New Book – Africa in Global Development Discourses Edited by Prof. Maurice N. Amutabi

New Book – Africa in Global Development Discourses Edited by Prof. Maurice N. Amutabi

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Table of Contents


Dedication                                                                                                                              ii

Copyright                                                                                                                                iii

Acknowledgement                                                                                                                  iv



Maurice Nyamanga Amutabi                                                                                                  1


Chapter 1

The Political Economy of Africans Migrating to Europe

By Uhembe Clement Ahar                                                                                                     7


Chapter 2

Africans as Guinea Pigs in Global Health Research Experiments and Implications for their Health: The Case of Yellow Fever Research and Eradication Campaigns in Colonial East Africa

By Maurice N. Amutabi                                                                                                         21


Chapter 3

Malaria and environmental change in Africa:  A case study of Kabale, Uganda

By Gastone Habarugaba                                                                                                         42


Chapter 4

The Ease of Doing Business and Economic development in Nigeria: Much Ado about Nothing?

By Kingsley Imandojemu                                                                                                       58


Chapter 5

An Analysis of the Factors That Lead To Effective Strategic Planning In Christian Organizations: A Study of the Catholic Diocese of Kitale

By Magdalene Ndeto and Mathew Bore                                                                               71


Chapter 6

Causes and Effects of Improper Solid Waste Management: Case of Songwe, Tanzania

By Peter Emeda Tengaa                                                                                                         89


Chapter 7

Radicalization of Women and Girls in Kenya and Implications for Security

By Linnet Hamasi                                                                                                                   103


Chapter 8

Child Hawking and its impact on school performance of children in Mbeya City, Tanzania

By Kasena Musaku Bandoma                                                                                                            118



Chapter 9

Analysis of the nature of economic policy making and management on community (local) economic development: Evidence from Uganda

By Betrum Namanya and Robert Mugabe                                                                             130


Chapter 10

Conceptual Modeling of Nodding Syndrome: A System Dynamics and Sequence Approaches

By Kizito Ongaya, Paul Ssemaluulu, Benedict Oyo and Pido Bongomin                             143


Chapter 11

Beyond The Alternative Health Therapies: a Case Study of Nairobi, Kenya

By Omondi Steven Ndinya                                                                                                    160


Chapter 12

Morph ordering in Kisukuma verbal extensions: Emerging issues

By Chipanda Simon                                                                                                                170


Chapter 13

Contextualizing Distance Learning As a Strategic Approach to the Provision of Purposive and Expansive Higher Legal Education in Contemporary Uganda

By Paul Adole Ejembi                                                                                                            184


Chapter 14

Gender and Agroforestry in Kabale District, Uganda: Benefits, Perceptions and Constraints

By Aggrey Yesigomwe, Adalbert Aine-Omucunguzi and Jenniffer Turyatemba                  202


Chapter 15

Pension Systems and Saving for Old Age in African Countries

By  Alicia Rodriguez de Rubio                                                                                              216


Chapter 16

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Nigeria Electoral Process: A Projection of an Electronic Voting Mechanism for an Enhanced Credible Election

By Gbamwuan, Asor and Ikpilakaa, Solomon Aker                                                              226


Chapter 17

Domestic Violence and Women’s Rights in Contemporary Society in Uganda: A case of Kabale district, Uganda

By Betty Mategeko N, Tumwebaze Joshua, Gilbert Kansiime Arinaitwe                             239





Chapter 18

The Effects of Motivation on Lecturers Performance in Public Institutions of Higher Learning in Malawi

By Sister Elizabeth Piliyesi                                                                                                     255


Chapter 19

Land use planning and rural development: Integrated or disintegrated. Case of Kabale District

By Gilbert Kansiime Arinaitwe, Diane Kyobutungi Karukwitsya and Frankline Higenyi    278


Chapter 20

Tailoring Africa’s Education Systems to Fit Africa’s Education Needs in the 21st Century

By Charles Kivunja                                                                                                                 292


Chapter 21

Exploring the Lived Experiences of Refugees who settle outside Camps: Case Study of Malawi

By Mastone L. K. Mbewe                                                                                                      301


Chapter 22

Moral Values, Corruption And Development In Africa: Has Corruption Become An Emerging Culture?

By Anderson Ziro Ndumbu                                                                                                    312


Chapter 23

Dual citizenship and voting systems in African Developmental crossroads

By Gilbert Nyakundi Okebiro                                                                                                            323


Chapter 24

Land Use Planning and Planned Settlements in Kigali City, Rwanda: Policy Design and Analysis

By Gilbert Kansiime Arinaitwe, Yvette Mutabonwa, Firimooni Rweere Banugire, Joshua Tumwebaze and Betty Mategeko.                                                                                           334



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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5 Responses to New Book – Africa in Global Development Discourses Edited by Prof. Maurice N. Amutabi

  1. Gilbert Nyakundi Okebiro says:

    Prof.This is a wonderful work on Africa in global development discourse and a contribution in the world of academia.Indeed the conference is interdisciplinary and international which scholars should not miss to attend for academic link.Thank you professor for being realistic “You words as spoken proofs practicability and not theoritically,in every year.God bless you.

  2. Gilbert Kansiime Arinaitwe says:

    We appreciate the Work you doing in promoting research and publication in Africa and beyond. As young scholars we are benefiting alot from you Prof. Amutabi, Dr. Linnet and your team. We shall continue to be motivated by your guidelines and zero for working hard to reach out to our academic and research careers. Thank you.

  3. Adalbert Aine-omucunguzi says:

    Where can I buy this book?

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