Category: TCS Website Reviews

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.

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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

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: http://politybooks.com/bookdetail/?isbn=9781509515318 Reviewed by Zeger Polhuijs   Abstract … read more

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Review of Lars Spuybroek, The Sympathy of Things: Ruskin and the Ecology of Design

Posted on September 29th, 2017 by TCS

Review of Lars Spuybroek, The Sympathy of Things: Ruskin and the Ecology of Design. 2nd revised and expanded edition (Bloomsbury, … read more

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Review of Stuart Hall: ‘Familiar Stranger’ and ‘Selected Political Writings’

Posted on September 26th, 2017 by TCS

Review: Stuart Hall with Bill Schwarz, Stuart Hall: Familiar Stranger; Sally Davison, David Featherstone and Bill Schwarz (eds) Stuart Hall: … read more

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Review of Claudio Celis Bueno, The Attention Economy: Labour, Time and Power in Cognitive Capitalism

Posted on September 16th, 2017 by TCS

Review of Claudio Celis Bueno, The Attention Economy: Labour, Time and Power in Cognitive Capitalism (Rowman and Littlefield International, 2017), … read more

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Review of Austin Harrington, German Cosmopolitan Thought and the Idea of the West: Voices from Weimar

Posted on August 31st, 2017 by TCS

Review of Austin Harrington, German Cosmopolitan Thought and the Idea of the West: Voices from Weimar (Cambridge University Press, 2016), … read more

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Review of Penelope Deutscher and Cristina Lafont, eds., Critical Theory in Critical Times: Transforming the Global Political and Economic Order

Posted on July 5th, 2017 by TCS

Review of Penelope Deutscher and Cristina Lafont, eds., Critical Theory in Critical Times: Transforming the Global Political and Economic Order … read more

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Review of Sean Cubitt, Finite Media: Environmental Implications of Digital Technologies

Posted on June 20th, 2017 by TCS

Review of Sean Cubitt, Finite Media: Environmental Implications of Digital Technologies (Durham and London: Duke University Press) 2017. Reviewed by … read more

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