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Prof. univ. dr. Asher BEN-ARIEH, Director Institutul Haruv, Ierusalim, Israel

Prof. univ. dr. Gary B. MELTON, Universitatea Colorado, Denver, SUA

Prof. univ. dr. John LUTZKER, Universitatea Georgia State, Atlanta, SUA

Prof. univ. dr. Michael J. PALMIOTTO, Universitatea Wichita State, Kansas, SUA

Prof. univ. dr. Jill KORBIN, Universitatea Case Western Reserve, Cleveland, SUA

Prof. univ. Keith HALEY, Universitatea Tiffin, Ohio, SUA

Prof. univ. dr. Jimmy TAYLOR, Universitatea Ohio, Zanesville, Ohio, SUA

Prof. univ. dr. Andrea WIGFIELD, Universitatea din Leeds, Leeds, Marea Britanie

Prof. univ. dr. Elizabeth ECKERMANN, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia

Prof. univ. dr. Renwu TANG, Decan al Facultăţii de Management şi al Academiei Guvernului din Bejing Normal University, Beijing, China

Prof. univ. dr. Amitabh KUNDU, Universitatea Jawaharlal Nehru, New Delhi , India

Prof. univ. dr. Claude MARTIN, Director Cercetare CNRS, Universitatea din Rennes, Franta

Prof. univ. dr. Munyae M. MULINGE, Universitatea United States International (USIU), Nairobi, Kenya

Prof. univ. dr. Manuel Antonio GARRETON, Universitatea din Chile, Santiago de Chile, Chile

Dr. Renata FRANC, Institutul de Stiinte Sociale "Ivo Pilar", Zagreb, Croatia

Prof. univ. dr. Asun LLENA BERNE, Universitatea din Barcelona, Barcelona, Spania

Prof. univ. dr. Nawab Ali KHAN, Universitatea Saman bin Abduaziz, Al Kharj, Regatul Arabiei Saudite

Conf. univ. dr. Nicolae SALI, Universitatea Libera Internationala din Moldova, Chisinau, Moldova

Conf. univ. dr. Mihaela TOMIŢĂ, Universitatea de Vest, Timisoara

Prof. univ. dr. Valeriu IOAN-FRANC, Director Adjunct al Institutului National de Cercetari Economice

Prof. univ. dr. Corina CACE, Academia de Studii Economice

Conf. univ. dr. Mircea ALEXIU, Universitatea de Vest Timisoara

Prof. univ. dr. Stefan COJOCARU, Universitatea "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" Iasi


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Print: 1582-8344

Electronic: 2247-6571


Articole:


ACCESS TO EDUCATION AND LIVING WITH DISABILITY AMONG THE LUO OF KENYA: A COMPLEX VIEW, A TROUBLING RESPONSE

Abstract
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to find out: (1) What stories do Luo elders construct around children living with disability? (2) What problems, causes, and solutions are presented in these stories? (3) What implications (if any) do these stories have on policy interventions to promote access to education for children living with disability? In-depth interviews were used to collect primary data from key informants in Kenya. In addition, secondary data was collected from journals, research reports, books, as well as oral sources such as local songs on disability and the Luo society. The findings of this study show that lack of the ethic of care in society is a major cultural and value barrier to promoting access to education for people living with disability since the negative values embedded in the culture of the people contradict the positive values underlying the education policies seeking to promote access to education for children living with disability. Lack of infrastructure makes it difficult for schools and parents to assist people living with disability. Government policies to educate society for value change, and to provide infrastructure for learners living with disability is essential to promoting access to education for learners with disability.
Cuvinte cheie
disability, children, education, community.

Autor
Fredrick Ochieng OWUOR
PhD Fellow, National Institute of Development Administration. Bangkok, Thailand, email: fredrickochiengo@yahoo.com

Cum citez
Owuor, F.O. (2017). ACCESS TO EDUCATION AND LIVING WITH DISABILITY AMONG THE LUO OF KENYA: A COMPLEX VIEW, A TROUBLING RESPONSE, Journal of Community Positive Practices, Nr. 1/2017, 33-42


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