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Indigenous knowledge systems and good governance in Ghana

the traditional Akan socio-political example

by Martin Odei Ajei

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Published by Institute of Economic Affairs in Accra, Ghana .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana,
  • Ghana.
    • Subjects:
    • Akan (African people) -- Science.,
    • Akan (African people) -- Politics and government.,
    • Akan (African people) -- Social conditions.,
    • Ethnoscience -- Ghana.,
    • Ghana -- Social conditions.,
    • Ghana -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 60-64).

      StatementMartin Odei Ajei.
      SeriesOccasional papers,, no. 30, Occasional papers (Institute of Economic Affairs (Ghana)) ;, no. 30.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT510.43.A53 A44 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 64 p. ;
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3737480M
      ISBN 109988584393
      LC Control Number2003405403

      Others believe that the intellectual property system uses concepts and terms that are incompatible with traditional cultural concepts, and favors the commercialization of their traditions, which they generally resist. Others believe that an intellectual property approach may work, but will require more radical and novel forms of intellectual property law "sui generis rights". This kind of scenario discourages joint publication and affects production of indigenous scholarly works that are very important for LIS education. Adults have little control over children's "moment-to-moment movements and choices. The underlying philosophical approach that most indigenous knowledge systems take is a holistic one.

      The main professional body in Uganda for professional librarians, documentalists, archivists, records managers, and conservators is the Uganda Library and Information Association ULIA. Amongst the topics covered in this Journal are ecology, conservation, bio-monitoring, management, water quality, ecotoxicology, biological interactions, physical properties and human impacts on aquatic systems. The phrase "traditional cultural expressions" is used by the World Intellectual Property Organization to refer to "any form of artistic and literary expression in which traditional culture and knowledge are embodied. Characteristics[ edit ] Tribal Colleges preserve and pass on both general knowledge and, through employing community Elders, traditional Indigenous knowledge. Three topical issues are to be addressed by this journal — language, literature and gender with the following sub-headings among others: the relationship between language and development and offers a specific proposal for addressing issues of language policy and planning in Africa and elsewhere in the world the extinction and survival of many African languages the role of foreign languages in African context issues of gender portrayal in language and literature all about feminism the relationship between language and gender Gender-related linguistic properties such as referential terms, word formations, syntactic structures, semantic connotations, social gender and idiomatic expressions.

      Although there is a perception that the decline of enrolment for librarianship qualification is caused by limited job opportunities in libraries as the expansion of libraries in Africa is very minimal or in some cases nonexistent, we tend to agree and somehow also disagree. Two-Way Language-Immersion Model — In this model, maintenance of the Native language is promoted, while students also learn a second language. Both empirical and theoretical papers are accepted, although empirical papers are strongly preferred. The oral tradition is strong in IKS, most of the knowledge being passed on orally, and through mimicry and practical application. Prabhat Patnaik and Mr.


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