Book Chapters

Book Chapters

"Taskers in the precariat: Confronting an emerging dystopia", in E. Paus (ed.), Confronting Dystopia: The New Technological Revolution and the Future of Work (Ithaca, NY, and London: ILR Press, 2018), pp. 115-133.

"How to combat inequalities produced by global capitalism" in P. van Parijs (ed.), Basic Income and the Left: A European Debate (London: Social Europe, 2018). View original article

"Basic income pilots: A better option than quantitative easing" in P. van Parijs (ed.), Basic Income and the Left: A European Debate (London: Social Europe, 2018). View original article

"Precariato" in G. Battiston and G. Marcon (eds), La sinistra che verrà: le parole chiave per cambiare [The left that will come: The key words for change] (Rome: Edizioni minimum fax, 2018), pp. 181-189.

"The precariat dilemma" in Y. Cooper (ed.), Changing Work: Progressive Ideas for the Modern World of Work (London: Fabian Society, 2016), pp.25-31. Chapter

"Renda básica incondicional: dois projetos-piloto em Madhya Pradesh [Unconditional basic income: two pilot projects in Madhya Pradesh]", in A. Rocha, D. Calderoni, M. Comes Justo (eds), Construções da felicidade [Constructions of happiness], Coleção Invenções Democráticas Vol. 5 (São Paulo: Autêntica, 2015), pp.323-332.

"From denizens to citizens: Forging a precariat charter" in C-U. Schierup, R. Munck, B. Likic-Brboric and A. Neergaard (eds), Migration, Precarity, & Global Governance: Challenges and Opportunities for Labour (Oxford University Press, 2015), pp.83-100.  Details

"Where's Howard" (response to book review symposium) in M. Johnson (ed.), Precariat: Labour, Work and Politics (Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 2015). PDF

"How cash transfers promote the case for basic income" in K. Widerquist, J.A. Noguera, Y. Vanderborght and J. de Wispelaere (eds), Basic Income: An Anthology of Contemporary Research (Chichester, UK: Wiley Blackwell, 2013), pp.527-547. PDF

"A coming-of-age grant versus a community capital grant" in K. Widerquist, J.A. Noguera, Y. Vanderborght and J. de Wispelaere (eds), Basic Income: An Anthology of Contemporary Research (Chichester, UK: Wiley Blackwell, 2013), pp.464-470.

"Basic income pilot schemes: Seventeen design and evaluation imperatives", in D. Jacobi and W. Strengmann-Kuhn (eds), Wege zum Grundeinkommen [Pathways to basic income] (Berlin: Bildungswerk Berlin, 2012), pp.133-152. Chapter

"An anniversary note - BIEN's twenty-fifth", in R.K. Caputo (ed.), Basic Income Guarantee and Politics: International Experiences and Perspectives on the Viability of Income Guarantee (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), pp.55-60. PDF

"How cash transfers promote work and economic security", in J.K. Sundaram and A. Chowdhury (eds), Poor Poverty: The Impoverishment of Analysis, Measurement and Policies (London and New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2011), pp.197-221.

"Respondendo à crise da transformação global: porque uma renda básica é necessária" ["Responding to the Global Transformation crisis: Why a basic income is necessary"], in Políticas Sociais para o desenvolvimento: Superar a probreza e promover a inclusão (Brasília: Ministério do Desenvolvimento Social e Combate à Fome, UNESCO, 2010), pp.51-71. In Portugese

"Social protection", in A. Cornwall and D. Eade (eds), Deconstructing Development Discourse: Buzzwords and Fuzzwords (Rugby, UK: Practical Action Publishing, 2010), pp.53-67. Details :: PDF

"Il precariato: il reddito di base in una politica del paradiso", in Basic Income Network Italia, Reddito per tutti: Un'utopia concreta per l'era globale (Roma: Manifestolibri, 2009), pp. 72-85. In English

“Labor recommodification in the Global Transformation”, in A. Buğra and K. Ağartan (eds), Reading Karl Polanyi for the Twenty-First Century: Market Economy as a Political Project(New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007), pp.67-93. Also in Turkish.

“Employment and unemployment in Africa”, in New Encyclopedia of Africa (New York: Gale, 2007).

“Offshoring and labor recommodification in the Global Transformation”, in E. Paus (ed.), Global Capitalism Unbound: Winners and Losers from Offshore Outsourcing (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007), pp.41-60.

