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A basic income handbook

By: Miller, Annie

1910745782 / 9781910745786
Paperback
331.236
15/08/2017
Stock expected by 05/06/2020
20 cm 224 pages
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Published in Scotland.

In this informative book, Annie Miller does not only explore the idea of basic income: she exhaustively explains what it is and what it would mean to implement, using extensive economic data.

Miller starts off from a broad,existential position, outlining why the current system is no longer suitable for the times and needs to change.

Her proposed solution is a society with BI, which she first outlines abstractly before diving into its internal workings, explaining who would be eligible for BI, what would happen to the rest of the welfare system, and other crucial details.

Miller backs up her statements with substantive economic research and analysis.

She ends with a section on how to achieve a society with BI, giving examples of pilot schemes elsewhere and discussing the politics behind implementation.

Thus she brings the reader full circle from aspiring to a BI society, to seeing what it would take to reach it.

BIC:

HPS Social & political philosophy, KCF Labour economics

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