Basic Income in Australia 4nd New Zeal4nd: Perspectives from the Neoliberal Frontier
Basic Income in Australia 4nd New Zeal4nd: Perspectives from the Neoliberal Frontier by J. Mays, G. Marston, J. Tomlinson
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1349710288 | 268 Pages | PDF | 4.3 MB
Basic income is an innovative, powerful egalitarian response to widening global inequalities 4nd poverty experiences in society, one that runs counter to the neoliberal transf08rmations of modern welfare states, social security, 4nd lab08r market programs. This book is the first collective volume of its kind to ask whether a basic income offers a viable solution to the income supp08rt systems in Australia 4nd New Zeal4nd. Though often neglected in discussions of basic income, both countries are advanced liberal democracies dominated by neoliberal transf08rmations of the welfare state, 4nd theref08re have great potential to advance debates on the topic. The contribut08rs essays 4nd case studies expl08re the hist08rical basis on which a basic income program might st4nd in these two countries, the ideological nuances 4nd complexities of implementing such a policy, 4nd ideas f08r future development that might allow the program to be put 1n8t0 practice regionally 4nd applied internationally.