New Book: Africa and the Challenges of Globalization: Opportunities and Prospects

Africa and the Challenges of Globalization: Opportunities and Prospects

Editor: Maurice Nyamanga Amutabi Cover Layout Book 1 – Africa and the Challenges of Globalization June 11, 2015

Maurice Nyamanga Amutabi 2

Chapter 1
Globalization, North-South Dialogue and Its Implications for South-South Cooperation
Adagba Okpaga 6

Chapter 2
Globalization, Security and Development in Africa
Frank K. Matanga, Gavin J. Bradshaw and Solomon P.K. Muhindi 18

Chapter 3
The Nigeria State and the Failed State thesis: the Rise and Rage of Tile Cattlemen
Terver Akpar 27

Chapter 4
Ebunangwe Village, Movement, Globalization Dynamics and I: Making Sense of Global Influences to Natives
Maurice Nyamanga Amutabi 37

Chapter 5
Market Women and Peace Building among the Pastoral Communities of Northern Kenya
Linnet Hamasi and Alex Jackan Nyamanga 53

Chapter 6
Fish Farming Contribution to Global Food Security and Livelihoods for the Poor Households
Shitote Zacharia, Wakhungu Jacob, China Samuel and Norman Munala 71

Chapter 7
Globalization and Co-Operative Movement: A Case of Deposit Taking Saccos in Kenya
Solomon A. Atsiaya and Christopher Ngacho 81

Chapter 8
Poverty Reduction Programmes in Nigeria: A Critical Assessment
Penda Isaac Tersoo 95

Chapter 9
Evaluation of impact of Climate change and food security in Kenya
Shitote Zacharia, J. Wakhungu, Hadson Shivachi Mpabapale and Wellington Misango 106
Chapter 10
Globalization and the durability of transnational worker solidarity: A Southern African experience
Langtone Maunganidze 115

Chapter 11
China-Kenya’s Economic Relations: Beyond Dependency?
Oscar M. Otele 130

Chapter 12
The Role of Global Finance in Fostering Growth and Development of Emerging Economies: A Case of Zimbabwe
Ephraim Matanda and Nyasha Madzokere 142

Chapter 13
Does Mass Media Communication Really Change Public Opinion? Reflections on Kenyan Social Issues’ Discourse in Electronic Media
Lydia Ayako Mareri 157

Chapter 14
The State of Maternal Health Service Provision in Uganda: Case Study of Mbale Regional Referral Hospital
Bekoreire Mary Baremirwe and Nangoli Miriam Alinda 173

Chapter 15
Trends in ICT adoption in education: a case of e-learning among universities in Kenya
Nabwire Joanne Lyanda, Ong’unya Raphael Odhiambo, and Songok Jepchirchir Ruth 185

Chapter 16
Predicting usage level of information technology tools among Nigerian business education pre-service teachers
Owolabi, Josiah; Owolabi, Janet Iyabode and Osanyiro, Jemima Bolanle 200

Chapter 17
The Role of the Church in Just Reconciliation Processes in the Aftermath of Ethno-political violence: An international comparative perspective
Kaberia Isaac Kubai 211

Chapter 18
Influence of Socio-Economic Forces on Sustainable Development: A case of Emerging Churches in Africa
Emily Murungi, Benson Omor and Lawrence Njoroge 222

Chapter 19
Democratic Education and the Problem of the Relation between the Universal and the Particular
Bernt Gustavsson 232

Chapter 20
Language in Development and Economic Participation
Crispin Wandera Ojwang’a 244

Chapter 21
Challenges of the implementation of HIV and AIDs policy in primary schools in Mbale district in Uganda
Gidudu Hannah Lunyolo 259

Chapter 22
Globalization and Primary Education: Policy Integration into the Kenyan Curriculum
Simon Ndung’u and Jane Kamau 267

Chapter 23
Lifelong learning: Possibilities and challenges In Sweden and Kenya
Joyce Kemuma 284

Chapter 24
Globalization, Poverty Eradication and Development in Africa
Gilbert Nyakundi Okebiro and Vincent Morara Gesora 296

Chapter 25
Trends in Adult Literacy Provision and their Related Challenges to Poverty Eradication in Zambia
Messrs Musonda Luchembe, Anolt L. H. Moonga and Moses Changala 306

Chapter 26
Enhancing Kiswahili pedagogy through the integrated approach in Kenya
Ombito Elizabeth Khalili and Carolyne Omulando 319

Chapter 27
Electrical Energy Subsector Regulation in Kenya: A Legal Analysis of the Legal and Institutional Framework for Economic Sustainability
Rael Moraa Osiemo 330

Chapter 28
Gender based leadership and school administration: a case study of Mbale district local government
Gidudu Hannah Lunyolo, Lillian Gimuguni and Nandutu Janet 344

Chapter 29
The effect of group learning, accommodation and year of graduation from secondary school on pre-service teachers’ learning outcomes in college general mathematics courses
Owolabi, Josiah and Lawal, Ruth Folake 353

Chapter 30
Learning through Simulations: Effectiveness of Computer Simulations for Supporting Learning Process of Science Subjects in Secondary Schools in Kenya
Catherine Njoki Muraya and Lucy Wangechi Ngundo 360

Chapter 31
Code switching as a pedagogic approach to the teaching of English as a second language: Teachers’ reflections
Moses Gatambuki Gathigia and Albert Mugambi Rutere 365

Chapter 32
‘A Progressive or Failed state?’: A Critique of Zimbabwe’s
Economic Status since independence
Nyasha Madzokere and Ephraim Matanda 379

Chapter 33
Ethnic Conflicts and Farming in Kenya: Special Reference to Trans-Nzoia County
J. Asige Chavulimu and Maurice N. Amutabi 392

Chapter 34
Peace Education and Sustainable Community Development in Kenya
Susan Wasike, S.N. Kimokoti and Frank K. Matanga 403

Chapter 35
Globalization and Environmental Law in Kenya: From Stockholm Declaration of 1972, Through Rio de Janeiro Earth Summit in 1992 to the Present
Gilbert Nyakundi Okebiro 419

Chapter 36
International Terrorism and National Security Challenges in Africa: the Nigerian Experience
Emmanuel J.C Duru and Ufiem Maurice Ogbonnaya 431

Chapter 37
Globalization, Peace and Conflict in Africa: A Continental Discourse with an International Dimension
Nnabuenyi Uju Maureen 440

Chapter 38
Conflicts and Africa in Global Strategic Calculations in the 21st Century
Nanven Audu Gambo 455

Chapter 39
A Discourse Analysis of Leadership in Gender Mainstreaming in Government Agencies in Kenya: a Study of Mombasa County Government Agencies
Scholastica N. Ratanya 466
Chapter 40
Dynamics of HIV and AIDS in Secondary Schools in Kenya: Focus on Vihiga County of Western Kenya
Noel M. Malanda, John O. Agak, Eric Kabuka and Everlyne Saisi 482

About African Interdisciplinary Studies Association Website

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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10 Responses to New Book: Africa and the Challenges of Globalization: Opportunities and Prospects

  1. Very unique blog. Good work keep up the spirit.
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  2. This is encouraging especially to upcoming scholars. Thanks for being true to your word; i.e honoring writers by bringing their work to the public.

  3. Gilbert Nyakundi Okebiro says:

    Prof.Your INSPIRATION to me in research works makes me to ASPIRE in research work,and makes research enjoyable for disseminition of knowledge and are a Great Man and a Man of the people in research work.Thank you very much for tireless effort of inspiring young scholars and academicians into field of research not only in Kenya,Africa but also in the whole world.

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