Abram de Swaan & Marcel Van der Linden (Eds)

with contributions by Eric Bähre, Aspha Bijnaar, Abdoulaye Kane, Hotze Lont, Peer Smets 
Editor: Aksant, Amsterdam, 2006, 217 pp. 


        • Abram de Swaan: Mutual Funds: Then and here, now and there.
          Informal savings and insurance funds in the nineteenth-century West and the present non-western world.
        • Erik Bähre: Changing interdependencies and the State. How financial mutuals have changed in South Africa.
        • Aspha Bijnaar: As ye sow, so shall ye reap! Kasmoni in Suriname.
        • Abdoulaye Kane: Tontines and village cash boxes along the Thilonge-Dakar–Paris emigration route.
        • Hotze Lont: Social security in financial self-help organizations. An Indonesian example.
        • Peer Smets: Changing financial mutuals in urban India. Practice, functions, trust and development trajectories.
        • Marcel van der Linden: Varieties of Mutualism.


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