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Department of Development Studies

Professor Guy Standing

BA (Sussex); MA (illinois); PhD (Cantab)

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Guy Standing
Department of Development Studies

Professor of Development Studies

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Professor Guy Standing
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Biography

Guy Standing is Professor of Development Studies at SOAS, University of London, and a founder and co-President of the Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN), an NGO promoting basic income as a right. He has held chairs at the Universities of Bath and Monash (Australia) and was previously Director of the Socio-Economic Security Programme of the International Labour Organisation. He is currently working on pilot basic income schemes in India and on issues relating to his two recent books, The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class (2011) and A Precariat Charter: From Denizens to Citizens (2014).

Professor Standing's book recently featured in University World News: Higher education and the precariat class

Inaugural Lecture

Professor Guy Standing: Precariat And Peasant: Reframing Social Protection For The 21st Century

Teaching

Publications

Authored Books

Standing, Guy (2014) A precariat charter: From denizens to citizens. London, UK: Bloomsbury Academic.

Standing, Guy (2011) The precariat: The new dangerous class. London, UK and New York, USA: Bloomsbury Academic.

Standing, Guy and Unni, Jeemol and Jhabvala, Renana and Rani, Uma (2010) Social income and insecurity: A study in Gujarat. New Delhi, India: Routledge.

Standing, Guy (2009) Work after globalization: Building occupational citizenship. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, USA: Edward Elgar.

Book Chapters

Standing, Guy (2012) 'An anniversary note: BIEN's twenty-fifth.' In: Basic Income Guarantee and Politics: International Experiences and Perspectives on the Viability of Income Guarantee. New York, USA: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 55-60.

Standing, Guy (2012) 'Basic income pilot schemes: Seventeen design and evaluation imperatives.' In: Wege zum Grundeinkommen [Pathways to Basic Income]. Berlin, Germany: Bildungswerk Berlin, pp. 133-152.

Standing, Guy (2011) 'How cash transfers promote work and economic security.' In: Poor Poverty: The Impoverishment of Analysis, Measurement and Policies. London, UK and New York, USA: Bloomsbury Academic, pp. 197-221.

Standing, Guy (2010) 'Social protection.' In: Deconstructing development discourse: Buzzwords and fuzzwords. Rugby, UK: Practical Action Publishing, pp. 53-67.

Articles

Standing, Guy (2014) 'The age of rentier capitalism.' Al Jazeera America .

Standing, Guy (2014) 'Why fracking should be for the many.' The Guardian .

Standing, Guy (2014) 'Understanding the precariat through labour and work.' Development and Change, 45 (5). pp. 963-980.

Standing, Guy (2014) 'Conditionality and human rights.' United Nations Research Institute for Social Development .

Standing, Guy (2014) 'O precariado e a luta de classes.' Revista Crítica de Ciências Sociais (103). pp. 9-24.

Standing, Guy (2014) 'Cheer up - a renewed left is coming.' The Guardian .

Standing, Guy (2014) 'Where's Howard? Book review symposium: The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class, by Guy Standing.' Global Discourse .

Standing, Guy (2014) 'Why the precariat is not a "bogus concept".' Open Democracy .

Standing, Guy (2014) 'Stockholm syndrome: What happened to the European left?' Al Jazeera America .

Standing, Guy (2013) 'Guest post: The precariat needs a basic income.' FT Alphaville .

Standing, Guy (2013) 'India's experiment in basic income grants.' Global Dialogue, 3 (5). pp. 24-26.

Standing, Guy (2013) 'The poor are responsible too.' Financial Express .

Standing, Guy (2013) 'Job security is a thing of the past - so millions need a better welfare system.' The Guardian .

Standing, Guy (2013) 'Defining the precariat: A class in the making.' Eurozine .

Standing, Guy (2013) 'Why zero-hours contracts remind me of the horrors of 1990s Russia.' The Guardian .

Standing, Guy (2013) 'Tertiary time: The precariat's dilemma.' Public Culture, 25 (1 69). pp. 5-23.

