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 Rethinking reconciliation: evidence from South Africa

This book brings together leading social scientists and researchers to critically interrogate the success of the reconciliatory project, usi...

2015 Disrupting the interruptions: re-considering Ubuntu, reconciliation and rehumanization

Human beings are potentially active, conscious agents capable of knowing and transforming their worlds. Although the end of colonialism and ...

2015 Ubuntu, koinonia and diakonia, a way to reconciliation in South Africa?

This article seeks to contribute to the process of reconciliation in South Africa. This is achieved by firstly exploring the meaning of ubun...

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2013 Reparations for apartheid-era human rights abuses: the ongoing struggle of Khulumani support group

Healing wounds arising out of complex socio-economic and political violence cannot be easily reduced to monetary terms. Reconciliation throu...