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ERIC Number: ED473334
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Nov
Pages: 34
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Balancing Human Rights and Civil Liberties in an Emerging Democracy: Education Law, Policy and Practice in South Africa.
Beckmann, Johan; Maile, Simeon; van Vollenhoven, Willie; Joubert Rika
This outline is part of a collection of 54 papers from the 48th annual conference of the Education Law Association held in November 2002. It covers a presentation on changes in the law and social structure of South Africa. As an outline, it briefly touches upon a number of topics, but focuses mainly on South Africa's emerging "final" Constitution, offering background, legal explanations, and recommendations. The outline addresses the following topics: (1) constitutional and statutory provisions regarding race, age, and disability; (2) The South African Schools Act of 1996; (3) the Employment Equity Act of 1998; (4) the National Education Policy Act of 1996; (5) labor relations, including teachers' rights to strike and to seek collective bargaining; (6) freedom of expression; (7) the right to freedom of religion, belief, and opinion; and (8) education policy regarding religious observances and religious instruction in schools. (Contains 85 footnotes, some with references.) (WFA)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: South Africa