“Labour markets”, in D. A. Clark (ed.), The Elgar Companion to Development Studies (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2006), pp.323-328.

“CIG, COAG and COG: A comment on a debate”, in B. Ackerman, A. Alstott and P. van Parijs, Redesigning Distribution: Basic Income and Stakeholder Grants as Cornerstones for an Egalitarian Capitalism (London and New York: Verso, 2006), pp.175-195. Chapter Shorter version published as "A coming-of-age grant versus a community capital grant" in K. Widerquist, J.A. Noguera, Y. Vanderborght and J. de Wispelaere (eds), Basic Income: An Anthology of Contemporary Research (Chichester, UK: Wiley Blackwell, 2013), pp.464-470. 

“Introduction”, in G. Standing (ed.), Promoting Income Security as a Right: Europe and North America (London: Anthem Press, 2005), pp.xiii-xx.

“About time: Basic income security as a right”, in G. Standing (ed.), Promoting Income Security as a Right: Europe and North America (London: Anthem Press, 2005), pp.1-40. Translated into Polish in two parts, one and two.

“Globalisation: Eight crises of social protection”, in L. Beneria and S. Bisnath (eds.), Global Tensions: Challenges and Opportunities in the World Economy (New York: Routledge, 2004), pp.111-133.

“Income security, justice and social protection in Tanzania: A comparison with Ethiopia, Ghana and South Africa”, in R. Paratian and S. Dasgupta (eds.), Confronting Economic Insecurity in Africa (Dar es Salaam: ILO, 2004), pp.197-239.

“Human security and social protection”, in J. Ghosh and C.P. Chandrasekhar (eds.), Work and Well-Being in the Age of Finance (New Delhi: Tulika Books, 2003), pp.579-602.

“Introduction” (with M. Samson), in G. Standing and M. Samson (eds.), A Basic Income Grant for South Africa (Cape Town: University of Cape Town Press, 2003), pp.1-6.

“The South African Solidarity Grant”, in G. Standing and M. Samson (eds.), A Basic Income Grant for South Africa (Cape Town: University of Cape Town Press, 2003), pp.7-18.

“C’est le moment: La sécurité du revenu de base en tant que droit”, in A. November and G. Standing (eds.), Un revenu de base pour chacun(e) (Geneva: ILO, 2003), pp.5-53.

“Introduction”, in G. Standing (ed.), Minimum Income Schemes in Europe (Geneva: ILO, 2003), pp.1-10.

“The babble of euphemisms: Social protection in ‘transformed’ labour markets”, in A. Rainnie, A. Smith and A. Swain (eds.), Work, Employment and Transition: Restructuring Livelihoods in Post-Communism (London: Routledge, 2002).

“Human development”, in A. Fung, D. O’Rourke and C. Sabel, Can We Put an End to Sweatshops? (Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 2001), pp.72-79.

“Introduction” (with M. Daly), in M. Daly (ed.), Care Work: The Quest for Security (Geneva: ILO, 2001), pp.1-11.

“Care work: Overcoming insecurity and neglect”, in M. Daly (ed.), Care Work: The Quest for Security (Geneva: ILO, 2001), pp.15-32.

“Social quality from basic security: A redistributive strategy”, in W. Beck et al. (eds.), Social Quality: A Vision for Europe (The Hague: Kluwer Law International, 2001), pp.237-250.

“Global flexibility: Economic integration, social disintegration?”, in M. Franzini and F.B. Pizzuti (eds.), Globalization, Institutions and Social Cohesion (Berlin: Springer, 2001), pp.167-181.

 “Elastyczne zatrudnienie I regulacje.  Konstruktywne myslenie o przyszlosci w zjednoczonej Europie”, in S. Golinowskiej and M. Walewskiego, Tworzenie Zatrudnienia a Restrukturyzacja Ekonomiczna (Job Creation and Economic Restructuring) (Warsaw: Centre for Social and Economic Research, 2000), pp.71-88.

“Flessibilità globale: integrazione economica o disintegrazione sociale?”, in F.B. Pizzuti (ed.), Globalizzazione, istituzioni e coesione sociale (Rome: Donzelli Editore, 1999), pp.143-158.

