The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

Found 35 titles
Sasas Family Matters

SASAS
Family Cohesion, values and wellbeing

‘The family’ has become a significant and growing focus of study across a variety of disciplinary perspectives in the humanities, social sciences, and law. In South Africa, there has been controversy and substantial debate over an apparent ‘crisis of the family’ during the last two decades. Ideological contestations have emerged over social morality and appeals for a return to traditional ‘family values’. In order to provide a better understanding of the supposed ‘crisis of the family’, it is necessary to use public opinion data to explore family cohesion, family values and the promotion of family life.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 320
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2526-8
Publish Year : April 2019
Rights : World Rights
Price R R320.00
Skills For The Future

Skills for the future
New research perspectives

How do actors in the educational field respond to the changing skills demands of the future? Research teams from the Labour Market Intelligence Partnership (LMIP) undertook a set of experimental and innovative case studies to improve our understanding of how current research intersects with a rapidly changing future.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 192
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2436-0
Publish Year : March 2019
Rights : World Rights
Price R 195.00
Township Economy

Township Economy People, Spaces and Practices

Township Economy provides a unique insight into township informal business and entrepreneurship. It is set in the post-apartheid period, in the third decade of Africa’s democracy and draws on evidence collected from 2010-2018 in 10 township sites, nine in South Africa and one in Namibia. The book focuses on micro-enterprises, the business strategies of township entrepreneurs and the impact of autonomous informal economic activities on urban life.

The book is unique in approach and content. It looks at spatial influences at various gradients, from the city-wide level, to objects, to invisible infrastructure. The analysis examines the influence of power as a tool to dominate and control and thus constraint inclusive opportunities. This captivating book will be of interest academic researchers, university students and specialists in business studies, urbanism, politics and socio-economic development.

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Format : 280mm x 210mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 352
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2577-0
Publish Year : March 2020
Rights : World Rights
Price R TBC
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Balancing multiple mandates
The changing roles of science councils in South Africa

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Science councils have been tasked with complex new mandates, to achieve these they have to interact with knowledge users in the private and public sectors and be of benefit to communities, particularly to those that are vulnerable and marginalised.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm
Pages : 304
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2520-6
Publish Year : March 2016
Rights : World Rights
Price R 250.00
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Development and Dreams
The urban legacy of the 2010 Football World Cup

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Development and Dreams: The urban legacy of the 2010 Football World Cup considers the effects of South Africas hosting the 2010 FIFA World Cup. It is held that here lies the greatest potential benefit of the 2010 World Cup a repudiation of Afropessimism and an assertion of a contemporary African identity both at home and on a global stage.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 328
ISBN 10 : 07969-2250-0
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2250-2
Publish Year : 2009
Rights : World Rights
Price R 209.00
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#FeesMustFall and its Aftermath
Violence, Wellbeing and the Student Movement in South Africa

This is a book of the experiences of violence and well-being of #FeesMustFall student activists from a range of South African universities. It is also a book of the sacrifices that this student generation made for the benefit of many to be able to access higher education.

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Format : 260mm x 260mm
Pages : 224
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2634-0
Publish Year : August 2022
Rights : World Rights
Price R R270.00
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The Gauteng Province TIMMS 2019- Grade 9 Results

The Grade 9 Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) was administered in August 2019 by the Human Sciences Research Council, in collaboration with the Gauteng Department of Education, the Department of Basic Education and the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement.

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Format : mm x mm
Pages : 152
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2632-6
Publish Year : 2022
Rights : World Rights
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Labour Struggles in Southern Africa, 1919-1949
New Perspectives on the Industrial and Commercial Workers’ Union (ICU)

This collection provides fresh perspectives on the Industrial and Commercial Workers’ Union of Africa (ICU). By far the largest black political organisation in Southern Africa before the 1940s, the ICU was active in six African colonies as well as in global trade union networks.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm
Pages : 390
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2641-8
Publish Year : January 2023
Rights : World Rights
Price R R395.00
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Land reform and livelihoods
Trajectories of change in northern Limpopo Province, South Africa

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South Africa: Livelihoods after Land Reform is the South African component of a broader three-country study (also including Zimbabwe and Namibia) on Livelihoods after Land Reform (LaLR).

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Format : 240mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 320
ISBN 10 : 978-07969-2413-1
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2413-1
Publish Year : Open Access available September 2013
Rights : World Rights
Price R 295.00
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The Race to Transform
Sport in post-apartheid South Africa

The Race to Transform: Sport in post-apartheid South Africatakes stock of sport in South Africa, and provides a pioneering exploration of how sport reflects matters such as enduring inequality, racial transformation and the making (or otherwise) of a common South African destiny.

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Format : 198mm x 148mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 264
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2319-1
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2319-6
Publish Year : 2010
Rights : World Rights
Price R 209.00
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Racial Redress & Citizenship in South Africa

South Africa's democratic experiment is confronted with a central political dilemma: how to advance redress and address historical injustices while building a single national identity. This issue lies at the heart of many heated debates over issues such as economic policy, affirmative action, and skills shortages. Government has opted for racially defined redress while many of its critics recommend class as a more appropriate organising principle.

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Format : 210mm x 148mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 336
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2189-X
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2189-5
Publish Year : 2008
Rights : World Rights
Price R 191.00
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Realising the Dream
Unlearning the logic of race in the South African school

Realising the Dream: Unlearning the logic of race in the South African school is an intellectual and practical response to the dangers that come with the ubiquity of race, race-thinking and its attendant propensity to subsume the nuances of all other social complexity.

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Format : 210mm x 148mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 288
ISBN 10 : 978-07969-2380-6
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2380-6
Publish Year : 2012
Rights : World Rights
Price R 395.00