Breakingthrough many misconceptions about casual sex on college campuses, Hooking Up is the first book to understand the new sexual culture on its own terms, with vivid real-life stories of young men and women as they navigate the newest sexual revolution. Whether it is an expression of post-feminist independence or a form of youthful rebellion, hooking up has become the only game in town on many campuses. Despite the well-documented failings small sample size, regional bias, etc. As a result, America has fastened on a formula that allows us to go to war with far greater precipitancy that we otherwise might while simultaneously allowing us to walk away from the ruin we create without feeling a commensurate sense of responsibility. If hooking up is defined as a sexual interaction with b no expectation of a subsequent relationship, then students on mostly Catholic campuses embrace a but not b. The qualitative approach allows readers to get a glimpse of the experiences and observations of the respondents in their own words.
Digital Library Federation, December 2002. From Homeland Security to Katrina, Bush could not coordinate agencies to meet domestic threats or disasters. There isn't much of a difference between the private and public school environments out of which she chooses to interview. This knowledge could help a lot of young people make better choices and get insight into their own behavior whether or not they choose to hook up. Çeviri güzel olsa da, çok fazla imla hatası vardı, bazı yerlerde anlamı değiştirecek derecede gözden kaçan ek hataları olmuş. You can have a great time with men, hold plenty of power and just be yourself! Home plate was going all the way. Importantly, she shows us that the standards for young men and women are not as different as they used to be, as women talk about afriends with benefitsa and aone and donea hook ups.
This is a very interesting study about how college students do relationships on campus. Bogle's conclusions cannot be applied to all collegial environments. She does not restrain or censor any of her research or interviews. The Catholic identity of these campuses does not change this disposition, either to encourage or to prevent it. This evenhanded, sympathetic book on a topic that has received far too much sensational and shoddy coverage is an important addition to the contemporary literature on youth and sexuality. There is no assumption made here that the nation has always lived up to its deals; it did, however, always look up to them. I appreciate the author's mention of the problematic nature of this culture and its contribution to the very concerning issue of sexual assault we are facing in college campuses.
Become a fan of First Things on , subscribe to First Things via , and follow First Things on. I found Bogle's sample size to be incredibly small considering the fact that she performed one-on-one interviews with the people in her study considering that she compared students at two universities in addition to her comparison of the differing views between men and women. She interviews many many actual college students from different campuses and compiles her findings. They attend Mass several times a week, pray almost daily, and volunteer almost twice a month. They seek sexual interaction—but do so in order to pursue relationships. Yet, most students would likely comment that they don't know of any other students who are still virgins.
In sum, here is Tom Wolfe at the height of his powers as reporter, novelist, sociologist, memoirist, and-to paraphrase what Balzac called himself-the very secretary of American society in the 21st century. Rather, there is simply a perception that this practice is universal. Most students aren't really participating in the hooking up scene on campus. There is simply no comparison to the joys of marital sexual love. There are too many limitations with the study, all of which she freely acknowledges. Conclusion: guys are the worst.
While it is difficult to be precise, the studies see , , , on hookup culture in general indicate that around 70 percent of American college students hook up in a given year. I mean, I'm sure there were people like that at my school, especially the ones in the Greek system: guys w The opinions expressed by the interviewees in this book are so far from those held by any of the dozens of people I knew in college a large, well-known private university in the Midwest from which I graduated a year ago that I have to wonder how she selected them. Bogle Author: Kathleen Bogle Subject: Universities and colleges Subject: Dating social customs Subject: Universities and colleges - Social aspects Subject: Dating Social customs -- United States. It's the start of something really good. Her writing is solid; her research is in depth and easy to read.
Yes, there's a methods section in the back of the book, but I'm sure some potential participants' responses were thrown out. As casually as the sexual encounter begins, so it often ends with no strings attached; after all, it was just a hook up. However, it was an interesting look into a subculture that was very different from my college experiences. Mortified and desperate to escape the post-wedding drama, Amalie decides to go on her honeymoon alone, only to find the man who rejected her also heading to the same tiny island for work. A must-read for anyone involved in higher education students, parents, faculty, staff, etc. Importantly, she shows us that the standards for young men and women are not as different as they used to be, as women talk about friends with benefits and one and done hook ups. Today first base is deep kissing, now known as tonsil hockey, plus groping and fondling this and that.
I believe that she points this out herself, but she interviews almost exclusively white middle- and upper-middle class white men and women. A distant second in importance are several : the number of required classes in theology, the frequency with which Mass is celebrated, the percentage of dorms that are co-ed, and the policies governing co-ed visitation. Breaking through many misconceptions about casual sex on college campuses, Hooking Up is the first book to understand the new sexual culture on its own terms, with vivid real-life stories of young men and women as they navigate the newest sexual revolution. In its attempts to address the challenges posed by new global realities, the Bush administration, so argues The Imperial Temptation, has betrayed the fundamental ideals on which this country was founded. Bibliography Includes bibliographical references p.