An ethnographic study of Northern Ghanaian conflicts

towards a sustainable peace : key aspects of past, present, and impending conflicts in Northern Ghana and the mechanisms for their address
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Sub-Saharan Publishers , Legon, Accra, Ghana
Ethnic relations, Social con
StatementA.K. Awedoba ; collaborating researchers, Edward Salifu Mahama, Sylvanus M.A. Kuuire, Felix Longi
ContributionsMahama, Edward Salifu, Kuuire, Sylvanus M. A., Longi, Felix
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LC ClassificationsDT512.9.N67 A84 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 321 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25171277M
ISBN 109988647387
ISBN 139789988647384
LC Control Number2011348027
OCLC/WorldCa681493794

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Hatchet s Blood: Separation, Power, and Gender in Ehing Social Life. Marc R. Schloss. Arizona. Data for this paper was collected in as part of a study into conflicts in Ghana, specifically, in the northern part where the Dagbon are located. A comprehensive multi-layered method of qualitative and quantitative sources of data collection was adopted in collecting and analysing data.Books in Ghana.

Youtube Icon Facebook Icon Twitter Icon. Ethnicity and the Making of History in Northern Ghana (International African Library S.) ( A Fragment of Gold Coast Ethnics and.We applied an ethnographic study approach where field data was collected between March-May in three rural districts of northern Ghana.

Data was collected among women with recent births experiences (n = 90), health care providers (n = 16) and policy actors (n = 6).

In-depth interviews and focus group discussions was applied to collect all data.