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Politics of Fear

Beyond Left and Right

By Frank Furedi

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Format: Hardback, 197 pages
Published In: United Kingdom, 06 October 2005
The terms "left" and "right" pervade all our discussions of politics. But do they mean anything any more? And is it really satisfactory to reduce all our political debate to these two terms? Furedi shows how contemporary and recent developments, including the Cold War, the Culture Wars and Third Way-type managerialism, have created the need for a new conception of politics with an adequate conception of humanity - one that "remoralises" politics by taking humans seriously, recognises the centrality of morality and discussions of right and wrong, and utilises our imaginations. Furedi proposes a new, and inevitably controversial, humanist politics to escape the trap of 20th century political ideology.

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. In the Beginning: Our Political Language and Its Original Meaning; 2. At War With Meaning: The Effect of the Cold War and the Culture Wars; 3. Losing Sight of Humanity; 4. Empowerment Can Damage your Health; 5. Identity; 6. Politics and Imagination; 7. Remoralization; 8. Haven't We Been Here Before? The Nanny State and Big Brother; 9. The New Politics; Conclusion: "Humanism, stupid"

About the Author

Professor of Sociology at University of Kent (UK). Author of numerous books including our Where have All The Intellectuals Gone? (2004) and Culture of Fear (2002).

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Article by Frank Furedi 'Politicians, economists, teachers...why are they so desperate to make us happy?'--Sanford Lakoff "Sunday Telegraph " Mention of book in piece on 'Bird flu Prophets of doom spread nothing but needles alarm'--Sanford Lakoff "The Daily Express "

EAN: 9780826487285
ISBN: 0826487289
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Dimensions: 20.57 x 13.61 x 2.26 centimetres (0.29 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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