Essays about: "social lending"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 essays containing the words social lending.

  1. 1. Spinning facts. Of spin, post-truth and the instrumentalisation of science. A case study from Denmark

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Paula Karoline Ottenberg; [2019]
    Keywords : spin; post-truth; instrumentalisation of science; sustainability science; Denmark; agriculture; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Connecting science to political agenda-setting is essential for a sustainable transition and acceptable politics. This task is complicated by phenomena like post-truth, for which facts are a non-issue. However, post-truth is not the only issue. READ MORE

  2. 2. Petty Debt: A Comprehensive Examination of Michigan’s Deferred Presentment Industry and Its Growth between 2000-2018

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Kevin Ryan Richardson; [2019]
    Keywords : payday lending; payday lender; deferred presentment; Michigan; economic history; Detroit; recession; fringe banking; overdraft; poverty penalty; working poor; urban; financial services; inequality; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The payday lending industry in Michigan grew rapidly in the first decade of the 2000s, providing high-cost loans to borrowers with a damaged credit history and few other financial options. The typical clientele of payday lenders represents a specific socioeconomic demographic, wherein they are most often the ‘working poor’. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sustainable Lending: A case study of Swedbank’s lending operations

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Ingrid Johansson; Emelie Karlsson; [2018-07-03]
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    Abstract : MSc in International Business and Trade.... READ MORE

  4. 4. Creating Social Good through Debts: Critical Discourse Analysis of Borrower Representations at Kiva

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Dragomir Dimitrov; [2018]
    Keywords : online lending; microfinance; representations; borrowers; critical discourse analysis; postcolonialism; kiva; global south; individual single parents;

    Abstract : Kiva is an international non-governmental organization that competes for funds with others in the field. As a consequence, some special relationships and dependencies are formed. This paper argues that among the most significant ones are the representations of borrowers on Kiva’s online lending platform. READ MORE

  5. 5. What is in a book? : A critical discourse analysis of the e-book debate between 2012 and 2016

    University essay from

    Author : Maria Lund; [2017]
    Keywords : E-books; E-book debate; Discourse analysis; Norman Fairclough; Public libraries; Publishers; Media;

    Abstract : The main objective with this Master’s thesis is to, through a critical discourse analysis, explore the overall discourses on e-books appearing in general Swedish media. The texts chosen for analysis consist of articles and debate entries published in four of Sweden’s largest newspapers during a five-year period. READ MORE