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.

risk and fear

Our age of anxiety
TLS, 6 February 2019
In his review of How Fear Works, Gavin Jacobson considers why doom-mongering is back in fashion.

The crusade against masculinity
spiked, 21 January 2019
Courage, stoicism and autonomy are things we should all strive for.

Fear and the renunciation of politics
American Affairs, 20 December 2018

Fear today
First Things, 20 December 2018

Fearing fear itself
Aeon, 30 November 2018
Once parents felt children needed a little fear to grow up well. Today they are desperately protective. What went wrong?

The politics of fear
First Things, 2 November 2018
Frank discusses his new book on the First Things podcast.

Why students feel so vulnerable
spiked, 31 October 2018
Encouraging the young to see themselves as fragile has had dire consequences.

Why we shouldn’t fear being alone
spiked, 16 October 2018
There can be glory in solitude.

How ‘gender neutrality’ could screw up the next generation
spiked, 17 September 2018
There’s nothing progressive about asking kids to choose their gender.

The toxic legacy of parent shaming – and the damage it does to children
The Conversation, 12 September 2018

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