Category: TCS Website Reviews

Review: Paul Stenner, Liminality and Experience

Posted on May 31st, 2018 by TCS

Robbie Duschinsky and Samantha Reisz review Stenner’s ‘Liminality and Experience’, which develops an approach to thinking that can illuminate the future of psychosocial approaches on producing effects of in/stability.

Review of Urry, What is the Future?

Posted on May 10th, 2018 by TCS

David Tyfield reviews John Urry’s book “What is the Future?”

Review of Ong, Fungible Life: Experiment in the Asian City of Life

Posted on May 7th, 2018 by TCS

Ayo Wahlberg reviews Aihwa Ong’s book ‘Fungible Life: Experiment in the Asian City of Life’.


Review: across & beyond – A transmediale Reader on Post-digital Practices, Concepts, and Institutions

Posted on March 27th, 2018 by TCS

Lai-Tze Fan reviews across & beyond, in which artists and scholars share their critical approaches and techniques for post-digital work.


Review: Yuk Hui, On The Existence of Digital Objects

Posted on March 23rd, 2018 by TCS

Maria Dada reviews Yuk Hui’s On The Existence of Digital Objects, in which Hui writes about the ever-changing essence of the digital.


Review: Foucault’s Confessions of the Flesh

Posted on March 20th, 2018 by TCS

Stuart Elden reviews the recently published 4th volume of Michel Foucault’s History of Sexuality.

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.


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: Reviewed by Zeger Polhuijs   Abstract … read more