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

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

The Only Thing We Have to Fear
Claremont Review of Books , 27 August 2018

The campus culture of fear and its costs
City Journal, 3 August 2018
Looking to protect “vulnerable” students, colleges and universities are chilling human relations and constricting intellectual inquiry.

The paradox of our safety addiction
The American Interest, 1 August 2018
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
Express, 1 August 2018

Curse of helicopter parenting
The Sun, 20 June 2018
It's tempting to blame the internet and social media for children's technology additions but nervous parents could be playing a part too.

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