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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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2009 New women, old messages?: constructions of femininities, race and hypersexualised bodies in selected South African magazines, 2003-2006

This article discusses the ways in which racialised femininities are differently presented as hyper(hetero)sexual in three South African mag...

2008 Unnamed men and available women: connecting the popular, the personal and the political in racialised hyperheterosexual representations of women in South African magazines

The aim of this presentation is to reflect on the linkages between the popular, the personal and the political. I do this through interrogat...

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2008 'There's got to be a man in there': reading intersections between gender, race and sexuality in South African magazines

The aim of this article is to interrogate the ways that compulsory heteropatriarchy establishes women's representation as hyper(hetero)sexua...

2007 Magazine editors, objectivity and neutrality

This paper explores notions of objectivity, neutrality and the 'political' in the views of South African magazine editors, and how these vie...