• Frank Furedi
  • Frank Furedi
  • Sociologist, commentator and author
Theme: reviews

Son of Saul: Hope amid the Holocaust

Frank Furedi on a brilliant film about one man’s search for meaning.

The crisis of attention

It’s not smartphones and Facebook that are making us permanently distracted.

The struggle to moralise capitalism

A fascinating exploration of the role of liberal intellectuals such as Milton Friedman and Friedrich Hayek in the rehabilitation of free-market ideology also exposes the crisis of liberalism in the modern era.

Review: Together: The Rituals, Pleasures and Politics of Cooperation

Informal links keep society strong but, Frank Furedi finds, we don't make them like we used to.

Review by Edward King

The sociologist argues that in our modern multicultural world we have lost sight of what it means to be truly tolerant.

Review - The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution

A return to the beginning of history recasts the story of modernisation. Frank Furedi is enlightened.

Review: ‘The Least Worst Place’, by Karen Greenberg

So how did Guantanamo become “the world’s most notorious prison”? Principally as a result of a Washington-created public-relations own goal.

Book of the week: Our Nation Unhinged

Why did they do it? Frank Furedi on the erosion of civil rights in the post-9/11 US.

Civic War and the Corruption of the Citizen

Book review: Peter Meyers' search for the answer to the question of when the war against terrorism began represents a noble attempt to engage with the confusing state of contemporary international relations.

The rise and rise of the New Malthusianism

Fatal Misconception is a thorough study of the history of the population-control lobby – but it fatally underestimates how influential the new green-leaning Malthusianism has become.

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