Gay, John H.

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GAY, John H.

GAY, John H. American, b. 1928. Genres: Young adult fiction, Anthropology/Ethnology, Area studies, Social sciences. Career: Cuttington University College, Liberia, dean of instruction, 1958-60, chair of social science division, 1958-68, 1970-73; UN Development Programme, Liberia, rural sociologist, 1973-74; UN Food and Agriculture Organization, Lesotho, rural sociologist, 1975-77; Ministry of Agriculture, Lesotho, social analyst, planning unit, 1977-79; National University of Lesotho, senior lecturer, 1979-80, Fulbright lecturer, 1979-82; Transformation Resource Centre, Lesotho, team member, 1986-92; Sechaba Consultants, Lesotho, consultant, 1992-2001; retired, 2001. Publications: (with M. Cole) The New Mathematics and an Old Culture, 1967; (with W. Welmers) Mathematics and Logic in the Kpelle Language, 1971; (with others) The Cultural Context of Learning and Thinking, 1971; Red Dust on the Green Leaves, 1973; (with B. Lloyd) Universals of Human Thought: Some African Evidence, 1981; The Brightening Shadow, 1981; (with A. Blair) Growing up in Lesotho, 1981; Lectures on Missiology, 1983; (with others) The Situation of Women and Children in Lesotho, 1991; (with others) Poverty in Lesotho, 1991, rev. ed., 2000; (with D. Gill) Health in Lesotho, 1993; (with D. Hall and D. Gill) Lesotho's Long Journey, 1995. Address: 59 Fenno St, Cambridge, MA 02138-6717, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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