Frank Furedi is Professor of Sociology at the University of Kent. He is a prolific writer on Western culture with a particular interest in the precautionary attitude Western societies have towards risk in the areas of terrorism, children and climate change, among others. He writes for spiked-online.com and contributes to public debate in all forms of media. His book, Wasted: Why Education Isn’t Educating, looks at the problems which arise when education is politicised. He believes in the importance of ‘knowledge-based education’ and setting education on the right track.
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The sociology professor and blogger at spiked-online.com says when society is faced with problems like homophobia, healthy eating or integration, for example, then we try to
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Modern society has interpreted John Stuart Mill’s concept of tolerance to mean that we should avoid giving offence. The director of the Institute of Ideas tells us about books that show how far we’ve departed from what was meant