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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.

TCS Recent Issues

The March Special Issue of Theory, Culture & Society deals with 'Cognition and Computation in the Work of N. Katherine Hayles'

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BOD Recent Issues

The March issue of Body & Society includes articles on Gender, Ethnicity and Transgender Embodiment; Touch and Affect; Affective Pedagogies in the context of Equine-assisted experiences and Posthuman Leadership; as well as an article on Embodiment in High-Altitude Mountaineering.

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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: Elena Esposito and David Stark on ‘What’s Observed in a Rating? Rankings as Orientation in the Face of Uncertainty’- David Stark and Elena Esposito supplement their TCS article ‘What’s Observed in a Rating? Rankings as Orientation in the Face ... read more
In Memory of Couze Venn- It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our friend and colleague Couze Venn. read more
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'.

Latest Issues

Theory, Culture & Society- March 2019; 36 (2) – Special Issue: Thinking with Algorithms: Cognition and Computation in the Work of N. Katherine Hayles ... read more
Body & Society- March 2019, 25 (1) – including articles on Gender, Ethnicity and Transgender Embodiment; Touch and Affect; Affective Pedagogies in the ... 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
Skin Matters- Special Issue Skin Matters: Thinking Through the Body’s Surfaces, edited by Marc Lafrance
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.