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Type Book
Title Critical perspectives in politics and socio-economic development in Ghana
Author(s)
Volume 6
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2003
Publisher Brill Academic Pub
URL http://books.google.ca/books?hl=en&lr;=&id=BevxjQGA9mEC&oi=fnd&pg=PR11&dq=ghana+gdhs+&ots=oYVWEuIgLl​&sig=wW1LS_bWpwjE5Z71g1rbqGOsfCg
Abstract
This volume provides a comprehensive and integrated analysis of Ghanaian politics, economy and society, outlining tensions, dilemmas and prospects that the country has to contend with. The chapters critically examine the performance and prospects of democratic institutions and processes; responses to, and impact of, economic policies and programs; and how culture intersects with the preceding developments to shape socio-economic and political institutions and practices. The collection is divided into four thematic sections: Politics, the State and Democratic ConsolidationEconomic Crisis and Neo-Liberal Reforms: Responses and Implications Indigenous Institutions and the Shaping of DevelopmentCulture, Indigenous Knowledge and Development It combines rich, recent, empirical material with sophisticated theoretical analyses, and brings unique interdisciplinary perspectives to bear on the issues examined.

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