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The Resource Sugar daddy capitalism : the dark side of the new economy, Peter Fleming

Sugar daddy capitalism : the dark side of the new economy, Peter Fleming

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Sugar daddy capitalism : the dark side of the new economy
Title
Sugar daddy capitalism
Title remainder
the dark side of the new economy
Statement of responsibility
Peter Fleming
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
What is the connection between the sleaziness of Harvey Weinstein's 'business meetings' and the passionless doctrine of neoclassical economics? In this witty and incisive examination of the new economy, Peter Fleming argues that they are closer than you might think. The quest to rid society of bureaucracy, shrink government and burn red tape has certainly made capitalism 'more human', but not in the family-friendly way envisaged by free-market gurus. Increasing informality has led to a capitalism fuelled by limitless exploitation and increasingly seedy methods of management, from semi-feudal workplace hazing rituals and predatory middle-managers with an axe to grind to arbitrary zero-hours contracts, Uber, and perhaps worst of all, jogging. Fleming dubs this Sugar Daddy Capitalism after the controversial dating-app wealthy businessmen use to meet young girls, most of whom are struggling with university fees. What seems like a creepy outlier is actually a prescient metaphor for our whole economy: an anonymous and impersonal cash system that is also intent on getting under your skin, extra close and capable of ruining everything if you say ... 'no'
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fleming, P.
Dewey number
330.12/2
Index
index present
LC call number
HB501
LC item number
.F5584 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Capitalism
  • Labor
  • Work
  • Human capital
  • Capitalism
  • Human capital
  • Labor
Label
Sugar daddy capitalism : the dark side of the new economy, Peter Fleming
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the economics of sleaze -- Uberfamiliar -- Sugar daddy capitalism -- Wiki-feudalism -- The human : all too human workplace -- No more buddy buddy -- Conclusion: less human
Control code
on1033557997
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
v, 207 pages
Isbn
9781509528196
Lccn
2018019538
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40028756929
System control number
(OCoLC)1033557997
Label
Sugar daddy capitalism : the dark side of the new economy, Peter Fleming
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the economics of sleaze -- Uberfamiliar -- Sugar daddy capitalism -- Wiki-feudalism -- The human : all too human workplace -- No more buddy buddy -- Conclusion: less human
Control code
on1033557997
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
v, 207 pages
Isbn
9781509528196
Lccn
2018019538
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40028756929
System control number
(OCoLC)1033557997

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