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Migrants and their money: Surviving financial exclusion

Kavita Datta


This original and topical book tells the untold stories of migrants' experiences of, and responses to, financial exclusion in London. Breaking important new ground, it offers an insight into migrants' lives which is often overlooked, yet is increasingly vital for their broader integration into advanced financialised societies. Adopting a holistic focus, Migrants and their money investigates migrants' complex financial lives which extend far beyond remittance sending, exploring their banking, saving, credit and debt related practices. It highlights how migrants negotiate the complex financial l ... More

Keywords: Transnational Migrants, Financial exclusion, Formal and informal financial practices, Banking, Credit, Savings, Remittances, London

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9781847428431
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847428431.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kavita Datta, author