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Book Launch: “OUR MONEY OUR LIVES: Microcredit and Women’s Empowerment in Cross Cultural Perspective”
October 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Please join the editors of the newly published book, OUR MONEY OUR LIVES: Microcredit and Women's Empowerment in Cross Cultural Perspective
This volume explores how a potentially empowering, inclusive instrument of social policy such as microcredit unfolds in the global arena in a variety of cultural settings. Its contributors come from several continents and engage in sharp debates on the objectives, principles, and practices deriving lessons from diverse forms of micro-finance.
- Bidyut Mohanty, Head of Womens Studies, Institute of Social Sciences, New Delhi
- Victor Faessel, Associate Director, Mellichamp Initiative on 21st Century Global Dynamics, UCSB
- Eileen Boris, Hull Professor of Feminist Studies, UCSB
- Richard P. Appelbaum, Professor Emeritus, Global Studies, UCSB
Moderated by Mark Juergensmeyer, Professor of Global Studies, UCSB
Lunch catered by Three Pickles.
A project of and sponsored by the Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies