American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus by Lisa Wade

American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus

By Lisa Wade

  • Release Date: 2017-01-10
  • Genre: Social Science
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“A must-read for any student—present or former—stuck in hookup culture’s pressure to put out.”—Ana Valens, Bitch

Offering invaluable insights for students, parents, and educators, Lisa Wade analyzes the mixed messages of hookup culture on today’s college campuses within the history of sexuality, the evolution of higher education, and the unfinished feminist revolution. She draws on broad, original, insightful research to explore a challenging emotional landscape, full of opportunities for self-definition but also the risks of isolation, unequal pleasure, competition for status, and sexual violence.

Accessible and open-minded, compassionate and honest, American Hookup explains where we are and how we got here, asking, “Where do we go from here?”

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