The Resource Money for everyone : Why we need a citizen's income, (electronic resource)

Money for everyone : Why we need a citizen's income, (electronic resource)

Label
Money for everyone : Why we need a citizen's income
Title
Money for everyone
Title remainder
Why we need a citizen's income
Creator
Language
eng
Summary
This much-needed book analyses the social, economic and labour market advantages of a Citizen's Income in the UK. It also contains international comparisons and links with broader issues around the meaning of poverty and inequality, making a valuable contribution to the debate around benefits
Cataloging source
QSL
Dewey number
361.650973
LC call number
HD7165
Label
Money for everyone : Why we need a citizen's income, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Contents
  • Money for everyone; Contents; List of figures; Abbreviations; Structure of the book; A note about the related website; A note on terminology; A note on graphical representation; About the author; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Preface; 1. Imagine {u2026}; Imagine this {u2026}; Imagine these people {u2026}; Imagine these people in the UK; Imagine a country {u2026}; Putting it together; How should we debate the possibility of a Citizen's Income?; 2. How did we get to where we are now?; A means-tested past and a means-tested future?; Universal benefits in the UK; Family Allowance becomes Child Benefit; Conclusion
  • 3. Why do some reform proposals succeed, and some fail?Proposals that failed; A Citizen's Pension?; Could a Citizen's Income happen?; Conclusion; 4. How might we implement a Citizen's Income?; 1. Universal benefits for different demographic groups; 2. A small Citizen's Income for everyone; Implementation in practice; Anatomy of a debate; National, regional, or global?; Conclusion; 5. Has it ever happened?; Alaska; Iran; Namibia; India; Social transfers in Latin America and elsewhere; Conclusion; 6. Criteria for a benefits system: coherence and administrative simplicity
  • Conclusions relating to the last four chapters10. Would people work?; Conclusion; 11. Would a Citizen's Income be an answer to poverty, inequality, and injustice?; Would a Citizen's Income be an answer to poverty?; Would a Citizen's Income be an answer to inequality?; Should we redistribute income?; Would a Citizen's Income be an answer to injustice?; Do we want to reduce inequality?; Redistributing the ability to raise one's net income; Multiple redistributions; Implementation of new redistributive policies; 12. Who should receive a Citizen's Income?
  • Criteria for a benefits systemComparing the current system with a Citizen's Income; Errors, fraud, and criminalisation; Conclusion; 7. Criteria for a benefits system: the family, then, now, and in the future; The changing family; The changing role of women; Conclusion; 8. Criteria for a benefits system: incentives, efficiency, and dignity; Incentives; Efficiency; Dignity; 9. Criteria for a benefits system: the labour market, then, now, and in the future; The changing workplace; The labour market, the family, and tax and benefits policy; Conclusion
  • How large should a Citizen's Income be?
  • The history of the citizenship debate in the UKToday's layered citizenship; Who would get a UK Citizen's Income?; The effects of a Citizen's Income on citizenship; A variety of citizenships; 13. Is a Citizen's Income politically feasible?; The New Right; Socialism; One nation conservatism; Liberalism; Social democracy; New Labour ('the Third Way', 'the new social democracy', and possibly 'compassionate conservatism'); Green perspectives; Tentative conclusions; Policy directions of our time; Political feasibility; Conclusion; 14. Can we afford a Citizen's Income?
Control code
000052913966
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (326 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781447311263
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32956381
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)851154963
  • jstor1447311264

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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