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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2016 The security sector and the plunder of Zimbabwe's Chiadzwa alluvial diamonds: the 'goat mentality' in practice

While the human rights impact of the deployment of state security agencies in the Chiadzwa diamond fields has been explored, it is important...

2003 AIDS: A threat to human security

In this chapter it is argued that a health issue constituted a security threat. The authors argue that that AIDS like other epidemics such ...

1999 Civil control over security institutions in South Africa: notes on replicating the experience in Africa

Discusses the issues relating to the institutionalization of civilian oversight over the security institutions in a young democracy such as ...

1999 Civil control over security institutions in South Africa: suggestions for the future and notes on replicating the experience in Africa

Discusses the issue relating to the institutionalization of civilian oversight of the security institutions in a country such as South Afric...