Gender Development and Community Leadership Oct/Nov 2015 Past Paper – KNEC Diploma

Gender Development and Community Leadership Past Examination Question Paper – Oct/Nov 2015

This Past Paper examination was examined by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) and it applies to the following courses:

  • Diploma in Social Work and Community Development – Module III

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DIPLOMA IN SOCIAL WORK AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
MODULE II
(COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT OPTION)
GENDER DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP
3 hours

SECTION A: GENDER DEVELOPMENT
Answer at least TWO questions from this section in the spaces provided.

1. (a) Explain five ways a family enhances gender socialization. (10 marks)
(b) (i) Explain the meaning of the term feminism. (2 marks)
(ii) Explain each of the following branches of feminism;
i. liberal;
ii. Cultural;
iii. Socialist;
iv. Radical. (8 marks)

2. (a) Explain five strategies the government of Kenya has put in place to promote gender equity and equality in governance. (10 marks)
(b) Explain five strategies the government of Kenya has taken to strengthen the fight against the HIV/AIDS pandemic. (10 marks)

3- (a) Highlight five reasons why it is important to promote gender equality in society. (10 marks)
(b) Describe five techniques of promoting a gender friendly working environment. (10 marks)

4. (a) Describe five features of the functionalist theory on gender, (10 marks)
(b) Explain each of the following Acts of Parliament:
(i) Human, rights;
(ii) Protection from harassment;
(ill) sex discrimination;
(iv) Equal pay;
(v) Children’s right. (10 marks)

SECTION B: COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP
Answer at least TWO questions from this section in the spaces provided.

5. (a) Explain five roles of team members in promoting group productivity. (10 marks)
(b) Explain five features of co-operative style relationship. (10 marks)

6. (a) (i) Explain the meaning of the term conflict. (2 marks)
(ii) Describe three positive effects of conflict in organizational management. (6 marks)
(b) Explain six functions of leaders in an organization. (12 marks)

7. (a) (i) Explain the meaning of the term power. (2 marks)
(ii) Describe four types of power. (8 marks)
(b) (i) Distinguish between task and relationship behaviours as applied in leadership theory situational (4 marks)
(ii) Explain the uses of each of the following symbols as applied in the symbolic leadership theory:
(i) Descriptive;
(ii) System maintaining;
(iii) Energy controlling. (6 marks)

8. (a) Explain each of the following sources of legitimate authority:
(i) The constitution;
(ii) Legislation;
(ill) the substance of common law and doctrine of equity;
(iv) African customary law;
(v) International instruments. (10 marks)
(b) Explain five characteristics of a community management committee. (10 marks)

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