Articles by Author: Asante Lucy Mtenje

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  1. ‘Celibacy is certainly not for me!’: Transgressive Sexualities in Male Children in Moses Isegawa's <em>Abyssinian Chronicles</em>

    ‘Celibacy is certainly not for me!’: Transgressive Sexualities in Male Children in Moses Isegawa's <em>Abyssinian Chronicles</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Eastern African Literary and Cultural Studies
    Moses Isegawa's representation of young male sexuality in Abyssinian Chronicles draws our attention to sexuality as a mobile process of relation, a provisional, contextually-informed construct which challenges more naturalised assumptions of sexuality as a monolithic biological given. Even though there...
  2. ON THE IRRELEVANCY OF THE CYCLE TO BANTU PHONOLOGY

    ON THE IRRELEVANCY OF THE CYCLE TO BANTU PHONOLOGY

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    The paper examines the applicability of the cyclic principle to phonological rules of Chichewa, a Bantu language spoken in East-Central Africa, and the validity of the universality claim of this principle. It is argued that Chichewa segmental phonological rules as...
  3. Psychology in Ghana

    Psychology in Ghana

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article presents a brief overview of the emergence, education and practice of psychology as a profession and academic discipline in Ghana. We begin with a short history about psychology education in Ghana, which could be traced to the offering...
  4. Urban and rural differences in HIV/AIDS stigma in five African countries

    Urban and rural differences in HIV/AIDS stigma in five African countries

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Stigma and discrimination have been widely researched, especially within the context of health. In the context of HIV/AIDS, studies have shown that stigma variously impacts on prevention, on accessing treatment, and on care programmes. Decreasing stigma is therefore an important...
  5. Kenyan pastors’ perspectives on communicating about sexual behaviour and HIV

    Kenyan pastors’ perspectives on communicating about sexual behaviour and HIV

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The article presents an analysis of in-depth interviews with 18 leaders of Christian churches in Nairobi, Kenya, regarding the content and context of messages they disseminate to their congregations about sexual behaviour and HIV. The content of messages was nearly...
  6. Forgiveness and Mercy

    Forgiveness and Mercy

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Philosophy
    This paper argues that forgiveness is not best understood in terms of waiving a requirement of justice, and, specifically, that forgiveness is distinct from mercy. I question some reasons philosophers have given for distinguishing forgiveness and mercy, but argue that...
  7. Dissolving Reactive Attitudes: Forgiving and Understanding

    Dissolving Reactive Attitudes: Forgiving and Understanding

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Philosophy
    In ‘Freedom and Resentment,' Strawson argues that we cannot separate holding people morally responsible for their actions from specific emotional responses, which he calls reactive attitudes, which we are disposed towards in response to people’s actions. Strawson’s view might pose...
  8. Prevalence and predictors of suicidal ideations and attempts among homeless children and adolescents in Ghana

    Prevalence and predictors of suicidal ideations and attempts among homeless children and adolescents in Ghana

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    Objective: This study aimed to determine the prevalence and risk factors associated with suicidal ideations and attempts among a sample of homeless street children and adolescents found in Accra, Ghana.
  9. Measuring resilience among homeless youth: psychometric assessment of the Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale in Ghana

    Measuring resilience among homeless youth: psychometric assessment of the Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale in Ghana

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study validated the psychometric structure of the Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC; Connor & Davidson, 2003) in a sample of 227 homeless youth in Ghana. Principal Component Analysis (PCA) with Varimax rotation was used to extract factor structures. About 62%...