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HSRC Press :: Democracy, Governance, Service Delivery & Society

Democracy, Governance, Service Delivery & Society 28 titles
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The foundation of sustainable development
Craig A Schwabe
This occasional paper proposes the development of an information framework for sustainable development in South Africa and sets out a global action plan. It discusses the country's ability to provide the information required to address actions stipulated in Agenda 21, a foundational document of sustainable development.
Format210mm x 148mm
Pages52
ISBN 100-7969-2078-8 (IRRD 7)
ISBN 13978-07969-2078-2
Publish Year2002

Price:    R 95.00


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Peace-Making in Divided Societies
Peace-Making in Divided Societies
The Israel-South Africa analogy
Heribert Adam
This occasional paper explores lessons that the unresolved Israel-Palestinian conflict can draw from South Africa's 'negotiated revolution'. Six realms are compared: economic interdependence, religious divisions, third party interventions, leadership, political culture and violence. The author also sheds light on the nature of ethnicity as well as the limits of negotiation politics.
Format210mm x 148mm
Pages80
ISBN 100-7969-2080-X (SCI 2)
ISBN 13978-07969-2080-5
Publish Year2002

Price:    R 98.00


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The Evolving Spatial Form of Cities in a Globalising World Economy:
The Evolving Spatial Form of Cities in a Globalising World Economy:
Johannesburg and São Paulo
Martin J Murray
The use, management and regulation of urban space comes under the spotlight in this occasional paper that highlights a new kind of global urban form, 'postmodern urbanism'. The author uses two aspirant world-class cities, Johannesburg and São Paulo, to describe the spatial fragmentation of the urban landscape.
Format210mm x 148mm
Pages68
ISBN 100-7969-2072-9 (D&G 5)
ISBN 13978-07969-2072-0
Publish Year2004

Price:    R 98.00


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Local Government, Gender and Integrated Development Planning
Local Government, Gender and Integrated Development Planning
Alison Todes, Pearl Sithole, Amanda Williamson

Since 1994, local government in South Africa has become more important than ever before. It has been described as the 'hands and feet' of government, and is expected to play a key role in development.

But to what extent does local government support women's empowerment and gender equity? Do integrated development plans (IDPs), which give strategic direction to the work of a municipality, benefit gender equity or women's rights?

Format210mm x 280mm
Pages48
ISBN 100-7969-2197-0
ISBN 13978-07969-2197-0
Publish Year2007

Price:    R 105.00


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Local Government, Local Governance and Sustainable Development
Local Government, Local Governance and Sustainable Development
Getting the parameters right
Doreen Atkinson
This is an examination of the transformation of South Africa's apartheid local government system into a development-oriented system of municipal governance. Continuing short and long-term interventions by both the central and provincial governments will be needed if local government is to deliver its desired outputs.
Format210mm x 148mm
Pages32
ISBN 100-7969-2079-6 (IRRD 4)
ISBN 13978-07969-2079-9
Publish Year2002

Price:    R 115.00


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Coping Strategies of the Unemployed
Coping Strategies of the Unemployed
Johan Erasmus
In this report, the responses of almost 2 000 unemployed individuals in South Africa in a survey conducted in six provinces are considered. The results are supported by the findings of several local and international research projects on job creation. Strategies to optimise the impact of job creation efforts are also suggested.
Format280mm x 210mm (Soft Cover)
Pages110
ISBN 100-7969-1922-4
ISBN 13978-07969-1922-9
Publish Year1999
RightsWorld Rights

Price:    R 137.00


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Democracy South Africa:
Democracy South Africa:
Evaluating the 1999 election
Yvonne Muthien (ed)
Since 1994 the HSRC has conducted public opinon surveys to determine shifting patterns of support and perceptions of social issues and democracy. These surveys are condicted on a randomly selected national sample od 2200 adults. In addition the HSRC also conducts election studies.

