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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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2011 The influence of social, political and economic factors on the development and form of Zulu religious activity in the 19th and 20th centuries

No religious world can remain the same forever and in response to this traditions undergo transformation processes, answering to the needs o...

2011 Religion and revival in post-apartheid South Africa

In this article the authors briefly address the many empirical and theoretical critiques of this earlier secularising view of religion. To d...