Mark Featherstone reviews Elizabeth Goodstein’s book ‘Georg Simmel and the Disciplinary Imaginary’
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?
Pete Bearder reviews Samuel Burgum’s “Occupying London: Post Crash Resistance and the Limits of Possibility.”
Special issue on Bataille and Heterology, edited by Marina Galletti and Roy Boyne
Gabriel Apata reviews Andrews’s “Back to Black: Retelling Black Radicalism for the 21st Century”.
Couze Venn reflects on the 50th anniversary of May ’68.
Special Issue Skin Matters: Thinking Through the Body’s Surfaces, edited by Marc Lafrance
Seán Williams contextualises the article ‘‘Cancer Coiffures’: Embodied Storylines of Cancer Patienthood and Survivorship in the Consumerist Cultural Imaginary’ and presents the corresponding BBC video.
Vanessa Thompson comments on the recent conversation between David Goldberg’s and Achille Mbembe
Katy Wright reviews Rattansi’s book “Bauman and Contemporary Sociology.”