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Title: Dimensions in Higher Education in Fashion in Ghana
Authors: Ulzen-Appiah, E.V.
Keywords: Textiles
fashion
higher education
challenges
constraints
prospects
Issue Date: 2003
Publisher: Journal of Science and Technology
Citation: Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 23 No. 2 2003 pp 75-79
Abstract: Fashion is defined as "something more than a designer’s whim; it is a reflection of the cultural, social, political, economic and artistic forces of any given time. In Ghana, the socio-cultural environment is supreme and can enhance the fashion industry to a greater extent. This paper underscores the fact that internationally fashion is a giant economic business, but unfortunately in Ghana, higher education in fashion that could promote and develop fashion industry is underestimated. Constraints and challenges inhibiting higher- level education in textiles and fashion are discussed The paper examines prospects for growth, the roles of higher education institutions, industry, government and non-governmental institutions These would be relevant for a viable national and international textile and fashion industry capable of contributing to the President s Special Initiative and the African Growth Opportunity Act on Garment and Textiles for social and economic development of Ghana.
Description: Article published in the Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 23 No. 2 2003 pp 75-79
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/5102
ISSN: 08550395
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