The Social Sciences in South Africa Since 1994
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Published by Africa Institute of South Africa .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages106
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11202595M
ISBN 100798301856
ISBN 109780798301855

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The Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa program, launched in , responds to an emerging dilemma within higher education in the global South caused by the extraordinary emphasis on increasing undergraduate enrollment without proportionate investment in faculty development, limiting the ability of universities to produce the next. Social Sciences is your key to understanding the past, the present and the future. Discover how medicine has changed through time. Learn about the arrival of European explorers in southern Africa hundreds of years ago, and how they changed the course of history. See how South Africa has developed to become the democratic country we know today. Go beyond our borders to see the . THE TRANSFORMATION OF EDUCATION IN SOUTH AFRICA SINCE A HISTORICAL-EDUCATIONAL SURVEY AND EVALUATION by MAPULA ROSINA LEGODI submitted in accordance with the requirements for the degree of DOCTOR OF EDUCATION in the subject HISTORY OF EDUCATION at the UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AFRICA PROMOTER: DR S A COETZEE November . Locating the South African challenges within a broader international perspective, the issues covered include all the major economic growth challenges confronting South Africa - employment, industrial policy, urban governance, the informal economy - and the social challenges of poverty, inequality, HIV/AIDS and health policy.

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