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Post-pandemic Poverty: Debt and the Feminisation of Finance in Marginal Sites


Abstract:

In Latin America, a recent driver of inequality and economic deprivation is growingcredit card debt among low-income families who were previously excluded fromformal sector consumer credit. This financialisation and targeting of women inparticular for unsecure sub-prime lending is investigated through ethnographicresearch on women’s struggles over credit access and debt payments, as well as thecorporate retailers that offer credit cards upon credit assessment based onalgorithmic technologies

Type:

Public (National)

Funder:

Danmarks frie forskningsfond - DFF/FSE/FP1

Collaborative partners:

Danish Institute for International Studies

Status:

Running

Start Date:

01-08-2022

End Date:

31-07-2025

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