American Hookup

The New Culture of Sex on Campus

Author: Lisa Wade

Publisher: W. W. Norton

ISBN: 9780393355536

Category: College students

Page: 304

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"The hookup is now part of college life. Yet the drunken encounter we always hear about tells only a fraction of the story. Rising above misinformation and moralizing, Lisa Wade offers the definitive account of this new sexual culture and demonstrates that the truth is both more heartening and more harrowing than we thought. Offering invaluable insights for parents, educators, and students, Wade situates hookup culture within the history of sexuality, the evolution of higher education, and the unfinished feminist revolution. Using new research, she maps out a punishing emotional landscape marked by unequal pleasures, competition for status, and sexual violence. She discovers that the most privileged students tend to like hookup culture the most, and she considers its effects on racial and sexual minorities, students who "opt out," and those who participate ambivalently. Accessible and open-minded, compassionate and brutally honest, American Hookup explains where we are and how we got here, asking not 'How do we go back?' but 'Where do we go from here?'"--Hardcover jacket.
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American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus

Author: Lisa Wade

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393285103

Category: Social Science

Page: 288

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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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American Hookup

The New Culture of Sex on Campus

Author: Lisa Wade (Professor)

Publisher: W. W. Norton

ISBN: 9780393285093

Category: Education

Page: 304

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A revelatory account of the new culture of sex that has come to dominate the American college experience.
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Hooking Up

Sex, Dating, and Relationships on Campus

Author: Kathleen A. Bogle

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 0814799698

Category: Social Science

Page: 225

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"The peril is not preeminently to the nation's purse; it is to its soul. The danger is not so much that we will fail to protect our interests, it is that we will betray our historic ideals . . . . . There is no assumption made here that the nation has always lived up to its deals; it did, however, always look up to them. We believe that it needs to do so again." --from the Introduction In The Imperial Temptation, two eminent foreign policy experts warn that America has made a Faustian bargain in its quest for the leadership of a new world order. 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. Criticizing the all-out military assault on Iraq as a disproportionate and inhumane response to the crisis, Tucker and Hendrickson argue that President Bush seized on the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait to crystallize its vision of a new world order that would reclaim America's position of world leadership. But, in choosing to wage war against Iraq when another alternative was available, the authors write, Bush made the use of force the centerpiece of his vision of world order. 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. By leaving Iraq in chaos, America has succumbed to an imperial temptation without discharging the classic duties of imperial rule. The Imperial Temptation makes an important--and what is sure to be viewed as controversial--contribution to the national debate over the future of U.S. foreign policy and offers a revealing examination of the classic ideas underlying American diplomacy and their relation to the nation's historic purpose.
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The End of Sex

How Hookup Culture is Leaving a Generation Unhappy, Sexually Unfulfilled, and Confused about Intimacy

Author: Donna Freitas

Publisher: Basic Books

ISBN: 0465002153

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 221

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Discusses how college students are pressured by their peers to have casual sexual encounters which leave them ambivalent and isolated, and presents advice on how they can avoid unwanted sex and form healthy, more meaningful relationships.
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Love the Sin

