Postcapitalism and the Politics of Work

Jon Cruddas (Editor), Frederick Harry Pitts (Editor)

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This special issue introduces and unpicks some of the intellectual wiring behind the emerging thinking on postcapitalism and the post-work society on the contemporary left. The first part considers the empirical claims made around the changing face of work and economic life in contemporary capitalism and the potential for a postcapitalist or post-work alternatives.The second part considers the wider political underpinnings and consequences of this vision of capitalism and its transformation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)275-286
Number of pages12
JournalPolitical Quarterly
Issue number2
Early online date23 Apr 2020
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jun 2020

Structured keywords

  • Digital Societies
  • Perspectives on Work
  • Global Political Economy
  • MGMT Work Organisation and Public Policy
  • MGMT theme Work Futures


  • postcapitalism
  • post‐work
  • Labour Party
  • Marx
  • technology
  • humanism

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