DOI:10.2307/2799768
Corpus ID: 153545880
The traditional political system of the Embu of central Kenya
S. SaberwalPublished 1972Political Science
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The aim of this article is to evaluate the perception of Pentecostal Christians in regard to the importance of the indigenous guidance and counselling among the Aembu indigenous society. In the… Expand
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V. Naanyu, J. Sidle, R. Frankel, D. Ayuku, W. Nyandiko, T. Inui
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2011
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This work examined the use of the health baraza as a process that can improve data collection and deepen community understanding of sociocultural issues surrounding HIV/AIDS in Kenya as part of the USAID—AMPATH evaluation. Expand
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2009
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The method used for this evaluation was termed ‘triangulation,’ because it used information from three different sources — patients, communities, and programme staff to uncover improvement emphases that an internal assessment would miss. Expand
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For a Sociology of India: Satish Saberwal in conversation with Nandini Sundar and Amita Baviskar
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As part of an ongoing engagement with the sociology of India, CIS will profile the life and work of senior sociologists. This interview was conducted over three sessions at Professor Saberwal's home,… Expand
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Parent reports of behavioral and emotional problems among children in Kenya, Thailand, and the United States.
J. Weisz, M. Sigman, B. Weiss, J. Mosk
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1993
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Comparing 11-15-year-old Embu children in Kenya, Thai children, African-American children, and Caucasian- American children revealed culture effects, including the effects of parent sensitivities and Third World living conditions. Expand
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chez les Meru tigania-igembe du Kenya
Anne-Marie Peatrik
Sociology
1993
L'etude de l'organisation sociale traditionnelle des Meru Tigania-Igembe du Kenya est l'occasion de proposer une nouvelle approche des societes a classes d'âge et de generation est-africaines. La… Expand
Indigenous Kikuyu agroforestry: A case study of Kirinyaga, Kenya
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1991
This article analyzes agroforestry practices among the Ndia and Gichugu Kikuyu of Kirinyaga, Kenya, at the turn of the century, before the onset of colonial rule. It describes ways in which people… Expand
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This article analyzes agrofjrestry practices among the Ndia and Gichugu
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Kikuyu of Kirinyaga, Kenya, at the tum of the century, before the onset of colonial rule. It describes ways in which people adapted to competing pressures fbr retaining and removing tree cover. It… Expand
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