Peter Fleming is Professor of Management at University of Technology Sydney and has previously held positions at the University of Cambridge and University of London. His research explores the seedy side of capitalism, particularly in relation to work. His writing has appeared in the Financial Times, the Guardian and on the BBC. He is the author of The Mythology of Work (Pluto, 2015) and The Death of Homo Economicus (Pluto, 2017).
Peter Fleming examines how neoliberal society uses the ritual of work (and the threat of its denial) to maintain the late capitalist class order.Read full article
In this short video, Peter Fleming, author of The Death of Homo Economicus, answers the questions ‘who was homo economicus?’ and ‘how does its ghost continue to haunt us today?’Watch Video
Work under neoliberalism is defined by low-pay, precarity, surveillance and total compliance, consequently, the need for unionisation is unquestionable. Here’s our Labour and Trade Union reading list, to prepare you for the world of modern...Read full article
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