Category: Open Content

Review of Jo Littler, Against Meritocracy: Culture, Power, and Myths of Mobility

Posted on February 6th, 2018 by TCS

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

Posted on January 24th, 2018 by TCS

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

Posted on January 19th, 2018 by TCS

Reviewed by Arianna Bove, this book review discusses Paolo Virno, language, and political action.

Review of Heinrich Popitz, Phenomena of Power: Authority, Domination, and Violence

Posted on January 16th, 2018 by TCS

Reviewed by Austin Harrington, University of Leeds

Video: Marcelo Hoffman on Heliana de Barros Conde Rodrigues: Michel Foucault in Brazil

Posted on December 30th, 2017 by TCS

In this video abstract, Marcelo Hoffman introduces the TCS review ‘Michel Foucault in Brazil’.


Video: Sebastian Raza on an interview with Wendy Brown

Posted on December 28th, 2017 by TCS

Sebastian Raza introduces the Theory, Culture & Society article ‘An Interview with Wendy Brown: Redoing the Demos?‘, written with Samuel … read more


Margaret Morganroth Gullette: Against “Aging” – How to Talk about Growing Older

Posted on December 21st, 2017 by TCS

Abstract Language shapes thought, and ageist language invisibly spreads ageist thinking.  Observing that embodiment theory has largely neglected to theorize … read more


Video: Jenni Millbank on ‘Exploring the Ineffable in Women’s Experiences of Relationality with their Stored IVF Embryos’

Posted on December 19th, 2017 by TCS

Jenni Millbank introduces her Body & Society article ‘Exploring the Ineffable in Women’s Experiences of Relationality with their Stored IVF … read more


Rebecca Coleman and Liz Oakley-Brown on Special Section ‘Visualizing Surfaces, Surfacing Vision’

Posted on December 11th, 2017 by TCS

‘Visualizing Surfaces, Surfacing Vision‘, a TCS Special Section edited by Rebecca Coleman and Liz Oakley-Brown The title of our special … read more

Review of Zygmunt Bauman, Retrotopia

Posted on November 20th, 2017 by TCS

Review of Zygmunt Bauman, Retrotopia (Polity Press, 2017), 179 pages, $13.99 Publishers’ website: Reviewed by Zeger Polhuijs   Abstract … read more