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By Samuel Agyei-Mensah, Joseph Atsu Ayee, Abena D. Oduro

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ISBN-13: 9789401787147

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This booklet is the 1st compilation of its variety that brings jointly discussions of the evolution of scholarship in numerous branches of the Social Sciences. It provides a complete multi-disciplinary textual content exploring the altering dynamics of the Social Sciences in Ghana, delivering a broader point of view from which to view the evolution, thought, tools, substance and relevance of every of the Social technological know-how disciplines and their a number of interfaces. The creation and the realization are dedicated to the theoretical, comparative and empirical debate over the Social Sciences from old and analytical views. Written by way of stated specialists, the 15 chapters span the subsequent disciplines: Archaeology and background stories; background; Geography; Psychology; Sociology and Anthropology; Social paintings; Economics; Political technology; overseas Affairs; info reviews; conversation experiences; African reports; improvement experiences; Women’s and Gender reviews and grownup and carrying on with Education.

Changing views at the Social Sciences in Ghana deals subtle views for evaluating and appreciating the synergies, adjustments, tendencies and nuances between and among the Social technological know-how disciplines in Ghana, in a holistic and scholarly manner.

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Cultural Resource Management 2. Art History of Ghana 3. Palaeohistorical Demography 4. Museum Conservation 5. Monuments Conservation As practical field work is key component in the training of archaeologists, the establishment of B. A and MA degree programme in the 1970s and 1980s led to significant expansion and diversification of research activities of the Department of Archaeology. Lecturers and Research Fellows were obliged to mount “field schools” for students during vacation periods to provide training in field and laboratory work, and students were examined on the lessons taught.

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It was precisely at this time that the Central Region administration at Cape Coast conceptualized and initiated a pilot programme geared to poverty alleviation and vigorous income generation. Although fish and salt production constitute the mainstay of the Central Region subsistence economy, the planned economic recovery scheme was to be erected on what appeared at the time to be somewhat ephemeral “pillars” of the natural and cultural heritage resources of the region. The scheme and “mission” entailed: • The conservation and rehabilitation of the dilapidated structures of the Cape Coast Castle, Elmina Castle and Fort Coenraadsburg (St.

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