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Welcome to the TCS Website. It provides information about the journals Theory, Culture & Society and Body & Society, as well as the Theory, Culture & Society Book Series. Extending the discussions and debates that TCS has been fostering in the areas of sociology, cultural theory and social theory for over three decades, here you will find interviews, discussions, reviews, images and podcasts about and around the key topics covered in the journals and books, as well as a range of extra material.

TCS Latest Issue

The July issue of Theory, Culture & Society is a special issue on ‘Neutral Life / Late Barthes’ and includes texts by Tiphaine Samoyault, Neil Badmington, Yue Zhuo, Rudolphus Teeuwen and Victor Burgin.

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BOD Latest Issue

Breath and breathing have been curiously neglected in body studies to date. Body and Society’s special issue ‘Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Breath, Body and World’ addresses this lack at a time when breath has become a major concern both politically and ...

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Recent TCS Books

Recent TCS Books include Li Shiqiao’s Understanding the Chinese City and William Davies’s The Limits of Neoliberalism

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E-Specials

The E-Specials bring together complementing articles from across the journal archives of both Theory, Culture & Society and Body & Society.

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Open Content

Video: Maurizio Meloni on ‘Porous Bodies: Environmental Biopower and the Politics of Life in Ancient Rome’ - Maurizio Meloni introduces the article 'Porous Bodies: Environmental Biopower and the Politics of Life in Ancient Rome'
TCS Special Issue: Neutral Life / Late Barthes - Sunil Manghani introduces the new TCS Special Issue "Neutral Life / Late Barthes"
Video: Rafaela Granja on ‘The (De)materialization of Criminal Bodies in Forensic DNA Phenotyping’ - Rafaela Granja introduces the article 'The (De)materialization of Criminal Bodies in Forensic DNA Phenotyping'
Video: Xuenan Cao on ‘Bullet Screens (Danmu)’ - Video abstract for Xuenan Cao, 'Bullet Screens (Danmu): Texting, Online Streaming, and the Spectacle of Social Inequality on Chinese Social Networks'

Latest Issues

Theory, Culture & Society - May 2020; 37 (3)  
Body & Society - March 2020, 26 (1)

Special Issues

TCS Special Issue: Neutral Life / Late Barthes - Sunil Manghani introduces the new TCS Special Issue "Neutral Life / Late Barthes"
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Breath, Body and World - Special issue on Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Breath, Body and World, edited by Andrew Russell and Rebecca Oxley
Annual Review - Every December, the TCS Annual Review features sections on Global Public Life and many other themes.
Transversal Posthumanities TCS Special Issue: Transversal Posthumanities - The November issue of Theory, Culture & Society is a special issue on Transversal Posthumanities, edited by Matthew Fuller and Rosi Braidotti.