Basic Income: A Transformative Policy for India

Basic Income: A Transformative Policy for India

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ISBN-13: 9781472583123
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 01/29/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Sarath Davala is Senior Researcher for SEWA, the Self-Employed Women's Association of India, and has a doctorate in sociology from the University of Delhi.

Renana Jhabvala is President of SEWA Bharat and National Co-ordinator of SEWA, a trade union of women with about two million members, and is a mathematician with degrees from Harvard and Yale.

Soumya Kapoor Mehta is an economist working as a consultant for the World Bank in Delhi; she has written extensively on social policy issues and worked with UN bodies and the Government of India.

Guy Standing is Professor of Development Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK. He is co-president of BIEN, the Basic Income Earth Network, and the author of The Precariat (2011) and A Precariat Charter (2014).
Guy Standing is Professor of Development Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK. He has previously been Professor of Economic Security at the University of Bath, UK, Professor of Labour Economics at Monash University, Australia and Director of the Socio-Economic Security Programme of the International Labour Organization. He is co-president of the Basic Income Earth Network. His recent books include Work after Globalization: Building Occupational Citizenship (2009) and Beyond the New Paternalism: Basic Security as Equality (2002).

Table of Contents

Preface
1. The Transformative Challenge
2. Basic Income Defined
3. A Little More, How Much It Is
4. Escaping the Debt Trap
5. Creeping Towards Social Citizenship
6. From Subsidised Malnutrition to Healthy Development
7. Agency and Cultural Citizenship
8. Rolling Out Basic Income
Bibliography
Index

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