Chieftain, Volume 1, 2004- Collection home page


ISSN 1710-6818

Purpose of the Journal

This journal will electronically publish refereed articles on traditional authority, especially those related to policy. Shorter research notes and debates will also be considered for publication. This journal is designed to expand research communications on traditional authority, thus augmenting the work of the Journal of Contemporary African Studies, the Journal of Legal Pluralism, and other fine journals.


Donald I. Ray, University of Calgary, Canada

Associate Editor

Christiane Owusu-Sarpong, University of Science and Technology, Ghana

Editorial Board

Joseph Ayee, University of Ghana
Nana Arhin Brempong, University of Science and Technology
Stèphane Labranche, Grenoble, France
Alistair McIntosh, McIntosh Xaba and Associates, South Africa
Eddy Maloka, Africa Institute, South Africa
Mpho Molomo, University of Botswana, Botswana
Albert Owusu-Sarpong, University of Science and Technology, Ghana
Tim Quinlan, University of Durban-Westville, South Africa
Keshav Sharma, University of Botswana, Botswana
Roger Southall, Rhodes University, South Africa
Rob Thornton, Witwatersrand University, South Africa
Gordon Woodman, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Carl Wright, Commonwealth Local Government Forum, United Kingdom
Thokozani Xaba, McIntosh Xaba and Associates, South Africa
Werner Zips, Institute for Cultural and Social Anthropology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Assistant Editor

Tacita Clarke, University of Calgary, Canada


By Mail:
Professor Don Ray
CHIEFTAIN: Journal of Traditional Governance
Department of Political Science
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive, NW
Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4 CANADA

Phone: (403) 220-7371
Fax: (403) 282-4773

(c) TAARN 2004

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Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 7 of 7
Issue DateTitleAuthor(s)/Advisor(s)
15-Jun-2012Ethno-Politicization in the 1994- 1995 Case of Conflict in Northern Ghana: The Role of Youth Associations and Faith-Based OrganizationsKaye, Julie
6-Feb-2007Chiefs in Post-Colonial Ghana: Exploring different elements of the identity, inequalities and conflicts nexus in the Northern RegionJoseph Manboah-Rockson
6-Feb-2007Traditional Authorities Applied Research Network, Second ReportK. O. Lefenya; University of Durban - Westville; Faculty of Social Sciences; Department of Political Science
6-Feb-2007Report on the TAARN Conference on the Role of Ghanaian Rulers as Development OfficersDr. Wilhelmina Donkoh; Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology; Faculty of Social Sciences; Department of General and African
13-Jun-2006Re-inventing African Chieftaincy in the Age of AIDS, Gender and Development. Volume I. OverviewRay, D.I.; Quinlan, T.; Sharma, K.
6-Oct-2005Queen Mothers and Social Workers: A Potential collaboration between traditional authority and social work in GhanaKreitzer, Linda
Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 7 of 7