Frank Furedi (United Kingdom) is a British sociologist and social commentator. He was formerly Professor of Sociology at the University of Canterbury. Using his insights as a professional sociologist, Furedi has produced a series of agenda-setting books that have been widely discussed in the media. He regularly comments on radio and television and has appeared on Newsnight, Sky News and BBC News. Apart from having produced an extensive bibliography, Furedi regularly publishes essays on a variety of issues. In his essay The Spectre of Democracy,he examines the ‘uneasy’ relationship between ‘the people’ and political thinkers.
Frank Furedi contributes to Europe: Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité? – June 2 20:00 in De Balie
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