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Refereed Journals and Representative Publications

Agyekum, Kofi (2004). ‘The Sociocultural Concept of Face in Akan communication.’ Journal of Pragmatics and Cognition. Vol. 12.1 71-92

Agyekum, Kofi (2004). ‘Indigenous Education in African: Evidence from the Akan People of Ghana.’ Journal of Cultural Transmission in the African World (JCTAW) Vol. 1 no.2 2004.

Agyekum, Kofi (2004). Invective Language in Contemporary Ghanaian Politics. Journal of Language and Politics. Vol. 3:2: 345-375

Agyekum, Kofi (2004). ‘Ntam Reminiscential Oath taboo in Akan.’ Language in Society. Vol. 33 (3).317-342.

Agyekum, Kofi (2004). ‘Aspects of Persuasion in Akan Communication. Forthcoming in Journal of Language and Communication RASK October.

Agyekum, Kofi (2003). ‘Honorifics and Status Indexing in Akan Communication.’ Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development Matters. Vol. 24 No. 5: 369-385(17) October.

Agyekum, Kofi, K. K. Saah, J. Gyekye Aboagye, N’Guessan Jeremie Kouadio, Kaliliou Tera, Djaban Tano Kouame (2003). A Unified Orthography for the Akan Languages of Ghana and Ivory Coast. General Unified Spelling Rule. Cape Town: Centre for Advanced Studies of African Societies (CASAS).

Agyekum, Kofi (2003). ‘Linguistic Relativity in Akan Cultural Terms.’ Journal of African Roots. Vol. 1 pp. 54-77.

Agyekum, Kofi (2003). Review of Barry Hallen’s book. ‘The Good, the Bad and the Beautiful. Discourse about Values in Yoruba Culture. Language in Society 32: 3 428-431.

Agyekum, Kofi (2002). ‘The Communicative Role of Silence in Akan’. Pragmatics Vol. 12. No.1: 31-51. March.

Agyekum, Kofi (2002). ‘Lexical Polysemy and Metaphorical Extension of Te ‘Hear’ Verb of Perception in Akan’. Legon Journal of Humanities Vol. 13 pp 99-113.

Agyekum, Kofi (2002). ‘Menstruation as a Verbal Taboo Among the Akan.’ Journal of Anthropological Research Vol. 58: 367-387.

Agyekum, Kofi (2002).‘Resource Development in the Indigenous Languages in Ghana.’ Language and Culture in Education and National Development. Proceedings of the National Seminar pp.18-27. Accra GTZ December.

Agyekum, Kofi (2001). ‘Hunu ‘See’ Nominals in Akan.’ Journal of Ghanaian Languages. Vol. 1 No. 1 pp. 30-34 March.

Agyekum, Kofi (2001). ‘The Interpretive Marker S? in Akan.’ Felix K. Ameka and E. Kweku Osam (eds.). New Directions in Ghanaian Linguistics: 127-145.

Agyekum, Kofi, B.O Amoako and R.M Oppong (2001). Asante Kasasua Mfitiasee Nwoma Books 1-5 . Accra: Unimax Macmillan.

Agyekum, Kofi (2000). ‘Aspects of Akan Oral Literature in the Media.’ Research Review. Vol.16 No. 2:1-18. Institute of African Studies Legon.

Agyekum, Kofi (1999). ‘The Pragmatics of Duab? ‘Grievance Imprecation’ Taboo among the Akan.’ Pragmatics Vol. 9. No 3. 357-382, September.

Agyekum, Kofi (1999). Introduction to Literature. Accra: Media Design University of Ghana.

Agyekum, Kofi (1997). ‘The Unmentionability of Death Among the Akan of Ghana.’ Legon Journal of Humanities Vol. 10 pp. 43-61.