Abstract no. 247

The article explores debt relations and negotiation of responsibilities within a family based on the example of one family story in an industrial town in Serbia. The article zooms into the life of a woman who bears paradigmatic transgenerational consequences of...

Abstract no. 150

While the intimate connection between violence and financial debts have long been stressed, surprisingly anthropologists and adjacent fields have tended to neglect the actual practices and experiences of debt collection, where this conflation is unmistakably visible...

Abstract no. 114

Household debt in Britain now exceeds its peak during the global financial crisis. However, public commentary still portrays those who turn away from their creditors as simply shirking their responsibilities. Stashing away unopened envelopes, leaving ringing...