changing family in Ghana by National Research Conference (1995 Accra, Ghana)

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Published by Ghana Universities Press in Accra, Ghana .

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  • Family -- Ghana -- Congresses

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Statementedited by Elizabeth Ardayfio-Schandorf.
ContributionsArdayfio-Schandorf, Elizabeth., University of Ghana. Family and Development Programme.
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LC ClassificationsHQ696.8 .N37 1995
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Pagination245 p. :
Number of Pages245
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Open LibraryOL526425M
ISBN 109964302495
LC Control Number98980053

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Conference/Event Book p.: ill. ; 26 cm. Subjects: Families -- Ghana -- Congresses. Notes: "Proceedings of the National Research Conference held at the Golden Tulip Hotel, Accra, Ghana from 25thth January, " "Published for Family and Development Programme, Department of Geography & Resource Development, University of Ghana, Legon.

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