Philosophies of Modernity - Introduction to Analytical and Critical Social Theory L3: The Perfect Human. A sample lecture and introduction to social theory teaching from Adrian Favell's Philosophies of Modernity lecture series (at UCLA and Sciences Po, Paris).
Andrew Wallace's recent piece for Discover Society explores what Rebecca Solnit calls the 'emotional terra incognito' of the pandemic crisis, and sources of potential hope in co-operative, pro-social behaviour.
German Cosmopolitan Social Thought and the Idea of the West: Voices from Weimar. Austin Harrington's major recent work on German social thinkers of the Weimar era, published with Cambridge University Press (2016).
Katy Wright's forthcoming (2021) book with Routledge, Community Resilience: A Critical Perspective, offers an alternative perspective on the subject, drawing on critical social science insights about how people individually and collectively cope with adversity and risk.
Maria Rovisco's co-edited book, Cosmopolitanism, Religion and the Public Sphere, with Routledge (2014) explores how cosmopolitanism -- as a philosophical notion, a practice and identity outlook -- can also shape and inform concrete religious affiliations.
Rodanthi Tzanelli's groundbreaking new book (2021) investigates the clash between a desire for unfettered mobility and the prevalence of inequality, exploring how this generates frictions in everyday life and how it challenges the ideal of just cosmopolitanism.