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Migrants and their money : surviving financial exclusion in London

Author: Kavita Datta
Publisher: Bristol ; Chicago, IL : Policy Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This original and topical book tells the untold stories of migrants' experiences of, and responses to, financial exclusion in London. Breaking important new ground, it offers an insight into migrants' lives which is often overlooked, yet is increasingly vital for their broader integration into advanced financialised societies.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kavita Datta
ISBN: 9781847428431 1847428436
OCLC Number: 778327433
Description: ix, 230 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Migrants, money and exclusion --
Changing financial landscapes: public policy responses to financial exclusion in the UK --
Mapping migrants' financial lives in London --
Strategising for banking inclusion --
Coping with savings and credit exclusion: alternative practices of reciprocity and trust --
Transnational money: the formalisation of migrant remittances --
Looking forward: from exclusion to inclusion and back?
Responsibility: Kavita Datta.

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"The book will be required reading for both academics and policy makers ... and it should provide an admirable model forother researchers wanting to undertake comparative analyses." International Read more...

 
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