The structure and entrenchment of disadvantage in South Africa

SOURCE: Closing the gap in education?: improving outcomes in southern world societies
OUTPUT TYPE: Chapter in Monograph
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2010
TITLE AUTHOR(S): T.Mda
SOURCE EDITOR(S): I.Snyder, J.Nieuwenhuysen
KEYWORDS: APARTHEID, INEQUALITY, RACIAL SEGREGATION
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 6538

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Abstract

The origins and structure of the South African inequalities lie in the previous law of apartheid,meaning separation, or literally aparthood. The separation was characterised by inequality and prejudice against one race, while privileging the other.