• Frank Furedi
  • Frank Furedi
  • Sociologist, commentator and author
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This week on The Forum

The Forum is a BBC World Service programme which boldly crosses boundaries: scientific, creative and geographic, presented by Bridget Kendall.

This week:

Clinical psychologist and writer Dorothy Rowe explores why relationships with our siblings are key to understanding our sense of self in her book My Dearest Enemy, My Dangerous Friend.

American economist Marshall Goldman assesses Russia’s new status as an energy super power in his latest book Petrostate: Putin, Power, and the New Russia.

Sociologist Frank Furedi argues we are too quick to blame global problems on humankind and should confront this ‘new misanthropy’.

Listen to the programme

Each week one guest presents an idea to enhance the world. This week it’s the turn of sociologist Frank Furedi.

Listen to the 60 Second Idea To Change The World

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