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Dr. G.G. Wairire

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Publications


Forthcoming

and Wairire, GG, Muiruri J.  Forthcoming.  Handbook of Social Work and Social Development Practice in Africa. Afrocentric strengths-based community work practice: The case of vyamas in Kenya . : Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Geyer. S and Wairire, GG, Lombard A, Wairire GG.  Forthcoming.  A comparative content analysis of South African and Kenyan drug policies from a social development perspective. The Social Work Practitioner-Researcher.

2015

Wairire G.G, wa Mungai N, Mungai K’ethe.  2015.  Some Social Work Implications In Emerging Approaches for Children’s Rights in Kenya . International Social Work. 58(2):297–308.

2014

G, WG.  2014.  Beyond the Lecture Theatre: Trends and Partnerships for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control by Academic Institutions of Higher Learning, Nairobi – Keny. 6th International Conference on Peer Education, Sexuality, HIV&AIDS. , Kenyatta International Conference Centre
G, WG.  2014.  Towards indigenized social work education and practice in East Africa: The missing links, 12 July. Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development 2014. , Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne
Twikirize, JM, Spitzer H, Wairire GG, Maboyo ZM, Rutikanga C.  2014.  Professional Social Work in East Africa: Towards Social Development, Poverty Reduction and Gender Equality. Professional Social Work in East Africa: Empirical Evidence. , Kampala: Fountain Publishers
Wairire, GG, Kiboro CN.  2014.  Professional Social Work in East Africa: Towards Social Development, Poverty Reduction and Gender Equality. Social Work Perspectives in Poverty Reduction and Social Development in Kenya. . , Kampala: Fountain Publishers
Wirire, GG.  2014.  Professional Social Work in East Africa: Towards Social Development, Poverty Reduction and Gender Equality. The State of Social Work Education and Practice in Kenya. . , Kampala : Fountain Publishers
wa Mungai, N, Wairire GG, Rush E.  2014.  The challenge of maintaining Social Work Ethics in Kenya. Journal of Ethics and Social Welfare. 8(2):170–186.
Barretta-Herman, A., Leung, P., Littlechild, B., Parada, H., Wairire GG.  2014.  The changing status and growth of social work education worldwide: Process, findings and implications of the IASSW 2010 Census. International Social Work.
Theuri, DW, Wairire, G.G., Mwangi SW.  2014.  Socio- economic hazards of plastic paper bags litter in peri- urban centers of Kenya: A case study of Ongata Rongai Township - Kajiado County. International Journal of Scientific Research and Innovative Technology. 1(5)

2013

G, WG.  2013.  Academic Partnerships In Research For Development: The Case Of PROSOWO.‘Kenyan – Austrian University Cooperation: Experiences and Opportunities’, 7 November. Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research (OeAD) . , Kenyatta University Conference Center, Nairobi – Kenya
and Kihu S.M J.M. Njenga, WRG, J.M. Gachohi, Gitao CG, Bebora LC, Wairire GG, Wairire GG, Maingi N, Wahome RG.  2013.  Analysis of small ruminants’ pastoral management practices as risk factors of Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) spread in Turkana District, Kenya. Res. Opin. Anim. Vet. Sci.. 3(9):303-314.
Wairire, GG, wa Mungai N, Mungai K'ethe.  2013.  Some Social Work Implications In Emerging Approaches for Children’s Rights in Kenya. International Social Work.

