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.


1968: The birth of the new conformism
spiked, 31 May 2018
As the old order crumbled, an equally depoliticised new one took its place.

A revolt against deference
spiked, 31 March 2017
People aren’t rejecting truth – they’re rejecting the values of the elites.

Nincs szükség egy európai transznacionális birodalomra
Origo, 11 March 2017
Interview with Kovács András.

How Trump triumphed in the battle for legitimacy
spiked, 10 November 2016
His victory speaks to an historic crisis of the American political class.

How ‘open borders’ became an illiberal cry
spiked, 29 August 2016
The West’s sanctification of diversity is segmenting society.

A project with no name
spiked, 29 July 2016
Why the EU can only define itself by what it disdains.

The spectre of democracy
spiked, 2 April 2016
Enlightenment thinkers were haunted by the reality of popular self-determination.

A crisis of Europe dressed up as a drama about migration
spiked, 17 September 2015
The migrant debate has exposed EU contempt for the public.

Individualism: a scapegoat for society’s ills
spiked, 19 June 2015
The attacks on individualism reflect the crisis of individual autonomy.

Bringing historical dimensions into the study of social problems
Qualitative Sociology Review, 11 June 2015
The social construction of authority.

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