Vanderborght, Yannick

Basic Income in Japan

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Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction: Income Security and the “Right to Subsistence” in Japan

1. Introduction: Income Security and the “Right to Subsistence” in Japan
Toru Yamamori, Yannick Vanderborght

Section I. Basic Income and the Welfare State: Past and Future

2. A Comparative Look at the Feasibility of Basic Income in the Japanese Welfare State
Yannick Vanderborght, Yuki Sekine

3. Transforming Japan’s Bismarckian Welfare State: Basic Income versus Inclusive Social Insurance
Takashi Suganuma

4. Is There a Future for a Universal Cash Benefit in Japan? The Case of Kodomo Teate (Child Benefit)
Aya K. Abe

5. The 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Basic Income
Toru Yamamori

6. The Future of the Public Assistance Reform in Japan: Workfare versus Basic Income?
Hayato Kobayashi

7. Beyond the Three Selection Principles of Welfare Policy (Work, Family, and Belonging): Toward a Reconsideration of the Fujin Hogo Jigyo (Women’s Protection Project) in Japan
Kaori Katada

Section II. Basic Income and the Labor Market: Deconstructing the Boundaries?

8. The Impact of Basic Income on the Gendered Division of Paid Care Work
Junko Yamashita

9. Basic Income and Unpaid Care Work in Japan
Sakura Furukubo

10. Beyond the Paradigm of Labor: Everyday Activism and Unconditional Basic Income in Urban Japan
Julia Obinger

11. The Tensions between Multiculturalism and Basic Income in Japan
Fumio Iida

Section III. Realizing Basic Income: The Potential of a Radical Reform

12. What Do People Think about Basic Income in Japan?
Yoshio Itaba

13. What Needs to Be Considered When Introducing a New Welfare System: Who Supports Basic Income in Japan?
Rie Takamatsu, Toshiaki Tachibanaki

14. The Financial Feasibility of Basic Income and the Idea of a Refundable Tax Credit in Japan
Shinji Murakami

15. The Potential of Introducing Basic Income for the “New Public” in Japan: A Road to the Associational Welfare State?
Hiroya Hirano

Keywords: Economics, Development Economics, Labor Economics, Public Economics, Economic Theory/Quantitative Economics/Mathematical Methods, Social Choice/Welfare Economics/Public Choice, Politics of the Welfare State

Publication year
Exploring the Basic Income Guarantee
Page amount
288 pages
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