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Research outputs: SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

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2021 Social housing: bridging or reinforcing spatial inequality?

In a recent report mapping social housing projects across South Africa's seven largest cities, HSRC researchers found that there has been a ...

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2019 Interactions between the family and the state in children's health, education and social development

This chapter considers how families and the state interact in facilitating human development across childhood, with a particular focus on he...

2015 Harnessing the economic and social benefits of open innovation in South Africa

Innovation has become an important factor in the competitiveness of firms and to countries. There is evidence for innovative firms having en...

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2012 Policy framework on social security for youth in South Africa

Taking cognizance of the importance of young people for the advancement of society the South African government has, over the last 17 years,...

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