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Document Type : Article In Journal 
Document Title :
Policy Contestation and Conflict in the Democratization of School Governance in South Africa
سياسة الطعن والصراع في إضفاء الطابع الديمقراطي على إدارة المدارس في جنوب افريقيا
Subject : Humanities 
Document Language : English 
Abstract : With the advent of democracy in South Africa in 1994, education has witnessed an attempt at great transformation and restructuring. School governance was among the many facets of education under review. This resulted in the enactment of the South African Schools Act (SASA) in November 1996. This paper considers the contestations regarding the SASA highlighting the contradictions embedded in the Act and the likely possibilities that may emerge. It further interrogates the contestations between national and provincial educational policy formulation processes. The paper argues that policy formulation is fraught with conflict and contestation that shape the implementation of educational change 
ISSN : 0 
Journal Name : Democracy and Education 
Volume : 12 
Issue Number : 2 
Publishing Year : 1419 AH
1998 AD
Article Type : Article 
Added Date : Wednesday, August 4, 2010 


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أميرشند مهراجMaharaj, Ameerchund ResearcherDoctorate 


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