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Silent War: Imperialism and the Changing Perception of Race

Paperback, 14/07/1998, £24.99
£22.49
'An important work that asks important questions about the struggle for racial equality today, and adds new insights into the history of racial thinking.' Independent on Sunday

Power of Reading: From Socrates to Twitter

Hardback, 08/10/2015, £20.00
£18.00
An eclectic and entirely original history of reading from eminent social historian Frank Furedi.

Invitation to Terror : The Expanding Empire of the Unknown

Hardback, 30/10/2007, £20.00
£18.00
Virtually everyone agrees that terrorism is defined by its impact on the public it targets. Yet there seems to be very little open discussion about how society has responded to it and how people are affected by it. This book argues that what we really need to worry about is not what terrorists do but our reaction to it.

Wasted: Why Education Isn't Educating 2ed

Paperback, 25/11/2010, £15.99
£14.39
Draws attention to the education system. This book peers into the hollowness of the education debates and, drawing on thinkers from the ancient Greeks to modern critics, it sets out what we need from our schools.

Paranoid parenting: Why Ignoring the Experts May be Best for Your Child

Paperback, 23/10/2008, £17.99
£16.19
Contains ideas on how to stop disabling youth and instead bring out their full potential. This book shows how parental fears have been stoked and families harmed as a consequence. Based on sociological research, this book can bolster your confidence in your own judgements and enable you to bring up self-assured, imaginative, capable children.

Moral Crusades in an Age of Mistrust

Hardback, 19/03/2013, £26.00
£23.40
The epidemic of scandals unleashed by the Savile Scandal highlights the precarious status of relations of trust. The rapid escalation of this crisis offers insights into the relationship between anxieties about childhood and the wider moral order. This book explains why western society has become so uncomfortable with the exercise of authority.

Population and Development

7, 09/08/1997, £16.99
£15.29
aeo Offers a lively introduction to world population growth and the debates which surround it. aeo Original and provocative argument -- Furedi argues thatt he changing character of the population agenda is itself a problem worthy of investigation. aeo It challenges the basic assumptions of mainstream demographers and population professionals.

Therapy Culture

Paperback, 13/10/2003, £34.99
£31.49
This study explores the powerful influence of therapeutic imperative in Anglo-American societies where nearly every sphere of life has become subject to a new emotional culture. It suggests that the cultural turn toward the realm of the emotions coincides with a radical redefinition of personhood.

Mythical Past - Elusive Future

Paperback, 15/11/1991, £24.99
£22.49
Furedi finds a disturbingly deep conservative agenda stifling the experimental and new ideas around the studying of history.