Ironies of Solidarity

Insurance and Financialization of Kinship in South Africa

An ethnographic study of how financial products and services affect inequalities and conflicts in South Africa. Les mer
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An ethnographic study of how financial products and services affect inequalities and conflicts in South Africa.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

1. Introduction
2. An ironic analysis
3. Hope and redistribution
4. Penetrating a new market
5. The Janus face of inclusion
6. The enchantment of abstract finance
7. Transforming mutualities in business
8. Death as moral hazard
9. Conclusion: Ironies of solidarity

Om forfatteren

Erik Bahre is Associate Professor at the Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology at Leiden University, Netherlands. He is the Principal Investigator of the ERC Consolidator Project Moralising Misfortune: A Comparative Anthropology of Commercial Insurance and author of Money and Violence: Financial Self-Help Groups in a South African Township.