Joseph Oti FrimpongGhana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana)
Joseph Oti Frimpong
Master of Philosophy
I study party politics, human rights, climate change and food security in Ghana/West Africa
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Citations since 2017
2 Research Items
Joseph Oti Frimpong is a Programs Officer at the Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana). His areas of research cut across three related disciplines: Politics, Sociology and Religious Studies. His research interests include African politics and development; culture, religion and human rights; qualitative methods; Climate change and food security in West Africa.
Skills and Expertise
September 2017 - May 2018
Most states in sub-Saharan Africa face a legitimacy crisis. This has affected the kind of democracy practised on the continent. Political instability has taken place in many states within the region and this is attributed to a lack of state legitimacy. Scholars and observers praise and adjudge Ghana‟s Fourth Republic as the yardstick for other demo...
Supplementing literature study with in-depth unstructured interviews from the two dominant political parties in Ghana on how they mobilize funds, the key argument of this article is that the loss of a presidential election in Ghana is a reduction in a party’s major income streams. Unlike other studies that look at incumbency advantage in party fund...