Research outputs

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Research data

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2008 Assessing the affectiveness of measures aimed at combating corruption in the South African public service

The Democracy and Governance Programme at the Human Sciences Research Council is pleased to present this report which reviews anti-corruptio...

2008 Assessing racial redress in the public service

This chapter reviews measures specifically created to promote and achieve racial redress in the South African public service, and to take st...

2008 Affirmative action in the public service

This chapter begins with a brief background on affirmative action, followed by analysis of the relevant policy and legislation, focusing mai...

2008 Set-up for failure: racial redress in the Department of Public Service and Administration

The way in which the public service is often analysed or discusses obscures the problem that this chapter wants to identify. Although it is...