Books for changing the world

Alex Callinicos

Alex Callinicos, D.Phil. (1979) in Philosophy, University of Oxford, is Professor of Politics at the University of York (UK). He has written widely about Marxism and social theory. His most recent books are Social Theory (1999), Equality (2000), Against the Third Way (2001) and An Anti-Capitalist Manifesto (2003), all published by Polity.


  • The Revolutionary Ideas of Karl Marx

    An accessible, enlightening, and compelling introduction to Karl Marx's ideas, with an emphasis on their enduring relevance.
  • Making History

    Making History is about the complex interaction between human agency and social structures.