Bantu Education Research Paper

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The legalization of Bantu education forced Bantu or non-white youth to the unskilled labour market. The education facilities were separated by race and dominated by racial conflict in the form of protests and later intensified resistance.
1.1B) The Group Areas Act
Racial capitalism meant depriving non-whites from access to free land by introducing The Group Areas Act, Act No 41 of 1950 and the Land Act of 1913. The aim of the legislation was to infringe on the property rights of non-whites who were already restricted in a number of ways. Black labours were forced into unfree labour market and impoverishment. The European Government was obsessed with control and determined to succeed in their segregation policy. They had the power to declare
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A gender gap means more males are economically employed than females. The South African gender wage gap is a estimated average of about 15%-17%. This implies that a South African woman would need to work two months more than a man to earn the equivalent salary that he would earn in a year. If the gap persists, a South African woman would never catch up with her male. End of the day she loses out on pension and other benefits that are coupled to her basic salary. Other than the financial losses that she endures, the emotional fairness of the wage gap is quite difficult to accept. Employers are benefiting from an unfair system of undervaluing women’s skills in the workplace and her…show more content…
Consistency with findings in the international literature, (January 2011Woolard, I) studies have shown that the unions compress the distribution of wages in South Africa, and specifically, that racial inequality is lower in the union sector than in the non-union sector. In this paper, we explore whether unions in South Africa are associated with comparable gender wage effects among African workers, using the data information the national representative Labour Force Surveys. On the contrary to the initial expectations, we see that when wage estimations control for broad occupational sorting by gender in union and non-union employment, then the gender wage gap is larger in the union sector than in the non-union sector. We also consider how possible selection into union status affects our estimate wages, and demonstrate the difficulty of addressing this problem in the South African context by evaluating a variety of selection

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