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Why we need a citizen's basic income : the desirability, feasibility and implementation of an unconditional income

Author: Malcolm Torry; Guy Standing
Publisher: Bristol, UK ; Chicago, IL : Polity Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
In this fully revised and updated edition of Money for everyone Torry provides new material to move the debate around Citizen's Basic Income on from one of desirability to that of feasibility and implementation. Setting the debate in a global context the book includes examples from the UK, Alaska, Namibia, India and Iran, making this the essential research-based introduction to the Citizen's Basic Income.--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Torry; Guy Standing
ISBN: 9781447343172 1447343174 9781447343158 1447343158
OCLC Number: 1037798688
Notes: "Foreword by Guy Standing" -- on cover.
"This book is a second edition of Money for Everyone, published in 2013" -- preface.
Description: xxii, 279 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Imagine... --
2. How did we get to where we are now? --
3. The economy, work and employment --
4. Individuals and their families --
5. Administrative efficiency --
6. Reducing poverty and inequality --
7. Is it feasible? --
8. Options for implementation --
9. Pilot projects and experiments --
10. Objections --
11. Alternatives to a citizen's basic Income --
12. A brief summary.
Other Titles: Desirability, feasibility and implementation of an unconditional income
Responsibility: Malcolm Torry.

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