The Death of Homo Economicus

The Death of Homo Economicus
Subtitle: Work, Debt and the Myth of Endless Accumulation
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Publisher: PLUTO PRESS
EAN: 9780745399409
ISBN: 0745399401
Categories: Sociology Work and Labour | Economics | Economic Theory and Philosophy | Labour Economics | Economic Systems and Structures |

In today's workplaces we work harder and longer, labouring under the illusion that this will bring us more wealth. As this myth becomes increasingly preposterous, it's time to understand why we believe in it, and where it came from.The Death of Homo Economicus explores the origin of this oppressive myth, in order to destroy it. The story begins with the creation of a fake persona labelled the 'dollar-hunting man', invented by economists Adam Smith and Friedrich Hayek. Today, this persona, driven by competition and ego, is used by politicians and managers to draw a veil over the terrible reality of work under capitalism.Creeping into all aspects of life, the desire to constantly compete and accumulate must be resisted if we are to create a better way of life for all.


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