Go to AfricaBib home

Go to AfricaBib home AfricaBib Go to database home

bibliographic database
Line
Previous page New search

The free AfricaBib App for Android is available here

Periodical article Periodical article Leiden University catalogue Leiden University catalogue WorldCat catalogue WorldCat
Title:Nucleation and dispersion of rural settlements in Ghana
Author:Dickson, K.B.
Year:1971
Periodical:Ghana Social Science Journal
Volume:1
Issue:1
Pages:116-131
Language:English
Geographic term:Ghana
Subject:villages
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.
Views