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Title:Perspectives on indigenous communication in Africa
Editor:Ansu-Kyeremeh, KwasiISNI
City of publisher:Legon
Publisher:School of Communication Studies, University of Ghana
Geographic term:Africa
Subjects:indigenous communication systems
mass communication
community theatre
Abstract:Contents: Introduction (Kwasi Ansu-Kyeremeh). Theoretical issues: Indigenous communication in Africa: a conceptual framework (Kwasi Ansu-Kyeremeh); In search of a role for the African media in the democratic process (Paul A.V. Ansah); A taxonomy of traditional media in Africa (Des Wilson). Exploring applications: The use of indigenous entertainment forms in development communication in Ghana (K.N. Bame); Theatre for development and the empowerment of development support communication in Africa (Kees P. Epskamp); From ritual to theatre: village based drama for development in Africa (Louise M. Bourgault); Communication and social change: a case study of forum theatre in Burkina Faso (Joy Morrison); Indigenous resources in a Ghanaian town: potential for health education (Marie Riley); Training African media personnel: some psycho-cultural considerations (Louise M. Bourgault). [ASC Leiden abstract]