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Privatisation and Private Higher Education in Kenya. Implications for Access, Equity and Knowledge Production

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This book addresses the implications of this development in Kenya, with regard to the responsiveness of private higher education to issues of broadening access, equity and the traditional research function of universities.

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Published 15 March 2008
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Privatisation and Private Higher Education in Kenya
Ibrahim Ogachi Oanda, Fatuma N. Chege, Daniel M. Wesonga
Privatisation and Private Higher Education in Kenya
PRIVATISATION AND PRIVATE HIGHER EDUCATION IN KENYA Implications for Access, Equity and Knowledge Production
Ibrahim Ogachi Oanda Fatuma N. Chege Daniel M. Wesonga
Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa
© Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa, 2008 Avenue Cheikh Anta Diop Angle Canal IV, B.P. 3304 Dakar, 18524, Senegal http://www.codesria.org
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ISBN: 2–86978–218-7 ISBN 13: 9782869782181
Typeset by Sériane Camara Ajavon
Cover image designed by Ibrahima Fofana
Printed by Imprimerie Saint Paul, Dakar, Senegal
The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) is an independent organisation whose principal objectives are facilitating research, promoting research-based publishing and creating multiple forums geared towards the exchange of views and information among African researchers. It challenges the fragmentation of research through the creation of thematic research networks that cut across linguistic and regional boundaries.
CODESRIA publishes a quarterly journal,Africa Development,the longest standing Africa-based social science journal;Afrika Zamani,a journal of history; theAfrican Sociological Review; African Journal of International Affairs(AJIA);Africa Review of Books; and theJournal of Higher Education in Africa.It copublishes theAfrica Media Reviewand Identity, Culture and Politics: An Afro-Asian Dialogue.Research results and other activities of the institution are disseminated through ‘Working Papers’, ‘Monograph Series’, ‘CODESRIA Book Series’, and theCODESRIA Bulletin.
CODESRIA would like to express its gratitude to the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA/SAREC), the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Ford Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Carnegie Cor-poration, NORAD, the Danish Agency for International Development (DANIDA), the French Ministry of Cooperation, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Rockefeller Foundation, FINIDA, CIDA, IIEP/ADEA, OECD, OXFAMAmerica, UNICEF and the Government of Senegal for supporting its research, training and publication programmes.
Contents
List of Tables ............................................................................................................... vii Abbreviations and Acronyms ................................................................................... viii Acknowledgements ...................................................................................................... ix Note on contributors .................................................................................................... x
1. Introduction and Background of the Study ....................................................... 1
2. Evolution and Development of Private Higher Education in Kenya ........ 19
3. Dynamics of Access and Equity in Kenya's Private Universities and Programmes .................................................................................................. 49
4. Research and Knowledge Production in Private Universities and Programmes in Kenya ................................................................................. 76
5. Conclusion: Challenges and Prospects for Private Higher Education in Kenya as Regards Equity, Research and Knowledge Production ............ 97
References .................................................................................................................. 105