CULTURAL HERITAGE AND CONTEMPORARY CHANGE

SERIES II, AFRICA, VOLUME 5

 

 

 

GHANA: CHANGING VALUES/

CHANGING TECHNOLOGIES

Ghanian Philosophical Studies, II

 

 

edited by

Helen Lauer

Legon, Ghana

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Preface

George F. McLean

 

Introduction

Helen Lauer

 

PART I. CULTURE AND CHANGE

 

Chapter I. Culture: the Human Factor in African Development

Kofi Anyidoho

 

Chapter II. Modern Technology, Traditional Mysticism and Ethics in Akan Culture

George P. Hagan

 

Chapter III. Traditional Ga and Dangme Attitudes towards Change and Modernization

Joshua N. Kudadjie

 

PART II. SOCIETY AND CHANGES OF VALUES

 

Chapter IV. Counterproductive Socioeconomic Management in Ghana

A.O. Abudu

 

Chapter V. Informalization and Ghanaian Politics

Kwame A. Ninsin

 

Chapter VI. Manipulation of the Mass Media in Ghana’s Recent Political Experience

Joseph Osei

 

PART III. TECHNOLOGY AND HUMAN CHANGE

 

Chapter VII. Plant Biodiversity, Herbal Medicine, Intellectual Property Rights and Industrially Developing Countries: Socio-economic, Ethical and Legal Implications

Ivan Addae-Mensah

 

Chapter VIII. High-technology, Individual Copyrights and Ghanaian Music

John Collins

 

Chapter IX. The Impact of New Medical Technology upon Attitudes towards Euthanasia among Akans

Kwasi Agyeman

 

Chapter X. Population Growth and Ecological Degradation in Northern Ghana: the Complex Reality

Jacob Songsore

 

PART IV. TECHNOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE

 

Chapter XI. Participatory Integrated Pest Management: IPM Training Methodology in Ghana

Kwame Afreh-Nuamah

 

Chapter XII. Gold: the Link between Ancient and Modern Ghana

William A. Asomaning

 

Chapter XIII. The Effect of the Volta Dam on Sociocultural Changes for the People Living in the Mangrove Economy of the Lower Volta Basin

Kwadwo Tutu

Chapter XIV. The Nuclear Option for Ghana

Josef K.A. Amuzu

 

EPILOGUE Some Thoughts on the Future of  Ghanaian Universities

J.S. Djangmah

 

Notes on Contributors

 

Acknowledgements

 



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