Basic Income: And How We Can Make It Happen (Pelican Introductions)
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ISBN : 9780141985480
Category : Economics
Format : Paperback
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Basic Income is an idea whose time has come, and Guy Standing has pioneered our understanding of it - not just of the concept but of the challenges it is designed to meet: rapid automation and the emergence of a precarious workforce for whom wages derived from work will never be enough. As we move into an age where work and leisure become blurred, and work dissociated from incomes, Standing's analysis is vital. (Paul Mason)

Guy Standing's work in this area has been invaluable...I would urge all parliamentarians to pore over his findings and consider his conclusions (Ronnie Cowan MP)

Praise for The Precariat: 'A very important book' Noam Chomsky. 'Buy Guy Standing's book, The Precariat. Or nick / borrow it' John Harris, (The Guardian)

In Basic Income, Guy Standing provides a compelling and thoughtful review of the motivations and options for as well as common objections to universal basic income, making this an important book for anyone interested in ensuring we collectively create an inclusive, human-centered future (Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum)
 

This is a compelling and thoughtful book that looks into the case for a universal basic income.
Guy Standing tackles the history behind basic income by presenting economic, financial, technological, and medical studies that give us a glimpse about what a world with basic income might look like.

 

Economic inequality and ending poverty are some of the defining issues of our time, Standing's book lays out a future.

 

 

 

Shouldn't everyone receive a stake in society's wealth?
Could we create a fairer world by granting a guaranteed income to all?
What would this mean for our health, wealth and happiness?

 

Guy Standing co-founded the Basic Income Earth Network and now serves as its honorary co-President. He has held professorships at the University of Bath and at SOAS, was programme director at the International Labour Organisation and has advised the UN, World Bank and governments around the world on labour and social policy. He is the author of the bestselling The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class (2011) and is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

 

 



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