|Present||Faculty Member, Central Michigan University|
Homicide, Suicide, Homicide-Suicide, Witchcraft, Spousal Murder, Intimate-Partner Violence, Marital Rape, and Mortuary Beliefs and Practices
- Juvenile Delinquency
|August 1983 - December 1988||PhD, Washington University in St Louis ‐ Sociology|
|September 1981 - May 1983||MA, Queen's University - Kingston, Ontario ‐ Sociology|
|August 1977 - May 1980||B.A. (Honors), University of Ghana, Legon - Accra, Ghana ‐ Sociology|
Mensah Adinkrah, Ph.D.
Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work
Central Michigan University
126 Anspach Hall
Mount Pleasant. Michigan. 48859
Telephone (989) 774-3367
Anti-Suicide Laws in Nine African Countries: Criminalization, Prosecution and Penalization
African Journal of Criminology and Justice Studies (2016)
Although several countries and jurisdictions across the globe have repealed their legal statutes criminalizing suicide attempts (or nonfatal suicidal behavior), ...
Representations of Mortuary Beliefs and Practices in Akan Literary Works ...
International Journal of Literature and Culture (2015)
Akan mortuary rituals and practices are undergoing rapid transformation due to the combined influences of colonization, modernization, westernization and globalization. ...
Homicide-Suicides in Ghana: Perpetrators, Victims, and Incidence Characteristics
International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology (2014)
Homicide-suicide in the industrialized West has been studied for many years. Yet, only limited scholarly research currently exists on the ...
Criminal Prosecution of Suicide Attempt Survivors in Ghana
International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology (2013)
Recently, there have been calls for the decriminalization (or depenalization) of nonfatal suicidal behavior (attempted suicide) in Ghana, India, Uganda, ...
Epidemiologic Characteristics of Suicidal Behavior in Contemporary Ghana
Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention (2011)
BACKGROUND:Suicidal behavior receives considerable coverage in African media. Yet, there has been limited empirical research that focuses explicitly on suicidal ...