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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2002 Local government, local governance and sustainable development: getting the parameters right

An examination of the transformation of South Africa's apartheid local government system into a development-oriented system of municipal gov...

2000 On global security: a suggested interpretation for Southern Africa

This chapter suggests that the links between regional and national security are a practical counterpart to the relationship between global s...

1999 The consolidation of democracy in South Africa

Argues that with a sustainable economic growth and declining socio-economic inequalities, social conflict is less likely to adversely affect...

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