Basic Income Worldwide

Basic Income Worldwide : Horizons of Reform

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In the midst of growing criticism of current economic orthodoxies and welfare systems, basic income is growing in popularity. This is the first book to discuss existing at examples of basic income, in both rich and poor countries, and to consider its prospects in other places around the world.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 271 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 22.86mm | 499g
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2012 ed.
  • XV, 271 p.
  • 0230285422
  • 9780230285422
  • 2,361,510

Table of contents

Introduction PART I: EXPERIMENTS The Basic Income Guarantee in the United States: Past Experience, Current Proposals; K.Widerquist & A.Sheahan Seeing the Sun Rise: The Basic Income Grant Pilot Project in Namibia - Realities and Hopes; C.Haarmann & D.Haarmann Minimum Income in Brazil: A New Model of Innovation Diffusion; D.B.Coelho The Case for Basic Income in Canada; E.L.Forget PART II: PROPOSALS Basic Income and Republican Freedom in North and South: Financing Proposals for Catalonia and East Timor; D.Cassassas , J.Wark & D.Raventos The Continuing Politics of Basic Income in South Africa; J.Seekings & H.Matisonn Ireland and the Prospects for Basic Income Reform; S.Healy & B.Reynolds Manifold Possibilities, Peculiar Obstacles - Basic Income in the German Debate; S.Liebermann Prospects for a Tax-Benefit Reforms in New Zealand that Incorporates a Basic Income; K.Rankin Basic Income in Australia - A Distant Horizon; J.Tomlinson Conclusion
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About Matthew Murray

DAVID CASASSAS Post-doctoral Fellow in Sociology and Political Theory at the Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
DENILSON BANDEIRA COELHO Professor of Political Science at the University of Brasilia, Brazil
Evelyn L. Forget Economist and Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba, USA
CLAUDIA HAARMANN holds a PhD in Social Development from UWC and is an ordained Lutheran pastor
DIRK HAARMANN holds a PhD in Social Development from UWC and is an ordained Lutheran pastor
SEAN HEALY PhD, Director of Social Justice, Ireland
SASCHA LIEBERMANN Assistant Professor at Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany
MATTHEW MURRAY Special Lecturer of Philosophy at Providence College, USA
KEITH RANKIN Political Economist at Auckland's Unitec Institute of Technology, Australia
DANIEL RAVENTOS teaches at the University of Barcelona, Spain
BRIGID REYNOLDS Director of Social Justice, Ireland
JEREMY SEEKINGS Director of the Centre for Social Science Research, and Professor of Political Studies and Sociology at the University of Cape Town, South Africa
ALLAN SHEAHEN Committee member of the US Basic Income Guarantee Network (USBIG), USA, and a member of the international Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN), Belgium
JOHN TOMLINSON Visiting scholar at the Queensland University of Technology, Australia
JULIE WARK Australian translator and human rights activist living in Barcelona, Spain
KARL WIDERQUIST Visiting Associate Professor in Political Theory at Georgetown University, Qatar
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