• Frank Furedi
  • Frank Furedi
  • Sociologist, commentator and author
Theme: risk and fear

The toxic legacy of parent shaming – and the damage it does to children

The Only Thing We Have to Fear

The campus culture of fear and its costs

Looking to protect “vulnerable” students, colleges and universities are chilling human relations and constricting intellectual inquiry.

The paradox of our safety addiction

How the zero risk mentality breeds a culture of anxiety and a hunger for authority.

How Project Fear wants us all to panic over Brexit

Curse of helicopter parenting

It's tempting to blame the internet and social media for children's technology additions but nervous parents could be playing a part too.

Grenfell Tower fire a year on

What lessons can we learn from the tragedy and aftermath?

‘The fear of populism is really a fear of the masses’

Frank Furedi discusses his new book, How Fear Works.

El miedo a vivir con nosotros mismos o la sociedad medicalizada

Loneliness can’t be ‘cured’. We must learn to find value in solitude

Instead of medicalising loneliness and calling it an epidemic, we need to find better ways of engaging with ourselves.

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