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Behavioural conditionality: Why the nudges must be stopped - an opinion piece

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.

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Abstract

The use of behavioural conditionality has spread globally and is linked to the growth of behavioural economics and libertarian paternalism. This comment questions the ethics and effectiveness of this powerful trend and considers the alternative of moving towards universalism and unconditionality.

Item Type: Articles
Keywords: conditionality, conditional cash transfers, cash transfers, unconditional cash transfers
SOAS Departments & Centres: Faculty of Law and Social Sciences > Department of Development Studies
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
ISSN: 17598273
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): 10.1332/175982711X559136
Depositing User: Guy Standing
Date Deposited: 13 Mar 2013 15:44
URI: http://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/15669

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