University Of Ghana Readers Series

By | July 21, 2015

The University of Ghana Readers, the single largest publishing initiative of an African University, are meant to highlight the University of Ghana’s significant contributions to the development of thought and to the analysis of critical issues for Ghanaian and African societies over the last 65 years.  The Readers are collections of essays reflecting developments in the discipline or sub-discipline over the years since the department or institute was founded. 

The Readers are in the Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, Business, Clinical Sciences, Physical and Life Sciences.  It is expected that twelve Readers will be launched and another six that will appear soon will be on display. The event will take place as follows:

Date:           Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Venue:         Great Hall

Time:           4.00 p.m.

Launch by Justice Dr. S. K. Date-Bah, Chairman of Council


Readers to be launched on  July 22, 2015


Arts and Humanities Series:

1.    Study of Religions: Unpacking the Sense of the Sacred, edited by Abamfo O. Atiemo, Ben-Willie K. Golo and Lawrence K. Boakye

2.    Modern Languages French: Journeys through the Modern Languages at the University of Ghana, edited by Josephine Dzahene-Quarshie, Ildiko Csajbok-Twerefou and Joana Boampong

3.    School of Performing Arts: The Performing Arts in Africa – Ghanaian Perspectives, edited by Awo Mana Asiedu, E. John Collins, Francis Gbormittah and F. Nii-Yartey

4.    Language Centre: Multilingualism, Language in Education and Academic Literacy, edited by Gordon S. K. Adika, Sika Ahadzie and Charles Asante.


Social Sciences Series:

5.    Sociology: Sociology and Development Issues in Ghana: A Reader, edited by Dan-Bright S. Dzorgbo and Steve Tonah.

6.    Communication Studies: Communication Research and Practice in Ghana, edited by Kwasi Ansu-Kyeremeh, Audrey S. Gadzekpo and Margaret I. Amoakohene.

Clinical Sciences Series:

7.    Allied Health Sciences: Allied Health Sciences in Healthcare Delivery in Ghana, edited by Samuel Antwi-Baffuor, Ajediran I. Bello, Samuel Anim-Sampong, Eric Ofori, Laurene Boateng and Peter Ndaa.

8.    School of Pharmacy: Development and Use of Quality Medicines in Ghana, edited by Arthur E. Sackeyfio, Alexander K. Nyarko and Patrick Amoateng.

9.    Child Health, Obstetrics Gynaecology: Topical Issues in Maternal and Child Health in Ghana, edited by Jennifer E. Welbeck, Bamenla Q. Goka, Lorna A. Renner, Collins Oduro-Boatey and Samuel A. Oppong.


Agricultural Sciences Series:

10.  Institute of Agricultural Research: Agricultural Research for Food Security and Sustainable Livelihood, edited by M. Yangyuoru, A. Naazie, D. S. Maccarthy, G. O. Nkansah and S. K. Torkpo

11.  Animal Science: Readings on Some Key Issues in Animal Science in Ghana, edited by Gertrude S. Aboagye, Benjamin K. Ahunu, Richard Ose-Amponsah and Raphael A. Ayizanga.


Business Series:

12.  Health Services Management: Health Services Management, Readings from Ghana. Edited by E. K. Sakyi and A. Ahenkan.