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Prof. Jonathan Jansen takes a closer look at what keeps privileged schools "white". (Felix Dlangamandla)
Prof. Jonathan Jansen takes a closer look at what keeps privileged schools "white". (Felix Dlangamandla)

What keeps many elite schools "white dominant" in a country that is overwhelmingly black?

How do these schools administer their admissions policies and why does a post-apartheid government allow "white dominant" schools to exist?

These are some of the issues raised in a new book entitled Who Gets in and Why, which deals with the politics of admission to South Africa's "elite" schools and the aspirations related to attending these schools.

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