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

The Therapeutic University

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

Universities blame others for plagiarism. They need to look at themselves

Efforts to prevent student cheating have always been about universities being seen to be doing something but academia is part of the problem.

‘Just like Hitler’: The diminishing of the Holocaust

Exploiting the Holocaust for political ends is a dangerous game.

If you need a ‘detention director’ in your school you might be getting discipline wrong

Michaela Community School is hiring a 'detention director' but discipline is every educator's responsibility.

There IS an alternative

Brexit and other populist revolts create the space for a new politics.

RIP Zygmunt Bauman

The energetic doubter of modernity has died.

Campuses are breaking apart into ‘safe spaces’

Why Millennials are so fragile

2016: A war of words against the people

The anti-populist rhetoric of the elite is now off the scale.

Interview: ‘Despite fear, we should focus on the positives’

While some Germans fear more violence, the Berlin attack has prompted others to show they won't be intimidated. This attitude helps to build resilience in society, says renowned sociologist Frank Furedi.

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