Why we need a Citizen's Basic Income

Why we need a Citizen's Basic Income

By: Malcolm Torry (author)Paperback

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Description

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.

About Author

Dr Malcolm Torry has been Director of the Citizen's Basic Income Trust since 2001 (and was Director before that between 1988 and 1992), and he is also a Visiting Senior Fellow at the London School of Economics. He has written several books on the subject of Citizen's Basic Income and has also written extensively on religious and faith-based organisations.

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; Afterword; Appendix.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781447343172
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9781447343172
  • ISBN10: 1447343174

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