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19th February 2019

Disabled People Against Cuts, UBI: Solution or Illusion?

Disabled People Against Cuts, UBI: Solution or Illusion? Free to download This report begins with an argument for Citizen’s Basic Income (here called a Universal Basic Income, or UBI): there Read More

4th February 2019

A new report on the Scottish pilot project feasibility study

Coryn Barclay, Julie McLachlan, and Mhairi Paterson, Exploring the practicalities of a basic income pilot, Dunfermline: Carnegie UK Trust, 2019, 1-912908-04-2, free to download.  This report is the result of Read More

7th December 2018

ILO paper on Citizen’s Basic Income and ILO social protection floors

Isabel Ortiz, Christina Behrendt, Andrés Acuña-Ulate, and Quynh Anh Nguyen, Universal Basic Income proposals in light of ILO standards:  Key issues and global costing, Social Protection Department, International Labour Organization, Read More

3rd December 2018

Muschert et al, Global Agenda for Social Justice

Glenn W. Muschert, Kristen M. Budd, Michelle Christian, Brian V. Klockr, Jon Shefner and Robert Perrucci (eds), Global Agenda for Social Justice, Policy Press, 2018, xxii + 174 pp, 1 Read More

4th November 2018

Annie Miller, A Basic Income Handbook

Annie Miller, A Basic Income Handbook, Luath Press, 2017, 303 pp, 1 910 745786, pbk £12.99 Annie Miller’s Basic Income Handbook is an ambitious book which aims to provide nothing Read More

2nd October 2018

Guy Peters, Policy Problems and Policy Design

B. Guy Peters, Policy Problems and Policy Design, Edward Elgar, 2018, 1 78643 134 9, hbk, x + 172 pp, £65. The eBook is priced from £22 from Google Play, ebooks.com and other Read More

2nd October 2018

Millar and Sainsbury (eds) Understanding Social Security

Jane Millar and Roy Sainsbury (eds), Understanding Social Security, 3rd edition, Policy Press, 2018, xviii + 273 pp, pbk, 1 4473 3947 2, £28.99 Some new editions are slightly updated Read More

2nd October 2018

Malcolm Torry, Why we need a Citizen’s Basic Income

Malcolm Torry, Why we need a Citizen’s Basic Income, Policy Press, 2018, xxii + 279 pp, 1 4473 4317 2, £24.99. The chapter abstracts of the book can be accessed for Read More

7th August 2018

Michael Adler, Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment? Benefit sanctions in the UK

Michael Adler, Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment? Benefit sanctions in the UK, Palgrave Macmillan, xii + 171 pp, 3 319 90355 2, hbk, £44.99 The title of this timely book Read More

7th August 2018

Charlie Young, Realising Basic Income Experiments in the UK

Charlie Young, Realising Basic Income Experiments in the UK: A typology and toolkit of Basic Income design and delivery, Royal Society of Arts, 2018, vi + 217 pp, 1 911532 Read More