The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

Found 28 titles
Skills For The Future

Skills for the future
New research perspectives

Nowadays, previously unimagined employment opportunities abound and the future is likely to hold even more change. How do key actors involved in firms and production processes, higher and vocational education and skills training systems, and those responsible for implementing policy in specific sectors or regions, respond to the changing skills demands of the future? Skilling for future addresses a gap in understanding 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
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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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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
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Skills Shortages in South Africa
Case Studies of Key Professions

South Africas skills shortages are widely regarded as a key factor preventing the achievement of targeted growth rates. There is some dispute as to the nature and extent of these shortages, given that the country also has a large pool of unemployed graduates. The case studies presented in this monograph explore the question of shortage in nine key professions and trades and find evidence of skills scarcity in most fields.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 288
ISBN 10 : 07969-2266-7
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2266-3
Publish Year : 2009
Rights : World Rights
Price R 176.00
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Socio-Economic Rights in the South African Constitution:
Theory and practice

This publication will assist researchers, students and the public in their understanding of socio-economic rights. The book considers whether the rights listed in the Bill of Rights have been given effect to and gives an understanding of the processes followed by the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) in monitoring such rights.

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Format : 140mm x 205mm
Pages : 169
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-1981-X
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-1981-6
Publish Year : 2001
Price R 170.00
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South African Governance in Review
Anti-corruption, Local Government, Traditional Leadership

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South Africa´s fourth non-racial democratic election in 2009 caps fifteen years of state transformation. This period has been marked by unprecedented changes in state institutional architecture and policies governing the functioning of state organs, the complexity of which have been periodically reviewed by government.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 64
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2278-0
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2278-6
Publish Year : 2009
Rights : World Rights
Price R 105.00
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The South African Index of Multiple Deprivation for Children
Census 2001

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The detrimental impact of poverty on child development, educational outcomes, job prospects, health and behaviour is well known, and governments worldwide have committed themselves to eradicating child poverty as well as the intergenerational transmission of poverty. Yet more than 60% of South African children live in households with annual incomes below $1 360 (2006 value) and mortality and maltreatment rates remain high.

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Format : 280mm x 210mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 80
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2216-0
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2216-8
Publish Year : 2007
Rights : World Rights
Price R 137.00
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South African Social Attitudes
Changing Times, Diverse Voices

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A countrys attitudinal profile is as much a part of its social reality as are its demographic make-up, its culture and its distinctive social patterns. It helps to provide a nuanced picture of a countrys circumstances, its continuities and changes, its democratic health, and how it feels to live there. It also helps to measure the countrys progress towards the achievement of its economic, social and political goals, based on the measurement of both objective and subjective realities.

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Format : 168mm x 240mm
Pages : 408
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2117-2
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2117-8
Publish Year : 2006
Price R 231.00