The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

Found 89 titles
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Changing Class
Education and social change in post-apartheid South Africa

In the post-1994 period, some of the most visible and dramatic movement has happened in the field of education and education policy. This broad-ranging compilation brings together a vibrant and compelling set of studies which tackle key education issues. Leading scholars and exciting new writers offer a frank and challenging review of issues such as school integration, private schooling, language policy, curriculum development, assessment, teacher education, and unions and adult basic education.

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Format : 148mm x 210mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 464
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2052-4
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2052-2
Publish Year : 2004
Rights : World Rights
Price R 253.00
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Changing Modes
New knowledge production and its implications for higher education in South Africa

Recommended reading for all higher education practitioners, this book examines the development of post-apartheid policies in higher education and training and science and technology. The author explores the massification, democratisation and commercialisation of higher education world-wide and considers the influence of the 'Mode Two' knowledge debate on South African tertiary institutions.

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Format : 145mm x 205mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 199
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-1960-7
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-1960-1
Publish Year : 2000
Rights : World Rights
Price R 133.00
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Chasing Credentials and Mobility
Private higher education in South Africa

Contributing to the debate on private higher education in South Africa, this book examines the history of and demand for private higher education and analyses the financing and governance of private higher education institutions. It is essential reading for anyone involved in private higher education.

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Format : 148mm x 210mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 164
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2039-7
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2039-3
Publish Year : 2004
Rights : World Rights
Price R 195.00
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Community, self and identity
Educating South African university students for citizenship

Education in South Africa is in crisis. Low literacy and numeracy rates, poor discipline, and a sense of despair pervade the education landscape. At the same time, educators are called upon to achieve more, with universities tasked to produce graduates capable of exercising responsible and reflective citizenship in a competitive and globalising world. However, universities face very complex demands and resource constraints. In this sobering context, this book provides an opportunity to learn from a bold experiment in teaching and learning taking place across two very different South African universities, one historically black, and one historically white and Afrikaans.

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Format : 235mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 224
ISBN 10 : 978-07969-2398-1
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2398-1
Publish Year : 2013
Rights : World Rights
Price R 250.00
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Conceptions of Social Inquiry

The academic contributors to this compilation scrutinise the varoius approaches to social inquiry and provide an overview of the critical assessments of that particular conception. This book is indispensable for students, lectures and researchers who want tp follow and contribute to the debate on the social sciences

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Format : 150mm x 210mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 358
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-1417-6
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-1417-0
Publish Year : 1993
Rights : World Rights
Price R 350.00
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Creating Knowledge Networks
Working Partnerships in Higher Education, Industry and Innovation

The new science and technology framework has challenged higher education institutions in South Africa to create research partnerships with industry, to contribute to growing a national system of innovation. Through detailed case studies, this monograph explores how one new organisational form typical of the knowledge society, the network, is currently being created in practice, in all its complex and contingent reality, in three high technology fields. It is the third volume in the Working Partnerships: Higher Education, Industry and Innovation series.

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Format : 210mm x 280mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 168
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2132-6
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2132-1
Publish Year : 2006
Rights : World Rights
Price R 170.00
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Crossing Over
The basics of evolution: workbook for teachers

For thousands of years, people have asked the question "How did the world begin?" While many cultures and communities have a faith-based answer to this query, the theory of evolution supplies a science-based solution.

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Format : 210mm x 280mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 112
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2119-9
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2119-2
Publish Year : 2006
Price R 187.00
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Curriculum Responsiveness in FET Colleges

This book examines educational policy changes and the challenges facing curriculum development in Further Education and Training (FET) Colleges in South Africa. Particular attention is paid to lessons learned and problems experienced in other countries that are applicable to the current South African context. 

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Format : 210mm x 280mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 80
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2036-2
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2036-2
Publish Year : 2003
Rights : World Rights
Price R 154.00
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Debating High Skills and Joined-Up Policy

Debates about governance both within and outside of the South African state are increasingly turning to the question of co-ordination failure the inability of government to make interventions in key problem areas which require the inputs and actions of several government departments and agencies acting in concert with each other. Too often, the opposite occurs the silo effect where government departments work in isolation, unable and in some cases, unwilling to act on the interdependencies that straddle their governance responsibilities.

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Format : 148mm x 210mm
Pages : 72
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2133-4
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2133-8
Rights : World Rights
Price R 105.00
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Demografie
Handboek vir die Suid-Afrikaanse student

Om die volle betekenis van demografie te begryp is dit nodig om elkeen van die sleutelkonsepte daarin van nader te beskou. Daar word vandag ook dikwels van demografiese terme gebruikgemaak om sekere verskynsels by insekte- en dierebevolkings te beskryf. Demografie is egter in die eerste plek 'n dissipline wat hom besig hou met die studie van menslike bevolkings. Die beskrywings het uitsluitlik op menslike bevolkings betrekking.

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Format : 204mm x 295mm
Pages : 268
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-1804-X
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-1804-8
Publish Year : 1997
Price R 191.00
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Demography
Textbook for the South African student

Revised and reprinted several times, this tertiary textbook introduces students to key demographic methods and concepts using South African examples that illustrate a wide range of demographic trends. Emphasising the interrelatedness of economic, social, political, environmental and population variables, this book is an invaluable reference for all students of the science of human populations.

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Format : 200mm x 295mm
Pages : 254
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-1880-5
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-1880-2
Publish Year : 1998
Price R 191.00