Frank Furedi

Sociologist, commentator and author of Culture of Fear, Where Have All The Intellectuals Gone?, Paranoid Parenting, Therapy Culture, and On Tolerance: In Defence of Moral Independence.
 
       
 

interviews

Sociologist wades into Occupy movement and other issues
South China Morning Post, 1 June 2014
Sociologist Frank Furedi wades into issues from democracy to modern child-rearing with Mischa Moselle.

Alternative lectures: What is Humanism? (Part 1)
WORLDbytes, 31 July 2013
Professor Frank Furedi answers the question ‘What is Humanism?’ in this short lecture filmed in the WORLDbytes studio.

„Keiner wagt mehr etwas“
Frankfurter Allgemeine, 11 August 2012
Angstforscher Frank Furedi über tatsächliche Gefahr, empfundene Bedrohungen und darüber, warum wir ohne Bereitschaft zum Risiko nicht von der Stelle kommen.

Tolerance hører nøje sammen med fordømmelse
Weekendavisen, 23 August 2011
Interview. »Man kan ikke være demokrat mandag og tirsdag og så kassere det onsdag og torsdag.« Mød den britiske sociolog Frank Furedi til en samtale om, hvorfor vi totalt har misforstået, hvad tolerance handler om. Klaus Wivel.

Five things I have learned
BBC News Online, 26 September 2010
In BBC News Online's occasional series on key figures in education and family, sociologist and author Frank Furedi reveals the most important things he has learned in his life.

‘Children are being used to socialise their parents’
ABC Radio National, 4 August 2008
Frank Furedi discusses fear, authority, the new demonology and changing attitudes to children with Michael Duffy and Paul Comrie-Thomson on Australian radio's Counterpoint programme.

‘The war on terror is a symmetry of confusion’
spiked, 30 November 2007
Frank Furedi, author of Invitation to Terror: The Expanding Empire of the Unknown, talks to Brendan O’Neill about al-Qaeda, radicalisation, and what today’s political crisis has in common with the fall of Rome.

Humanist with a stir in many camps
The Australian, 25 March 2006
Deborah Hope interviews a campaigner against falling education standards and inhibited parenting who is about to visit this country

Politics Of Fear
spiked, 15 September 2005
Frank Furedi talks to Jennie Bristow about his new book

The Sum of Our Fears
Sydney Morning Herald, 6 August 2005
Michael Duffy