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Tenets of Myths of Origin in the Tigania Community
(Nairobi Journal, 2020-03)
Myths of origin display certain salient features that set them apart from other genres of oral literature. This paper, however, lays emphasis on the major tenets of myths of origins from the Tigania community. Sigmund ...
Multiple and Unstable Masculinities: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Masculine Identities in Pullout Magazines in Kenya
(Research article, 2020-12)
Many media analysts have pointed out that magazines are an important site for construction of gender. In Kenya, however, most gender studies focus on women, and little critical examination has been done to show how men ...
Effectiveness of character and style in communicating myths of origin: A critical analysis of Tigania Community of Kenya
(Advanced Humanities, 2020-09)
Characterization in a work of art comprises the persons through whom the writer speaks to his audience. Characters play a vital role in literature as they control the plot of the story, bring out themes and arouse and ...
Terrorrism and Conditions for Human Rights in Counter-Terrorism in Sub-Saharan Africa
This doctoral dissertation explores the conditions or set of conditions necessary and or sufficient to facilitate or impede human rights when governments respond to terrorism in sub-Saharan Africa. Relying on a ...
Gender and cognitive factors influencing information seeking of graduate students at Kenyatta University Library
Background: Gender has been identified as a possible influencing factor in users’ information- seeking process. Previous studies have alluded to the fact that gender as a variable may be useful for a better understanding ...
Relationship Between Gender and Cognitive Factors that Influence Information Seeking Amongst Postgraduate Students: a case of Kenyatta University Post-modern Library in Nairobi, Kenya
This article discusses salient features of a study carried out at Kenyatta University. The study was aimed at investigating the relationship between gender and the cognitive factors that drove postgraduate students to ...