Lecturer, Sociology & Community Development

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Books

Misati, J, A; Gudhlanga, E.S and Mwenzwa, E(2016) Public Policy Transformations in Africa: Trends, Challenges and the future. Rome: European Centre for Science, Education & Research Press. ISBN: 978- 88-909162-0-5.

Ontita, E.G, Mwenzwa, E.M & Misati, J.A(Eds) (2013): Themes in Contemporary Community Development in Africa: A Multi -Disciplinary perspectiveDelizon publishers, France. ISBN: 978-2-36523-070-4.

Misati, J.A (2011) Determinants of Child Survival in KenyaLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing Gmbh & co. KG .Saarbrucken, German. ISBN: 978-3 – 8473-2035-7.

Book Chapters

Misati, J (2016)Devolution for Transformation and Socioeconomic Development in Kenya: Opportunities and challengesinShamsul, H.M; Shyaka, A and Mudacumura, G.M (2017)Democratizing public governance in developing nations with special reference to Africa. Ashgate. ISBN: 9781138944428.

Misati, J, A; Gudhlanga,E.S ; Mwenzwa, E(2016) “Policy transformations in Africa: An Introduction”in Misati, J, A; E.;   Gudhlanga,E.S andMwenzwa, E  (2016) Public Policy Transformations in Africa:Trends, Challenges and the future. Rome: European Centre for Science, Education & Research Press.PP.1-13.ISBN: 978-88-909162-0-5

Misati, A.J (2016) “Role of Devolution in enhancing Transparency and Accountability in Kenya: Opportunities and Challenges” in Misati, J, A; Gudhlanga,E.S and Mwenzwa, E  (2016) Public Policy Transformations in Africa: Trends, Challenges and the future.Rome: European Centre for Science, Education & Research Press. PP.191- 214.ISBN: 978-88-909162- 0-5. 

Misati, J, A.; Gudhlanga,E.S and Mwenzwa, E (2016)  ‘‘Policy transformation in in Africa: Illusions,dreams,Visions and realities”in Misati, J, A; Gudhlanga,E.S and Mwenzwa, E    (2016) Public Policy Transformations in Africa: Trends, Challenges and the future. Rome:European Centre for Science, Education & Research Press.PP.371- 380ISBN: 978-88- 909162-0-5.

 Misati, A.J (2014) The quest for a new political leadership in the   South Rift, Kenya” in Ndeda, M;Thibon, C; Fouere, M.A and Mwangi,  S. (2014) Kenya’s Past as prologue: Voters, violence and the 2013 elections.Nairobi: Twaweza/ IFRA.  PP. 156 – 164. ISBN: 978-9966-028-51-8. 

Ontita, E.G, Mwenzwa, E.M & Misati, J.A(2013) IntroductioninOntita, E.G, Mwenzwa, E.M & Misati, J.A (Eds) (2013): Themes in    Contemporary Community Development in Africa: A Multi -Disciplinary    perspectiveDelizon publishers, France. ISBN: 978-2-36523-070-4.

Ontita, E.G, Mwenzwa, E.M & Misati, J.A(2013) Conclusion in Ontita, E.G, Mwenzwa, E.M & Misati, J.A (Eds) (2013): Themes in  Contemporary Community Development in Africa: A Multi –Disciplinary perspectiveDelizon publishers, France. ISBN: 978-2-36523-070-4.

Kisirkoi, F.K andMisati, A.J (2013) “Adult learning and literacy for  Community Development in Kenya: Prospects &challenges” in Ontita, E.G, Mwenzwa, E.M & Misati, J.A(Eds) (2013): Themes in Contemporary Community Development in Africa: A Multi –Disciplinary perspective. Delizon publishers, France.PP.67-77.

Misati, A.J (2013)Community Cohesion in Kenya: An Imperative for Community Development Practice in the 21st Century” in Ontita, E.G, Mwenzwa, E.M & Misati, J.A (Eds) (2013): Themes in  Contemporary Community Development in Africa: A Multi -Disciplinary, Perspective .Delizon publishers, France. PP.270 – 277.

Articles in referred journals

Judi Mesman, Nobert Basweti & Joseph Misati(2018): “Sensitive infant caregiving among the rural Gusii in Kenya. Attachment & Human Development, Vol 20, No. 2 March, 2018. DOI: 10.1080/14616734.2018.1454053.

Misati, A.J (2016) “Socio – Cultural and family change in Africa: Implications for Adolescent socialization in Kisii County, South Western, Kenya”.Les Cahiers d’Afrique de l’Est. No. 50. Nairobi, IFRA & CNRS. December 2015. PP. 80- 98.

Misati, A.J (2014) “Social Protection for orphaned and vulnerable children in Kenya: Initiatives, Opportunities & Challenges”. European Journal of Social Sciences, Education and Research.Vol.1No.3September, 2014.PP.2344 – 240. ISSN 2312 – 8429.                                 

Mwenzwa, E.MandMisati, A.J (2014) Kenya’s Social development proposals and challenges: A review of Kenya Vision 2030 First medium – term plan 2008- 2012. American international Journal of Contemporary Research.Vol.4.No. 1 February, 2014. ISSN 2162 - 139X. PP.246 – 253.

Misati, A.J (2013) Regional Variations of Infant Mortality in Kenya: Evidence from KDHS, 2009.Mediterranean Journal of Social sciences.Vol 4, NO 9. October, 2013.ISSN 2039-9340.PP.425 – 433.

 Mucheke, R.K, Maithya, P.M, Misati, A.J (2013) “Factors related to examination Irregularities in secondary Schools in Meru – South District, Kenya”. African journal of Education & Social Science Research.Vol.1.No.1, 2013.PP.38-45.

Barasa, F andMisati, A.J (2012) “The role of the Church in the development of education in Kenya”. International Journal of Current Research: ISSN: 0975- 833X. Vol 4 Issue 12 PP 097 – 102. Dec, 2012.

Mwenzwa, E.M, Musyoka, L andMisati, J.A (2012)Addressing the challenges of gender parity in educational attainment in ASALs in Kenya”.Selected papers presented at the 2ndK.I.E Education Symposium held on 7th& 8thApril, 2011.ISBN 987-9966-31-190-0.KIE Journal. Pp.177- 184.Nov, 2012. 

Misati, J.A and Ontita, E.G (2012) “Revitalizing transformational governance for sustainable development: Perspectives from Kenya”. Zimbabwe international Journal of Open and Distance Learning.ISBN 978-0-7974-4893-3.PP 112 - 116.June, 2012.

Misati, A.J, Mwenzwa, E.M and Nyangena, J (2011) “The effects of Primary Health Care and Socio – Demographic factors on Child Mortality patterns in Kenya. International Journal of Current Research.ISSN:0975 – 833 X).VOL. 3, ISSUE 11, PP. 158- 161, NOVEMBER, 2011.

Nyangena, J andMisati, A.J (2011) The role of forestry in poverty alleviation in Kenya”. International Journal of Current Research.ISSN:0975 – 833 X (Co- authored with Nyangena, J).VOL. 3, ISSUE 7, PP. 078 – 086, JULY, 2011. 

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