Dr. Peter Dwumah

Senior Lecturer

Dept: Sociology and Social Work
New Social Science Block
TF 22E

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Research Areas/Interests

Sociology of Work and Organizations Social Development (Education and Economic Empowerment) Youth Career Choice and Aspirations...~more

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    1. Odongo, D. A., Forkuor, J. B., Ofori-Dua, K., Dapaah, J. M., & Dwumah, P. (2021). The nature and extent of healthcare provision for people with intellectual disabilities in Ghana: A qualitative study. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 17446295211016171.
    2. Haleegoah, J. A. S., Akuoko, K. O., Dwumah, P., Marfo, K. A., Forkuor, J. B., Frimpong, B. N., ... & Brobbey, L. (2020). Factors influencing consumption of street vended local foods (SVLFs) in Urban Ghana. African Journal of Food Science14(11), 395-406.
    3. Haleegoah, J. A. S., Akuoko, K. O., Dwumah, P., Marfo, K. A., Forkuor, J. B., Frimpong, B. N., & Brobbey, L. (2020). Actors Perceptions on Challenges and Opportunities to Improve Street Vended Local Foods in Urban Ghana. Advances in Applied Sociology10(11), 435-453.
    4. Owusu Kyei, , J.R.K,  Koomson-Yalley, E.M & Dwumah, P (2020) Transnational political practices and integration of second generation migrants, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, DOI: 10.1080/1369183X.2020.1816812
    5.  Haleegoah Joyce, Akuoko Kofi Osei, Dwumah P, Marfo K.A, Forkuor, J. B, Nsiah, F. B, Asante, B. O, Brobbey, L. (2020) Consumer Perceptions of Street-Vended Local Foods in Urban Ghana. Food Sci Nutr Res. 2020; 3(1): 1-10.
    6. Abdullah, A, Bentum, H, Dwumah, P, Gyasi-Boadu, N, & Musah, N.M (2020) Informal Control and Safety Measures of Street Hawkers: Narratives from Costermongers, Urban Forum https://doi.org/10.1007/s12132-020-09392-7
    7. Deku, S.C, Dwumah, P, Ofori-Dua, K & Obeng, B. (2019) Farming as a Career: Perceptions and Preferences of Rural Youth in Adaklu District.  4th Ghana Sociological and Anthropological Conference, 19th -20th September, 2019,Centre for African Wetlands, University of Ghana, Legon
    1. Bettmann, J. E., Prince, K. C., Hardy, C. J., & Dwumah, P. (2019). Measuring Anxiety and Depression in Ghanaian and US College Students. Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development47(2), 119-130.
    2. Dwumah, P., Akuoko, K. O., & Yeboah, E. H. (2018). Family Networks’ Support to Employment Paths of Rural Youth in a Ghanaian Community. International Journal of Social Science Studies6(2), 32-46
    3. Sagoe, P.M., Addo, O. M & Dwumah, P (2017) Effects of Salaries and Working Environment on Job Satisfaction of Nurses in District Hospitals in the Kumasi Metropolis of Ghana. 2nd Ghana Sociological and Anthropological Conference, September 21st-22nd, 2017, Innovative Learning Centre, KNUST.
    4. Boateng, F. G., Nortey, S., Asamanin Barnie, J., Dwumah, P., Acheampong, M., & Ackom-Sampene, E. (2016). Collapsing Microfinance Institutions in Ghana: An Account of How Four Expanded and Imploded in the Ashanti Region. International Journal of African Development3(2), 5.
    5. Akuoko, K. O., Kanwetuu, V. de. , & Dwumah, P. (2015). Effect of Reward Systems on Employees’ behaviour in Obuasi Municipality of Ghana. International Journal of Social Science and Interdisciplinary Research, 3(1).128-142
    6. Castillo, J. T., Asante, S., Becerra, D., Dwumah, P., & Barnie, J. A. (2015). The role of the Government in addressing social issues in Ghana: The perceptions of Ghanaian undergraduate social work students. Journal of Social Work, 15(2), 162-185.
    7. Dwumah, P., Akuoko, K. O. & Ofori-Dua, K. (2015). Communication and productivity in Vodafone-Ghana, Kumasi in the Ashanti region of Ghana. International Journal of Business and Management. Vol. 10, No. 10, 116-128.
    8. Dwumah, P., Gyasi-Boadu, N., & Ayamga, L. A (2015). Pay and supervision as correlates of Job satisfaction among junior workers in a Ghanaian university. Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities. 1, No 5, 540-544.
    9. Dwumah, P., Akuoko, K. O., & Yeboah, E.H., (2015). Family networks’ support to employment paths of rural youth in a Ghanaian community, Ghana Sociological and Anthropological Conference, November 26-27, 2015 at Yiri Lodge, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana.
    10. Castillo, J. T., Asante, S., Dwumah, P., Barnie, J. A., & Becerra, D. (2013). Ghanaian BSW Students' Perceptions of Poverty and Social Welfare Policies in Ghana. Advances in Social Work, 14(2), 477-500.
    11. Akuoko, K.O., Dwumah, P., Owusu-Boateng, W. & Osei, K., (2013). Socio-cultural factors and Performance Appraisal in selected organizations at Offinso Municipality of Ghana, African Administrative Studies, 80, 33-54
    12. Akuoko, K. O., Dwumah, P., & Ansong, F. (2012). Employee involvement in decision making and workers’ performance in selected organizations in Ashanti region of Ghana. EXCEL International Journal of Multidisciplinary Management Studies, 2(6), 11-23.
    13. Akuoko, K.O., Dwumah, P., & Adam, W., (2012). Teacher Motivation and Quality Education Delivery in Public Schools in the Tamale Metropolis in Ghana, International Journal of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Research, 1 (12), 29-46
    14. Gilbert, D. J., Bailey, T., & Dwumah, P. (2012). A Village, an Intern, Two Professors, and a Chief: Developing a Field Practicum within the Traditional Chieftaincy Structure of a Rural Village in Ghana. Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping18(2), 64.
    15. Próspero, M., Dwumah, P., & Ofori-Dua, K. (2009). Violent attitudes and mental health symptoms among mutually violent Ghanaian couples. Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research, 1(2), 16-23.
    16. Ofori-Dua, K; Dwumah, P. & Moises P. (2008). Cross-Cultural Perspective of Domestic Violence, Paper presented at the 2008 Summer Institute in Human Service of College of Social Work, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA, 11th – 13thJune, 2008.

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