This book examines the economic history of Kenya from the colonial period to the present, integra. There is no doubt that the book will be a useful addition to the historiography on the economic history of Kenya and Africa. Nyangweso's specialty is religion and gender-based violence and human rights. It desists from the grand narrative approach that has dominated African history in the past but instead gives agency and voice to those that have previously been marginalized. She is author of two books; Female Genital Cutting: Mutilation or Cultural Right? He enjoys blogging and writing and is an avid sports fan, but does not support any of team, preferring to support the team that plays well.
He is currently working on his dissertation on Leprosy and the politics of public health in colonial Ghana. Buchere and Fred Jonyo; The Livestock Sector in Kenya - Maurice Nyamanga Amutabi; The Post Colonial Government and the Political Framing of Drought and Hunger in Kenya - Eric E. Essays in this section reflect on gender as it affects appropriation of resources in Africa, the capacity of African spirituality and values to address the problems of governance and development, the relevance of the social teachings of churches in the generation of the spirit of entrepreneurship as a vehicle of poverty alleviation and the centrality of Internet discourse in the reconfiguration of cultural identities. He has several awards and honors to his credit and has published numerous books. See the attachments Kind regards, Prof. This book examines the economic history of Kenya from the colonial period to the present, integrating historical methodologies with those of anthropology, economics, education, geography, history, political science and sociology.
Amutabi Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Kisii University, P. This work examines and decodes African ways of thinking and learning, beliefs and value systems,. Praeger, 2014 and Female Circumcision: the Interplay between Religion, Gender and Culture in Kenya Orbis, 2007. She has always prayed to God to protect me even as I travel in airplanes, trains and vehicles which have no eyes, but blind machines which have been made by hands of humans, and helpless. They even allowed me to score from an offside position. He always thanks God of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and Moses for allowing them the opportunity to be my parents.
Amina also has witnessed many horrendous behaviors, such as honor killing, which have left her traumatized. Sun and Sand Beach Hotel allowed us opportunity to play beach volleyball and beach soccer, relax and bond. My colleagues were kind to me and allowed me to play in any position and take a break and come in whenever I wanted, which made me realize that I have become an elder. Martin, Oyeronke Olademo, Santa Barbara, California, Praegar, 2009, 301-322. As a major book on economic history of Kenya in thirty years, the book presents original research and integrates historical methodologies with those of anthropology, economics, education, geography, history, political science and sociology. Regime Change and Succession Politics in Africa 3.
He is the editor-in-chief of Kenya Studies Review and Eastern Africa Journal of Humanities and Sciences. She also received her Bachelor's in Education at Kenyatta University, Nairobi Kenya; Master's in Philosophy Religion at Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya; Master's in Theology at Candler School of Theology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. Other essays underscore contestations over the significance of heritage sites and historical monuments as well as the centrality of masquerades in knowledge preservation. She always extolls the greatness of Him who is in heaven looking over us. Table of Contents Dedication ii Copyright iii Acknowledgement iv Introduction Maurice Nyamanga Amutabi 1 Chapter 1 Peace, Conflict and Security Challenges in Contemporary Africa By Pontian G. Woolard and Helen Peel distinguished professor in Religious Studies at East Carolina University Greenville, North Carolina. I have recently developed a lot of interest in cultural and social ideas and movements of Africa.
Nyakoe 26 Chapter 4 An exploration of indigenous knowledge systems as a step towards environmental conservation in Malawi: A phenomenological Approach By Mastone L. This work examines and decodes African ways of thinking and learning, beliefs and value systems, while faulting the ambivalence that has attended the study of the subject in the past. Approximately fifty years after independence this hope of a politically stable, integrated, and economically thriving Africa has remained elusive for most African countries. I am fascinated with the way development has been conceived, especially the role of 'nafasi' space and 'nafsi' self and how they affect societies in Africa. Be the first to review this product! Gundona received his Mphil degree in History from the University of Ghana, Legon. From a young age Amina has wished she could be freed of practices which hinder the progress of women in her society, such as excision, vagina sewing or forced and arranged marriage.
Mwangi; The Miganda Economy and Men's Self-Help Groups in Bungoma Districts, Kenya - Godwin Siundu; Entrepreneurship in Kenya: From Jua Kali to 'Silicon Valley' - X. Winston Jumba Akala, The Catholic University of Eastern Africa Table of Contents Foreword by Robert Maxon Acknowledgements Introduction by Maurice Nyamanga Amutabi Part I The Political Economy of Railway Development in Kenya - John M Mwaruvie The Great Depression, Policy Shift and the Strategy for the Invigoration of African Agriculture in Colonial Kenya, 1930-39 - Nicholas E. His articles have appeared in several refereed and reputable journals such as African Studies Review, African Contemporary Cultural Studies, Canadian Journal of African Studies, International Journal of Educational Development; and Jenda: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies. His research interest is in the social history of health and disease in Africa. The book is long overdue because the last book on the economic history of Kenya was published over 30 years ago. I have never been able to thank them enough. A Hons in 1989 in Political Science and History and M.
Mary Nyangweso is the J. I am interested in developing a theory for understanding Africa's development from the point of view of social capital as espoused in African value systems, beyond philanthrocracy and dictatorships. He taught at Central Washington University between 2005 and 2010. Soon, however, she realizes that her struggle has just started. This book examines the economic history of Kenya from the colonial period to the present, integrating historical methodologies with those of anthropology, economics, education, geography, history, political science and sociology.
The first section covers issues on the problems and triumphs of the processes of knowledge generation, cultural preservation, and expression with essays on the trajectories of post-colonial African historiography, selective memory and the reinterpretation of post-independence socio-economic and political projects. He has written two novels, Because of Honor a novel on Islam in Africa and These Good People a novel on corruption in Africa. . This stunning novel set in a Muslim society of East Africa, centers on a young girl, Amina, and h. She has also authored several peer review journal articles and book chapters on religion and on women in Africa. Amutabi is an Associate Professor in Social Sciences at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, where he serves as the Deputy Director of Research and coordinates the Political Science Program.
I am interested in recuperating and recovering accounts of nostalgia, memory and trauma without creating tensions or wounds. It was my mentor Prof. Amutabi is also the author of Nakhamuma Stories a collection of short stories from the Abaluyia community of western Kenya. This book examines the economic history of Kenya from the colonial period to the present. V1, 2 , December, 2009, 110 -133. This stunning novel set in a Muslim society of East Africa, centers on a young girl, Amina, and her struggles against all kinds of challenges presented to her by religion and patriarchy while growing up.