By: BATEMAN, MILFORD & KATE MACLEAN (EDITORS).
University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque in association with School for Advanced Research Press: 2017.:
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Microfinance began as the disbursement of tiny loans to the poor, which they could use to undertake informal income-generating activities. It went on to become one of the most popular international development policies of all time and a mainstay of local development and antipoverty programs across the Global South. The contributors to this multidisciplinary volume consider the origins, evolution, and outcomes of microfinance from a variety of perspectives and contend that it has been an unsuccessful approach to development. The contributors contend that over the last twenty years, microfinance... View More...