By Bernard Hours,Pepita Ould Ahmed
Debt is usually considered a trifling financial variable ruled by way of a simplistic mechanical common sense, ignoring its different points. Whose debt, and debt of what precisely? This quantity analyzes debt as a political and social build, with a multiplicity of reasons and brokers. All of those are vectors of meanings which are hugely various, and of sophisticated differences; they express that debt is a transverse phenomenon, slicing throughout areas that aren't simply monetary but in addition household, social and political. every one contributor takes a clean view of the topic, facing debt at a special time, in a distinct society, on a special scale of statement. by means of adopting a determinedly interdisciplinary process, the authors show within the phenomenon of debt a variety of social and gendered determinants that quantity every now and then to domination, allegiance or slavery, and in others to harmony and emancipation. Debt is at one and an analogous time shared, imposed, political and gendered.
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