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Alcohol consumption among HIV-positive pregnant women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: prevalence and correlates

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Hart, T. Early state capture stalled motor city. Mail & Guardian. 29. (29 March 2019).

Universities in the Eastern Cape have not taken up the challenge of creating knowledge centres to produce solutions. ...

Oosthuizen, M. (2019) Analysising the proposed workplace skills survey. (Prepared for the Labour Market Intelligent Partnership, February).

The purpose of the present document is to provide a brief guide to potential analyses that may be performed using data from the WSS. The g...

Gastrow, M. (2019) Deconstructing the fourth industrial revolution: defining the concept and research agenda. HSRC Review. 16(4):3-4.

The idea that we are in a Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is premised on the observation that technological change is accelerating, that ...

Du Plessis, H.M. (2019) The future of research: knowledge production outside institutions. HSRC Review. 16(4):5-6.

For many years, researchers have been producing knowledge in a tightly-controlled peer-review system from within institutions. Rapid global ...

Mdlongwa, E.T. (2019) Understanding the risks and opportunities of digital evolution. HSRC Review. 16(4):7-8.

South Africa's effort to build a capable developmental state requires a balance between moving forward economically in an ever-globalising w...

Luescher, T., Makhubu, N. & Bosch, T. (2019) Tweeting #FeesMustFall: the case of #UCTShutdown. HSRC Review. 16(4):9-11.

Starting from Spring 2015, students across the country became engaged in the #FeesMustFall campaign, participating in protest action and shu...

Van Rheede, N. (2019) Social innovation: making a case for participatory approaches. HSRC Review. 16(4):12-13.

Increasing poverty and inequality, alongside technology, are indicative that technological innovation only benefits an elite few. We need to...