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ERIC Number: EJ801645
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 17
ISSN: ISSN-0957-8234
"New" Educational Injustices in the "New" South Africa: A Call for Justice in the Form of Vertical Equity
Brown, Kathleen
Journal of Educational Administration, v44 n5 p509-519 2006
Purpose: Outlines a framework for social justice, describes both the social and educational context of South Africa, highlights inequitable funding practices, and then advocates for policy changes in the form of vertical equity. Design/methodology/approach: Provides a retrospective review of mandated segregation by race to hypothetical de-segregation by post-apartheid policies to de facto re-segregation by class, in the "new" South Africa. Findings: Describes how overt racism in the form of apartheid laws has been replaced by covert racism and class domination in the form of school fees. Originality/value: Reveals how "new" educational injustices are preventing poor and marginalized groups from getting universal access to high-quality education in the "new" South Africa. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: South Africa