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Full name: Prof. Mansah Prah (PhD)
Email: m2prah@yahoo.com
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Department of Sociology and Anthropology
University of Cape Coast
Ghana
Description: An engaged feminist social scientist with interests in gender and sexuality, gender and education, gender violence, popular culture.
Biography:

Associate Professor,Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Cape Coast

2006-2009
Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Cape Coast, Ghana
2002 to date
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Cape Coast, Ghana
1997- 2002
Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology, University of Cape Coast, Ghana
1987-1989
Lecturer, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, National University of Lesotho, Roma, Lesotho
1985-1987, 1991-1997
Lecturer, Department of Sociology, University of Cape Coast, Ghana
1984
University of Kassel, Germany (Post Doctoral Diploma, Higher Education and International Development 1984)
1984

University of Frankfurt, Germany (PhD 1984)

PhD Thesis: The Portrayal of Life in English Language Textbooks of Ghanaian Primary Schools.

1972-1981

University of Heidelberg, Germany (MA 1978)

MA Thesis: Perspectives on the Emancipation of Women with Special Reference to Ghana.

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Research Interests:
  • Gender issues: gender violence, gender and education, gender and development, women and political participation
  • Popular culture
Books:
  • Prah M (ed.) Women's Studies with a Focus on Ghana: Selected Readings. Schriesheim, Germany: Books on African Studies, 1995
Selected Publications :

Publications in refereed journals

Publications in refereed conference proceedings

  • Women and Women and Education in Ghana. In: Gender Analysis Workshop Report, DAWS/IAS (Development and Women Studies/Institute of African Studies) University of Ghana, 1992: 83-91
  • Weibliche Rollen und Selbstwahrnehmung: Einige Perspektiven aus Ghana (Girls' and Women's Self Perception: Some Perspectives from Ghana). In: Verena Haller, ed. 1994. Mädchen zwischen Tradition und Moderne: 81-103. Innsbruck: Oesterreichischer StudienVerlag
  • Constraints Limiting the Access of Women to Production Inputs in Ghana. In: Steven A.Breth, ed. 1997. Women, Agricultural Intensification, and Household Food Security. Mexico City: Sasakawa Africa Association: 82-89

Contributed chapters in books

  • Studium in der Bundesrepublik und danach? Erfahrungen mit Rückkehr und Reintegration. In: Ingrid Habermann and Mauricio Salazar, eds. 1995. Studieren und Arbeiten im Spannungsfeld Nord-Süd. Frankfurt: Iko Verlag: 109-115
  • Nana Yaa Asantewaa. In: Ann Commire, ed. 1998, Women in World History. Los Angeles: Yorkin Publications
  • Justice Annie Jiaggie. In: Ann Commire, ed. 1998. Women in World History, Vol. 8: 163-7, Los Angeles: Yorkin Publications
  • Women's and Children's Responses to Violence. In: Kathy Cusack and Dorcas , Coker-Appiah, eds.1999. Breaking the Silence and Challenging the Myths of Violence against Women and Children in Ghana. Accra: Gender Research and Human Rights Documentation Research Centre: 84-107
  • Outcomes to Women's and Children's Responses; In: Kathy Cusack and Dorcas Coker-Appiah, eds.1999. Breaking the Silence and Challenging the Myths of Violence against Women and Children in Ghana: Accra: Gender Research and Human Rights Documentation Centre: 108-119
  • Chasing Illusions and Realising Visions: Reflections on Ghana’s Feminist Experience. In, Signe Arnfred et.al.2004. Gender Activism and Studies in Africa. Dakar, Senegal. CODESRIA Gender Series Volume 3
  • You may Beat your Wife, but not too much: the Cultural Context of Violence against women in Ghana.(With Akosua Adomako Ampofo) In,Kathy Cusack and Takyiwaa Manuh, eds. The Architecture for Violence Against Women in Ghana. Accra: Gender Research and Human Rights Documentation Centre.2009:93-128
  • Contextualising Discipline and Punishment of Women and Children. (With Akosua Adomako Ampofo) In,Kathy Cusack and Takyiwaa Manuh, eds. The Architecture for Violence Against Women in Ghana. Accra: Gender Research and Human Rights Documentation Centre.2009:192-226
  • Disappearing Dodos: Reflections on Women and Academic Freedom based on experiences in Ghana and the United States. (with Nancy Lundgren) In, Signe Arnfred and Akosua Adomako Ampofo, eds. African Feminist Politics of Knowledge: Tensions, Challenges, Possibilities. Uppsala: Nordiska Afrika Institutet.2010. 157-186
  • Creative Methodological Approaches to Teaching Sexualities in an African Context. In, Sylvia Tamale ed. African Sexualities: A Reader. Nairobi and Oxford: Fahamu Books and Pambazuka Press.2011. 589-605
  • Emerging Issues from Big Brother Africa 5: Reflections on Reality TV, the Celebrity Status, and Gender. In, Anne V. Adams, ed. Essays in Honour of Ama Atta Aidoo at 70: A Reader in African Cultural Studies. London: Ayebia Clarke Publishing.2012. 374-395.
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