Publications


2009

ROBERT, DRMUDIDA.  2009.  Book entitled Essays in Conflict and Peace Studies (Nairobi: Focus Publications, 2009) Forthcoming.. (Nairobi: Focus Publications, 2009) Forthcoming.. : Journal of School of Continuous and Distance Education Abstract

Thirty children presenting with Battered Baby Syndrome over a five year period were studied retrospectively. The male:female ratio was 1:1.1. The majority (60%) were aged 0-11 months. 14 children (46%) were abandoned while six (20%) had multiple fractures, six (20%) multiple bruises and bites, and four (13.3%) had other forms of abuse. Twelve (40%) children were malnourished while eight of the babies (26.6%) were small for gestational age. Children were most frequently brought to hospital by the police or their mothers. The children were most frequently abused by their mothers either through abandonment or through physical battering. Details of mothers of the 14 abandoned children were unknown. Among the mothers of the other children, nine mothers were single, seven married and living with spouses and one stepmother. Two children (6.6%) died while the fate of two others was not known. Three children were sent home without intervention of the social worker, while twenty three children were discharged following intervention of the social worker; fourteen sent home, nine to a childrens' home and one through the juvenile court.

ROBERT, DRMUDIDA.  2009.  Published a chapter entitled . aulines Publications Africa, 2009 pp. 75-89.. : Journal of School of Continuous and Distance Education Abstract

Thirty children presenting with Battered Baby Syndrome over a five year period were studied retrospectively. The male:female ratio was 1:1.1. The majority (60%) were aged 0-11 months. 14 children (46%) were abandoned while six (20%) had multiple fractures, six (20%) multiple bruises and bites, and four (13.3%) had other forms of abuse. Twelve (40%) children were malnourished while eight of the babies (26.6%) were small for gestational age. Children were most frequently brought to hospital by the police or their mothers. The children were most frequently abused by their mothers either through abandonment or through physical battering. Details of mothers of the 14 abandoned children were unknown. Among the mothers of the other children, nine mothers were single, seven married and living with spouses and one stepmother. Two children (6.6%) died while the fate of two others was not known. Three children were sent home without intervention of the social worker, while twenty three children were discharged following intervention of the social worker; fourteen sent home, nine to a childrens' home and one through the juvenile court.

2008

ROBERT, DRMUDIDA.  2008.  Published a chapter entitled . Berlin: German Council on Foreign Relations, 2008 pp. 11-22.. : Journal of School of Continuous and Distance Education Abstract

Thirty children presenting with Battered Baby Syndrome over a five year period were studied retrospectively. The male:female ratio was 1:1.1. The majority (60%) were aged 0-11 months. 14 children (46%) were abandoned while six (20%) had multiple fractures, six (20%) multiple bruises and bites, and four (13.3%) had other forms of abuse. Twelve (40%) children were malnourished while eight of the babies (26.6%) were small for gestational age. Children were most frequently brought to hospital by the police or their mothers. The children were most frequently abused by their mothers either through abandonment or through physical battering. Details of mothers of the 14 abandoned children were unknown. Among the mothers of the other children, nine mothers were single, seven married and living with spouses and one stepmother. Two children (6.6%) died while the fate of two others was not known. Three children were sent home without intervention of the social worker, while twenty three children were discharged following intervention of the social worker; fourteen sent home, nine to a childrens' home and one through the juvenile court.

ROBERT, DRMUDIDA.  2008.  Published a chapter entitled . Nairobi: ACTS Press, 2008. : Journal of School of Continuous and Distance Education Abstract

Thirty children presenting with Battered Baby Syndrome over a five year period were studied retrospectively. The male:female ratio was 1:1.1. The majority (60%) were aged 0-11 months. 14 children (46%) were abandoned while six (20%) had multiple fractures, six (20%) multiple bruises and bites, and four (13.3%) had other forms of abuse. Twelve (40%) children were malnourished while eight of the babies (26.6%) were small for gestational age. Children were most frequently brought to hospital by the police or their mothers. The children were most frequently abused by their mothers either through abandonment or through physical battering. Details of mothers of the 14 abandoned children were unknown. Among the mothers of the other children, nine mothers were single, seven married and living with spouses and one stepmother. Two children (6.6%) died while the fate of two others was not known. Three children were sent home without intervention of the social worker, while twenty three children were discharged following intervention of the social worker; fourteen sent home, nine to a childrens' home and one through the juvenile court.

