Media

HSRC provides media briefs (or press releases) on a regular basis to the media.  Here you can browse the archive of media briefs.

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29 Jul 2016 | Public preferences for democracy in South Africa

MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS 2016 Speculation is rife that the ruling party has lost some of its appeal among South Africans, many of whom have grown frustrat...

29 Jul 2016 | Youth interest and understanding in South African politics

MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS 2016 Speculation is rife that the ruling party has lost some of its appeal among South Africans, many of whom have grown frustr...

27 Jul 2016 | Electoral responses to unfulfilled expectations: The loyal voter?

Prior to the last four elections in South Africa, the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) conducted a Voter Participation Survey (VPS) on behalf of...

26 Jul 2016 | Attitudes towards current political leaders in SA

MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS 2016 Two recent radio talk shows focused on issues relating to voter confidence in elected leadership [1], and on the link betwee...

26 Jul 2016 | How close do voters feel to their political party of choice?

MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS 2016 Speculation is rife that the ruling party has lost some of its appeal among South Africans, many of whom have grown frustrat...

21 Jul 2016 | Ambassador to give update on much anticipated Somalia polls

Members of the media are invited to the ambassadorial forum on the preparations for elections in the Federal Republic of Somalia. The seminar, which ...

27 Jun 2016 | Race, Gender, Class and Sexuality: why intersectionality of power relations matters

Our South African laws institutionalised the idea of race. Because of this past, we have been using race to declare who is in or who is out, to pit on...

22 Jun 2016 | Exclusive breastfeeding and early stimulation linked to children's later success

HSRC researcher involved in Canadian Government-funded “Saving Brains” research which finds: Babies exclusively breastfed to six months ol...

22 Jun 2016 | Seminar to discuss and analyse escalating number of community protests

To: ALL MediaAttention: News EditorsFor immediate release21 June 2016Media advisory || Rebellion of the Poor: seminars on community protests || 30 Jun...

14 Jun 2016 | Criminalising racism in tumultuous times

The Freedom Charter that underpins our Constitution provides that ‘The preaching and practice of national, race or colour discrimination and con...