The HSRC and our partner organisations, the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), presented their work at the conference of the World Social Science Forum 2013 (WSSF) on the theme, ‘Social transformations and the digital age’, in Montreal. In this special edition of HSRC Review, we present seven articles based on papers delivered during different sessions at the WSSF 2013.
Enhancing digital citizen engagement: lessons from South Africa
Social media: a driver for improved citizenship
Petitioning through cyberspace: an effective platform for homeowner protests
Lies, damn lies and the media
Transformation through human rights films
The social dynamics of innovation for rural development
How do small farm households benefit from ICT access and use?