2010, English, Book edition: (Re)membering Kenya : identity, culture and freedom, Volume 1 / edited by Mbũgua wa-Mũngai and George Gona.

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(Re)membering Kenya / edited by Mbũgua wa-Mũngai and George Gona
 
Bookmark: https://trove.nla.gov.au/version/166108845
Physical Description
  • 255 p. ; 24 cm.
Published
  • Nairobi, Kenya : Twaweza Communications, c2010.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • (Re)membering Kenya : identity, culture and freedom, Volume 1 /​ edited by Mbũgua wa-Mũngai and George Gona.
Other Authors
  • Gona, G. M.
  • Mũngai, Mbũgua wa, 1971-
  • Ford Foundation
  • Goethe-Institut (Nairobi, Kenya)
  • Twaweza Communications.
Published
  • Nairobi, Kenya : Twaweza Communications, c2010.
Physical Description
  • 255 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects
Summary
  • One of the critical questions that Kenyans have continuously asked is what went wrong in January and February 2008 with the peace they had hitherto enjoyed. There have not been readily available answers to this fundamental question. The collection of papers presented in this book attempt to provide, as a starting point, possible explanations for the events of early 2008 including key background issues in Kenyan history since pre-colonial times.
Contents
  • Identity
  • Historicizing negative ethnicity in Kenya
  • Negotiating 'Kenyanness': The 'Debates'
  • Iconic representations of identities in Kenyan cultures
  • Gerontocracy and generational competition in Kenya today: an observation
  • Culture
  • Socialization and violence: ideas and practices in Kenya
  • Gendered identities: women and power (lessness) in Kenya
  • Freedom
  • Cross-media ownership and the monopolizing of public spaces in Kenya
  • The politics of media culture and media culture politics
  • Globalized identity: diaspora Kenyans and local conflict
  • Intellectuals and the State: an historical perspective
  • Conflict &​ Reconciliation
  • The South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC): lessons for Kenya
  • Post-script - On the path of truth and reconciliation: a reflection.
Notes
  • "A project by Goethe-Institut Kenya, the Ford Foundation, Twaweza Communications."
  • vol. 1.
Language
  • English
ISBN
  • 9789966724472
  • 9966724478
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