Education Rights, Education Policies, and Inequality in South Africa

  • Salim Vally
  • Enver Motala
  • Brian Ramadiro
Part of the Marxism and Education book series (MAED)


This chapter examines the resistance and specifically the role of research in enhancing the capacity of working class organizations to confront neoliberalism. It will assess the methodology of some mass-based community initiatives that challenge the new state to fulfill its social justice promises. The chapter specifically details the struggle to challenge the costs of education for working class communities, policy flaws and the policy response of South Africa’s state education departments.


Social Movement Basic Education Corporal Punishment African National Congress School Uniform 
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  • Salim Vally
  • Enver Motala
  • Brian Ramadiro

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