COVID-19 Response at Fishpond

Read what we're doing...

Battling Eight Giants


Product Description
Product Details

Promotional Information

Guy Standing's solution to the precarity of modern life - Basic Income.

About the Author

Guy Standing is Professorial Research Associate at SOAS University of London, a Fellow of the British Academy of Social Sciences, and co-founder and now honorary co-president of the Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN), an international NGO that promotes basic income. He was previously Professor of Development Studies in SOAS, Professor of Economic Security at the University of Bath (UK), Professor of Labour Economics at Monash University (Australia), and Director of the International Labour Organisation's Socio-Economic Security Programme. He has also been a consultant for many governments and international bodies, including the United Nations and its agencies, the European Commission, the OECD, and the World Bank. His latest book is Basic Income: And How We Can Make It Happen (2017). Other recent books are The Corruption of Capitalism: Why Rentiers Thrive and Work Does Not Pay (2016); with others, Basic Income: A Transformative Policy for India (2015); A Precariat Charter: From Denizens to Citizens (2014); and The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class (2011), which has been translated into 23 languages.


No doubt that Basic Income is worthy of real Guy Standing takes it to a real important contribution to the debate around inequality, austerity, poverty and how we establish a fair and just economic system. * John McDonnell, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, 2015-2020 *
The greatest successes come from having the freedom to fail...Now it's our time to define a new social contract for our generation. We should explore ideas like universal basic income to give everyone a cushion to try new things. * Mark Zuckerberg, Founder and CEO of Facebook *

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
Home » Books » Nonfiction » Politics » General
Home » Books » Business » Labour
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 8% commission by selling Battling Eight Giants: Basic Income Now on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by, Inc.
Back to top