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Published: 30 October 2019

318 Pages


ISBN: 9780198813262

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The Idea of a Guaranteed Income and the Politics of Redistribution in Modern Britain

Peter Sloman

  • The first detailed history of guaranteed minimum income proposals in modern Britain
  • Examines how British governments have used cash transfers to tackle in-work poverty since the 1970s
  • Provides essential historical context for contemporary debates about Universal Credit and the possibility of a Universal Basic Income

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