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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Research data: NATION BUILDING

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2018 Social cohesion and nation building: can legislation help?

More than two decades into a post-apartheid dispensation, South African society is still very fragmented, with division being fuelled by pov...

2017 The Nelson Mandela initiative: the challenges of a partnership between the state, civil society and the university

This brief contribution is part of a larger intellectual project to determine whether there is in the work and experience of the MI a specif...

2013 The 'state' of social cohesion: re-stating the question of social cohesion and 'nationbuilding'

This chapter's engagement with the state's discourse around social cohesion is informed by a concern with the way in which knowledge produce...