“Reviving dead souls: Russian unemployment and enterprise restructuring”, in S. Clarke (ed.), Structural Adjustment without Mass Unemployment? Lessons from Russia (Cheltenham, UK and Lyme, USA: Edward Elgar, 1998), pp.147-192.  Book text

“The human development enterprise: Pushing beyond stakeholderism”, in D. Foden and P. Morris (eds.), The Search for Equity: Welfare and Security in the Global Economy (London: Lawrence & Wishart, 1998), pp.84-113.

“Labour market policies: Reconstructing statistics”, in I. Chernyshev, Statistics for Emerging Labour Markets in Transition Economies: A Technical Guide on Sources, Methods, Classifications and Policies (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1997), pp.61-80.

“The new insecurities”, in P. Gowan and P. Anderson (eds.), The Question of Europe (London and New York: Verso, 1997), pp.203-219.

“Restructuration et ‘gouvernement d’entreprise’ en Russie: promouvoir ‘l’entreprise à développement humain”, in R. Delorme (ed.), A l‘Est, du nouveau: changement institutionnel et transformations économiques (Paris: L’Harmattan, 1996), pp.229-270.

“Social protection in central and eastern Europe: A tale of slipping anchors and torn safety nets”, in G. Esping-Andersen (ed.), Welfare States in Transition: National Adaptations in Global Economies (London: Sage for UNRISD, 1996), pp.225-255.

“Cumulative disadvantage? Women industrial workers in Malaysia and the Philippines”, in V. Moghadam (ed.), Patriarchy and Development (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996), pp.269-302.

“Labor insecurity through market regulation: Legacy of the 1980s, challenge for the 1990s”, in K. McFate, R. Lawson and W.J. Wilson (eds.), Poverty, Inequality and the Future of Social Policy (New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1995), pp.153-196.

“Introduction” (with D. Vaughan-Whitehead), in G. Standing and D. Vaughan-Whitehead (eds.), Minimum Wages in Central and Eastern Europe: From Protection to Destitution (Budapest: Central European University Press, 1995), pp.1-6.

“What role for the minimum wage in the flexible labour markets of the 21st century?”, in G. Standing and D. Vaughan-Whitehead (eds.), Minimum Wages in Central and Eastern Europe: From Protection to Destitution (Budapest: Central European University Press, 1995), pp.7-14.

“Labor regulation in an era of fragmented flexibility”, in C.F. Buechtemann (ed.), Employment Security and Labor Market Behavior (Ithaca, NY: ILR Press, 1993), pp.425-441.

“Policy issues of the emerging labour markets of central and eastern Europe” (with G. Fischer), in G. Fischer and G. Standing (eds.), Structural Change in Central and Eastern Europe: Labour Market and Social Policy Implications (Paris: OECD, 1993), pp.7-30.

“Labour market policies for economic restructuring”, in G. Fischer and G. Standing (eds.), Structural Change in Central and Eastern Europe: Labour Market and Social Policy Implications (Paris: OECD, 1993), pp.263-268.

“Labour flexibility in the Malaysian manufacturing sector”, in K.S. Jomo (ed.), Industrialising Malaysia: Policy, Performance, Prospects (London: Routledge, 1993), pp.40-76.

“Alternative routes to labor flexibility”, in M. Storper and A. Scott (eds.), Pathways to Industrialization and Regional Development (New York: Routledge, 1992), pp.255-275.

“The dynamics of European and American labor markets: Some concluding thoughts”, in R.S. Belous, R.S. Hartley and K.L. McClenahan (eds.), European and American Labor Markets: Different Models and Different Results (Washington DC: National Planning Association and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, 1992), pp.112-116.

“The need for a new social consensus”, in P. van Parijs (ed.), Arguing for Basic Income (London and New York: Verso, 1992), pp.47-60.

“Structural adjustment and labour market policies: Towards social adjustment?”, in G. Standing and V. Tokman (eds.), Towards Social Adjustment: Labour Market Issues in Structural Adjustment (Geneva: ILO, 1991), pp.5-51.

“Emerging modalities of work and labour: The pursuit of occupation in flexible labour markets”, in Human Resources in Europe at the Dawn of the 21st Century, Proceedings of an international conference, Luxembourg, 27-29 Nov. 1991 (Luxembourg: European Communities, 1992), pp. 301-317.

“Introduction”, in G. Standing (ed.), The New Soviet Labour Market: In Search of Flexibility (Geneva: ILO, 1991), pp.1-17.

