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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2021 South Africa's international relations: a new dawn?

Over the last 25 years, South Africa's regional and global stature has been in flux. Although there is continuity in its foreign policy obje...

2020 Mediating nation-building in post-colonial Africa: addressing the security and development nexus on the continent

It is perhaps presumptuous to think that the recurring political instability, stunted development and ethnic strife on the continent after 1...

2014 Representing foreign workers in the private security industry: a South African perspective on trade union engagement

In recent years South African cities have become home to a large number of undocumented migrant workers. If trade unions do not organise und...

2014 What price fairness when security is at stake?: police legitimacy in South Africa

The legitimacy of legal authorities particularly the police is central to the state's ability to function in a normatively justifiable and e...