Quotes about the hookup culture

quotes about the hookup culture - In her new book, hooking up: sex, dating, and relationships on campus (new york university press, 2008), bogle wields the tools of the sociologist, employing in-depth interviews with students and graduates from two unnamed universities -- one a large east coast public university, the other a smaller roman catholic institution in the northeast -- and placing the culture of hooking up in a historical context. ., freshman females are admitted to a party for free; freshman males are not allowed to attend the party unless they are a fraternity member) foster a conquest mentality towards sex among many members and certainly shapes the hookup culture on many campuses with an active greek life. Although i agree that some of what is going on in the hookup culture is cause for alarm (or at least concern), it is unfair to characterize the entire system, much less “all college students,” by what we see on mtv’s coverage of spring break. Women can get a bad reputation for many different things, including how often they hook up, who they hook up with, how far they go sexually during a hookup, and how they dress when they go out on a night where hooking up may happen.

The unsexy truth, the hookup culture | Lisa Bunnage | TEDxSFU

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Did you know today's youth view sex ...