The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

Found 67 titles
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Reclaiming Our Lives
HIV and AIDS, womens land and property rights and livelihoods in southern and East Africa - Narratives and responses

This collection of narratives from Southern and East Africa aims to raise awareness not only about the heavy impact of HIV and AIDS in the region but also about the active steps being taken by many grassroot organisations to respond to the crisis. It is evident that while the pandemic is biting deeply into the social fabric of communities. It is also galvanising ordinary women and men to respond to with compassion and conviction, and to find innovative ways of defending and promoting the rights of HIV-affected women and children

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Format : 162mm x 238mm
Pages : 144
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2136-9
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2136-9
Publish Year : 2006
Price R 133.00
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Reflective Practice
Psychodynamic ideas in the community

The contributors to this original volume use case studies to explore community-based psychology practice. The book emphasises the importance of a thorough understanding of context for community work and shows how change in others cannot happen without change in ourselves.

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Format : 170mm x 245mm
Pages : 136
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-1996-8
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-1996-0
Publish Year : 2002
Price R 133.00
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Sexual Abuse of Young Children in Southern Africa

In this volume, experts including service providers, therapists, childrens advocates, and the research community summarise and evaluate the problem of the sexual abuse of prepubescent children in southern Africa. It is the first attempt to synthesise southern African research, treatment and policy literature on the topic. The book confronts the realities of sexual abuse, and its representation in the press. It presents the main findings concerning the individual, socio-economic and sociocultural correlates of sexual abuse, and covers legal and policy responses to the problem. It also presents accounts of interventions drawn from South Africa, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

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Format : 148mm x 210mm
Pages : 494
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2053-2
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2053-9
Publish Year : 2004
Price R 265.00
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Situational analysis of orphaned and vulnerable children in eight Zimbabwean districts

In response to the AIDS epidemic and poverty, the Zimbabwean government and other organisations are implementing various programmes aimed at assisting orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in the eight districts surveyed. It is clearly important to have an audit of the social services and support structures available for OVC in the eight districts and to have a clear understanding of the situation of OVC including their needs and concerns in order to have proper prioritisation, designing and evaluation of programmes that are aimed at supporting the affected children.

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Format : 297mm x 210mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 280
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2234-9
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2234-2
Publish Year : 2009
Rights : World Rights
Price R 160.00
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A situational analysis of orphans and vulnerable children in four districts of South Africa

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 : 160
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2141-5
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2141-3
Publish Year : 2005
Price R 115.00
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Situational analysis of the socioeconomic conditions of orphans and vulnerable children in seven districts in Botswana

This report encompasses a situational analysis which was carried out in seven research sites in Botswana: Palapye, Letlhakeng, Kanye, Mahalapye, Molepolole, Serowe and Maun. Information was collected from orphans and vulnerable children (OVC), their caregivers, community members, community-based organisations (CBOs), government officials and community leaders; as well as members of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and faith-based organisations (FBOs). The objectives of the study as outlined in this report, are to improve the living conditions of orphans and vulnerable children; to support households and families to cope with the increasing burden of care for affected and vulnerable children; to strengthen community-based support systems under which vulnerable children exist; and to build community-based systems for sustaining care and support to vulnerable children and their families.

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Format : 280mm x 210mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 76
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2195-4
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2195-6
Publish Year : 2007
Price R 115.00
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South African case study on social exclusion

Social exclusion is a dynamic, multi-dimensional phenomenon. Driven by unequal power relationships, it works to exclude groups of people in particular contexts from engaging fully in community or social life. Many of South Africa's post-apartheid policies and programmes have been directed at correcting historical injustices responsible for social exclusion, yet inequalities remain rampant.

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Format : 280mm x 210mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 56
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2231-4
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2231-1
Publish Year : 2008
Rights : World Rights
Price R 105.00
Sanhanes

South African National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
SANHANES-I

South Africa is undergoing a process of epidemiological transition from infectious to non‐communicable diseases (NCDs). Reliable estimates of population health parameters are therefore essential to understand the nature of the changing disease profile and translate such information into effective health promotion and disease prevention programmes.

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Format : 280mm x 210mm
Pages : 424
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2476-6
Publish Year : March 2014
Rights : World Rights
Price R 320.00
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South African National HIV Prevalence, Incidence and Behaviour Survey, 2012

Currently 6.4 million people in South Africa live with HIV, this figure represents a quarter of the burden of HIV infections in sub-Saharan Africa and 18 per cent of the global burden. With this view, the South African National HIV Prevalence, Incidence and Behaviour Survey, 2012 is a crucial report for government, policy makers and other stakeholders as they work towards reducing the HIV epidemic in South Africa.
This 2012 HIV survey is the fourth in the series of national population-based surveys. The survey was conducted from December 2011 to November 2012. As with previous surveys, it was designed to investigate the overall HIV prevalence, incidence and behaviour as well as social determinants that drive the epidemic. It also served to collect data to help monitor the National Strategic Plan 20072011 and set the baseline for the 20122016 NSP. This report is a must-read and essential for researchers who want to understand the HIV dynamics in South Africa.

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Format : 280mm x 210mm
Pages : 196
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2482-7
Publish Year : June 2014
Rights : World Rights
Price R 150.00
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South African National HIV Prevalence, Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey, 2008
A Turning Tide Among Teenagers?

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South Africas first national, household sero-prevalence survey of HIV and AIDS was conducted in 2002. A second survey was completed in 2005 and this, the third, in 2008.

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Format : 280mm x 210mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 120
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2291-8
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2291-5
Publish Year : 2009
Rights : World Rights
Price R 176.00
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South African National HIV Prevalence, Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey, 2008
The Health of our Children

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Understanding the general health status of children aged 18 years and below in relation to the HIV epidemic is paramount in South Africa - a country that has both the highest number of adults and children living with HIV/AIDS in the world.

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Format : 280mm x 210mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 104
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2325-6
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2325-7
Publish Year : 2010
Rights : World Rights
Price R 160.00
Marang

The South African Marang Men's Project

HIV bio-behavioural surveys conducted among men who have sex with men in Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg using respondent-driven sampling

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Format : 280mm x 210mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 85
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2473-5
Publish Year : October 2014
Rights : World Rights
Price R 0.00