• Frank Furedi
  • Frank Furedi
  • Sociologist, commentator and author

Competitive self-harm

Why teens are trying to outdo each other in the self-cutting stakes.

The crusade against masculinity

Courage, stoicism and autonomy are things we should all strive for.

From misbehaving boys to violent men: the poisoning of male identity

Fear and the renunciation of politics

Fear today

Fearing fear itself

Once parents felt children needed a little fear to grow up well. Today they are desperately protective. What went wrong?

Academics need courage, not anonymity

You can’t fight for academic freedom from behind a pseudonym.

The first culture war

How the First World War sowed the seeds of identity politics.

Tragic that love of country is now off the syllabus

The politics of fear

Frank discusses his new book on the First Things podcast.

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