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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

Recent Issues

Did you miss the recent TCS Special Issue on Elites and Power after Financialization, edited by Aeron Davis and Karel Williams? What about the B&S Special Issue Skin Matters: Thinking Through the Body's Surfaces, edited by Marc Lafrance? Other recent special issues and sections of TCS ...

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Recent Articles

Recent Articles

Recent publications include articles from Beck, Simone, Arvidsson, Negri, Lazzarato, Guattari, Kittler, and conversations with Foucault, Simon, and Haraway.

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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 Elizabeth Goodstein, Georg Simmel and the Disciplinary Imaginary - Mark Featherstone reviews Elizabeth Goodstein’s book 'Georg Simmel and the Disciplinary Imaginary'
Think-Piece: Commemoration and Spectacle in the Centenary of Women’s Suffrage - Laura Mayhall reflects on the suffrage movement: Are this year's commemorations of a century of women's suffrage in Britain bad for democracy? Do they celebrate engaged citizens, or passive spectators?
Review of Samuel Burgum, Occupying London: Post Crash Resistance and the Limits of Possibility - Pete Bearder reviews Samuel Burgum's "Occupying London: Post Crash Resistance and the Limits of Possibility."
Review of Kehinde Andrews, Back to Black: Retelling Black Radicalism for the 21st Century - Gabriel Apata reviews Andrews's "Back to Black: Retelling Black Radicalism for the 21st Century".

Latest Issues

Theory, Culture & Society - November 2018; 35 (6) – including an interview with Frédéric Lebaron.  
Body & Society - September 2018, 24 (3) – including articles on affective labour and biometric bodies.

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.