Sexual Regulation and the Limits of Religious Tolerance

Author: Janet R. Jakobsen,Ann Pellegrini

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 0814742645

Category: Psychology

Page: 175

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"[A] splendid work...Nora Levin's study combines admirable mastery of the material with deep sympathy for the people whose history it chronicles." --Richard Pipes Commentary "[A]n exceptional work, the best general history of the Jewish people in the Soviet Union to date. She painstakingly but vivdly explains the troubled history of the Jews, from the Bolshevik revolution and WWII to emigration and Gorbachev's advent."--Choice "Holocaust historian Nora Levin's book on Soviet Jewry offers the reader urgently need knowledge about a most remarkable chapter in Jewish history."--Elie Weisel "[Levin] has done a remarkably comprehensive and conscientious job of surveying the secondary literature on Soviet Jewry and supplements it intelligently with oral histories and unpublished manuscript . ...Levin writes well and captures human drama played out in the often great expectations and equally profound disappointments that have characterized Soviet Jewry since 1917."--Zvi Gitelman, America "A comprehensive and well-documented survey of Soviet Jewry up to the Gorbachev era....[T]hese volumes hform a highly detailed and readable account for a wide audience....An unmatched review of a people and era; for all collections of Jewish history and most general ones."-- Library Journal "Indeed, this is Nora Levin's greatest achievement; her sober. scholarly account of Jewish life in the Soviet Union helps guarantee that the martyrs will not be forgotten." --Woodford McClellan, Virginia Quarterly Review A weeping, encompassing history of the lives of Jews in the Soviet Union in the twentieth century, Nora Levin's last work offers a compelling portrait of Soviet Jewry from the overthrow of the tsarist regime by the bolsheviks and takes the reader through pogroms, resettlements, World War II, the Stalin Era, to thte present-day refueniks. In compiling this seminal and important work, Nora Levin author of the critifally acclaimed The Holocaust has painstakingly researched a massive amount of first-person reports and documents, as well as secondary resources. She offers an extraordinarily detailed and well written history - one that presents in an animated and vivid fashion the personal descriptions of the individual struggles for freedom against the backdrop of sweeping political and economic upheavals both within the Soviet Union and in the international area. In scope and readability this work cannot be rivaled. For those interested in twentieth-century history, Russian history, Jewish history, and modern religious history, The Jews in the Soviet Union since 1917 stands alone as an essential source book.
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Sexuality, Gender & Education

Author: Joseph Tham, L.C.

Publisher: IF Press

ISBN: 8867881418

Category: Social Science

Page: 304

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The debates on gender and sexuality are widespread today. Many claim that a cultural war is being waged between “conservatives” who uphold the time-honored values of family and sexuality and “liberals” who promote an agenda to redefine these traditional roles. Since the public is often uninformed about the science and philosophical currents undergirding the questions of gender and sexuality, the Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum organized an academic symposium in Rome to shed light on the debate. This book gathers the insights of that symposium, which integrated the disciplines of medicine, neuroscience, psychology, psychiatry, history, philosophy, moral theology, biblical studies, law, bioethics, and pedagogy. This work is aimed at Catholics and all those who seek a more profound understanding of one of today’s most important topics. In the personalist approach of bioethics, the natural law tradition distinguishes the person from his or her acts. In the case of same-sex attractions, the Church teaches clearly that the inclination is not in itself sinful, and that persons with such attractions are deserving of respect and compassion in accord with their full human dignity. Nonetheless, same-sex acts are not natural or ordered. The Church strives to build bridges with the LGBT community by fostering a relationship of compassion, sensitivity, and mutual respect. However, real bridges also require honesty and openness to the truths that pertain to human sexuality, procreation, the family, and the education of future generation.
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Sex and the Soul

Juggling Sexuality, Spirituality, Romance, and Religion on America's College Campuses

Author: Donna Freitas

Publisher: OUP Us

ISBN: 0190221283

Category: Religion

Page: 352

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First published in 2008, Donna Freitas's Sex and the Soul revealed what college students -- at institutions large and small, public and private, secular, Catholic, and evangelical -- really think about sex, dating, religion, and spirituality. Based on face-to-face interviews with students across the country, Sex and the Soul achieved national acclaim, illuminating the as-yet-unexplored struggles of college students navigating the lines of faith and sexuality. Now, in this updated edition, Freitas reflects on the hundreds of conversations she has had with students since the book was first published in an all-new afterword, and offers practical advice for young people struggling with issues of sex and spirituality and for the adults giving them guidance.
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Blurred Lines

Rethinking Sex, Power, and Consent on Campus

Author: Vanessa Grigoriadis

Publisher: Eamon Dolan/Mariner Books

ISBN: 9781328511935

Category: Social Science

Page: 384

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An authoritative, you-are-there account of the current state of sex on college campuses and its dramatic impact on gender issues throughout America
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Finding Far Away

Author: Lisa Wade

Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing

ISBN: 1618971573

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 304

View: 8851

A woman writes about her struggles and insecurities as she tries to establish herself as a supervisor among male subordinates.
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The Hidden Brain

How Our Unconscious Minds Elect Presidents, Control Markets, Wage Wars, and Save Our Lives

Author: Shankar Vedantam

Publisher: Random House LLC

ISBN: 0385525214

Category: Psychology

Page: 270

View: 6122

Draws on recent findings to explain how the unconscious mind evolved as a survival mechanism, how it affects the outcomes of world events, and why it is responsible for many of the actions that people take in spite of their actual beliefs.
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Gender

