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Employment opportunity and race in South Africa.

Lawrence Schlemmer

Employment opportunity and race in South Africa.

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Published by University of Denver in Denver .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa,
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Discrimination in employment -- South Africa.,
    • South Africa -- Race relations.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      SeriesStudies in race and nations,, v. 4, study no. 3, 1972-1973
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT1501 .S7 vol. 4, no. 3, HD4903.5.S6 .S7 vol. 4, no. 3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination60 p.
      Number of Pages60
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5083229M
      LC Control Number74154309


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Employment opportunity and race in South Africa. by Lawrence Schlemmer Download PDF EPUB FB2

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population groups. Within black African employment the growth in skills, as a proportion, was much lower than in the other population groups •Within the black African age group, the skilled proportion of employment decreased. Coloureds (Afrikaans: Kleurlinge or Bruinmense) are a multiracial ethnic group native to Southern Africa who have ancestry from more than one of the various populations inhabiting the region, including Khoisan, Bantu, Afrikaner, Whites, Austronesian, East Asian or South e of the combination of ethnicities, different families and individuals within a family may have a variety of Namibia:You may view Facebook's Pay Transparency Policy, Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law notice, and Notice to Applicants for Employment and Employees by clicking on their corresponding links.

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