perspectives in the Didactics of International Affairs in Ghana: Linda Darkwa and Philip Attuquayefio -- Chapter 11: From Library and Archival Studies to Information Studies: Anaba Anankyela Alemna and Harry Akussah -- Chapter 12: Critically 'Trending' Approaches to Communication Theory and Methods of Inquiry in Ghana: Kwasi Ansu -Kyeremeh -- Chapter 13: African Studies: Evolution, Challenges and Prospects: Brigid Sackey -- Chapter 14: Evolution and Development of Development Studies in Ghana: Philip Duku Osei -- Chapter 15: Women's and Gender Studies in Ghana: Abena Animwaa Yeboah, Akosua Adomako Ampofo and Maame Kyerewaa Brobbey -- Chapter 16: Changing Trends in Adult and Continuing Education: The Ghanaian Experience: Yaw Oheneba-Sakyi, Olivia Adwoa Tiwaah Frimpong, Samuel Kofi Badu-Nyarko, Michael Ayittey Tagoe -- Chapter 17: Conclusion: Joseph R.A. Ayee, Samuel Agyei-Mensah and Abena D. Oduro
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001241023
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
XII, 347 pages
Governing access note
License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9789401787147
Isbn Type
(print)
Other control number
10.1007/978-94-017-8715-4
Other physical details
online resource.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001241023

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