Susan Marie Martin is a Ph. D. candidate in Social Science (Interdisciplinary) at University College Cork (Ireland). Her research focuses on the impact of modernity and gentrification on women who eke out subsistence earnings as street traders. She is an international educator, currently dividing her time between Ireland and the Middle East. Her thoughts on tangible and abstract markets may be followed on Twitter @smariem13

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