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Constitutional development in Kenya institutional adaptation and social change by J. B. Ojwang

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Published by Acts Press, African Centre for Technology Studies in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English



  • Kenya.


  • Constitutional law -- Kenya.

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Edition Notes

StatementJ.B. Ojwang.[0
SeriesACTS legal studies series ;, no. 1
LC ClassificationsKSK1750 .O39 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 257 p. ;
Number of Pages257
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2024942M
ISBN 109966410139
LC Control Number90981606

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Constitutional Development in Kenya: Institutional Adaptation and Social Change Issue 1 of ACTS legal studies series Volume 1 of African Centre for Technology Studies Nairobi: ACTS legal studies series: Author: J. B. Ojwang: Publisher: Acts Press, African Centre for Technology Studies, ISBN: , Length: pages. The Constitution of Kenya is the supreme law of the Republic of have been three significant versions of the constitution, with the most recent redraft being enabled in The edition replaced the independence constitution was presented to the Attorney General of Kenya on 7 April , officially published on 6 May , and was .   The Making of the Constitution of Kenya examines the processes, issues and challenges of constitution making, governance and legitimacy in that country and the lessons that can be learned for others on the continent. Equipping the reader with a sound historical perspective on constitutional developments and the crisis of constitutional Cited by: 1. Imposed by Iain Macleod (the Secretary of State for the Colonies), the new constitution marked an end to Kenya’s constitutional development in the s and opened the way for a dramatically different constitutional order just two years later in the form of the self-government constitution.

Constitution making process in Kenya in pre-colonial, colonial and post-colonial eras. Pre- colonial era. The rules and regulation that formed the constitutional basis of pre-colonial communities in Kenya were mainly formulated by the councils of elders and then handed down from generation to generation.   My erstwhile professor at the University of Nairobi, H.W.O. Okoth-Ogendo (RIP) in his paper The Politics of Constitutional Change in Kenya Since Independence, , notes that “constitutional. 1. Constitutional, social and political theory, values and principles with specific reference to Kenya; and the role of constitutional theory, principles, doctrines, and law or rules in political, social, cultural and economic organization, as well as in nationhood and development in Kenya. The few contexts in which constitutional doctrines have been invoked in Kenya include Richard Kuloba’s reading of the copyright law under the shadow of the Constitution.

2. Setting the scene: the politics of constitutional reform in Kenya 14 Constitutional reform: a key window of opportunity for advancing gender equality and women’s rights 14 Political-institutional and structural context of Kenya prior to 16 Development of the women’s movement 18 3. Constitutional Development in Kenya: Institutional Adaptation and Social Change (ACTS Legal Studies Series) [Jackton B. Ojwang] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Constitutional Development in Kenya: Institutional Adaptation and . “constitutional developments” in such a region other than a repetitive litany of excesses? In “the Constitutional Development in East Africa” annual studies have now been published on four occasions. This instant one, the fifth in the series, more . Charles O. Oyaya is Executive Director of the International Development Institute–Africa (IDIA). He is a Governance, Health and Development Planning and Public Policy and Constitutional Law specialist. Dr Oyaya holds a Doctor of Philosophy (in Law) from the University of Nairobi, Kenya .