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Indigenous knowledge systems and good governance in Ghana

the traditional Akan socio-political example

by Martin Odei Ajei

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Published by Institute of Economic Affairs in Accra, Ghana .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana,
  • Ghana.
    • Subjects:
    • Akan (African people) -- Science.,
    • Akan (African people) -- Politics and government.,
    • Akan (African people) -- Social conditions.,
    • Ethnoscience -- Ghana.,
    • Ghana -- Social conditions.,
    • Ghana -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 60-64).

      StatementMartin Odei Ajei.
      SeriesOccasional papers,, no. 30, Occasional papers (Institute of Economic Affairs (Ghana)) ;, no. 30.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT510.43.A53 A44 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 64 p. ;
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3737480M
      ISBN 109988584393
      LC Control Number2003405403

      Mtafiti Mwafrika (African Researcher) is a peer-reviewed monograph series of the Centre for African Studies (CAS) at Uganda Martyrs University. The series is intended to offer a platform where those interested in African issues can express and exchange their ideas, and contribute towards a better knowledge and understanding of the African reality. Home > African Journals Online: South Africa The AJOL site is currently undergoing a major upgrade, and there will temporarily be some restrictions to the available functionality. African Journal of Indigenous Knowledge Systems The evolution and implementation of democracy, good governance practices, human rights and socio-economic.

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