Category Archives: Theory, Culture and Society

Catarina Dutilh Novaes – ‘Reliable referees: a rare commodity’ at New APPS

At New APPS Catarina Dutilh Novaes reflects on a problem – ‘Reliable referees: a rare commodity‘. With this post, I want to bring up for discussion what I think is one of the main issues with the peer-reviewing system… namely the … Continue reading

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Books received – Rancière Now, Badiou, Burke, Bourdieu, TCS and An Introduction to Political Geography

Four books from Polity in recompense for review work; the new issue of TCS; and the second edition of An Introduction to Political Geography, which I endorsed.

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Books received – Foucault Lexicon, Lefebvre on Architecture, etc.

Henri Lefebvre’s Toward an Architecture of Enjoyment; Alberto Manguel’s The Library at Night; Janet Ruane’s Essentials of Research Methods; Bernard Pivot, Ecrire, Lire et en Parler (which contains the French version of a Foucault interview that is not in Dits et Écrits); the new issues of Theory, … Continue reading

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Books received – Avila, Axelos, Bleiker, Branch, Tribe

A few books received – Kostas Axelos’s final two books; Keith Tribe’s classic Land, Labour and Economic Discourse; Eric Avila, The Folklore of the Freeway; Roland Bleiker’s Aesthetics and World Politics; Jordan Branch’s The Cartographic State – and a pile of … Continue reading

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Books received

Two of the three volumes of Heidegger’s Schwarze Hefte; an issue of Critique from a couple of years ago that has a review essay of Terror and Territory; and the new issues of TCS and Area.

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Books received (4 of 4)

New issues of journals – TCS, RIPE, Geographica Helvetica, RIS, The Professional Geographer, Society and Space, Annals of the AAG, and British Academy Review.

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Books received – From Above, Intolérable, The Politics of Ourselves…

Philippe Artières (ed.), Intolérable: Groupe d’information sur les prisons; Peter Adey, Mark Whitehead and Alison Williams (eds.), From Above: War, Violence and Verticality; Amy Allen, The Politics of Ourselves; the Theory, Culture & Society annual review; and the latest Society and Space.

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Editing the Theory, Culture & Society open site

Originally posted on Thinking culture:
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…

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Books received – Macey, Roberts, Amoore, Barry, Dosse, Tel Quel Reader, TCS, JUCS

Some older books ordered for the Foucault project – the Dosse has some important information on CERFI, there is a Foucault piece in The Tel Quel Reader; Andrew Barry’s Material Politics and Louise Amoore’s The Politics of Possibility sent by … Continue reading

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Books received

The new collection of Shakespeare and others’s Collaborative Plays (see also the news story on this in The Guardian); two issues of Theory, Culture & Society; and the International Politics and Performance collection – hot off the press. I have … Continue reading

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