Research data

The HSRC Research Data Service provides a digital repository facility for the HSRC's research data in support of evidence based human and social development in South Africa and the broader region. Access to data is dependent on ethical requirements for protecting research participants, as well as on legal agreements with the owners, funders or in the case of data owned by the HSRC, the requirements of the depositors of the data. We facilitate data use by preparing comprehensive metadata and disseminating data and related documents to appropriate target audiences. Data sharing is subject to an End User License agreement. Data sets from the following projects have been curated and are available for use:

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2017 "I am making it without you, dad": resilient academic identities of black female university students with absent fathers: an exploratory multiple case study

This study explored the resilient academic identity constructions of two black father-absent females who were academically successful postgr...

2016 Contrast and contradiction: being a black adolescent in contemporary South Africa

This study aimed to gain in-depth understanding of the lived identity of black African adolescents in a contemporary South African setting. ...

2015 AU Agenda 2013: voices of the African people: South Africa's views and aspirations

This publication seeks to capture and store the views of South African non-governmental stakeholder on agenda 2063: The Africa we want, so t...

2014 The role of black fathers in the lives of children in South Africa

This article outlines what is known about fathers and fatherhood in South Africa, future research directions, and policy and program suggest...