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by Karl Botchway

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  • ISBN 0773462244
  • ISBN13 978-0773462243
  • Language English
  • Author Karl Botchway
  • Publisher Edwin Mellen Pr (January 29, 2005)
  • Pages 255
  • Formats mbr lrf lrf lit
  • Category Different
  • Subcategory Social Sciences
  • Size ePub 1131 kb
  • Size Fb2 1922 kb
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Dissatisfied with the persistence in understanding development as that which is self-evident and needed by all poor societies no matter their peculiar needs, circumstances, and history, Botchway (African American studies, City U. of New York-College of Technology) examines the latest attempt at engineering development in Ghana's Northern Region Rural Integrated Program. He investigates what such so-called development does in practice, by probing the constitution of its objects and subjects, their relationships, and their intended and unintended effects in explaining social change. The study is revised from his doctoral dissertation in political and social science at the New School for Social Research, New York; some of the chapters have been published as separate articles. The text is doubled spaced. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Understanding "Development" Interventions in Northern Ghana: the Need to Consider Political and Social Forces Necessary for Transformation. Policy and Practices of Teacher Retention in Ghana.

Understanding "Development" Interventions in Northern Ghana: the Need to Consider Political and Social Forces Necessary for Transformation. Recruiting and retaining qualified teachers for schools in rural communities is both an issue and a problem in many countries. The very nature of rural communities and perceptions of teaching in such environments tend to discourage qualified experienced and new teachers from taking appointments there. Education jurisdictions, therefore, use various strategies either to compel or entice candidates to accept rural teaching appointments.

Social Context in Development Communication: Reflecting on Gender and Information and . Community Radion in Northern Ghana. Mohammed Faisal Amadu.

Social Context in Development Communication: Reflecting on Gender and Information and Communication Technologies for Development in Ghana. We summarize the major events that helped spark global and regional attention to ICT4D, as well as Ghana’s initiatives in relation to these events. We include critiques and initiatives resistant to facets of ICT4D, emphasizing gender critiques.

This chapter examines how internal political change within African states might influence future development prospects on the African continent. Then, recognising that political change can be considered a development outcome in its own right and not simply a variable affecting development outcomes, the chapter discusses some of the most important factors that influence the nature of systems of governance in African countries, namely ethnicity and customary rule.

Series: African Political, Economic, and Security Issues BISAC .

Series: African Political, Economic, and Security Issues BISAC: POL053000. While the book deals with the complex subjects of northern Ghana’s under-development, its analyses are cutting-edge and down-to-earth. This collection presents the political, economic, legal, religious, governance, social issues that are at the heart of northern Ghana’s development. Weathering the Storm: Northern Ghana’s Development and the Need for a New Political Engineering (A. A. Apusigah and M. H. A Bolaji, Faculty of Education (FoE), University for Development Studies (UDS), Tamale, Ghana, and others). You have not viewed any product yet.

State formation is the process of the development of a centralized government structure in a situation where one did not exist prior to its development.

Institutions strongly affect the economic development of countries and act in society at all levels by determining the frameworks . Prosperity and Violence: The Political Economy of Development. Norton & Company.

Institutions strongly affect the economic development of countries and act in society at all levels by determining the frameworks in which economic exchange occurs. Institutions which are conducive to development ensure greater self-expression, allow the free flow of information and encourage the formation of associations and clubs. These form prosperous social relationships, which are conducive to greater economic interaction by increasing levels of trust and wider availability of information (Putnam, 1993).

The theoretical foundations of economic development as a full discipline .

The theoretical foundations of economic development as a full discipline go back to the 1950s and 1960s, thanks to the work of outstanding economists such as Arthur Lewis, Ragnar Nurske, Paul RosensteinRodan, and Kurt Mandelbaum, considered as the founding fathers of classical development economics. And, according to the Big Push Theory, foreign aid was needed to help poor countries escape from the poverty trap .

Development (social or political) on the other hand, is generally about a. .A typical example is the Gushiegu conflict in northern Ghana.

Development (social or political) on the other hand, is generally about a progress in human well-being. This includes well-being in the general life of human beings such as peoples health, education, security, happiness and peace. The relationship between conflict and development (social or political) is such that underdevelopment can cause violent conflict.

This study employs stochastic frontier analysis (SFA) correcting for sample selection bias, to determine technical efficiency (TE) and technology gap using cross-sectional data collected from 543 rice farmers in Northern Ghana. The results showed that corrected sample selection TE estimates were marginally higher. Without the appropriate corrections, inefficiency is overestimated, while the gap in performance between irrigation farmers and their rainfed counterparts is underestimated.

for, youth participation in development practice specically for donor .

for, youth participation in development practice specically for donor agen-cies and policy makers. b) Provide some initial practical guidance to assist donor agencies and policy makers to work more eectively with and for young people. is document is a summary of the 2010 publication ‘Youth Participation in Development – A Guide for Development Agencies and Policy Makers. It is important for institutions and practitioners to consider all three lenses; they are not mutually exclusive.

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