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Title:Nucleation and dispersion of rural settlements in Ghana
Author:Dickson, K.B.
Periodical:Ghana Social Science Journal
Geographic term:Ghana
Abstract:The objective of this paper is a limited one: it is to suggest reasons for the nucleation and dispersion of rural settlements in Ghana; no attempt is made to examine nucleated and dispersed rural settlements in all their spatial relationships. Sections: Areas of predominantly nucleated settlements - Areas of predominantly dispersed settlements - Areas of predominantly mixed settlement types - Rural household and house types - Areas with mainly the rectangular compound household and the Guinea forest house type - Areas with mainly the Sudanic compound household and house types - Areas of mixed rural household and house types - Conclusion. Ref., figures.