Format210mm x 145mm
Pages146
ISBN 100-7969-1945-3
ISBN 13978-07969-1945-8
Publish Year1999

Price:    R 137.00


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Public Attitudes in Contemporary SA
Public Attitudes in Contemporary SA
Insights from an HSRC survey
HSRC
This compilation analyses South African trends and public opinion between 1999 and 2001 on key policy areas and contributes to the debate around the challenges to, and prospects for, consolidating democracy in South Africa. It provides all stakeholders in South Africa with information and analytic insights.
Format210mm x 148mm
Pages182
ISBN 100-7969-1994-1
ISBN 13978-07969-1994-6
Publish Year2002

Price:    R 145.00


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Directory of Human Rights Organisations
Directory of Human Rights Organisations
Chris Sibanyoni
The directory aims to include all human rights organisations in South Africa including civil, political, economic, religious, cultural and environmental bodies. With information on whom to contact in the event of a perceived human rights violation, the directory will be of use to members of the public as well as human rights researchers.
Format292mm x 208mm
Pages184
ISBN 100-7969-1905-4
ISBN 13978-07969-1905-2
Publish Year1999

Price:    R 149.00


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Changing Social Policy
Changing Social Policy
The Child Support Grant in South Africa
Francie Lund

An important historical record of one part of post-apartheid South Africa’s policymaking, Changing Social Policy in South Africa charts the generation of the Report of the Lund Committee, which ultimately resulted in the establishment of the Child Support Grant (CSG) in post-apartheid South Africa.

Format210mm x 148mm (Soft Cover)
Pages168
ISBN 100-7969-2200-4
ISBN 13978-07969-2200-7
Publish Year2008
RightsWorld Rights

Price:    R 165.00


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Podcast'Do state pensions and grants create dependency?' - listen to the views of Francie Lund; Monde Makiwane; and Hein Marais on the Child Support Grant in South Africa.

Duration: 11 min 09 sec

Cost Recovery and the Crisis of Service Delivery in South Africa
Cost Recovery and the Crisis of Service Delivery in South Africa
David A. McDonald, John Pape (eds.)
Based on case studies from a number of South African municipalities, this groundbreaking publication examines cost recovery and its implications for service delivery  in South Africa. This study looks at how cost recovery affects access to services, affordability and privatisation. Alternatives to cost recovery are also explored.
Format245mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages208
ISBN 100-7969-1997-6
ISBN 13978-07969-1997-7
Publish Year2002
RightsWorld Rights

Price:    R 180.00


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Giving and Solidarity
Giving and Solidarity
Resource Flows for Poverty Alleviation in South Africa
Adam Habib, Brij Maharaj (eds)

While the South African government is tackling poverty amongst its citizenry as a national priority and has developed various pro-poor initiatives, how generously do ordinary South Africans give of their own time and money to assist with the alleviation of poverty, and why?

Format148mm x 198mm (Soft Cover)
Pages332
ISBN 100-7969-2201-2
ISBN 13978-07969-2201-4
Publish Year2007
RightsWorld Rights

Price:    R 180.00


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Lesotho 2000:
Lesotho 2000:
Public perceptions and perspectives
Stephen Rule, Ntsoaki Mapetla (eds)
This regional study forms part of a survey of public perceptions in three southern African countries. It outlines the opinions of a representative sample of adult residents of Lesotho on a range of socio-political, economic and other issues. It will be of interest to students, scholars, policy-makers and NGOs throughout the SADC.
Format210mm x 148mm
Pages228
ISBN 100-7969-1978-X
ISBN 13978-07969-1978-6
Publish Year2001

Price:    R 180.00


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Infrastructure Mandate for Change 1994-1999
Infrastructure Mandate for Change 1994-1999
Meshack Khosa (ed)
This book appraises the transformation of infrastructure policy in South Africa since 1994. This volume looks at efforts to establish equitable infrastructure and service delivery in the sectors of water, health, land, electricity, housing and transport. It concludes that transformation has been uneven and has had a differential impact on different groups.
Format220mm x 150mm
Pages276
ISBN 100-7969-1950-X
ISBN 13978-07969-1950-2
Publish Year2000

Price:    R 209.00


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An RDP Policy Audit
An RDP Policy Audit
Patrick Bond, Meshack Khosa (eds.)
This booklet presents a condensed version of the Reconstruction and Development Programme (RDP) Audit of 1998-99. It assesses the first democratic South African government's policies, legislation and delivery performance. The booklet focuses on four areas: meeting basic needs; developing our human resources; building the economy; and democratising the state and society.
Format207mm x 146mm
Pages206
ISBN 100-7969-1919-4
ISBN 13978-07969-1919-9
Publish Year1999

Price:    R 220.00


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