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Welcome to the TCS Website. It provides information about the journals Theory, Culture & Society and Body & Society, as well as the Theory, Culture & Society Book Series. Extending the discussions and debates that TCS has been fostering in the areas of sociology, cultural theory and social theory for over three decades, here you will find interviews, discussions, reviews, images and podcasts about and around the key topics covered in the journals and books, as well as a range of extra material.

Recent Issues

The January issue of Theory, Culture & Society includes articles on digital aesthetics, responsibility and suffering, pamphlets, deep time, primatology, paranoia and new media pharmacology

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Annual Review 2018

Annual Review 2018

The Annual Review is now FREE to access until February 15, with sections on new materialisms and Beck, a conversation between Achille Mbembe & David Theo Goldberg (and responses), pieces on Foucault, Sivanandan, ageing, Simmel, markets, meritocracy and more.

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Recent TCS Books

Recent TCS Books include Li Shiqiao’s Understanding the Chinese City and William Davies’s The Limits of Neoliberalism

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E-Specials Issues

The E-Specials bring together complementing articles from across the journal archives of both Theory, Culture & Society and Body & Society.

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Open Content

Review of John Smyth, The Toxic University- Filip Vostal reviews John Smyth's book 'The Toxic University'
Video: Arianne Conty on ‘The Politics of Nature: New Materialist Responses to the Anthropocene’- Arianne Françoise Conty introduces her paper 'The Politics of Nature: New Materialist Responses to the Anthropocene'.
Review of Susanna Paasonen, Many Splendored Things: Thinking Sex and Play- João Florêncio reviews Susanna Paasonen's 'Many Splendored Things: Thinking Sex and Play'
Review of Martijn Konings, Capital and Time: For a New Critique of Neoliberal Reason- Samuel Kirwan reviews Martijn Konings's book 'Capital and Time: For a New Critique of Neoliberal Reason.'

Latest Issues

Theory, Culture & Society- January 2019; 36 (1) – including articles on digital aesthetics, responsibility and suffering, deep time, and new media pharmacology.  
Body & Society- December 2018, 24 (4) – including articles on Commercial Surrogacy, Drug Addiction and New Materialist perspectives, and Cancer Patienthood.

Special Issues

Skin Matters- Special Issue Skin Matters: Thinking Through the Body’s Surfaces, edited by Marc Lafrance
Elites and Power after Financialization- Special issue on Elites and Power after Financialization, edited by Aeron Davis and Karel Williams
Bataille and Heterology- Special issue on Bataille and Heterology, edited by Marina Galletti and Roy Boyne
Annual Review- Every December, the TCS Annual Review features sections on Global Public Life and many other themes.