Kenya Studies Review, Volume 7, Number 1

Kenya Studies Review, Volume 7, Number 1, Gender, Neocolonialism and Law

Table of Contents

1. From the Editor-in-Chief………………………………………………………………..……..2
2. From the Editors……………………………………………………………………….……….3
3. Women Hiring Patterns, Salary and Promotion Discrimination in Workplace: Implication for Development and Counseling. By Hassan Eunice Modupe………………………….………….4
4. Women in Rural Development: An Appraisal of Yam Chips Processors in Saki Area Oyo State, South West Nigeria. By Siyanbola, Mojisola Funmilayo………………………….…….10
5. Women’s Triple Roles and Health In Uganda: A Case of Baganda Culture. By Esther Nanono Nsubuga…………………………………………………………………………………………22
6. The Impact of Strategic Human Resource Management on Organizational Success. By
Adenaike, F. A, Ajayi, Kassim O. & Olowoye Adebiyi Olufemi……………………………….31
7. The “Gaze” A Challenge to the Development of the Woman: – Analysis of Selected Nigerian Video Films. By Williams Catherine Olutoyin…………………………………….…………….44
8. The Nationality Question as the Fundamental Societal Problem in Nigeria. By Abayomi Sharomi & Samuel Babatunde Jegede………………………………………….………………. 53
9. The Role of Nigerian Women in the Development of the Health Sector: The Case of Tiv Women of Benue State, Nigeria. By Yecho Elizabeth Ihugh……………………..…………….60
10. Urbanization in Kenya: A Look at the Institutional Pitfalls and Policy Options. By Munene Mugambi & Ezekiel Mwenzwa………………………………………………………………….75
11. Young rural widows and development: miseries, frustrations and marginalisation of the hidden section of our population. By Vundi Nason & Tina Mueni………………………………………..85
12. Anachronism and African dilemma in the age of globalisation. By Agundu Oliver Tersoo…98
13. Globalization and Privatization of Public Enterprises in Nigeria. By M.S. Abdulkadir……110
14. Globalization as a Constraint to Development in Africa: The Nigerian Experience. By Taiwo Makinde…………………………………………………………………………………………123
15. Globalization, Development and Multi-National Corporations (MNCs): The Kenyan Scenario. By Tom Nyamache & Ruth Nyambura……………………………….……………..133
16. The African Female Novelist, Globalization, and African Women’s Quest for Autonomy in Ifeoma Chinwuba’s Waiting for Maria. By Verlumun Emmanuel…………………………….141
17. The dynamic of diversification and integration in Africa: the case of the EAC, the SADC and the AMU. By Mhammed Echkoundi & Hicham Hafid…………………………..……………150
18. The Impacts of Neocolonialism on Development in Africa: The Case of Kenya. By Benedict Ngala……………………………………………………………………………………………171
19. The place of Africa in global economy: Nigeria in perspective. By Ogunboyede Kola……194
20. Relevance of Human Rights and Rule of Law to Sustainable Development. By Jade Mohammed……………………………………………………………………………………..204
21. An Appraisal of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, Chapter 18. Laws of Federation of Nigeria, 2004. By A. Oluwabiyi……………………………………………………..…………214

 

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Prof. Maurice Nyamanga Amutabi is President of African Interdisciplinary Studies Association (AISA), a pioneer professional associaiton bringing together members from all disciplines in Africa and abroad. He is a former Fulbright Scholar who previously worked as Deputy Vice Chancellor at Kisii University and also Director of Research and Professor in Peace and Strategic Studies at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), 2010-2013. He has previously taught at Central Washington University, USA (2005-2010) in African Studies Programme and Moi University (1992-2000) in the Department of Development Studies and other public universities in Kenya. Prof. Amutabi holds a PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA in History and African Studies. He received his B.A (Hons) in 1989 in Political Science and History and M.A in 1991 from the University of Nairobi, Kenya. Maurice Amutabi is co-editor of Regime Change and Succession Politics in Africa: Five Decades of Misrule (with Shadrack Wanjala Nasong’o) – in 2013. Amutabi also co-edited Africa after Fifty Years: Retrospections and Reflections (with Toyin Falola and Sylvester Gundona) in 2012. Amutabi is the author of The NGO Factor in Africa: The Case of Arrested Development in Kenya (New York: Routledge, 2006). Amutabi is co-author of Nationalism and Democracy for People-Centered Development in Africa (Moi University Press, 2000). He has also co-authored Foundations of Adult Education in Africa (Cape Town/Hamburg: Pearson/UNESCO, 2005). He has written two novels, Because of Honor (a novel on Islam in Africa) and These Good People (a novel on corruption in Africa). Amutabi is also the author of Nakhamuma Stories (a collection of short stories from the Abaluyia community of western Kenya). His chapters have appeared in over thirty books. 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. Amutabi has made presentations at over one hundred national and international conferences. Amutabi is the Vice-President of the Kenya Studies and Scholars’ Association (KESSA), Kenya’s premier research and academic organization. He is the editor-in-chief of Kenya Studies Review and Eastern Africa Journal of Humanities and Sciences. Prof. Amutabi has conducted extensive research on many issues of development. He has taught courses on peace and conflict and gender and development. He teaches in the PhD and Masters Programme in the Institute of Peace and Security Studies at Kisii University. 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.
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One Response to Kenya Studies Review, Volume 7, Number 1

  1. Williams Catherine Olutoyin says:

    Prof. Maurice Amutabi, kindly include the editorial board in Kenya’s reviewvol.6no.3 & vol.7 no.1 2014.
    Prof, the list is needed for promotion purposes

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