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

Exam stress is not a mental illness

There has been a surge in the number of undergraduates demanding special consideration during examinations due to mental-health issues.

Don’t play with fire

The evacuation of tower blocks is a foolish, fearful policy.

A culture war masquerading as a youthquake

There’s an ugly strain to the media celebration of young voters.

Generational revenge: the politics of ageism

The youth vote is being marshalled to punish the elderly.

Populism on the ropes? Don’t be so sure

Macron's win is a small victory for a Euro-establishment in crisis.

A revolt against deference

People aren’t rejecting truth – they’re rejecting the values of the elites.

Masood’s motives? We may never know

We should be careful not to endow his violence with meaning.

Does Erdogan have a right to hold rallies in Europe?

Not necessarily, no. But we should let him where possible.

Nincs szükség egy európai transznacionális birodalomra

Interview with Kovács András.

The Therapeutic University

How medicalized language and the therapeutic culture came to dominate Anglo-American institutions of higher education.

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