Making History: Agency, Structure, and Change in Social Theory (Historical Materialism Books (Haymarket Books))

Making History: Agency, Structure, and Change in Social Theory (Historical Materialism Books (Haymarket Books))

Alex Callinicos


Making heritage is set the query - crucial to social thought - of ways human brokers draw their powers from the social constructions they're serious about. Drawing on classical Marxism, analytical philosophy, and a variety of old writing, Alex Callinicos seeks to prevent unacceptable extremes: dissolving the topic into an impersonal flux, as poststructuralists are inclined to; and treating social constructions because the mere results of person motion (for instance, rational-choice theory). between these mentioned are Althusser, Anderson, Benjamin, Brenner, Cohen, Elster, Foucault, Giddens, Habermas, and Mann. Callinicos has written a longer creation to this new version that studies advancements seeing that Making heritage was once first released in 1987. This republication offers a brand new new release of readers entry to an enormous intervention in Marxism and social theory.
Alex Callinicos, D.Phil. (1979) in Philosophy, collage of Oxford, is Professor of Politics on the collage of York (UK). He has written commonly approximately Marxism and social concept. His most modern books are Social conception (1999), Equality (2000), opposed to the 3rd method (2001) and An Anti-Capitalist Manifesto (2003), all released via Polity.

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