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20th November 2019

A review of the Green Party manifesto Universal Basic Income proposal

The Citizen’s Basic Income Trust’s review of the Green Party manifesto’s section on Universal Basic Income The Green Party’s manifesto for the 2019 General Election proposes a Universal Basic Income Read More

19th November 2019

Peter Sloman, Transfer State

Peter Sloman, Transfer State: The idea of a guaranteed income and the politics of redistribution in modern Britain, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019, xiv + 302 pp, 0-19-881326-2, hbk, £65 Read More

8th October 2019

Louise Haagh, The Case for Universal Basic Income

Louise Haagh, The Case for Universal Basic Income, Polity Press, 2019, x + 217 pp, 1 5095 2296 5, pbk, £9.99 Louise Haagh has been a prolific writer about Universal Read More

21st September 2019

Conen and Schippers (eds) Self-Employment as Precarious Work

Wieteke Conen and Joop Schippers (eds) Self-Employment as Precarious Work: A European Perspective, Edward Elgar, 2019, xi+ 273 pp, 1 7881 502 5, hbk, £95 This book is the result Read More

16th September 2019

Cholbi and Weber (eds), The Future of Work, Technology, and Basic Income

Michael Cholbi and Michael Weber (eds), The Future of Work, Technology, and Basic Income, Routledge, 2020, vi + 193 pp, hbk, 1 138 31606 5, £115 To get an important Read More

16th September 2019

Midgley, Surender and Alfers (eds), Handbook of Social Policy and Development

James Midgley, Rebecca Surender and Laura Alfers (eds), Handbook of Social Policy and Development, Edward Elgar, 2019, xiii + 486 pp, hbk, 1 78536 842 4, £155 The eBook version Read More

16th September 2019

Lynne Pettinger, What’s Wrong with Work?

Lynne Pettinger, What’s Wrong with Work? Policy Press, 2019, x + 230 pp, 1 4473 4008 9, pbk, £12.99 Work is ‘what gets done to make life possible’ (p. 5), Read More

11th September 2019

Mary Mellor, Money

Mary Mellor, Money: Myths, truth and alternatives, Policy Press, 2019, ix + 177 pp, 1 4473 4627 2, pbk, £14.99 Money is a social institution: that is, it is a Read More

11th September 2019

Westerveld and Olivier, Social Security Outside the Realm of the Employment Contract

Mies Westerveld and Marius Olivier (eds), Social Security Outside the Realm of the Employment Contract: Informal Work and Employee-like Workers, Edward Elgar, 2019, x + 230 pp, 1 78811 339 Read More

11th September 2019

Timothée Duverger, L’Invention du Revenu de Ba$€

Timothée Duverger, L’Invention du Revenu de Ba$€: La fabrique d’une utopie démocratique, Le Bord de L’eau, 2018, 144 pp, 2 35678 614 0, hbk, 14€ We normally only review books Read More