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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.

BOD Recent Issues

'A Body in Pain: A Re-engagement' is a special issue on the legacies of Elaine Scarry’s book The Body in Pain, with articles on public support for war, childbirth narratives, drone bombing, medical discourses on the body, and the film ...

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TCS Recent Issues

The September issue of Theory, Culture & Society contains articles on platform seeing, the possibilities of a global humanities, alternative perspectives on both Deleuze and Simmel, representation and aesthetics, and two articles on the politics of environmental governance.

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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

Video: Olga Cielemęcka and Christine Daigle on ‘Posthuman Sustainability: An Ethos for our Anthropocenic Future’ - Olga Cielemęcka and Christine Daigle introduce the article ‘Posthuman Sustainability: An Ethos for our Anthropocenic Future‘
Video: Emily Rosamond on ‘From Reputation Capital to Reputation Warfare’ - Emily Rosamond introduces the article ‘From Reputation Capital to Reputation Warfare: Online Ratings, Trolling, and the Logic of Volatility‘
Video: Cristián Simonetti on ‘The Petrified Anthropocene’ - Cristián Simonetti introduces the article ‘The Petrified Anthropocene‘
Video: Pia Heike Johansen on ‘Listening to Silence: Bringing Forward the Background Noise of Being’ - Pia Heike Johansen introduces the article ‘Listening to Silence: Bringing Forward the Background Noise of Being‘

Latest Issues

Theory, Culture & Society - September 2019; 36 (5) – including articles on platform seeing, the possibilities of a global humanities, alternative perspectives on both ... read more
Body & Society - September 2019, 25 (3) – Special Issue ‘‘A Body in Pain: A Re-engagement‘, on the legacies of Elaine Scarry’s book ... read more

Special Issues

Thinking with Algorithms: Cognition and Computation in the Work of N. Katherine Hayles - Special issue on Cognition and Computation in the Work of N. Katherine Hayles, edited by Louise Amoore
The Body in Pain: A Re-engagement - Special Issue The Body in Pain: A Re-engagement,  edited by Leila Dawney and Timothy J Huzar
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.