Microcredit and building social capital in rural Bangladesh – drawing the uneasy link
作者: Mohammad Jasim Uddin
作者单位: 1Department of Social Research , University of Helsinki , Helsinki , Finland
2Department of Sociology , Shahjalal University of Science & Technology , Sylhet 3114 , Bangladesh
刊名: Contemporary South Asia, 2014, Vol.22 (2), pp.143-156
来源数据库: Taylor & Francis Journal
DOI: 10.1080/09584935.2014.899979
关键词: microcreditnetworksreciprocitysolidaritysocial capitalBangladesh
原始语种摘要: In the 1990s, social capital and the group-based microcredit programme emerged as major planks of developmental interventions, and both approaches have underscored the necessity to mobilize social factors in the alleviation of poverty and social solidarity. The group-based microcredit model is considered an effective policy instrument for increasing women's access to financial capital and for strengthening their social capital at the local level. This study contributes to the continuing debate over how or if group-based microcredit facilitates to the formation of social capital at the local level in Bangladesh. Case studies and ethnographic (in-depth) interviews of 151 women microcredit borrowers of the Grameen Bank and the Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee of Bangladesh were used in...
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  • uneasy 不安的
  • capital 首都
  • rural 乡村的
  • drawing 绘图
  • social 群居的
  • link 通信信道
  • building 大楼