2007

ROBERT, DRMUDIDA.  2007.  Published a chapter entitled . book entitled Rethinking Ecology and Conflicts in Sub-Saharan Africa, ACTS Press, 2007, forthcoming.. : Journal of School of Continuous and Distance Education Abstract

Thirty children presenting with Battered Baby Syndrome over a five year period were studied retrospectively. The male:female ratio was 1:1.1. The majority (60%) were aged 0-11 months. 14 children (46%) were abandoned while six (20%) had multiple fractures, six (20%) multiple bruises and bites, and four (13.3%) had other forms of abuse. Twelve (40%) children were malnourished while eight of the babies (26.6%) were small for gestational age. Children were most frequently brought to hospital by the police or their mothers. The children were most frequently abused by their mothers either through abandonment or through physical battering. Details of mothers of the 14 abandoned children were unknown. Among the mothers of the other children, nine mothers were single, seven married and living with spouses and one stepmother. Two children (6.6%) died while the fate of two others was not known. Three children were sent home without intervention of the social worker, while twenty three children were discharged following intervention of the social worker; fourteen sent home, nine to a childrens' home and one through the juvenile court.

2006

ROBERT, DRMUDIDA.  2006.  A Chapter entitled . book entitled Rethinking Ecology and Conflicts in Sub-Saharan Africa, ACTS Press, 2007, forthcoming.. : Journal of School of Continuous and Distance Education Abstract

The chapter provides an overview of Kenya's key foreign policy dimensions both in African and globally. It emphasizes Kenya's role as a regional peacemaker and Kenya's contribution to several key regional integration blocs in Africa such as COMESA and the East African Community and also in various institutions of the African Union. The evolution in Kenya's foreign policy and future directions are also considered.

2003

ROBERT, DRMUDIDA.  2003.  Modern Economics, 476 pages.. Nairobi: Focus Publications. : Journal of School of Continuous and Distance Education Abstract
This book provides an overview of fundamental concepts in microeconomics and macroeconomics. It is invaluable for introductory courses at university level and has many applications relevant to developing countries. A mathematical approach to many of the fundamental concepts is also provided to provide quantitative insights and formulation of key ideas. Fundamental concepts are often illustrated with up recent statistics. The book therefore advances the understanding of the key concepts in economics with a particular emphasis on developing country examples.

2002

ROBERT, DRMUDIDA.  2002.  The Chilean Experience: Lessons for Kenyan Economic Policy in Kasned Newsline, The Professional Journal of the Kenya Accountants and Secretaries National Examinations Bord, July-September. The Professional Journal of the Kenya Accountants and Secretaries National Examinations Bord, July-September. : Journal of School of Continuous and Distance Education Abstract
The article is based on the premise that there are many valuable lessons that can be learnt from the experience of other developing countries. Chile has since the early 1990s been considered as one of the most successful developing countries, registering impressive rates of growth. It has also, unlike many developing countries been able to carry out economic reforms to significantly alleviate poverty without adversely affecting growth. The lessons for Kenya which is also attempting to pursue an export-oriented strategy are evaluated.
ROBERT, DRMUDIDA.  2002.  Economic Reform Programs: No Ideal Models for stalled Economies" in Kasneb Newsline.. The Professional Journal of The Kenya Accountants and Secretaries National Examinations Board, July- September. : Journal of School of Continuous and Distance Education Abstract
This article considers IMF economic reform programmes in the context of developing economies. The fundamental features of these programmes are considered and then a critical appraisal is conducted of the performance of economies implementing these programmes. The evolution of IMF programmes in developing economies is also considered. Many country case studies are used to demonstrate that there are no ideal models for stalled economies.

2001

ROBERT, DRMUDIDA.  2001.  Economist Intelligence Unit Quarterly. Country Report for Kenya for the period January-December. : Journal of School of Continuous and Distance Education Abstract
The researcher collaborated on with the lead researcher in the preparation of these published reports which analysed the fundamental economic and political trends in Kenya in the year 2001 and attempted to predict the future directions of these trends.

1995

ROBERT, DRMUDIDA.  1995.  Published an article in Eastern Africa Law Review: A Journal of Law and Development, Vols. 35-40, entitled . A Journal of Law and Development, Vols. 35-40, entitled. : Journal of School of Continuous and Distance Education Abstract
This analysis attempted to capture the key economic and financial trends in the budget in the 1995/6 year and to provide the rationale for them. These trends were linked to fundamental requisites for development and sustainable growth.
ROBERT, DRMUDIDA.  1995.  A Review of the 1995/96 Budget.. Strathmore University Magazine, August. : Journal of School of Continuous and Distance Education Abstract
This analysis attempted to capture the key economic and financial trends in the budget in the 1995/6 year and to provide the rationale for them. These trends were linked to fundamental requisites for development and sustainable growth.

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