Other Worlds, Other Globalisations

(PECO 5501F, PSCI 5501F, SOCI 5504F)

Suggested Readings

S5, October 10 : Other currencies : Human and money trafficking and globalisation

Leonides Buencamino and Sergei Gorbunov, November 2002 – ‘Informal Money Transfer Systems: Opportunities and Challenges for Development Finance’. DESA Discussion Paper No. 26, United Nations Economic & Social Affairs ST/ESA/2002/DP/26. http://www.un.org/esa/desa/papers/2002/esa02dp26.pdf#search=%22informal %20money%20markets%22 (external link)

CGAP (Consultancy Group to Assist the Poor), 2003 – ‘Supporting remittances in Southern Africa: Estimating market potential and assessing regulatory obstacles – Introduction’ @ http://cgap.org/SAfricaRemittances/1.html (external link); Bibliography @ http://cgap.org/SAfricaRemittances/9.html (external link)

R Cheran and Sharryn Aiken, Spring 2005 – ‘The Impact of International Informal Banking on Canada : A Case Study of Tamil Transnational Money Transfer Networks (Undiyal), Canada/Sri Lanka’. A Working Paper, Spring 2005. http://www.yorku.ca/nathanson/Publications/Revised%20Sharryn%20Cheran%5B1%5D.June2005.pdf# search=%22informal%20money%20markets%22 (external link)

Ernesto Lopez Cordova, March 2004 – ‘Globalisation, Migration and Development: The Role of Mexican Migrant Remittances’. First draft, March 11 2004

Patrick M Jost and Harjit Singh Sandhu, January 2000 – ‘The hawala alternative remittance system and its role in money laundering’. Interpol General Secretariat, Lyon, France; http://www.interpol.int/Public/FinancialCrime/MoneyLaundering/hawala/default.asp (external link) / (Patrick M Jost, United States Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN); Harjit Singh Sandhu Interpol/FOPAC)

K P Kannan and K S Hari, March 2002 – ‘Kerala’s Gulf Connection: Emigration, Remittances and their Macroeconomic Impact, 1972-2000’

R Krishnakumar, November 2004 – ‘A hawala tunnel’ in Frontline, Volume 21, Issue 23, November 6-19 2004; http://www.hinduonnet.com/fline/fl2123/stories/20041119002903301.htm (external link)

Arun Kumar, 1999 – The Black Economy in India. New Delhi : Penguin

Robert E Looney, November 2002 – ‘Following the Terrorist Informal Money Trail: The Hawala Financial Mechanism’, Strategic Insights, Volume I, Issue 9 (November 2002);http://www.ccc.nps.navy.mil/si/nov02/southAsia.asp (external link)
[Strategic Insights is a monthly electronic journal produced by the Center for Contemporary Conflict at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. The views expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the views of NPS, the Department of Defense, or the U.S. Government]

Population Reference Bureau, 2006 – ‘2006 World Population Data Sheet’. http://www.prb.org/pdf06/06WorldDataSheet.pdf (external link)

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), April 2006 - Trafficking in Persons : Global Patterns. http://www.unodc.org/pdf/traffickinginpersons_report_2006ver2.pdf (external link)

US State Department, June 2006 – Trafficking in Persons Report. http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/66086.pdf (external link)

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