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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. It also has a range of extra material, including a section on key theorists and a glossary of the latest theoretical concepts.

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 on Indeterminate Bodies, edited by Claire Waterton and Kathryn Yusoff? Other recent special issues and sections of ...

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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 Jo Littler, Against Meritocracy: Culture, Power, and Myths of Mobility - This review looks at Littler’s analysis within the context of wider understandings of meritocracy and social mobility.
Rohit Dasgupta: Ambalavaner Sivanandan and Black Politics in Britain - This article looks at the contribution made by Ambalavaner Sivanandan to Black politics and organising in Britain.
Review of Paolo Virno, When the Word becomes Flesh. Language and Human Nature - Reviewed by Arianna Bove, this book review discusses Paolo Virno, language, and political action.

Latest Issues

Theory, Culture & Society - December 2017; 34 (7-8) – including articles on visualising surfaces and global public life.  
Body & Society - December 2017, 34 (7-8) – with articles on habitual reflexivity, walking methodologies, and more

Special Issues

Indeterminate Bodies - Special Issue on Indeterminate Bodies, edited by Claire Waterton and Kathryn Yusoff
Geosocial Formations and the Anthropocene - Special issue on Geosocial Formations and the Anthropocene
Elites and Power after Financialization - Special issue on Elites and Power after Financialization, edited by Aeron Davis and Karel Williams
Annual Review - Every December, the TCS Annual Review features sections on Global Public Life and many other themes.