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Music education and minority groups cultural and musical identities in the 'newer' South Africa: white Afrikaners and Indians

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posted on 2007-12-01, 00:00 authored by Dawn JosephDawn Joseph, C van Niekerk
Music Education, as well as cultural and musical identities are all being renegotiated, post-Apartheid, within the so-called 'newer' rather than the commonly known 'new' South Africa. The developing situation with certain minority groups is particularly interesting. Education in general has undergone much change since the first democratic elections in 1994: music education specifically has been affected by such change in terms of content, delivery and assessment. Within the South African context, cultural and musical identities are often intertwined with language, racial and even tribal identities, and discussing one implies the others. We are particularly interested here in the role of formal Music Education in relation to white Afrikaners and Indians as they renegotiate their cultural development, including musical aspects

History

Journal

Intercultural education

Volume

18

Issue

5

Pagination

487 - 499

Publisher

Routledge

Location

London, Eng.

ISSN

1467-5986

eISSN

1469-8439

Language

eng

Notes

This is an electronic version of an article published in Intercultural Education, vol. 18, no. 5, pp. 487-499. Intercultural Education is available online at: http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all?content=10.1080/14675980701685354

Publication classification

C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal; C Journal article

Copyright notice

2007, Taylor & Francis

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