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- DescriptionThis is the first anthology published on the basic income proposal. Basic income is a policy that would assure an unconditional, individual income for everyone. Basic income attracts increasing attention throughout the world, and this anthology is useful t only for scholars, but also for teachers, students, and the general public. The volume offers an up-to-date overview of the main issues at the core of debate over basic income. The material in this anthology includes the most influential papers on basic income published in the last 60 years, as well as several influential but previously unpublished papers.
- Author BiographyKarl Widerquist is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at SFS-Qatar, Georgetown University. He holds a doctorate in political theory from Oxford University (2006) and a doctorate in economics from the City University of New York (1996). He is the author of Independence, Propertylessness, and Basic Income: A Theory of Freedom as the Power to Say No (2013). He is co-author of Economics for Social Workers (2002) and co-editor of Alaska's Permanent Fund Dividend: Examining its Suitability as a Model (2012) and Exporting the Alaska Model: Adapting the Permanent Fund Dividend for Reform Around the World (2012). Jose A. Noguera is an Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology of the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain, and director of the Analytical Sociology and Institutional Design Research Group (GSADI). He holds a PhD in sociology from the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona and has been a visiting researcher at the University of California, Berkeley and at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His research covers sociological theory, philosophy of social science, social policy, as well as normative social theory, and has been published in journals such as Social Science Information , Basic Income Studies , South European Society & Politics , Travailler , Papers , or Revista Internacional de Sociologia . He is a member of the European Network of Analytical Sociologists, and serves on the International Advisory Board of the BIEN (Basic Income Earth Network). He is co-editor of Papers. Revista de Sociologia , and editorial board member of Basic Income Studies . Yannick Vanderborght is Professor of Political Science at the Universite Saint-Louis Brussels, where he currently directs the Research Centre in Political Science (CReSPo). He is also a member of the Hoover Chair (Louvain), of the Executive Committee of the Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN), and an associate editor of Basic Income Studies . He co-authored with Ph. Van Parijs L'allocation universelle (2005), and has published several articles on basic income and related issues. He is the co-editor (with Axel Gosseries) of Arguing about justice: Essays for Philippe Van Parijs (2011). Jurgen De Wispelaere is an MHERC Research Fellow at the Biomedical Ethics Unit, McGill University, Canada. Previously he taught at Trinity College Dublin and University College Dublin. His published work on basic income has appeared in Analyse und Kritik , The Political Quarterly , Social Services Review , Policy and Politics , International Social Security Review, Politics and Political Studies . He is a founding editor of the journal Basic Income Studies and co-editor of The Ethics of Stakeholding (2003) and Recognition, Equality and Democracy (2007). He is currently completing a book on Republicanism , co-authored by Simon Birnbaum and David Casassas.
- PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Date of Publication26/07/2013
- SubjectGovernment & Constitution
- Place of PublicationChicester
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintWiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
- Content NoteIllustrationsstrations
- Weight1066 g
- Width169 mm
- Height252 mm
- Spine32 mm
- Edited byJose A. Noguera,Jurgen De Wispelaere,Karl Widerquist,Yannick Vanderborght
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