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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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Research data: POLITICS

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2020 Gifting and the capable state in times of crisis

In the dying days of the Roman Empire, wealthy politicians, senators and patrons developed a set of strategies, implemented through the stat...

2020 Spoils politics: the case of Nelson Mandela Bay: case study report

Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality (NMBMM) is located on the southern coast of South Africa along the Indian Ocean. The municipali...

2019 The unconvinced vote: the nature and determinants of voting intentions and the changing character of South African electoral politics

In the lead up to South Africas sixth National and Provincial Elections in May 2019, the recent performance and leadership dynamics within t...

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2019 Editorial: quo vadis?: reflections on the 2019 South African general elections

The 2019 General Elections marked a watershed in South Africas political landscape. The ANC under the banner of a narrative of regeneration ...

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