The Citizen's Stake: Exploring the Future of Universal Asset Policies

The Citizen's Stake: Exploring the Future of Universal Asset Policies

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ISBN-13: 9781861346995
Publisher: Policy Press at the Univ of Bristol
Publication date: 10/19/2005
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: (w) x (h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author


Will Paxton, Institute of Public Policy Research, Stuart White, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford, with and Dominic Maxwell, Institute of Public Policy Research

Table of Contents


Introduction: The new politics of ownership ~ Will Paxton and Stuart White
Part One: Financing a citizen's stake: Inheritance tax: what do the people think? Evidence from deliberative workshops ~ Miranda Lewis and Stuart White
Towards a citizen's inheritance: reforming inheritance tax ~ Dominic Maxwell
Using stakeholder trusts to reclaim common assets ~ David Bollier
Land tax: options for reform ~ Iain McLean
A capital start: but how far do we go? ~ Howard Glennerster and Abigail McKnight
Part Two: Forms of a citizen's stake: Attitudes of young people towards capital grants ~ Andrew Gamble and Rajiv Prabhakar
Universal capital grants: the issue of responsible use ~ Will Paxton and Stuart White
Caretaker resource accounts for parents ~ Anne L. Alstott
Carework: are care accounts the answer? ~ Jane Lewis
Having the time for our life: re-working time ~ Linda Boyes and Jim McCormick
Conclusion: what is the best way forward for the citizen's stake? ~ Nick Pearce, Will Paxton and Stuart White

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