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Culture of fear

Author: Frank Furedi
Publisher: London : Continuum, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed
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Argues that the greater danger in our culture is the tendency to fear achievements representing a more constructive side of humanity. This work relates the author's thinking on the sociology of fear  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Furedi
ISBN: 0826493955 9780826493958 0826493947 9780826493941
OCLC Number: 502277065
Notes: Previous edition: London: Cassell, 1997.
Description: pages cm
Contents: Preface; Introduction; 1. The explosion of risks; 2. Why do we panic?; 3. the culture of abuse; 4. A world of risky strangers; 5. Who can you trust?; 6. The new etiquette; 7. The Politics of Fear; 8. Towards a sociology of fear; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Frank Furedi.

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Mentioned in Psychologies (main) in article by Hannah Borno, 1 March 2009

 
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