Tag Archives: Theory

Neoliberalism and the ethos of competition

The new Theory, Culture & Society open site, which I’ve posted a little bit about before, has a discussion between Nick Gane and Will Davies on the topic of ‘Neoliberalism and the ethos of competition’. It’s a really detailed discussion between two … Continue reading

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Editing the Theory, Culture & Society open site

I’ve posted previously about Theory, Culture & Society‘s new open site. Recently I’ve taken on the role of co-editor of the site. It’s a really exciting opportunity and I’m really pleased to be taking it on. The role is still … Continue reading

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A new web resource from Theory, Culture & Society

The journal Theory, Culture & Society have just launched a new web resource. As well as links to the journal issues and special issues, it also contains links to the TCS book series and the Body & Society journal. This … Continue reading

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The Social Life of Methods…a new special issue of Theory, Culture & Society

Theory, Culture & Society have just published a special issue on ‘The Social Life of Methods’. It has been edited by Evelyn Ruppert, John Law and Mike Savage. The issue covers a range of issues about the role of method … Continue reading

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Theory, Culture & Society Annual review : with a section on Simmel and an article on the promise of sociology

The new Theory, Culture & Society Annual Review has just been published. It contains a really comprehensive section on Georg Simmel. There are some really interesting looking pieces there, plus there are some important new translations of some of Simmel’s … Continue reading

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Engineering a change of direction…back to Walter Benjamin perhaps

I’ve just been working on revising a co-authored article today. In addition to this piece I have a couple of other articles under review and I’m trying to get a complete first draft of a my book together. For the … Continue reading

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A special issue of TCS on ‘Topologies of culture’

This new double issue of Theory, Culture & Society looks really interesting. It’s a special issue on ‘Topologies of culture‘. There are some impressive contributors and the articles look lively. It’s edited by Celia Lury, Luciana Parisi and Tiziana Terranova. … Continue reading

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Interviews with media figures: a useful resource

I came across this useful resource/blog called figure/ground. It contains dozens of original interviews with leading figures in media studies (including this one with Jussi Parikka). The interviews focus on career choices and pathways as well as research and ideas … Continue reading

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C Wright Mills, The Politics of Truth and John Holmwood

I’ve been reading through C Wright Mills work in the The Politics of Truth collection (edited with a really nice biographical introduction by John H Summers). Its amazing really how radical and provocative some of his work was. The sociological … Continue reading

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Reviews of Peter Sloterdijk’s Bubbles

I’ve just finished reading Peter Sloterdijk’s Bubbles. This is the English translation of the first of his massive spheres trilogy. Below are some reviews of the book: My review in Berfrois. Brian Dillon in The Guardian Constantine Sandis in Times … Continue reading

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