NEW BOOK: På vej til Borgerløn (On the way to Basic Income) by Erik Christensen
Erik Christensen, former associate professor at Aalborg University, has written a new book on basic income, På vej til Borgerløn – Aktuel idedebat (“On the way to Basic Income: A debate on contemporary ideas”), which is to be published in August 2017 by the independent publishing house Hovedland. See the announcement at the website of BIEN-Denmark.
Christensen’s latest book is a compilation of revised and expanded blog posts from the past four years, which he previously published on Modkraft, a now-defunct Danish progressive Internet portal.
- What is basic income?
- Why has basic income again become topical?
- Basic income in historical perspective
- Basic income as a liberation project
- From welfare state to competitive state
- From working society to civil society
- Basic income and global capitalism
- The trade union movement and basic income
- Basic income and economic democracy
- Basic income and monetary and land reforms
- Basic income nationally and internationally
- On the way to a major breakthrough
Christensen is the author of The Heretical Political Discourse: a Discourse Analysis of the Danish Debate on Basic Income (2008, Aalborg University Press; full text here).