Bogle presents a balanced analysis that explores the full range of hooking-up experiences.' -Joel Best, author of Flavor of the Month: Why Smart People Fall for Fads It happens every weekend: In a haze of hormones and alcohol, groups of male and female college students.
After such a sober, resolutely nonsensationalist introduction, the reader expects that.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.In Hooking Up, Kathleen.The theme of tonights party: burlesque.Alumni: State- recent graduates within a two-hour radius.Her theory, ultimately, is simple: If sex is causing students anxiety and consternation, the problem is not the hookup itself (a nebulous term, incidentally, which only 40 percent of the time seems to refer to intercourse).Betraying any hint of emotion, especially if youre a woman, could mean you arent independent and modern.What are we to make of this?You really dont want to be there for the gross stage.A must read for undergraduate students, faculty and staff, and parents.Whether it is an expression of postfeminist independence or a form of youthful rebellion, hooking up has become the only game in town on many campuses.These are not exactly original insights.
While a hook up might mean anything from kissing to oral sex to going all the way, the lack of commitment is paramount.
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?
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