Authors: Dr Jim Elder-Woodward and Dr Simon Duffy
Many people believe basic income – a system where everyone would get a secure unconditional income – would be good for everyone, including people with disabilities. However some people disagree and fear that basic income might disadvantage people with disabilities.
Basic income offers a radical and progressive reform of current systems of income security. However the position of people with disabilities, within basic income is often ambiguous and uncertain.
This consultation paper is the joint work of one of the leading members of the Independent Living Movement in Scotland, Dr Jim Elder-Woodward and Dr Simon Duffy, an advocate of basic income and Director of the Centre for Welfare Reform.
The authors set out to show:
You can download and read the draft consultation paper (pdf) here.
The publisher is the Centre for Welfare Reform.
An Emancipatory Welfare State © Dr Jim Elder-Woodward and Dr Simon Duffy 2018.
All Rights Reserved. No part of this paper may be reproduced in any form without permission from the publisher except for the quotation of brief passages in reviews.
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