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27th February 2020

Kelly Bogue, The Divisive State of Social Policy

Kelly Bogue, The Divisive State of Social Policy: The ‘bedroom tax’, austerity and housing insecurity, Policy Press, 2019, viii + 195 pp, hbk, 1 4473 5056 9, £75 This book Read More

27th February 2020

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

27th February 2020

Kuhnle, Selle and Hort (eds), Globalizing Welfare

Stein Kuhnle, Per Selle and Sven E.O. Hort (eds), Globalizing Welfare: An evolving Asian-European dialogue, Edward Elgar, 2019, xii + 350 pp, hbk, 1 78897 583 4, £105 ‘The welfare Read More

27th February 2020

Midgley, Surender andAlfers (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

27th February 2020

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

27th February 2020

Burkhard Wehner, Universal Basic Income and the Reshaping of Democracy

Burkhard Wehner, Universal Basic Income and the Reshaping of Democracy: Towards a Citizen’s Stipend in a new political order, Springer, 2019, vi + 61 pp, pbk, 3 030 05827 2, Read More

3rd February 2020

Anna Coote and Andrew Percy, The Case for Universal Basic Services

Review article Anna Coote and Andrew Percy, The Case for Universal Basic Services, Polity, 2020, 1 5095 3983 3, vi + 162 pp, pbk, £9.99 The book begins with a Read More

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