Research outputs

Access is provided to research outputs generated by HSRC researchers since 2000. All research outputs are provided free of charge to the public, with the exception of confidential reports. Where possible the full-text is provided for immediate download. If you are interested in obtaining a copy of an output which is not immediately available for download, please contact the Digital Curation Team at

HSRC Repository

The HSRC Institutional Repository is an important tool that the HSRC utilises to preserve and disseminate its documents. Different types of publications including scholarly research outputs are collected, preserved and distributed in a digital format.

Research data

The HSRC Research Data Service provides a digital repository of the HSRC's research data in support of evidence-based human and social development.


A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

2020 Reflections on the 2019 South African general elections: quo vadis?

The volume engages questions on land, election campaigns, voter turnout, voter apathy, and how opposition parties will be forced to co-exist...

2020 Ben Turok: an exiled democrat

Struggle stalwart and self-styled 'organic intellectual' Benjamin 'Ben' Turok valued ethics above self-interest, and he also valued integrit...

2020 Dora Tamana: 'We have opened the way for you'

Dora Tamana grew up working hard to survive, and left school in Standard Four, but she never thought of herself or her family as poor. She d...

2020 Walter Sisulu: Isitwalandwe/ Seaparankoe

It was while working on the mines in Johannesburg that the young Walter Ulyate Max Sisulu first witnessed the power of collective action. Mi...