Chieftaincy in Ghana

Culture, Governance and Development (Culture and Development)

Publisher: Sub-Saharan Publishers

Written in English
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Published: Pages: 700 Downloads: 265
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Subjects:

  • Anthropology,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Africa,
  • Africa - General,
  • Chiefdoms,
  • Ghana,
  • Political customs and rites,
  • Tribal government

Edition Notes

ContributionsIrene K. Odotei (Editor), Albert K. Awedoba (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages700
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9204251M
ISBN 10998855074X
ISBN 109789988550745

Rent or Buy Chieftaincy in Ghana: Culture, Governance and Development - by Odotei, Irene for as low as $ at Voted #1 site for Buying Textbooks. An Analysis of Conflicts in Ghana: The Case of Dagbon Chieftaincy. by. Abdul Karim Issifu. [email protected] MPhil Candidate, Institute for Development Studies, University of Cape Coast, Ghana. Abstract. The aim of this study is to analyse the dynamics of Dagbon chieftaincy conflict in northern Ghana and to examine how Rwandan’s File Size: KB. The Ministry for Chieftaincy and Traditional Affairs is the official Ghanaian agency responsible the creation of linkages between the Government of Ghana and the traditional authorities in the country. Based on recommendations by the African Peer Review Mechanism and the citizenry the Jerry John Rawlings administration established the ministry to address the recommendations. Agency executive: Kofi Dzamesi, Minister. Reinventing African Chieftaincy in the Age of AIDS, Gender, Governance, and Development Book Description: This collection of essays examines the relatively new, and frequently overlooked, political phenomenon in post-colonial Africa of chieftaincy "re-inventing" itself.

In his book, Chieftaincy and the Concept of Articulation: South Africa ca. , Beinhart states: It is widely recognized that the current form of chieftaincy was entrenched in the latter period when government officials accompanied by tame anthropologists and black information officers scoured the rural districts for the remnants of. Author by: Irene K. Odotei Languange: en Publisher by: Sub-Saharan Pub & Traders Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 29 Total Download: File Size: 44,7 Mb Description: Chieftaincy is one of the most enduring traditional institutions in Ghana, which has displayed remarkable resilience from pre-colonial through colonial to postcolonial times. Chiefdoms -- Ghana. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere.. Broader terms: Chiefdoms; Ghana; Filed under: Chiefdoms -- Ghana Reinventing African Chieftaincy in the Age of AIDS, Gender, Governance, and Development (Calgary: University of Calgary Press, ), ed. by Donald Iain Ray, Tim Quinlan, Keshav Sharma, and Tacita Clarke (PDF files at University of . university of ghana. christian chiefs and african indigenous rituals in ghana. by. samuel yeboah () this thesis submitted to the university of ghana.

The introduction situates Ghana within a global context, emphasizing its regional and international place in world history and politics, in culture and sports, and in the ongoing process of national development and its meanings for the country’s citizens and foreigners.   Nkrumah & the Chiefs: The Politics of Chieftaincy in Ghana Athens: Ohio University Press. pp. Athens: Ohio University Press. pp. Although book reviewers should begin their endeavors without preconceptions, after reading the Preface of this book I was sure I would enjoy it.   Buy The Structure of Chieftaincy by Kwesi Amoa (eBook) online at Lulu. Visit the Lulu Marketplace for product details, ratings, and reviews.

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The author's close personal background and association with chieftaincy allows him to shed light on the mysterious practices and supernatural connections. Kludze offers an authoritative and comprehensive study of chieftaincy in the context of the modern social, political, and legal institutions of by: : Chieftaincy in Ghana: Culture, Governance and Development (Culture and Development) (): Odotei, Irene K., Awedoba, Albert K.: Books.

Chieftaincy in Ghana is an extensive account of the many roles of chiefs in modern society. Kodzo Paaku Kludze provides detailed accounts and analyses of. Nkrumah the Chiefs book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Kwame Nkrumah, who won independence for Ghana inwas the first Af /5(3). Chieftaincy is one of the most enduring traditional institutions in Ghana, which has displayed remarkable resilience from pre-colonial through colonial to postcolonial times.

In the past, the role of a chief was to lead his people in war to defend, protect and extend their territories.

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Esther Cofie. 0 Reviews. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Bibliographic information. Making the observation at the launch of a page book on 'The Law of Chieftaincy in Ghana,' in Accra yesterday, he stressed that conflicts revolving around rights to accession or land had led to deaths and destruction of property.

In Ghana, chieftaincy institutions act as custodians for about 80% of the total land area, and are responsible for leasing or allocating land while official planning institutions determine and Author: Kwame Boafo-Arthur.

politics and chieftaincy in Ghana in the context of customary law by tracing the position of chiefs throughout the history of Ghana. Furthermore, the paper argues that Chieftaincy in Ghana is the custodian of customary values and norms, one of the few resilient institutions that have survived all the three phases of Ghana’s political history.

