The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

Found 37 titles
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State of the Nation: South Africa 2005-2006

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State of the Nation: South Africa 2005-2006 is the third in the HSRCs exciting annual volume of essays on aspects of contemporary politics, economics, society and international relations in South Africa. This series has, in a relatively short period, become established as part of the annual South African scholarly calendar. Coverage in the media, international as well as South African, has been extensive; controversies have been stirred; both previous volumes have been prescribed as university texts locally and abroad; they have found their way into South African embassies around the world and foreign embassies in South Africa; and most importantly, many ordinary South Africans have purchased the books simply to find out more about the complex and fascinating country we live in.

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Format : 148mm x 210mm
Pages : 568
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2115-6
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2115-4
Publish Year : 2006
Price R 220.00
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State of the Nation: South Africa 2007
9780796921666

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Assembling academics, journalists, researchers and analysts, the South Africa 2007 volume will provide much fuel for debate. It offers 23 diverse angles on contemporary South Africa in one compelling, comprehensive and relevant publication.

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Format : 113mm x 160mm
Pages : 552
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-21660
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2166-6
Publish Year : 2007
Price R 220.00
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State of the Nation: South Africa 2008

State of the Nation: South Africa 2008 is the fifth volume in the annual series published by the HSRC Press. This volume will feature a range of pertinent and captivating contemporary viewpoints on South African politics, society, economy and international relations. As with earlier editions, commentary is drawn from the ranks of academics, political analysts, civil society and the research community.

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Format : 148mm x 210mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 400
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2199-7
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2199-4
Publish Year : 2009
Rights : World Rights
Price R 191.00
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State of the Nation: South Africa 2012-2013
Addressing Inequality and Poverty

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The new edition, State of the Nation 2012–2013, will continue to stimulate contemporary debates on key issues in a significant way, helping to shape public knowledge, policies, political actions and individual and collective decisions. The new edition will offer diverse angles on inequality and poverty in South Africa in one compelling and comprehensive collection.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
ISBN 10 : 978-07969-2422-3
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2422-3
Publish Year : 2013<br>Open Access available November 2013
Rights : World Rights
Price R 295.00
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State of the Nation: South Africa 2016
Who is in Charge? Mandates, accountability and contestations in South Africa

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The State of the Nation 2016 volume uses multiple research lenses to analyse the dynamic interface of power and authority structures that characterises the state and South African society as a dynamic constitutional democracy. The volume projects these dynamics in the context of heightening contestations around structural economic, social and political problems such as unemployment, inequality, poverty and land redistribution.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm
Pages : 528
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2513-8
Publish Year : March 2016
Rights : World Rights
Price R 300.00
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The State of the People
Citizens, civil society and governance in South Africa, 1994-2000

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Did the transition to democracy improve the state of the South African people? This multi-disciplinary study examines the distribution of wealth, collective identity and citizen participation in civil society. In addition to an historical overview, the book registers the changes in political opinion, attitude and behaviour of South Africans from 1994 to 2000.

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Format : 148mm x 210mm
Pages : 258
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-1985-2
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-1985-4
Publish Year : 2001
Price R 209.00
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The State of the Population in the Western Cape Province

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The slogan 'Home for all' is associated with the Western Cape provincial government and the creation of a sustainable 'home for all' is the driving goal. In order to achieve this, however, it is crucial to examine the issues impacting on and impacted by the diverse population of the province.

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Format : 280mm x 210mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 260
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2226-8
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2226-7
Publish Year : 2008
Rights : World Rights
Price R 191.00
Teaching The  Native 9780796925145

Teaching the "Native"
Behind the architecture of an unequal educational system

If you are sitting in a South African school or university right now, you need to put aside 1948 and "Bantu Education" as a primary target of enquiry – these were little more than steps along a road that was already paved – and study when, where and how your institution came into being in the first place. This book joins the growing body of work (much of it by South African scholars) displacing the many mind-numbingly dull texts loaded with assumptions and logics that, in the case of South Africa, reify a simplified colonial explanation of the past. Generations of students, educators and policymakers have suffered enough through tedious though inaccurate history books disguised as dispassionate, impartial views of "the facts."

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Format : 198mm x 148mm
Pages : 308
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2514-5
Publish Year : January 2016
Rights : World Rights
Price R 290.00
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The search for quality education in post-apartheid South Africa
Interventions to improve learning and teaching

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The search for quality education in post-apartheid South Africa, quality education, interventions to improve learning and teaching, education crisis, District Development Support Programme (DDSP), Education Quality Improvement Partnership Programme (EQUIP), the IMBEWU programme, the Integrated Education Program (IEP), Khanyisa School Programme, the Learning for Living (LFL) Project, Quality Learning Project (QLP),

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Format : 240mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 448
ISBN 10 : 978-07969-2407-0
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2407-0
Publish Year : Open Access available September 2013
Rights : World Rights
Price R 290.00
Livestock 9780796925190

The socioeconomics of livestock keeping in two South African communities
A black man's bank

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The South African government has prioritized a reduction of poverty and increased food security in rural parts of South Africa through agrarian transformation. As the bearers and beneficiaries of rural development initiatives, smallholder farmers, including those keeping livestock, loom large in this arena. Likewise, on international development agendas steered by bodies such as the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization), smallholders are prioritized as the engines of national economies.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm
Pages : 176
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2519-0
Publish Year : March 2016
Rights : World Rights
Price R 190.00
Waves Of  Change 9780796925183

Waves of Change
Globalisation and seafaring labour markets

Over 90 per cent of the goods we use – from our smartphones to the fuel in our cars – are transported by ships. The cargo shipping industry is the most globalised industry in the world, yet we know very little about the context in which these ships operate or the ways in which seafaring labour is organised. Drawing on evidence from South Africa and the Philippines, Waves of Change provides an account of globalisation, seafaring labour markets and the state that allows us to understand how processes of globalisation unfold in this industry. The author shows that globalisation does not always mean a 'race to the bottom' for workers: labour solidarity and interventionist states shape globalisation as much as ship owners do. Scholars, policy makers, students and those with a general interest in globalisation and labour will find Waves of Change a revelatory account of an industry about which little is generally known.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm
Pages : 160
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2518-3
Publish Year : March 2016
Rights : World Rights
Price R 190.00
Wc Timms Grade 9 Results 2019 Picture

The Western Cape Province TIMMS 2019- Grade 9 Results

The TIMSS 2019 Grade 9 study was administered in August 2019 by the Human Sciences Research Council, in collaboration with the Western Cape Education Department, the Department of Basic Education and the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement.

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Format : mm x mm
Pages : 156
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2630-2
Publish Year : 2022
Rights : World Rights
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