Frank Furedi

Professor of Sociology at University of Kent, and author of Politics of Fear, Where Have All the Intellectuals Gone?, Therapy Culture, Paranoid Parenting and Culture of Fear.

News stories featuring Frank Furedi

A world-view built on worst-case scenarios
The Australian, 7 February 2007

Teaching children how to be happy
Daily Telegraph, 22 January 2007

A time of fear and loathing
The Age, 2 December 2006

Troubling as it may be, fear sells
International Herald Tribune, 17 November 2006

Smaller babies born in 9/11 climate of fear
Sunday Times, 12 November 2006

Nanny to the nation
BBC News, 9 August 2006

No laughing matter, 21 July 2006

If your face fits
BBC News, 27 June 2006

The pursuit of gratification
Washington Times, 19 June 2006

The perils of our play-it-safe society
LA Times, 5 March 2006

Scaredy-cat society
Observer, 21 February 2006

Winning ways
Observer, 22 January 2006

Did respect die or just f-fade away?
Daily Telegraph, 11 January 2006

Why art is a dirty word
Sydney Morning Herald, 11 August 2005

The sum of our fears
Sydney Morning Herald, 6 August 2005

Child of our time
Scotsman, 23 July 2005

Who knows best - mother or TV?
Daily Telegraph, 15 June 2005

Out of sight, out of mind
Guardian, 10 May 2005

Your child in their sights
Scotsman, 28 March 2005

Parental guidance
Sunday Herald, 6 March 2005

Protection risks doing more harm than good
Edinburgh Evening News, 18 January 2005

In two minds about therapy
BBC News Online, 7 January 2005

Do we worry too much about the safety of our children?
Independent on Sunday, 24 October 2004

An interview with Frank Furedi
ReadySteadyBook, 22 October 2004

Entr'acte: Thinkers down and out in Paris and London
International Herald Tribune, 14 October 2004

Fathers 'are too competitive to be playmates'
Telegraph, 4 August 2004

Safety in numbers
Scotsman, 29 April 2004

Taking the blame for brat pack
Edinburgh Evening News, 23 April 2004

More students staying at home to reduce debts
Daily Telegraph, 22 April 2004

All schoolchildren need counselling, claims Minister
Guardian, 18 April 2004

Broadband brings broad benefits
IT Week, 30 March 2004

Too much, too soon?
Scotsman, 10 March 2004

Forever Young syndrome
Toronto Star, 21 March 2004