In pre-colonial times, chieftaincy constituted the axis for the exercise of executive, legislative and judicial powers. Since the colonial era, the institution has been linked to the politics of Ghana.

Various governments; Colonial, civilian or military have in one way or the other tried to influence the role of chiefs in political affairs. The author's close personal background and association with chieftaincy allows him to shed light on the mysterious practices and supernatural connections.

Kludze offers an authoritative and comprehensive study of chieftaincy in the context of the modern social, political, and legal institutions of : COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

The law of chieftaincy in Ghana: incorporating customary arbitration, contempt of court, judicial review 2 editions By S. Brobbey The law of chieftaincy in Ghana. Description: Chieftaincy is one of the most enduring traditional institutions in Ghana, which has displayed remarkable resilience from pre-colonial through colonial to postcolonial times.

In the past, the role of a chief was to lead his people in war. Chieftaincy in Ghana is an extensive account of the many roles of chiefs in modern society. There are also detailed accounts and analyses of the law practices, rituals, and customs of chieftaincy.

Keywords: Empowerment, conflict, economic, chieftaincy, traditional, institutions, clan. INTRODUCTION The institution of chieftaincy, as a traditional leadership system among ethnic groups in Ghana, is one of the revered customary legacies that survived colonial past and present independent political dispensation.

It has survived and retained. The law of chieftaincy in Ghana incorporating customary arbitration, contempt of court, judicial review by S. Brobbey. Published by Advanced Legal Publications in Accra, Ghana. Written in English. Chieftaincy is one of Ghana and Africa's enduring cultural heritage and institution Today in Ghana the central government has robbed the traditional rulers of most of their power.

Thanks to corruption many of our chiefs have also lost their spiritual and moral authority. The paper delineates what is seen as key challenges to the chieftaincy institution in Ghana. Historical challenges in the form of colonial attempts to sidestep the institution and the attempts by the immediate post independence governments to subjugate and divest them of their economic strength through drastic laws, never cowed the by: This study discusses chiefs and the institution of chieftaincy generally in modern Ghana.

It examines the public and secret rites and procedures for the installation and deposition of chiefs, the creation of stools and sacred burial rites. The author's close personal background and association with chieftaincy allows him to shed light on the mysterious Read More Chieftaincy in Ghana is an extensive account of the many roles of chiefs in modern society.

Religion and Chieftaincy in Ghana. Book May In a sum, the book offers an int eresting analysis of. the chieftaincy institution of the Asante, and it dem onstrates how : Louise Muller. The chieftaincy institution in Ghana is a system that structures and regulates the activity of local chieftains (or monarchs) in the Ghanaian society and state.

Contents 1 Paper and legislation. Kwame Nkrumah, who won independence for Ghana inwas the first African statesman to achieve world recognition. Nkrumah and his movement also brought about the end of independent chieftaincy—one of the most fundamental changes in the history of Ghana.

Kwame Nkrumah's Convention Pages: Chieftaincy is one of the most enduring traditional institutions of Ghana and has displayed remarkable resilience from pre-colonial through colonial and post-colonial : Today Ghana. Nkrumah and the Chiefs: The Politics of Chieftaincy in Ghana, (Western African Studies) Robert Yaw Owusu Kwame Nkrumah's Liberation Thought: A Paradigm for Religious Advocacy in.

Chieftaincy in africa pdf URL: http:ingpapersAPpdf. Keywords: Ghana, development brokers, development aid, chieftaincy, contemporary aincy is one of the few resilient institutions that have survived all the three.

A critical feature of chieftaincy in Ghana is Size: 82KB. OF GHANA ENTITLED CHIEFTAINCY ACT, ANACT to revise and consolidate the Chieftaincy Act, (Act ) to bring its provisions in conformity with the Constitution and to provide for related matters.

DATE OF ASSENT: 16th June, ENACTED by the President and Parliament: National House ofChi¢ NationalHouse ofChiefs Size: KB. This research work attempts to explore how the chieftaincy institution in Ghana assists in conflict resolution, why it has not been able to perform its conflict resolution roles as expected, and how best its functions can be improved.

The study is. Ghana State Book project has the following as its mission statement; 1. To document and authenticate traditional histories of all the traditional states in Ghana for archiving and future reference in addressing chieftaincy, family royalty and land related disputes.

‘Chieftaincy, Diaspora, and Development: the Institution of Nk ɔ suohene in Ghana’, African Affairs, (): Article in African Affairs September DOI: /afraf/adp Source: OAI CITATIONS 20 READS 1 author: Some o f the authors of this public ation are also w orking on these r elated projects.The book demonstrates that chieftaincy was consciously and systematically reconstructed in the decade of the s with implications which can still be felt in modern Ghana.

Richard Rathbone is professor of modern African history at University of London.The Politics of Chieftaincy examines debates over authority and property in Accra, Ghana, during the peak decades of British colonial rule.

Between andimperial policies marginalized educated elites, local authorities, and landowners in favor of Ga chiefs, whom the British authorities viewed as more loyal to the empire.