Socially Embedded Character of Informal Channels of Remittances: ‘Omalayisha’ in the South Africa/Zimbabwe Remittance Corridor

In this article, we cast some doubts on contemporary initiatives to formalise remittance channels by focusing on particular dynamics of the informal ‘malayisha’ system on the South Africa/Zimbabwe remittance corridor. We stress the socially embedded character of ‘omalayisha’ in some rural societies...

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Volume: 2
Main Author: Thebe, Vusilizwe
Mutyatyu, Sara
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Transnational Press London 2017
published in: Remittances Review Vol. 2; no. 1; pp. 5 - 22
Data of publication: 2017
ISSN: 2059-6588
2059-6596
EISSN: 2059-6596
Alternate Title: Socially Embedded Character of Informal Channels of Remittances: ‘Omalayisha’ in the South Africa/Zimbabwe Remittance Corridor
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Database: Central and Eastern European Online Library
CEEOL: Open Access
Central and Eastern European Online Library (C.E.E.O.L.) (DFG Nationallizenzen)
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