Kenya: Political, Social and Environmental Issues

James W. Adoyo (Editor)
Cole I. Wangai (Editor)

Series: African Political, Economic, and Security Issues, Global Political Studies
BISAC: POL053000



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Special issue: Resilience in breaking the cycle of children’s environmental health disparities
Edited by I Leslie Rubin, Robert J Geller, Abby Mutic, Benjamin A Gitterman, Nathan Mutic, Wayne Garfinkel, Claire D Coles, Kurt Martinuzzi, and Joav Merrick


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In this book, the authors examine Kenya’s current political, social and environmental issues. Topics discussed in this compilation include the mitigation and impacts of forest degradation in Kenya; fish biomanipulation of Kenyan lakes; the political and social dimensions associated with biotechnology regulation in Kenya; the developmentally disabled population in Kenya; status of Kenya’s environmental management and protection challenges; and economic development and food security in Kenya. (Imprint: Nova)


Forest Degradation in Kenya: Impacts of Social, Economic and Political Transitions
(Moses Imo, Department of Forestry and Wood Science, Chepkoilel University College, Moi University, Eldoret Kenya)

Fish-Restocking of Lakes in Kenya: Should Solemnly Be an Environmental Issue?
(Aura Mulanda Christopher, Safina Musa, Murithi Njiru, Erick Ochieng Ogello, Rodrick Kundu, Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute, Mombasa, Kenya, and others)

Lightning: One of Kenya’s Most Unpredictable, Underrated and Neglected Yet So Dangerous a Natural Hazard
(Samuel O. Ochola, Department of Environmental Studies and Community Development, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya)

Biotechnology Regulation as a Necessary Evil: Empirical Lessons from Kenya
(Ann N. Kingiri, African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS), Off United Nations Crescent, Nairobi, Kenya)

Inclusive Development for Persons with Disabilities: Rights and Contributions of Deaf Kenyans
(Christopher Johnstone, Tom Ojwang, Rachel Garaghty, Joel Runnels, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, and others)

Status of Kenya’s Environmental Management and Protection
(Robert Kinyua, Institute of Energy and Environmental Technology, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi, Kenya)

Economic Development and Food Security in Kenya: The Shamba System
(Tabitha W. Kiriti-Nganga, University of Nairobi, Kenya)*

Review of Environmental Governance in Kenya: Analysis of Environmental Policy and Institutional Frameworks
(Caleb Mireri, Sammy Letema, Department of Environmental Planning & Management, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya)*


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