Highlighting the diversity and complexity of the global Basic Income debate, Malcolm
Torry assesses the history, current state, and future of research in this important
field. Each chapter offers a concise history of a particular subfield of Basic
Income research, describes the current state of research in that area, and makes
proposals for the research required if the increasingly widespread global debate on
Basic Income is to be constructive.
At last – a textbook on the public sector for students of social policy, public
policy, political science and sociology. This book explains why we have a public
sector and what tasks it is expected to perform.