chapter  9
The Broken Promise of Neoliberal Restructuring of South African Higher Education
BySouth African Higher Education IVOR BAATJES, CAROL ANNE SPREEN, AND SALIM VALLY
Pages 20

Introduction Higher education in South Africa has experienced many changes since the ‹rst democratic elections in 1994. Despite a shi¦ toward racial integration and broader participation, this chapter argues that the academy in South Africa, previously a vital cog in the reproduction of racial capitalism, today continues to entrench inequality by embracing a neoliberal, market-oriented ideology-rhetorical Œourishes in policy papers notwithstanding.