The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

Found 67 titles
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Household survey of HIV-Prevalence and Behaviour in Chimanimani District, Zimbabwe, 2005
A baseline study

In 2002, the Human Sciences Research Council was commissioned by the WK Kellogg Foundation to develop and implement a five-year intervention project focusing on orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in southern Africa. In collaboration with several partner organizations, the project currently focuses on how children, families and communities in Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe are coping with the impact of HIV/AIDS. The aim of the project is to develop models of best practise so as to enhance and improve support structures for OVC in the southern African region as a whole.

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Format : 210mm x 280mm
Pages : 132
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2148-2
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2148-2
Publish Year : 2005
Price R 159.00
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The impact of and responses to HIV/AIDS in the private security and legal services industry in South Africa

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The generalised nature of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in South Africa means that it impacts unevenly on businesses. Companies respond in varied ways, and with varied means, to the challenges posed by the epidemic. Assessment of the impacts of HIV/AIDS, and of the responses of companies to it, are critical to help mitigate the impact of the epidemic on productivity, labour costs, and the supply of skills.

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Format : 280mm x 210mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 192
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2205-5
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2205-2
Publish Year : 2008
Rights : World Rights
Price R 145.00
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The Impact of Antiretroviral Treatment on AIDS Mortality
A study focusing on educators in South African public schools

One of the key determinants for the loss of public educators in South Africa is mortality due to AIDS. This report presents an estimate of the number of educators who died from AIDS in 2004, including the projected distribution of AIDS deaths by age group.

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Format : 210mm x 280mm
Pages : 24
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2107-5
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2107-9
Publish Year : 2005
Price R 98.00
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The Impact of HIV/AIDS on the Health Sector
National survey of health personnel, ambulatory and hospitalised patients and health facilities 2002

This report emanates from the results of a national survey conducted in 2002 that examined the impact of HIV/AIDS on public and private healthcare facilities in South Africa. This publication addresses these issues, outlines the subsystems that are affected and makes recommendations for managing the HIV/AIDS case load.

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Format : 210mm x 280mm
Pages : 192
ISBN 10 : 1-875017-85-2
ISBN 13 : 978-18750-1785-0
Publish Year : 2003
Price R 209.00
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Indigenous Knowledge and its Uses in Southern Africa

The major focus of work in indigenous knowledge in South Africa is in traditional healing and medicinal plant use. Contributors to this compilation come from both formal institutions and traditional backgrounds. They discuss the relationship between traditional and Western medicine, the needs of traditional healers and issues surrounding traditional herbal medicines.

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Format : 188mm x 234mm
Pages : 166
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-1692-6
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-1692-1
Publish Year : 1996
Price R 258.00
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Interventions for orphans and vulnerable children at four project sites in South Africa

This report describes interventions for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) at four sites in South Africa. The project sites are the Rustenburg and Orkney areas in the North West province, and the Kopanong and Matjhabeng municipalities in the Free State. The report highlights the knowledge, attitudes, practices, prevention, care and support issues concerning HIV/AIDS among the people located in these 4 areas.

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Format : 280mm x 210mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 96
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2218-7
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2218-2
Publish Year : 2008
Rights : World Rights
Price R 110.00
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The Land and Property Rights of Women and orphans in the context of HIV and AIDS
Case studies from Zimbabwe

The research critically examines Zimbabwes land and agriculture policies, and the utilization and efficacy of legal redress. It suggests and develops policy responses to cushion the impact of HIV/AIDS on local communities, especially dispossessed women. While confirming the vulnerability of widows and other categories of poor and vulnerable women and children to property rights violation, the study also analyses the critical roles played by women in establishing and managing urban and rural support initiatives.

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Format : 210mm x 280mm
Pages : 96
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2135-0
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2135-2
Publish Year : 2006
Price R 115.00
Liberating  Masculinities

Liberating Masculinities

In Liberating Masculinities, Kopano Ratele posits that all masculinities are working models, and some models might be more unworkable given the prevailing structural conditions.

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Format : 235mm x 168mm
Pages : 192
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2521-3
Publish Year : October 2016
Rights : World Rights
Price R 260.00
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Medicine and the politics of knowledge

Medicine and the Politics of Knowledge situates South Africa - including its history of stances and political formations around HIV/AIDSin the broader context of questions relating to science, medicine, human experimentation, and structural violence, all of which shape the cases in the book. Putting South Africa in the context of other cases of contention and contestation about science and medicine in India, Latin America and China helps us to understand the particular history of the South African case itself.

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Format : 235mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 208
ISBN 10 : 978-07969-2392-9
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2392-9
Publish Year : 2013
Rights : World Rights
Price R 240.00
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Mental Health and HIV/AIDS
Report on a round-table discussion, March 2003

This short collection of presentations explores the little-known effect of HIV/AIDS on mental health in South Africa and internationally. Contributions came from a round table discussion in March 2003 that brought together academics, NGO workers and government officials from both developed and developing countries.

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Format : 148mm x 210mm
Pages : 78
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2032-X
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2032-4
Publish Year : 2003
Price R 159.00
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Monitoring Child Well-Being
A South African rights-based approach

Practical and user-friendly, this volume provides an evidence and rights-based approach to monitoring the well-being of children and adolescents in South Africa. Drawing on international precedents, and extensive peer review processes, experts in various fields have developed this holistic set of indicators to enhance the monitoring of the status of children.

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Format : 175mm x 245mm
Pages : 704
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2177-6
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2177-2
Publish Year : 2007
Rights : World Rights
Price R 308.00
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Monitoring Maternal and Child Morbidity and Mortality in South Africa
Strengthening surveillance strategies

In the last decade, South Africa has made significant progress in reducing child and maternal mortality rates. Although progress has been made in improving levels of maternal and child morbidity and mortality, it is important to indicate that data used are based on varied sources and systems that sometimes yield conflicting data.

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Format : 235mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 224
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2536-7
Publish Year : March 2018
Rights : World Rights
Price R 295