Ideas, Interactions, Institutions

Author: Lisa Wade,Myra Marx Ferree

Publisher: W. W. Norton

ISBN: 9780393667967

Category: Social Science

Page: N.A

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An instant best-seller and now the leading book for the course, Wade and Ferree's Gender is a sophisticated yet accessible introduction to sociological perspectives on gender. Drawing on memorable examples mined from history, pop culture, and current events, Gender deftly moves between theoretical concepts and applications to everyday life. New discussions of #metoo, toxic masculinity, and gender politics in the Trump era help students participate in today's conversation about gender.
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Families in America

Author: Susan Brown

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520285883

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 248

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"Charting the diverse pathways of family life, this book addresses how family formation and dissolution unfold over the life course with an emphasis on how these trends differ across subgroups. Reflecting larger societal patterns of economic inequality, family pathways are structured differently for the most and least advantaged. The book documents current trends in singlehood, cohabitation, marriage, and childbearing as well as widowhood, divorce, and remarriage. It also provides a critical lens for interpreting why family change occurs and its significance for the well-being of children and adults. Today's family experiences are contexualized in a larger sociohistorical context to show that family change is persistent across historical time. The challenges families face inform policy debates on topics such as welfare reform, work-life balance, and population aging. The book concludes with an assessment of how the demography of families is likely to shape the familial experiences of future generations"--Provided by publisher.
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Cohabitation Nation

Gender, Class, and the Remaking of Relationships

Author: Sharon Sassler,Amanda Miller

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520286979

Category: Social Science

Page: 296

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“We have fun and we enjoy each other’s company, so why shouldn’t we just move in together?”—Lauren, from Cohabitation Nation Living together is a typical romantic rite of passage in the United States today. In fact, census data shows a 37 percent increase in couples who choose to commit to and live with one another, forgoing marriage. And yet we know very little about this new “normal” in romantic life. When do people decide to move in together, why do they do so, and what happens to them over time? Drawing on in-depth interviews, Sharon Sassler and Amanda Jayne Miller provide an inside view of how cohabiting relationships play out before and after couples move in together, using couples’ stories to explore the he said/she said of romantic dynamics. Delving into hot-button issues, such as housework, birth control, finances, and expectations for the future, Sassler and Miller deliver surprising insights about the impact of class and education on how relationships unfold. Showcasing the words, thoughts, and conflicts of the couples themselves, Cohabitation Nation offers a riveting and sometimes counterintuitive look at the way we live now.
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College Hookup Culture and Christian Ethics

The Lives and Longings of Emerging Adults

Author: Jennifer Beste

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0190268506

Category: Religion

Page: 368

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In America, Christian adolescents and young adults have grown up with fiercely competing narratives about sex, relationships, and fulfillment. Within a Christian world of church services, formal religious education, and retreats, they have been warned about the dangers and sinfulness ofpremarital sex. All the while, popular culture has inundated them with a very different message: casual sex is fun, thrilling, expected, and no-big-deal. Popular culture's influence is perhaps nowhere more evident than on college campuses where hookups - casual sexual encounters devoid of commitmentor emotional attachment - have become the norm for emerging adults. College Hookup Culture and Christian Ethics engages 126 college students as sober ethnographers whose task is to observe and analyze their own complex social reality. Part I reveals students' disillusionment with contemporary sexual and relational norms, challenging benevolent or even neutral viewsof hookup culture. Part II brings the students into conversation with Christianity's counter-cultural narrative of what it means to become fully human and experience genuine joy and fulfillment. The spokesperson for this vision is theologian Johann Metz, whose portrait of Jesus enduring his deserttemptations and becoming fully human resonates profoundly with today's college students. Comparing Jesus' way of being in the world with their college culture's status quo, many undergraduates discover in "poverty of spirit" a hopeful, counter-cultural path to authenticity and happiness. Part IIIculminates in a call to action. Students explore obstacles to sexual justice on college campuses, identify key commitments necessary for change, and envision how undergraduates can work to create the college culture they truly desire and deserve.
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The Porning of America

