Globalization and money : a global South perspective / Supriya Singh.
Publication year: 2013
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers,
ISBN: 9781442213555 (hbk.) : 9781442213562 (pbk.) :
'Globalization and Money' explores how men and women, particularly the poor and the unbanked in the global South, use money in ways that empower themselves and their families. Supriya Singh argues that money as a medium of relationships across cultures is a central component of globalization. She deftly weaves theory and individual stories to show how money is emblematic of interconnected markets, the half of the world that is unbanked, and gender disparities. She shows how men's and women's banking patterns are tied to their management of money in the household.
232 pages ; 23 cm.
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