Blocking out, turning a blind eye, shutting off, not wanting to know, wearing blinkers, seeing what we want to see ... these are all expressions of 'denial'. Alcoholics who refuse to recognize their condition, people who brush aside suspicions of their partner's infidelity, the wife who doesn't notice that her husband is abusing their daughter - are supposedly 'in denial'. Governments deny their ...... Read More
Stanley Cohen was among the most respected figures in post-war British sociology and criminology, whose long and distinguished career included periods at the University of Essex and the LSE. He came to prominence in the early 1970s with the publication of his classic sociological study Folk De ...... Read More