Standing, Guy (2013) 'Why a basic income is necessary for a right to work.' Basic Income Studies, 7 (2). pp. 19-40.

Standing, Guy (2012) 'Book review response: Guy Standing, The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class.' Work, Employment & Society, 26 (4). pp. 690-692.

Standing, Guy (2012) 'The precariat: from denizens to citizens?' Polity, 44 (4). pp. 588-608.

Standing, Guy (2011) 'Labour market policies, poverty and insecurity.' International Journal of Social Welfare, 20 (3). pp. 260-269.

Standing, Guy (2011) 'The precariat: The new dangerous class.' Policy Network .

Standing, Guy (2011) 'Workfare and the precariat.' Soundings (47). pp. 35-43.

Standing, Guy (2011) 'Behavioural conditionality: Why the nudges must be stopped - an opinion piece.' Journal of Poverty and Social Justice, 19 (1). pp. 27-38.

Standing, Guy (2011) 'Responding to the crisis: Economic stabilisation grants.' Policy & Politics, 39 (1). pp. 9-25.

Standing, Guy (2011) 'End of a Faustian pact: Workfare and riots.' Poverty (140). pp. 11-14.

Standing, Guy and Jhabvala, Renana (2010) 'Targeting to the "poor": Clogged pipes and bureaucratic blinkers.' Economic & Political Weekly, XLV (26-27). pp. 239-246.

Standing, Guy (2010) 'Global monitor: The International Labour Organisation.' New Political Economy, 15 (2). pp. 307-318.

Standing, Guy (2009) 'Work and occupation in a tertiary society.' Labour and Industry, 19 (3). pp. 49-72.

Standing, Guy (2008) 'Economic insecurity and global casualisation: Threat or promise?' Social Indicators Research, 88 (1). pp. 15-30.

Standing, Guy (2008) 'Reviving egalitarianism in the Global Transformation: Building occupational security.' Indian Journal of Human Development, 2 (1). pp. 39-62.

Standing, Guy (2008) 'The ILO: An agency for globalization?' Development and Change, 39 (3). pp. 355-384.

Standing, Guy (2008) 'How cash transfers promote the case for basic income.' Basic Income Studies, 3 (1). pp. 1-30.

Standing, Guy (2008) 'The Australian Charter of Employment Rights: The missing dimensions.' Journal of Industrial Relations, 50 (2). pp. 355-366.

Monographs

Standing, Guy (2014) The precariat and class struggle. (Unpublished)

Standing, Guy (2012) Cash transfers: A review of the issues in India. New Delhi, India: UNICEF.

Standing, Guy (2008) Labour market policies, poverty and insecurity. Geneva, Switzerland: UNRISD.

Book Reviews

Standing, Guy (2012) 'Beware the lens of low-wage labor.' Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews, 41 (4). pp. 453-455.

Standing, Guy (2010) 'Review of Sunanda Sen and Byasdeb Dasgupta, "Unfreedom and Waged Work: Labour in India’s Manufacturing Industry".' Development and Change, 41 (1). pp. 188-189.

Standing, Guy (2009) 'Review of Cohen, D., "Three Lectures on Post-Industrial Society".' Journal of Economics, 98 (3). pp. 261-266.

Standing, Guy (2009) 'Global employment: Two reports in search of the problem.' Development and Change, 40 (6). pp. 1319-1337.

Other

Standing, Guy (2012) 'Britain's labour figures hide the real hours we work every day.' The Guardian . Guardian Newspapers.

Standing, Guy (2012) 'The Precariat: Why it needs deliberative democracy.' Open Democracy . Open Democracy.

Standing, Guy (2011) 'Who will be a voice for the emerging precariat?' The Guardian . Guardian Newspapers.

Standing, Guy (2011) 'Workfare: Ed Miliband's defining challenge?' New Left Project .

This list was generated on Wed Oct 22 00:30:29 2014 BST.