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townships. Separate schools shall be provided for white and
colored children, and no child of either race shall be permitted to
attend a school of the other race. Institutions and Education in South Africa Another important example is the Apartheid system in South Africa.
Beginning with the rapid development of the mining economy around
Kimberly and then Johannesburg Africans were systematically banned
from working in skilled occupations.
Completely removing the incentive to accumulate human capital.
1922 white miners strike on the Rand (the ‘
Rand Rebellion’ led to
exclusion of Africans from trade unions, which came to play a central
role in discrimination against Africans to keep white wages high.
colour bar’was extended to the whole economy after 1926.
This was a consequence of electoral victory by a coalition based on
the support of poor whites. James A. Robinson (Harvard) The Emergence of Modern Economic Growth: A Comparative and2, 2009
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