Afrobarometer Round 3 [electronic resource] : The Quality of Democracy and Governance in Ghana, 2005 / E. Gyimah-Boadi, Michael Bratton, Robert Mattes.

Ann Arbor, Mich. : Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2008.
ICPSR (Series) ; 22201.
ICPSR ; 22201
Afrobarometer Survey Series ; 22201
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The Afrobarometer project was designed to assess attitudes toward democracy, governance, economic reform, quality of life, and civil society in several sub-Saharan African nations, and to track the evolution of such attitudes in those nations over time. This particular survey was concerned with the attitudes and opinions of the citizens of Ghana. Respondents in a face-to-face interview were asked to rate Ghana's President John Agyekum Kufuor and his administration's overall performance, to state the most important issues facing the nation, and to evaluate the effectiveness of certain continental and international institutions. Opinions were gathered on the role of the government in improving the economy, whether corruption existed in local and national government, whether government officials were responsive to problems of the general population, and whether local government officials, the police, the courts, the overall criminal justice system, the media, the National Electoral Commission, and the government broadcasting service could be trusted. Respondents were polled on their knowledge of government officials, their level of personal involvement in political, governmental, and community affairs, their participation in national elections, the inclusiveness of the government, and the identification of causes of conflict and resources which may aid in the resolution of conflict. Economic questions addressed the past, present, and future of the country's and the respondent's economic condition, and whether great income disparities are fair. Societal questions were asked of respondents concerning the meaning of being "poor" and "rich", monetary support systems, personal responsibility for success or failure, characteristics used in self-identification, methods for securing food, water, schooling, medical services, news and information, and ease of obtaining assistance ... Cf.:
Part 1: Afrobarometer Round 3: The Quality of Democracy and Governance in Ghana, 2005
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2009-04-22.
Start: 2005-03-10; and end: 2005-03-21.
Gyimah-Boadi, Emmanuel.
Bratton, Michael.
Mattes, Robert.
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research.
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