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2016 The struggle to reform the state of South Africa's education: the post-apartheid experience

The purpose of this chapter is to assess how well the country has managed since the advent of democracy in 1994. The contribution describes...

2016 Insecurity and education in South Africa after 1994

This chapter provides an introspective and retrospective analysis based on the strides achieved and challenges experienced en route to advan...

2016 Families and children: promoting family wellbeing and cohesion

Apartheid policies had devastating effects on family life in South Africa; the creation of homelands, forced resettlement and migratory labo...