© 2012

Basic Income Worldwide

Horizons of Reform

  • Matthew C. Murray
  • Carole Pateman

Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction

    1. Carole Pateman, Matthew C. Murray
      Pages 1-8
  3. Experiments

  4. Proposals

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 103-103
    2. David Casassas, Daniel Raventós, Julie Wark
      Pages 105-127
    3. Jeremy Seekings, Heidi Matisonn
      Pages 128-150
    4. Seán Healy, Brigid Reynolds
      Pages 151-172
    5. Sascha Liebermann
      Pages 173-199
    6. John Tomlinson
      Pages 227-249
  5. Proposals

    1. Matthew C. Murray
      Pages 250-262
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 263-271

About this book


In the midst of growing criticism of current economic orthodoxies and welfare systems, basic income is growing in popularity. This is the first book to discuss existing at examples of basic income, in both rich and poor countries, and to consider its prospects in other places around the world.


Brazil innovation USA welfare

Editors and affiliations

  • Matthew C. Murray
    • 1
    • 2
  • Carole Pateman
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Philosophy DepartmentProvidence CollegeUSA
  2. 2.Political Theory Research Unit, Politics DepartmentCardiff UniversityUK
  3. 3.UCLAUK
  4. 4.Cardiff UniversityUK

About the editors

DAVID CASASSAS Post-doctoral Fellow in Sociology and Political Theory at the Universitat de Barcelona, Spain DENILSON BANDEIRA COÊLHO Professor of Political Science at the University of Brasília, Brazil Evelyn L. Forget Economist and Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba, USA CLAUDIA HAARMANN holds a PhD in Social Development from UWC and is an ordained Lutheran pastor DIRK HAARMANN holds a PhD in Social Development from UWC and is an ordained Lutheran pastor SEÁN HEALY PhD, Director of Social Justice, Ireland SASCHA LIEBERMANN Assistant Professor at Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany MATTHEW MURRAY Special Lecturer of Philosophy at Providence College, USA KEITH RANKIN Political Economist at Auckland's Unitec Institute of Technology, Australia DANIEL RAVENTÓS teaches at the University of Barcelona, Spain BRIGID REYNOLDS Director of Social Justice, Ireland JEREMY SEEKINGS Director of the Centre for Social Science Research, and Professor of Political Studies and Sociology at the University of Cape Town, South Africa ALLAN SHEAHEN Committee member of the US Basic Income Guarantee Network (USBIG), USA, and a member of the international Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN), Belgium JOHN TOMLINSON Visiting scholar at the Queensland University of Technology, Australia JULIE WARK Australian translator and human rights activist living in Barcelona, Spain KARL WIDERQUIST Visiting Associate Professor in Political Theory at Georgetown University, Qatar

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