Ghana country studies

Ghana country studies

Acknowledgments
Preface
Introduction
History
The Precolonial Period
Arrival of the Europeans
Britain and the Gold Coast: The Early Years
The Colonial Era: British Rule of the Gold Coast
Colonial Administration
Economic and Social Development
The Growth of Nationalism and the End of Colonial Rule
Early Manifestations of Nationalism
The Politics of the Independence Movements
Independent Ghana
Nkrumah, Ghana, and Africa
The Growth of Opposition to Nkrumah
The Fall of the Nkrumah Regime
The National Liberation Council and the Busia Years, 1966-71
The National Redemption Council Years, 1972-79
Ghana and the Rawlings Era
The Second Coming of Rawlings, 1982- 87
The District Assemblies
Geography
Geographical Regions
The Low Plains
Ashanti Uplands
Akwapim-Togo Ranges
Volta Basin
The High Plains
Rivers and Lakes
Climate
Society
Population
Population Distribution
Population - Urban-Rural Disparities
Family Planning
Ethnic Groups and Languages
Language Diversity
Major Ethnic Groups
The Ewe
The Guan
The Peoples of the North
The Ga-Adangbe
The Central Togo
Social Organization and Social Change
Traditional Patterns of Social Relations
Social Change
Urban Society
The Position of Women
Religion
Christianity and Islam in Ghana
Traditional Religion
Syncretic Religion
Health and Welfare
Health Care
Aids
Social Welfare
Education
The Education System
Problems in Education
Adult Education
The Economy
The Economy - Historical Background
Overview of the Current Economy
Structure of the Economy
Gross Domestic Product
Debt and Inflation
Trade
Economy - Role of the Government
The Economic Recovery Program
State Enterprises
Budgets
Banking and Currency
Banking
Currency
Labor
Agriculture
Cocoa
Other Commercial Crops
Food Crops and Livestock
Forestry
Fishing
Mining and Oil
Gold
Diamonds
Manganese
Oil Exploration
Manufacturing
Tourism
Government and Politics
The Provisional National Defense Council
The Political Scene Under the Pndc
Revolutionary Organs
Political Ferment Under the Pndc
Interest Groups and National Politics
District Assembly Elections
Charting the Political Transition
Presidential Elections
Parliamentary Elections
The Fourth Republic
The Judiciary
The Civil Service
The Media
Regional and Local Government
Political Dynamics Under the Fourth Republic
Developing Democratic Institutions
Foreign Relations
Relations with Immediate African Neighbors
Burkina
Nigeria
The Organization of African Unity and the Rest of Africa
Britain and the Commonwealth
The United States
Other Countries
International Organizations
Bibliography

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