Discussion paper

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Does a world with more insecure work need to be a world of greater instability and fear? Are protectionism and nationalism appropriate responses? Are there alternative policy approaches which can bring people and communities together instead of driving them ever further apart?

With global politics in a state of flux, these are the urgent questions posed by a new Green Institute discussion paper, Can Less Work be More Fair? The paper is a collection of contributions from leading academics and social justice campaigners providing different perspectives on the ideas of shorter working hours and Universal Basic Income.

Contents:

Foreword

by Tim Hollo

Why work less? 

by Tim Hollo & Chris Twomey

Towards an historical account of Universal Basic Income 

by Elise Klein

On shorter working hours 

by Godfrey Moase

Not Just a Basic Income 

by Ben Spies-Butcher

A Universal Basic Income: Economic considerations

by Frank Stilwell

Goin’ where the weather suits my clothes 

by Louise Tarrant

The emancipatory potential of a Universal Basic Income

by Clare Ozich

Why a Universal Basic Income can address historic, gender and material inequities

by Eva Cox

Basic income makes basic sense for remote Indigenous Australia

by Jon Altman

The environmental impacts of a UBI and a shorter working week 

by Greg Marston

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978-0-9580066-5-1
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2016
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