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Title Culture, performance & identity : paths of communication in Kenya / edited by Kimani Njogu
Published Nairobi, Kenya : Twaweza Communications, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 196 pages)
Series Art, culture & society ; v. 2
Art, culture & society series ; v. 2
Contents Culture, gender inequality and women's rights in the Great Lakes / Kimani Njogu & Elizabeth Orchardson-Mazrui -- Disability rhetorics and identity in Kenya / Mbugua Wa-Mungai -- "Lemme do m'thing" : objective possibilities for social meaning and re-visioning youth identity through pop-music / Michael Wainaina -- Sheng as a youth identity marker : reality or misconception? / Nathan Oyori Ogechi -- Me, my Kenya and I / Charles A. Matathia -- Performing identity in Kiswahili literature / Richard Makhanu Wafula -- Culture, religion, and identity / Mary N. Getui -- Circulation of media texts and identity (de)constructions in the post-colony / Christopher Odhiambo Joseph -- Identity, sports, and leisure in contemporary Kenyan society / Mwangi Peter Wanderi -- Slaying settler Williams : crafting identity in Ngugi's Matigari / Garnette Oluoch-Olunya -- The Talai : the end of a dynasty / Bill Rutto -- Sing me a life : music as a people's identity / Emily Achieng' Akuno
Summary This book brings together essays which cover a number of key areas: Gender, Disability, Media, Sports, Literature, Religion, Land and Youth Music. Through an examination of the situation in Kenya, the essays opens new ways of understanding forms of local
Notes Also published with same ISBN, title, published, but without chapters 9-11 (xviii, 158 p.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Communication and culture -- Kenya.
Ethnopsychology -- Kenya.
Identity (Psychology) -- Kenya.
Form Electronic book
Author Njogu, Kimani.
ISBN 9789966028013 (e-book)
9789966028037 (electronic bk.)
9966028013 (e-book)
996602803X (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Culture, performance, and identity