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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 : Policy Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Second ediiton]View all editions and formats
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"In the five years since Money for Everyone was published the idea of a Citizen's Basic Income has rocketed in interest to an idea whose time has come. In moving the debate on from the desirability of a basic income this fully updated and revised edition now includes comprehensive discussions on feasibility and implementation. Using the consultation undertaken by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Torry; Guy Standing
ISBN: 9781447343158 1447343158 9781447343172 1447343174
OCLC Number: 1077573778
Notes: "Foreword by Guy Standing"--Cover.
"This book is a second edition of Money for Everyone, published in 2013"--Preface.
Description: xii, 279 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
Contents: Imagine --
How did we get to where we are now? --
The economy, work and employment --
Individuals and their families --
Administrative efficiency --
Reducing poverty and inequality --
Is it feasible? --
Options for implementation --
Pilot projects and experiments --
Objections --
Alternatives to a Citizen's Basic Income --
A brief summary.
Responsibility: Malcolm Torry.

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This fully updated and revised edition of Money for everyone includes new material to move the debate around Basic Income on from one of desirability to that of feasibility and implementation.  Read more...

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'A well-written, accessible and convincing introduction to the concept, rationale and challenges of basic income. It also offers an entry for the lay person, academic and engaged practitioner and Read more...

 
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