Introduction: Welcome to the New Dark Ages 1. Cash Psychosis 2. Wreckage Economics 3. Why Homo Economicus Had to Die... Over and Over Again 4. The Theatre of Loss... Work 5. Microeconomics (really is) For Dummies 6. The Quiet Earth Conclusion: A Marginal Model of Nothingness Notes Index
Peter Fleming is Professor of Business and Society at Cass Business School, City University London. He researches the changing politics of capitalist employment relations, and has a Guardian column on this topic. He is the author of The Mythology of Work (Pluto, 2015) and The Death of Homo Economicus (Pluto, 2017).
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