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Title: Environmentalism in Ghana : the rise of environmental consciousness and movements for nature protection
Author: Osuteye, Emmanuel Nii Noi
ISNI:       0000 0004 5364 0458
Awarding Body: University of Kent
Current Institution: University of Kent
Date of Award: 2015
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The modern wave of environmentalism that swept most of the Western world since the 1960s, has generated considerable academic interest and has been widely documented. However there are apparent gaps in the knowledge, understanding and academic coverage of the phenomenon in the developing world, particularly in Africa. This thesis is an empirical exploration into the nature of environmentalism in Ghana, West Africa dwelling on the phenomena of environmental consciousness and movement activity. It identifies the presence of a small yet viable indigenous environmental movement. The movement is most visible through the partnering and collective networking activities of small, institutionalized local organizations that came together to form coalitions, share resources and work together on broad thematic issues that were of common concern.
Supervisor: Rootes, Christopher Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: B Philosophy (General) ; GE Environmental Sciences