Basic Income Worldwide: Horizons of Reform

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M. Murray, C. Pateman
Springer, Jul 25, 2012 - Political Science - 271 pages
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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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Contents

Carole Pateman and Matthew C Murray
The Basic Income Guarantee Past
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Seeing the Sun Rise The Realities and Hopes of
Basic Income A New Modelof Innovation Diffusion Denilson Bandeira Coêlho 3 1 The debateinBrazil main actors arenas and political
The Case forBasic Income Evelyn L Forget 4 1 Welfare welfare reform andaguaranteed income
Basic Income Proposals for North
The Continuing Politics ofBasic Income Jeremy Seekings and Heidi Matisonn
Council NESC
5 Private superannuation
A NewDay Matthew C Murray
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DAVID CASASSAS Post-doctoral Fellow in Sociology and Political Theory at the Universitat de Barcelona, Spain DENILSON BANDEIRA COÊLHO Professor of Political Science at the University of Brasília, 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 SEÁN 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 RAVENTÓS 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