Mensah Adinkrah

Summary

Affiliation: Central Michigan University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Women who kill their husbands: mariticides in contemporary Ghana
    Mensah Adinkrah
    Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48859, USA
    Aggress Behav 33:526-36. 2007
  2. ncbi Husbands who kill their wives: an analysis of uxoricides in contemporary Ghana
    Mensah Adinkrah
    Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work, Central Michigan University, 126 Anspach Hall, Mount Pleasant, MI 48859, USA
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 52:296-310. 2008
  3. doi Better dead than dishonored: masculinity and male suicidal behavior in contemporary Ghana
    Mensah Adinkrah
    Central Michigan University, Sociology, Anthroplogy and Social Work, 126 Anspach Hall, Mount Pleasant, MI 48859, USA
    Soc Sci Med 74:474-81. 2012
  4. ncbi Homicide-suicides in Fiji: offense patterns, situational factors, and sociocultural contexts
    Mensah Adinkrah
    Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work, Central Michigan University, Mt Pleasant, MI 48859, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 33:65-73. 2003
  5. doi Criminalizing rape within marriage: perspectives of Ghanaian university students
    Mensah Adinkrah
    Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI 48859, USA
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 55:982-1010. 2011
  6. doi Epidemiologic characteristics of suicidal behavior in contemporary Ghana
    Mensah Adinkrah
    Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, USA
    Crisis 32:31-6. 2011
  7. ncbi Patterns of female suicidal behavior in Ghana
    Mensah Adinkrah
    Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work, Central Michigan University, 126 Anspach Hall, Mount Pleasant, MI 48859, USA
    Psychol Rep 109:649-62. 2011
  8. doi Child witch hunts in contemporary Ghana
    Mensah Adinkrah
    Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, 48859, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 35:741-52. 2011
  9. ncbi Men who kill their own children: paternal filicide incidents in contemporary Fiji
    Mensah Adinkrah
    Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work, Central Michigan University, 138 Anspach Hall, Mount Pleasant, MI 48859, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 27:557-68. 2003

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi Women who kill their husbands: mariticides in contemporary Ghana
    Mensah Adinkrah
    Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48859, USA
    Aggress Behav 33:526-36. 2007
    ..In several cases, husband-slayers killed a latent or predisposing victim (e.g. sleeping or ill) via burning, slashing with a machete or food poisoning. The implications of the findings are discussed...
  2. ncbi Husbands who kill their wives: an analysis of uxoricides in contemporary Ghana
    Mensah Adinkrah
    Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work, Central Michigan University, 126 Anspach Hall, Mount Pleasant, MI 48859, USA
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 52:296-310. 2008
    ..It is concluded that additional research in non-Western societies is warranted to contribute to the development of sound conclusions about and remedies for uxoricide...
  3. doi Better dead than dishonored: masculinity and male suicidal behavior in contemporary Ghana
    Mensah Adinkrah
    Central Michigan University, Sociology, Anthroplogy and Social Work, 126 Anspach Hall, Mount Pleasant, MI 48859, USA
    Soc Sci Med 74:474-81. 2012
    ....
  4. ncbi Homicide-suicides in Fiji: offense patterns, situational factors, and sociocultural contexts
    Mensah Adinkrah
    Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work, Central Michigan University, Mt Pleasant, MI 48859, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 33:65-73. 2003
    ..Contrary to prior research, however, perpetrators of homicide-suicide were equally divided between men and women and no firearms were utilized...
  5. doi Criminalizing rape within marriage: perspectives of Ghanaian university students
    Mensah Adinkrah
    Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI 48859, USA
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 55:982-1010. 2011
    ....
  6. doi Epidemiologic characteristics of suicidal behavior in contemporary Ghana
    Mensah Adinkrah
    Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, USA
    Crisis 32:31-6. 2011
    ..Yet, there has been limited empirical research that focuses explicitly on suicidal behavior in African societies, while comprehensive and reliable official data on the phenomenon are limited...
  7. ncbi Patterns of female suicidal behavior in Ghana
    Mensah Adinkrah
    Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work, Central Michigan University, 126 Anspach Hall, Mount Pleasant, MI 48859, USA
    Psychol Rep 109:649-62. 2011
    ..The author concludes that additional research on female suicidal behavior in Africa and other non-Western societies is warranted to develop a more precise understanding of suicidality...
  8. doi Child witch hunts in contemporary Ghana
    Mensah Adinkrah
    Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, 48859, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 35:741-52. 2011
    ..In this case study, the persecution of child witches in Ghana is studied to explore the nature and patterns of witch hunts against children in the West African nation...
  9. ncbi Men who kill their own children: paternal filicide incidents in contemporary Fiji
    Mensah Adinkrah
    Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work, Central Michigan University, 138 Anspach Hall, Mount Pleasant, MI 48859, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 27:557-68. 2003
    ..This study therefore explores the nature and extent of paternal filicides in Fiji, a non-Western society, and the social and cultural forces underlying them in order to enhance our knowledge of the phenomenon...