“Towards economic democracy and labour flexibility? An era of experimentation”, in G. Standing (ed.), The New Soviet Labour Market: In Search of Flexibility (Geneva: ILO, 1991), pp.363-400.

"Labour flexibility and insecurity: An alternative strategy", in R. Brunetta and C. Dell’Aringa (eds.), Labour Relations and Economic Performance (London: Macmillan, 1990), pp.439-468.  

“Labour flexibility in Western European labour markets”, in G. Laflamme et al. (eds.), Flexibility and Labour Markets in Canada and the United States, International Institute for Labour Studies Research Series 94 (Geneva: ILO, 1989), pp.37-59. Chapter

“The British experiment: Structural adjustment or accelerated decline?”, in A. Portes, M. Castells and L. Benton (eds.), The Informal Economy: Studies in Advanced and Less Developed Countries (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989).

“Circulation and the labour process”, in G. Standing (ed.), Labour Circulation and the Labour Process (London: Croom Helm, 1985), pp.1-45.

“Conceptualising territorial mobility”, in R. Bilsborrow, A.S. Oberai and G. Standing, Migration Surveys in Low-Income Countries: Guidelines for Survey and Questionnaire Design (London: Croom Helm, 1984), pp.31-59.

“Migrants and the labour process”, in R. Bilsborrow, A.S. Oberai and G. Standing, Migration Surveys in Low-Income Countries: Guidelines for Survey and Questionnaire Design (London: Croom Helm, 1984), pp.186-263.

“Income transfers and remittances”, in R. Bilsborrow, A.S. Oberai and G. Standing, Migration Surveys in Low-Income Countries: Guidelines for Survey and Questionnaire Design (London: Croom Helm, 1984), pp.264-316.

"Migration and the labour process", in United Nations, Population Distribution, Migration and Development: Proceedings of the Expert Group, UN Population Studies No.89 (New York: UN, 1984). 

“Women’s work activity and fertility”, in R.A. Bulatao and R.D. Lee (eds.), Determinants of Fertility in Developing Countries: Vol.1 – Supply and Demand for Children (New York: Academic Press, 1983), pp.517-546.

“State policies and labour migration” (with P. Peek), in P. Peek and G. Standing (eds.), State Policies and Migration: Studies in Latin America and the Caribbean (London: Croom Helm, 1982), pp.1-34.

“Contrived stagnation, migration and the State in Guyana”, in P. Peek and G. Standing (eds.), State Policies and Migration: Studies in Latin America and the Caribbean (London: Croom Helm, 1982), pp.251-319.

“Labor force”, in J. A. Ross (ed.), International Encyclopedia of Population, Vol.2 (New York: Macmillan and Free Press, 1982), pp.391-398.

“The economic roles of children: Issues for analysis” (with G. Rodgers), in G. Rodgers and G. Standing (eds.), Child Work, Poverty and Underdevelopment (Geneva: ILO, 1981), pp.1-45.

“Basic needs and contrived stagnation in Guyana”, in F. Brathwaite (ed.), Poverty in the Caribbean (St. Augustine: ISER, 1981).

“Introduction” (with R. Szal), in G. Standing and R. Szal, Poverty and Basic Needs: Evidence from Guyana and the Philippines (Geneva: ILO, 1979), pp.1-13.

“Socialism and basic needs in Guyana”, in G. Standing and R. Szal, Poverty and Basic Needs: Evidence from Guyana and the Philippines (Geneva: ILO, 1979), pp.15-79.

“Introduction”, in G. Standing and G. Sheehan (eds.), Labour Force Participation in Low-Income Countries (Geneva: ILO, 1978), pp.1-16.

“Female labour supply in an urbanising economy”, in G. Standing and G. Sheehan (eds.), Labour Force Participation in Low-Income Countries (Geneva: ILO, 1978), pp.87-122.

“Economic activity of women in Nigeria” (with G. Sheehan), in G. Standing and G. Sheehan (eds.), Labour Force Participation in Low-Income Countries (Geneva: ILO, 1978), pp.129-136.

“Labour force participation in Sri Lanka” (with G. Sheehan), in G. Standing and G. Sheehan (eds.), Labour Force Participation in Low-Income Countries (Geneva: ILO, 1978), pp.235-246.

“Urban workers and patterns of employment”, in S. Kannappan (ed.), Studies of Urban Labour Market Behaviour in Developing Areas (Geneva: International Institute for Labour Studies, 1977).