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Colin Barker

Colin Barker is an honorary lecturer in sociology at Manchester Metropolitan University. He co-organizes annual international conferences on Alternative Futures and Popular Protest. He has published many books and articles on social movements and revolutions and is an active socialist.

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  • Revolutionary Rehearsals in the Neoliberal Age

    Edited by Colin Barker, Gareth Dale, et al.

    This indispensable volume surveys revolutionary upheavals across the world between 1989 and 2019, drawing lessons for theorizing revolution today.

  • Marxism and Social Movements

    Edited by Colin Barker, Laurence Cox, et al.
    Exploring struggles on six continents over 150 years, this collection shows the power of Marxism to address broad social movements.
  • Revolutionary Rehearsals

    Edited by Colin Barker
    Five times in the last 40 years, the working class has posed a radical alternative to the status quo.