The Rise of Porn Culture, what it Means, and where We Go from Here

Author: Carmine Sarracino,Kevin M. Scott

Publisher: Beacon Press

ISBN: 9780807061534

Category: Social Science

Page: 251

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From Bratz dolls to Abu Ghraib, this urgent book reveals that porn has become the mainstream and the mainstream has become porn Porn has seeped into and been absorbed by every defining aspect of our culture: language, entertainment, fashion, advertising, sexual behavior - even politics. Sarracino and Scott argue that we no longer have to purchase pornography to get porn because we increasingly live porn on a daily basis. From the Civil War to the golden age of comic books in the 1940s and 1950s to the adult film industry's golden decade of the 1970s and up to today, the authors trace porn's transformation - from lurking in the dark alleys of American life to becoming an unapologetic multibillion-dollar industry. Not an anti-porn diatribe, The Porning of Americaexplores how porned advertising, sexualization, celebrity porn stars, and Internet porn shape how we view both our own and others' bodies. Resolutely pro-sex, Sarracino and Scott contend that, to make the most of our hard-won sexual freedom, we must thoughtfully - and honestly - evaluate what might be liberating about porn, as well as what might be damaging. "This fascinating, provocative book had me glued; it makes a great crack at unraveling the mysteries of today's pornography." - Annie Sprinkle, Ph.D., porn star turned sexologist "Comprehensive and thought-provoking, this is a must-read if you want to understand porn and our culture." - Al Goldstein, founder and former publisher of Screw magazine
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Sex, College, and Social Media

A Commonsense Guide to Navigating the Hookup Culture

Author: Cindy Pierce

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351818570

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

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Sex in college has never been simple. And with modern technology, the rising rates of sexual assault and STDs, and an increasingly ambiguous hookup culture, it is getting ever more complex. Sex, College, and Social Media: A Commonsense Guide to Navigating the Hookup Culture is a compassionate, funny, and well-researched primer for the modern college student, both male and female. It covers a range of topics, including: * How improved communication can make sex better for everyone * Ways that porn and the media have warped our expectations * Trustworthy information about STDs and contraception * How to have a healthy relationship with alcohol and drugs * What terminology is appropriate and respectful to use for all things LGBTQ * The facts about sexual assault on campus, and what to do if you or someone you know is assaulted * Consent * and much more Based on author Cindy Pierce's experience talking to college students and on extensive social and medical research, Sex, College, and Social Media provides trustworthy answers for pressing questions about all aspects of the college social scene. It will prepare entering freshmen for their new environment and continue to provide helpful and supportive guidance through senior year and beyond.
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Assigned

Life with Gender

Author: Lisa Wade,Douglas Hartmann,Christopher Uggen

Publisher: W. W. Norton

ISBN: 9780393284454

Category: Social Science

Page: 272

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Introduce students to the social science of gender.
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Men and Marriage

Author: George Gilder

Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company

ISBN: 1455608785

Category: Social Science

Page: 240

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Timely when originally published, Men and Marriage is essential now given the the warlike climate of male-female relationships, unfortunately fostered by radical feminism. -Rush Limbaugh Men and Marriage is a critical commentary that asks the burning question, How can society survive the pervasive disintegration of the family? A profound crisis faces modern social order as traditional family relationships become almost unrecognizable. George Gilder's Men and Marriage is a revised and expanded edition of his 1973 landmark work, Sexual Suicide . He examines the deterioration of the family, the well-defined sex roles it offered, and how this change has shifted the focus of our society. Poverty, for instance, stems from the destruction of the family when unmarried parents are abandoned by their lovers or older women are divorced because society approves of their husbands' younger girlfriends. Gilder claims that men will only fulfill their paternal obligations when women lead them to do so, and that this civilizing influence, balanced with proper economic support, is the most important part of maintaining a productive, healthy, loving society. He offers a concrete plan for rebuilding the family in America. His solutions challenge readers to return to these roles and reestablish the family values that were once so crucial in staving off the ills that plague our country. Gilder insists that it is time to reexamine what "liberation" has wrought and at what cost. Only a return to traditional family values, he contends, can stem the tide of disaster. George Gilder is the author of Wealth and Poverty, the best-selling critique of Reaganomics, The Spirit of Enterprise, Visible Man, Naked Nomads, and The Party That Lost Its Head. He was a speechwriter for Ronald Reagan and now writes regularly for The Wall Street Journal and National Review about material advances and their effect on society. His most recent books include two other well-known social commentaries, Microcosm and Life After Television.
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