Category Archives: Microfinance


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TOC – Weavings of the Virtual and Real: Cyberculture and the Subaltern

Contents Acknowledgements Introduction: Subaltern empowerment, socio-economic globalization and digital divides 1. Producing the Global: Microfinance Online with Franklin Yartey and Anca Birzescu 2. Philanthrophist or Investor? Microlending to the Other with Anca Birzescu, Franklin Yartey 3. Snapshots from Sari Trails, Cyborgs Old and New with rad Zabibha 4. Framing the Loom: An Indian Context with […]

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Keynote for Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations Conference @BGSU

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Following the Money…from fluff to essentials…

My research journeying to where money is being exchanged through online software is taking me into various muddyings of ideology, finance and socio-economic practice – in places of work through play. click, click, click… Start with the fluff and move to essentials…. microtransact away… or make essential the fluff (which is a bit different from […]

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