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24th April 2019

Cantillon, Goedemé and Hills, Decent Incomes for All

Bea Cantillon, Tim Goedemé and John Hills (eds), Decent Incomes for All: Improving policies in Europe, Oxford University Press, 2019, xxiii + 314 pp, 0-19-084969-6, hbk, £48.99 Why have European Read More

24th April 2019

Capano et al, Making Policies Work

Giliberto Capano, Michael Howlett, M. Ramesh and Altaf Virani (eds), Making Policies Work: First- and Second-order mechanisms in policy design, Edward Elgar, 2019, xii + 215 pp, hbk, 1 78811 Read More

15th April 2019

Peter Dwyer, Dealing with Welfare Conditionality

Peter Dwyer (ed.), Dealing with Welfare Conditionality: Implementation and effects, Policy Press, 2019, vii + 187 pp, 1 4473 4182 6, hbk, £75 If anyone wants to know how conditionality Read More

15th April 2019

Cogolati andWouters, The Commons and New Global Governance

Samuel Cogolati and Jan Wouters (eds), The Commons and New Global Governance, Edward Elgar, 2018, xx + 350 pp, 1 78811 850 7, hbk, £110 The conundrum that sets the Read More

15th April 2019

Colebatch and Hoppe (Eds), Handbook on Policy, Process and Governing

Hal Colebatch and Robert Hoppe (Eds), Handbook on Policy, Process and Governing, Edward Elgar, 2018, xiv + 516 pp, 1 78471 486 4, hbk, £195. (The eBook version is priced Read More

2nd April 2019

David Graeber, Bullshit Jobs

David Graeber, Bullshit Jobs: The Rise of Pointless Work, and What We Can Do About It, Penguin Books, 2019, 368 pp, ISBN-13: 978-0141983479, pbk, £9.99 If you are only interested Read More

18th March 2019

A new report from Compass

Stewart Lansley and Howard Reed, Basic Income for All: From desirability to feasibility, Compass, 2019, 40 pp, free to download  This is another useful report from the Lansley and Reed Read More

15th March 2019

Karl Widerquist, A Critical Analysis of Basic Income Experiments

Karl Widerquist, A Critical Analysis of Basic Income Experiments for Researchers, Policymakers, and Citizens, Palgrave Macmillan, 2018, xi + 167 pp, 3 030 03848 9, hbk, £49.99 One of the Read More

15th March 2019

Marcello Natili, The Politics of Minimum Income

Marcello Natili, The Politics of Minimum Income: Explaining path departure and policy departure in the age of austerity, Palgrave Macmillan, 2019, xix + 318 pp, hbk, 3-319-96210-8, £64.99 This book Read More

14th March 2019

New Economics Foundation, Nothing Personal: Replacing the Personal Tax Allowance with a Weekly National Allowance

Alfie Stirling and Sarah Arnold, Nothing Personal: Replacing the Personal Tax Allowance with a Weekly National Allowance: How we can change the tax system to be more progressive while increasing Read More