Money at the Margins: Global Perspectives on Technology, by Bill Maurer,Smoki Musaraj,Ivan Small

By Bill Maurer,Smoki Musaraj,Ivan Small

Mobile cash, e-commerce, money playing cards, retail charge cards, and extra – as new financial applied sciences turn into more and more to be had, the worldwide South has carefully embraced those mediums as a possible approach to the problem of monetary inclusion. How, if in any respect, do new varieties of dematerialized cash impression people's daily monetary lives? In what approach do applied sciences engage with monetary repertoires and different socio-cultural associations? How do those applied sciences of economic inclusion form the worldwide politics and geographies of distinction and inequality? those questions are on the middle of Money on the Margins, a groundbreaking exploration of the makes use of and socio-cultural influence of latest kinds of cash and fiscal services.

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