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Becky Yang Hsu on Microlending in Rural China

In this week’s episode of The Annex, we talk to Becky Yang Hsu of Georgetown University.  Becky recently published a new book, Borrowing Together: Microfinance and Cultivating Social Ties with Cambridge University Press.  We also discuss microlending in Rural China, Black Panther, spouses frustrating efforts to conspicuously display cultural capital, and sociology departments’ strategies for dealing with declining full-time faculty lines.

Becky Yang Hsu is assistant professor of sociology at Georgetown University, where she is also affiliated with Asian Studies, the Initiative for U.S.-China Dialogue on Global Issues, and the Graduate School’s new program on Health and the Public Interest

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