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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: PUBLIC POLICY

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2011 Financial viability of rural municipalities in South Africa

Public finance is considered to be the overriding factor in determining the viability of local government. Presumably, without sound financi...

2007 Ubuntu as public policy in South Africa: a conceptual framework

Beginning with an overview of the origin and core elements of ubuntu, this article focuses on the idea that the analytic process required to...

2005 Public policy responses to exclusion: evidence from Brazil, South Africa and India

This paper is a contribution to the evidence base for a new DFID strategy on exclusion. It provides a desk-based review of lessons learnt fr...

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2003 A human rights perspective on policy implementation processes: observations from the South African public service

This study considers the implementation of public policy from a human rights perspective, and relates to the broad application of human righ...

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