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The Return of Universal Basic Income

Peter Sloman

in Transfer State: The Idea of a Guaranteed Income and the Politics of Redistribution in Modern Britain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198813262
eISBN:
9780191851254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813262.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Basic income has risen rapidly up the UK political agenda over the last five years with support from the Green Party, think-tanks such as the Royal Society of Arts, and some trade unionists. The ... More


Transfer State: The Idea of a Guaranteed Income and the Politics of Redistribution in Modern Britain

Peter Sloman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198813262
eISBN:
9780191851254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813262.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The idea of a guaranteed minimum income has been central to British social policy debates for more than a century. Since the First World War, a variety of market economists, radical activists, and ... More


What Kind of Transfer State?

Peter Sloman

in Transfer State: The Idea of a Guaranteed Income and the Politics of Redistribution in Modern Britain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198813262
eISBN:
9780191851254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813262.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This final chapter draws together the arguments developed in previous chapters and examines the prospects for the UK’s ‘transfer state’ in the twenty-first century. It argues that Universal Credit ... More


Introduction

Peter Sloman

in Transfer State: The Idea of a Guaranteed Income and the Politics of Redistribution in Modern Britain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198813262
eISBN:
9780191851254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813262.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The 2008 financial crisis and the era of austerity that followed have pushed poverty and inequality to the top of the political agenda for the first time in a generation. One of the most striking ... More


Sovereign Entrepreneurs: Cherokee Small-Business Owners and the Making of Economic Sovereignty

Courtney Lewis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469648590
eISBN:
9781469648613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648590.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

By 2009, reverberations of economic crisis spread from the United States around the globe. As corporations across the United States folded, however, small businesses on the Qualla Boundary of the ... More


Redistribution in a Cold Climate: The Politics of Guaranteed Income in the 1970s and 1980s

Peter Sloman

in Transfer State: The Idea of a Guaranteed Income and the Politics of Redistribution in Modern Britain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198813262
eISBN:
9780191851254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813262.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Deindustrialization and stagflation transformed the context in which social policy was made during the 1970s and 1980s. One of the foundations of Margaret Thatcher’s electoral success was a public ... More


Social Dividends and Social Contracts, 1918–1955

Peter Sloman

in Transfer State: The Idea of a Guaranteed Income and the Politics of Redistribution in Modern Britain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198813262
eISBN:
9780191851254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813262.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Historians of British social policy have long seen the 1940s as a critical juncture, in which the Beveridge Report marked the formation of a new social security settlement. One of the consequences of ... More


No More Work: Why 'Full Employment' is a Bad Idea, or, what Happens when Work Disappears

James Livingston

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630656
eISBN:
9781469630670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630656.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

For centuries we’ve believed that work was where you learned discipline, initiative, honesty, self-reliance--in a word, character. A job was also, and not incidentally, the source of your income: if ... More


After Work

James Livingston

in No More Work: Why 'Full Employment' is a Bad Idea, or, what Happens when Work Disappears

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630656
eISBN:
9781469630670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630656.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter looks at the breakdown of the labor market not as an economic crisis, but as a moral opportunity to rethink our relationship to work and to one another. It examines the work of John ... More


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