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Teologie kroniek/Theology Chronicle: The Politics of Salvation: Values, Ideology and the South African National Curriculum

J Jansen
Verbum et Ecclesia | Vol 25, No 2 | a287 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/ve.v25i2.287 | © 2004 J Jansen | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 06 October 2004 | Published: 06 October 2004

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The South African experience offers dramatic examples of how the curriculum remains a lightning rod for the values contestation in divided societies. Despite its overwhelming election mandate, the ruling party found that changing the curriculum required the consent of powerful and less powerful sections of society - whose opposition extended across racial lines. This essay reports on research into attempts


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