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Title:Social Science Research and National Development in Kenya: The Case of the Institute For Development Studies, University of Nairobi
Authors:Senga, W.M.
Adholla, S.E.
Year:1978
Periodical:Africa Development: A Quarterly Journal of CODESRIA (ISSN 0850-3907)
Volume:3
Issue:4
Period:October-December
Pages:123-131
Language:English
Geographic term:Kenya
Subjects:research centres
development
Bibliography/Research
Development and Technology
Education and Oral Traditions
Abstract:This paper outlines the role played by the Institute for Development Studies (IDS), University of Nairobi, in the conduct and organisation of social science research on development in Kenya. The authors describe the origins of the IDS, its organisational structure and orientation, its impact on development policy, and its relations with other research institutes. The major strengths and weaknesses of the Institute are also briefly discussed. Notes.
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