• Frank Furedi
  • Frank Furedi
  • Sociologist, commentator and author
Theme: risk and fear

Our age of anxiety

In his review of How Fear Works, Gavin Jacobson considers why doom-mongering is back in fashion.

The crusade against masculinity

Courage, stoicism and autonomy are things we should all strive for.

Fear and the renunciation of politics

Fear today

Fearing fear itself

Once parents felt children needed a little fear to grow up well. Today they are desperately protective. What went wrong?

The politics of fear

Frank discusses his new book on the First Things podcast.

Why students feel so vulnerable

Encouraging the young to see themselves as fragile has had dire consequences.

Why we shouldn’t fear being alone

There can be glory in solitude.

How ‘gender neutrality’ could screw up the next generation

There’s nothing progressive about asking kids to choose their gender.

The toxic legacy of parent shaming – and the damage it does to children

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