Peter Fleming is Professor of Organisation Studies at the University of Technology, Sydney. 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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Peter Fleming investigates a morbid encounter that reveals the dark undercurrents sweeping higher education in a post-Covid world.Read full article
We’re joined on the show by Peter Fleming and Prof. Simon Lilley to discuss the dark world of higher educationRead full article