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  Race and Educational Reform in America

This book addresses the topic of educational reform in the United States, concentrating on the intersection of reform initiatives and issues of social difference and discrimination. It involves four interrelated phases. The first involves a historical survey of educational reform. The second is a textual analysis of two contemporary reform measures (namely magnet schools and professional development schools). The third is a discussion of critical multiculturalism as a viable tool for criti

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This book addresses the topic of educational reform in the United States, concentrating on the intersection of reform initiatives and issues of social difference and discrimination. It involves four interrelated phases. The first involves a historical survey of educational reform. The second is a textual analysis of two contemporary reform measures (namely magnet schools and professional development schools). The third is a discussion of critical multiculturalism as a viable tool for criti
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Contents
Forewords
Part I Social Security and Law
1. The Environmental Rights Entered in the Constitutions:
A Critique
Hlako Choma 1
2. Limitation of Religious Freedom to Conform to the
Standards of an Open and Democratic Society
Hlako Choma, Pat Mabaso 31
3. The Impact of Mining Rights on the Local Communities in
Limpopo Province, South Africa: A Comparative Study
Hlako Choma 55
4. A Review of Developments and Changes in the World??s
Constitutions
Hlako Choma 84
5. The Law and Its Interpretation Do Play a Role in the
Elimination of Enophobia: A South African Case Study
Hlako Choma 106
6. Constitutional Enforcement of Socio-economic Rights:
South African Case Study
Hlako Choma 121
7. The Importance of Alternative Dispute Resolution
in South Africa
Lufuno Tokyo Nenondwe 150
8. The Death of Irene Grootboom without Accessing
Adequate Housing is a Symbol of Poor Service Delivery
in South Africa
Lufuno Tokyo Nenondwe 157
9. Best Interests of the Child in Custody Disputes in Terms of the
Children??s Act, 38 of 2005 and the South African
Constitution Act, 108 of 1996
Lufuno Tokyo Nenondwe 161
10. Modes of Payment of Death Benefit Proceeds
Lufuno Tokyo Nenondwe 174
11. The Expression of Cultural and Religious Practice:
A Constitutional Test
Hlako Choma 195
12. Head of Department et al and Hoerskool Ermelo et al
Judgment: A Critique
Hlako Choma 205
Part II Pension Law
1. The ??Clean Break?? Principle in Terms of the Pension
Funds Amendment
Lufuno Tokyo Nenondwe 215
2. Time-barring and Prescription in Terms of the Pension Funds
Amendment Act, 11 of 2007 a Totally Exclusion to the Poor
Lufuno Tokyo Nenondwe 224
3. Recent Supreme Court of Appeal Judgements
on Retirement Law
Lufuno Tokyo Nenondwe 231
4. Bargaining Council Funds vs Sectoral Funds
Lufuno Tokyo Nenondwe 234
5. The Creation of Beneficiary Funds in Terms of Section
15(2) (a) of the Financial Services General Laws
Amendment Act 22 of 2008
Lufuno Tokyo Nenondwe 237
6. Beneficiary Funds
Lufuno Tokyo Nenondwe 243
7. Cohabitation versus Section 37C of the Pension
Funds Act, 24 of 1956
Lufuno Tokyo Nenondwe 247
8. Disability Complaints: Pension Funds Adjudicator
v the Superannuation Complaints Tribunal
Lufuno Tokyo Nenondwe 257
9. The Social Security and Retirement Reform Proposal of 2004
and 2007: A Critique
Lufuno Tokyo Nenondwe, Hlako Choma 266
10. A Critical Analysis of the Adjudication Tribunals in the
Pension Funds Industry and Their Role in Society
Lufuno Tokyo Nenondwe, Hlako Choma 287

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