Basic Income Reconsidered

Social Justice, Liberalism, and the Demands of Equality

  • Authors
  • Simon Birnbaum

Part of the Exploring the Basic Income Guarantee book series (BIG)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction and Overview

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. A Society of Equals: Radical Liberalism, Self-Respect, and Basic Income

  4. The Exploitation Objection against Basic Income: Equality of Opportunity, Luck, and Responsibility

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 87-87
  5. The Feasibility of Basic Income: Social Ethos, Work, and the Politics of Universalism

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 205-246

About this book


Basic income is one the most innovative, powerful and controversial proposals for addressing poverty and growing inequalities. This book examines the arguments for and against basic income from the point of view of economic and social justice.


politics poverty social justice

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