ERIC Number: ED234350
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Books and Reading in Kenya. Studies on Books and Reading No. 13.
Intended for use by those interested in promoting books and reading in the world, this report describes the state of books and reading in Kenya. Following a brief description of Kenya, major sections of the report deal with authorship, publishing, physical production, distribution, reading habits, professional training, and legal and institutional considerations. Specific topics discussed in these sections include (1) language policies; (2) encouragements to authors; (3) types of publishers and books; (4) economic factors; (5) printing facilities and equipment; (6) major distribution outlets; (7) literacy constraints, including historical, cultural, and economic factors; (8) professional training opportunities for authors, librarians, publishers, translators, booksellers, and printers; and (9) the legal and institutional aspects of book production. (FL)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Note: Procured as a result of a program adopted by Unesco at its General Conference (21st, 1980).