TCS Specials

Previous Special Issues

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A. N Whitehead

Table of Contents Introduction to Special Section on A.N. Whitehead, Michael Halewood Abstract Experience, Andrew Goffey Being a Sociologist and ... read more

Life and New Vitalism

Table of Contents Introduction: Life’s (Re-)Emergences, Sebastian Olma and Kostas Koukouzelis Life and Energy,Howard Caygill Biotech: Life by Contagion, Luciana ... read more

Pierre Bourdieu

Table of Contents Introduction: A Social Critique of Judgement, Derek Robbins Scientific Habitus: Pierre Bourdieu and the Collective Intellectual, Remi ... read more

Authority and Islam

Table of Contents Introduction: Making Islamic Authority Matter, Frederic Volpi and Bryan S. Turner The Answers of Applied Islamology, Mohammed ... read more

Hans-Georg Gadamer

Table of Contents Introduction to Four Key Essays from the Gadamer Lesebuch, Richard E. Palmer Language and Understanding(1970), Hans-Georg Gadamer ... read more


Table of Contents In Pursuit of the Postmodern: An Introduction, Mike Featherstone Is there a Postmodern Sociology?, Zygmunt Bauman Postmodernism ... read more
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Ubiquitous Media: Asian Transformations

About the Issue This double special issue features papers delivered at the Ubiquitous Media: Asian Transformations Conference, which was the ... read more

Problematizing Global Knowledge

Table of Contents Mike Featherstone and Couze Venn, Problematizing Global Knowledge and the New Encyclopaedia Project: An Introduction Theory, Culture ... read more

Michel Foucault

Table of Contents   Couze Venn and Tiziana Terranova Introduction: Thinking after Michel Foucault [Abstract] Michel Foucault Alternatives to the ... read more

Changing Climates

Table of Contents Bronislaw Szerszynski & John Urry, Changing Climates – Introduction Bronislaw Szerszynski, Reading and writing the weather: climate technics and ... read more

Topologies of Culture

Edited by Celia Lury, Luciana Parisi and Tiziana Terranova               Celia Lury, Luciana Parisi ... read more
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Code and Codings in Crisis

Special Issue on Code and Codings in Crisis Edited by Adrian MacKenzie and Theo Vurdubakis           ... read more
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Special Section on Paul Ricoeur Edited by Steve Hedley Clark               Steve Hedley Clark ... read more

The Social Life of Methods

The Social Life of Methods TCS 30.4, July 2013 Edited by Evelyn Ruppert, John Law and Mike Savage  

Cultural Techniques

Cultural Techniques TCS 30.6, Nov 2013 Edited by Geoffrey Winthrop-Young, Ilinca Iurascu & Jussi Parikka
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Social Theory After Strathern

Social Theory After Strathern TCS 31.2-3, Mar-May 2014 Edited by Jacob Copeman & Alice Street

Energy & Society

Energy & Society TCS 31.5, Sept 2014 Edited by David Tyfield & John Urry

Governing Emergencies

Governing Emergencies TCS 32.2, Mar 2015 Edited by Peter Adey, Ben Anderson & Stephen Graham  

Transdisciplinary Problematics

Transdisciplinary Problematics TCS 32.5-6, Sept-Nov 2015 Edited by Peter Osborne, Stella Stanford & Eric Alliez