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Arvet efter apartheid- En studie av Sydafrikas skolsystem

Prydal, Jenny LU (2014) STVK02 20141
Department of Political Science
Abstract
Apartheid is officially abolished in South Africa since 1994. However, it still exists in the country today. The aim of this thesis is to examine how the heritage of apartheid still affects South Africa today, 20 years after it was abolished, and to show that racism is still very much a part of daily life in South Africa although it can be more or less disguised nowadays. My focus in this thesis is the school system and I use the theory of post colonialism to explain how South Africa´s post-apartheid school system has parts of racism in it and how it is possible to trace this back to the colonization of South Africa in the 1600s. To be able to do this, I look at five different aspects that I believe affects the school today and with the... (More)
Apartheid is officially abolished in South Africa since 1994. However, it still exists in the country today. The aim of this thesis is to examine how the heritage of apartheid still affects South Africa today, 20 years after it was abolished, and to show that racism is still very much a part of daily life in South Africa although it can be more or less disguised nowadays. My focus in this thesis is the school system and I use the theory of post colonialism to explain how South Africa´s post-apartheid school system has parts of racism in it and how it is possible to trace this back to the colonization of South Africa in the 1600s. To be able to do this, I look at five different aspects that I believe affects the school today and with the use of discourse analysis I argue that the heritage of apartheid still has a large part in how the school system looks like today. (Less)
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Prydal, Jenny LU
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STVK02 20141
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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South Africa, apartheid, racism, education, colonization
language
Swedish
id
4462094
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2014-07-07 14:49:05
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  abstract     = {Apartheid is officially abolished in South Africa since 1994. However, it still exists in the country today. The aim of this thesis is to examine how the heritage of apartheid still affects South Africa today, 20 years after it was abolished, and to show that racism is still very much a part of daily life in South Africa although it can be more or less disguised nowadays. My focus in this thesis is the school system and I use the theory of post colonialism to explain how South Africa´s post-apartheid school system has parts of racism in it and how it is possible to trace this back to the colonization of South Africa in the 1600s. To be able to do this, I look at five different aspects that I believe affects the school today and with the use of discourse analysis I argue that the heritage of apartheid still has a large part in how the school system looks like today.},
  author       = {Prydal, Jenny},
  keyword      = {South Africa,apartheid,racism,education,colonization},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Arvet efter apartheid- En studie av Sydafrikas skolsystem},
  year         = {2014},
}