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CHOI, Gwang-Eun (2011), Basic Income for Everyone: An Aspiring Project Shaking the Earth of the 21st Century

CHOI, Gwang-Eun (2011), Basic Income for Everyone: An Aspiring Project Shaking the Earth of the 21st Century, Seoul: Jong-Cheol Park Publishing Co., January 2011, 256 pages, ISBN: 978-89-85022-56-9 94330. This book is the first introductory work on a basic income in Korea. Guy Standing, honorary co-president of BIEN and Nam-Hoon Kang, president of BIKN wrote their foreword especially for it.

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ITO, Makoto (2011), 'Verifying the Basic Income Concept: Its Potency and Extent'

ITO, Makoto (2011), ‘Verifying the Basic Income Concept: Its Potency and Extent’ (‘Basic Income-ron wo kensho-suru: sono kanosei to genkai’), in Sekai [The World], Vol. 814, March 2011, published by Iwanami Shoten. Due to growing financial deterioration of the government and weakened family ties and company welfarism, “new poverty” (such as an increasing number of “working poor”, single mothers and

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MURRA, Emanuele, ‘Basic income e modelli di giustizia sociale. Un confronto’

MURRA, Emanuele, ‘Basic income e modelli di giustizia sociale. Un confronto’, RdT 51 (2010), pp. 607-628. Basic Income and Social Justice models. A comparison. The proposal of basic income questioned established opinions regarding social justice and the dues of society to its members. In the article, the Author has tried to clarify how Basic Income could be considered a just

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WERNER, Götz W., GOEHLER, Adrienne (2010), 1.000 Euro für jeden: Freiheit. Gleichheit. Grundeinkommen.

WERNER, Götz W., GOEHLER, Adrienne (2010), 1.000 Euro für jeden: Freiheit. Gleichheit. Grundeinkommen, Berlin: Econ, 2010 In his new book Götz W. Werner, founder of the drugstore chain dm, together with Adrienne Goehler, former president of the Hamburg Art Academy and former culture senator of Berlin, describe radical social changes. Referring to American sociologist Jeremy Rifkin’s 1995 book The End

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SCHULTE-BASTA, Dorothee (2010), Ökonomische Nützlichkeit oder leistungsloser Selbstwert? Zur Kompatibilität von Bedingungslosem Grundeinkommen und Katholischer Soziallehre

SCHULTE-BASTA, Dorothee (2010), Ökonomische Nützlichkeit oder leistungsloser Selbstwert? Zur Kompatibilität von Bedingungslosem Grundeinkommen und Katholischer Soziallehre, Freiberg: Zas, 2010. Catholic social teaching is a body of doctrine developed by the Catholic Church on matters of poverty, wealth, economics, labor, social organization and the role of the state. Its foundation has been laid by Pope Leo XIII’s 1891 encyclical Rerum Novarum,

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BLASCHKE, Ronald, OTTO, Adeline & SCHEPERS, Norbert (Eds.) (2010), Grundeinkommen : Geschichte – Modelle – Debatten

BLASCHKE, Ronald, OTTO, Adeline & SCHEPERS, Norbert (Eds.) (2010), Grundeinkommen : Geschichte – Modelle – Debatten, Berlin: Dietz, 2010. The book, written by Germanys leading left-wing basic income supporters Ronald Blaschke, Adeline Otto and Katja Kipping, includes a detailed history of the idea of basic income as well as an overview about minimum income and basic income models, which are

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DE BENOIST, Alain (2011), 'Un revenu pour tous les citoyens?'

DE BENOIST, Alain (2011), ‘Un revenu pour tous les citoyens?’, Eléments, issue 138, March 2011, pp.28-35. Alain de Benoist is one of the most prominent figures of the French “new right”. Since a few decades, his controversial writings have dealt with political theory, sociology, literature, international affairs, and many other topics. This article is mainly aimed at giving an overview

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MYLONDO, Baptiste (2011), Un revenu pour tous

MYLONDO, Baptiste (2011), Un revenu pour tous. Précis d’utopie réaliste, Paris: Les Editions Utopia. A well-documented and well-balanced overview of the basic income discussion, which includes a detailed discussion of the most important objections to the idea. The book is published by “Utopia”, a left-wing movement based in Paris. See: http://www.mouvementutopia.org/

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SEEKINGS, Jeremy & MATISONN, Heidi (2010), 'The Continuing Politics of Basic Income in South Africa'

SEEKINGS, Jeremy & MATISONN, Heidi (2010), ‘The Continuing Politics of Basic Income in South Africa’, Centre for Social Science Research Working Paper No. 286, November 2010. An excellent and up-to-date overview of the basic income discussion in South Africa. The paper is online at: http://www.cssr.uct.ac.za/sites/cssr.uct.ac.za/files/pubs/WP286.pdf

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GAMEL, Claude, (2011), ‘Basic income and ELIE transfers: Argument for compatibility despite divergence’

GAMEL, Claude, (2011), ‘Basic income and ELIE transfers: Argument for compatibility despite divergence’ in GAMEL, Claude & LUBRANO, Michel (eds.), 2011, On Kolm’s Theory of Macrojustice. A Pluridisciplinary Forum of Exchange, foreword by Tony ATKINSON, Springer Verlag, 2011, 370 pages. The theory of macrojustice, introduced by S.-C. Kolm, is a stimulating contribution to the debate on the macroeconomic income distribution.

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