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Constructing and Contesting Histories of Slavery at the Cape, South Africa

Antonia Malan and Nigel Worden

in Slavery in Africa: Archaeology and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264782
eISBN:
9780191754012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264782.003.0017
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter discusses slavery in South Africa. Chattel slavery existed in early colonial South Africa from the inception of the Dutch permanent settlement in 1658 until formal emancipation of slaves ... More


Explaining the Western Cape Performance Paradox: An Econometric Analysis

Gabrielle Wills, Debra Shepherd, and Janeli Kotzé

in The Politics and Governance of Basic Education: A Tale of Two South African Provinces

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824053
eISBN:
9780191862748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824053.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In this chapter we consider how well primary school students perform in the Western Cape when compared with their peers in other provinces and countries across Southern and Eastern Africa. We find ... More


Provincial Governance of Education—The Western Cape Experience

Cameron Robert and Brian Levy

in The Politics and Governance of Basic Education: A Tale of Two South African Provinces

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824053
eISBN:
9780191862748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824053.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The focus of this chapter is the management and governance of education at provincial level—specifically on efforts to introduce performance management into education by the Western Cape Education ... More


Political Transformation and Education Sector Performance in South Africa

Brian Levy, Robert Cameron, Ursula Hoadley, and Vinothan Naidoo

in The Politics of Education in Developing Countries: From Schooling to Learning

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198835684
eISBN:
9780191873201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835684.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter explores how political and institutional constraints influenced education policymaking and implementation in South Africa at national, provincial, and school levels. Stark differences ... More


Context and Capability: A Tale of Two Bureaucracies

Brian Levy, Robert Cameron, and Vinothan Naidoo

in The Politics and Governance of Basic Education: A Tale of Two South African Provinces

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824053
eISBN:
9780191862748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824053.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores how context influences bureaucracy. Bureaucratic behaviour and performance are interpreted as endogenous, shaped by decisions of political elites as to whether to direct their ... More


The Politics and Governance of Basic Education: A Tale of Two South African Provinces

Brian Levy, Robert Cameron, Ursula Hoadley, and Vinothan Naidoo (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824053
eISBN:
9780191862748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824053.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book brings together scholars from multiple disciplines to explore how political and institutional context influences the governance of basic education in South Africa at national, provincial, ... More


The Cape of Southern Africa: Atlantic Crossings

Sarah Abrevaya Stein

in Plumes: Ostrich Feathers, Jews, and a Lost World of Global Commerce

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300127362
eISBN:
9780300142853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300127362.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the history of Jews' preeminence as feather buyers in the Western Cape, South Africa, and investigates how Jewish immigrants from the Russian Empire come to dominate the ... More


War in Worcester: Youth and the Apartheid State

Pamela Reynolds

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823243099
eISBN:
9780823250790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243099.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The book is about youth fighting for freedom and a state's retaliation. It is about the young not consenting to the kind of adulthood on offer under a particular political dispensation. It is about ... More


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