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"
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).
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 "