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I Say to You: Ethnic Politics and the Kalenjin in Kenya


In 2007 a disputed election in Kenya erupted into a two-month political crisis that led to the deaths of more than a thousand people and the displacement of almost seven hundred thousand. Much of the violence fell along ethnic lines, the principal perpetrators of which were the Kalenjin, who lashed out at other communities in the Rift Valley. What makes this episode remarkable compared to many other instances of ethnic violence is that the Kalenjin community is a recent construct: the group…

I Say To You

Pub Date : 2011-09-26 | Author : Gabrielle Lynch | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226498096
ISBN 13 : 0226498093

In 2007 a disputed election in Kenya erupted into a two-month political crisis that led to the deaths of more than a thousand people and the displacement of almost seven hundred th..


Cartography And The Political Imagination

Pub Date : 2016-06-30 | Author : Julie MacArthur | Publisher : Ohio University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780821445563
ISBN 13 : 0821445561

After four decades of British rule in colonial Kenya, a previously unknown ethnic name — “Luyia” — appeared on the official census in 1948. The emergence of the Luyia repre..



Democratization And Ethnic Minorities

Pub Date : 2013-10-23 | Author : Jacques Bertrand | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134693092
ISBN 13 : 1134693095

Many new democracies are characterized by majority dominance and ethnocentrism. Varying paths or transitions toward democracy create very different outcomes for how ethnic identiti..



Kenya

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : Daniel Branch | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780300180640
ISBN 13 : 0300180640

On December 12, 1963, people across Kenya joyfully celebrated independence from British colonial rule, anticipating a bright future of prosperity and social justice. As the nation ..


Ethnicity And Empire In Kenya

Pub Date : 2014-08-29 | Author : Myles Osborne | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781316061633
ISBN 13 : 1316061639

This book is about the creation and development of ethnic identity among the Kamba. Comprising approximately one-eighth of Kenya's population, the British considered the Kamba East..


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