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Towards economic prosperity and social justice: can South Africa show the way for policy-making on skills?

Unwin, Lorna and McGrath, Simon and Badroodien, Azeem and Kraak, Andre (2004) Towards economic prosperity and social justice: can South Africa show the way for policy-making on skills? In: Shifting understandings of skills in South Africa: overcoming the historical imprint of a low skills regime. Human Sciences Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa, pp. 238-252. ISBN 0796920443

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Additional Information: 1.Concluding chapter to book providing critical overview of South Africa's post-apartheid skills development strategy . 2.Chapter takes a social institutionalist and labour market perspective to argue that national skills systems are formed by and rooted in the economic and cultural histories and characteristics of individual countries, and that an understanding of these specificities must form part of the basis of contemporary solutions to economic and social problems. 3.The manuscript was refereed prior to publication by leading academics in South Africa and the UK.
Controlled Keywords: Employment & labour market policy , South Africa , Post-compulsory educational institution (not HE) , Vocational education
Divisions: IOE Departments > Departments > Education and International Development
IOE Departments > Departments > Lifelong and Comparative Education
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Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2010 15:57
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2013 10:33
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