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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

11th September 2019

Review article: Philippe Van Parijs (ed.) Basic Income and the Left

Philippe Van Parijs (ed.) Basic Income and the Left: A European debate, Social Europe, 2018, viii + 116 pp, 1 9997151 5 1, pbk, £12.99, https://www.socialeurope.eu/book/basic-income-and-the-left-a-european-debate This volume of essays Read More

18th August 2019

Robert Stayton, Solar Dividends

Robert Stayton, Solar Dividends: How solar energy can generate a Basic Income for everyone on earth, Santa Cruz, CA: Sandstone Publishing, 2019, 0 9904792 3 9, pbk, viii + 116 Read More

2nd July 2019

John Hudson, The Robot Revolution

John Hudson, The Robot Revolution: Understanding the social and economic impact, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2019, xx + 160 pp, 1 78897 447 9, hbk, £70 As Hudson points out early Read More

2nd July 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

2nd July 2019

Cogolati and Wouters, 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

2nd July 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