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Moral Crusades in an Age of Mistrust

The Jimmy Savile Scandal

Authors: Furedi, F.

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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.

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Frank Furedi, author and broadcaster, is Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the University of Kent, UK. He has written widely on the culture of fear. His work deals with the impact of fear on discussions of childhood, health, new technology and food, and investigates the interaction between risk consciousness and perceptions of fear and trust relations in contemporary society.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

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eBook 25,99 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Moral Crusades in an Age of Mistrust
Book Subtitle
The Jimmy Savile Scandal
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-33802-0
DOI
10.1057/9781137338020
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-33801-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 108
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