2012

Wairire, GG.  2012.  Social Work In Post Traumatic Stress Related Scenarios In Kenya, 23rd June. A paper presented in a guest lecture. , Alpen Adria University - Klugenfurt , Austria
Wairire, GG.  2012.  The Global Agenda For Social Work And Social Development In The Context Of Existing Social Work Realities In East Africa, 26th June. International Symposium themed ‘Social Work and Poverty Reduction in East Africa: The Role of Social Work. , Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, Austria
Wairire, GG, Mwabeyo Z.  2012.  Social protection policies for orphaned and vulnerable children in East Africa, 8-12 July. World Conference for Social Work themed ‘Social Work and Social Development 2012: Action and Impact. , Stockholm - Sweden
Wairire, GG.  2012.  The Development of Social Work Education in Africa, 8-12 July. World Conference for Social work themed ‘Social Work and Social Development 2012: Action and Impact. , Stockholm- Sweden
Wairire, GG.  2012.  Prospects and challenges for social work in poverty reduction and the realization of millennium development goals in East Africa, 8-12 July. World Conference for Social work themed ‘Social Work and Social Development 2012: Action and Impact. , Stockholm- Sweden
Wairire, GG.  2012.  Some Aspects for harmonized social work education and practice in East Africa, 14th – 17th Oct. Association of Schools of Social Work in Africa (ASSWA) 2012 Conference. , Ingwenyama Conference and Sports Resort, White River – Nelspruit, South Africa
Wairire, GG.  2012.  Emerging alternatives for challenging adversities in rural and urban communities: the case of Vyamas in Kenya., 22nd –24th Nov. International Conference on Strengths Based Practices in Social Work and Human Services. , Dhulikhel Lodge Resort- Kathmandu, Nepal
M, KS, G GC, C BL, J NM, G WG, Maingi N., G. WR.  2012.  Participatory risk assessment of Peste des petit ruminants: Factor analysis of small ruminants’ pastoral management practices in Turkana district, Kenya. Research Opinions in Animal veterinary Sciences. 2(9):503-510.

2011

Wairire, GG.  2011.  Internationalizing Social Work Education: The African experience, 13th – 14th Jan. National Seminar on Social Work Education and Practice: Trends and Perspectives. , School Of Social Work, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai – India
Wairire, GG.  2011.  Professional Social Work in Actualizing Millennium Development Goals in Eastern Africa, 29th June. One Day International Social Work Symposium themed ‘Recasting Professional Social Work for Poverty Reduction and Realization of Millennium Development Goals in Africa. , University of Nairobi, Kenya
Wairire, GG.  2011.  Field Practice Education for Social Work in Kenya: The Missing Ingredients, 7th – 9th Sept. Association of South African Social Work Education Institutions (ASASWEI) Conference 2011. , Birchwood Hotel, Gauteng, South Africa

2010

Wairire, GG.  2010.  The Impact of Structural Adjustment Programmes on Social Work and Welfare in Kenya, 10th-14th June. 2010 Joint World Conference on Social Work and Social Development: The Agenda. , Hong Kong, China
Wairire, GG.  2010.  Organizing Field Placements for Social Work Students as an integral part of the Social Work Degree Programme, 15th – 18th Nov. Strengthening Social Welfare Workforce in Africa Conference. , Southern Sun Cape Sun Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa
Lombard, A, Wairire GG.  2010.  Developmental Social Work in South Africa and Kenya: Some Lessons for Africa. The Social Work Practitioner-Researcher. :98-111.

2009

Wairire, GG.  2009.  Empowerment in Social Work Implementation Strategies – Experiences and Challenges in the Kenyan Context, 25th-26th Nov. International Symposium organized by Volda University College, Norway and Partners in Kenya. , Fish Eagle Inn, Naivasha
Wairire, GG.  2009.  The Asians in the Kenyan Industry. Commerçants et industriels d'origine indo- pakistanaise au Kenya. Regards sociologiques", in Michel ADAM (Eds) ‘‘L’Afrique Indienne Les Minorite’s d’origine Indo-Pakistanaise en Afrique Orientale’. , Paris: IFRA - Karthala Publishers

2008

Wairire, GG,(Eds) SR.  2008.  The Challenge for Social Work in the Kenyan Context of Political Conflict. Social Work facing Political Conflict. , London: Venture Press
Wairire, GG.  2008.  The Kenyan context of Social work practice; Challenges and Opportunities, 14th February. International Day celebrations at the Institute of Social Work. , Volda University College - Norway
Wairire, GG.  2008.  Some Challenges for Social Workers in Political Conflicts: The Case of Kenya’s Post Election Crisis, 20th-24th July. 34th Global Social Work Congress organized by the International Association of Schools of Social Work. , International Convention Centre, Durban, South Africa
Wairire, GG, Gachoka HW.  2008.  Organisation Justice and the Management of Change: A Case of Outplaced Employees in Kenyan Parastatal Organizations. International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management. 7(12)

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