Research outputs

Access is provided to research outputs generated by HSRC researchers since 2000. All research outputs are provided free of charge to the public, with the exception of confidential reports. Where possible the full-text is provided for immediate download. If you are interested in obtaining a copy of an output which is not immediately available for download, please contact the Digital Curation Team at

HSRC Repository

The HSRC Institutional Repository is an important tool that the HSRC utilises to preserve and disseminate its documents. Different types of publications including scholarly research outputs are collected, preserved and distributed in a digital format.

Research data

The HSRC Research Data Service provides a digital repository of the HSRC's research data in support of evidence-based human and social development.


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2015 Entrenching governance, ethics and professionalism in the public service

In this chapter, corruption is unravelled to underscore its conceptual meaning and ramifications. The chapter argues at length that corrupt...

2014 Are woman moving forward in the South African public service?

At the inception of democracy in 1994 equal representation became a key foundation of public service reform in South Africa. This article ev...

2013 State of South African public service in the context of macro socio-economic environment

The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa 1996 requires the public service to embody certain enshrined democratic principles and valu...

2013 Issues confronting public and private sectors in Africa

A new engagement is critical if the basic tenets of a developmental state and developmental society are to be understood by all the key play...