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Bullshit Jobs

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Bullshit Jobs: A Theory is a 2018 book by anthropologist David Graeber that argues the existence and societal harm of meaningless jobs. He contends that over half of societal work is pointless, which becomes psychologically destructive when paired with a work ethic that associates work with self-worth. Graeber describes five types of bullshit jobs, in which workers pretend their role isn't as pointless or harmful as they know it to be: flunkies, goons, duct tapers, box tickers, and taskmasters. He argues that the association of labor with virtuous suffering is recent in human history, and proposes universal basic income as a potential solution.

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2021, Klett-Cotta
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Bullshit Jobs: A Theory
2019, Penguin Books, Limited
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Bullshit Jobs: A Theory
May 07, 2019, Simon & Schuster
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Jun 03, 2018, Allen Lane
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Bullshit Jobs: A Theory
May 15th 2018, Simon Schuster
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Sep 20, 2018, Garzanti Libri
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May 15, 2018, Simon Schuster
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May 15, 2018, Simon & Schuster Audio and Blackstone Audio
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OL35263528M
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9783608982459

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