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

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

The Only Thing We Have to Fear

The campus culture of fear and its costs

Looking to protect “vulnerable” students, colleges and universities are chilling human relations and constricting intellectual inquiry.

The paradox of our safety addiction

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

Curse of helicopter parenting

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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