Journal of
African Studies and Development

  • Abbreviation: J. Afr. Stud. Dev
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2189
  • DOI: 10.5897/JASD
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 219

Full Length Research Paper

The politics of actor involvement in local economic development in Ghana: Empirical evidence from the Accra Metropolitan, Keta Municipal and Shai-Osudoku District Assemblies

Akpeko Agbevade
  • Akpeko Agbevade
  • Department of Political Science, School of Social Sciences, University of Ghana, Legon, P. O. BOX LG 64, Legon, Accra, Ghana.
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  •  Received: 12 September 2018
  •  Accepted: 15 January 2019
  •  Published: 31 May 2020


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