Basic Income in Japan: Prospects for a Radical Idea in a Transforming Welfare State (Exploring the Basic Income Guarantee) (Hardcover)

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By Y. Vanderborght (Editor), T. Yamamori (Editor)
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Basic Income in Japan is the first collective volume in English entirely devoted to the discussion of Japan's potential for a basic income program in the context of the country's changing welfare state. Vanderborght and Yamamori bring together over a dozen contributors to provide a general overview of the scholarly debate on universal and unconditional basic income, including a foreword by Ronald Dore. Drawing on empirical data on poverty and inequality as well as normative arguments, this balanced approach to a radical idea is essential reading for the study of contemporary Japan.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781137356574
ISBN-10: 113735657X
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: October 9th, 2014
Pages: 275
Language: English
Series: Exploring the Basic Income Guarantee