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“Now is not like before. The world has changed.”: Maasai Education in Cultural and Historical Context

Heather D. Switzer

in When the Light Is Fire: Maasai Schoolgirls in Contemporary Kenya

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042034
eISBN:
9780252050770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042034.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

“Maasai Education in Cultural and Historical Context,” focuses on how ideas about “being Maasai” and “being educated,” beginning in the colonial period and extending into the formation of the ... More


Conclusion

Brett L. Shadle

in The Souls of White Folk: White settlers in Kenya, 1900s-20s

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095344
eISBN:
9781781708910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095344.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter has three goals. First, it situates the story told here in Kenya within the larger white colonial world of the late-nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, suggesting new ways of ... More


When the Light Is Fire: Maasai Schoolgirls in Contemporary Kenya

Heather D Switzer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042034
eISBN:
9780252050770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042034.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

A host of international organizations promotes the belief that education will empower Kenya’s Maasai girls. Yet the ideas that animate their campaigns often arise from presumptions that reduce the ... More


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