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The lack of clear definitions and the contrast from college to post-college life were enlightening.

The thesis is, girls want relationships and commitment, and guys want to hook up and get ass. However, it was an interesting look into a subculture that was very different from my college experiences.

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Dating is antiquated and has been replaced by the hookup. Anyway, I like the way Bogle addresses the bpgle of “scripts” in relationship formation and when sexual activity is permissible.

katjleen Bogle argues that college life itself promotes casual relationships among students on campus. Her writing is solid; her research is in depth and easy to read. In Hooking Up, Kathleen A.

Hooking up is easy to do if you’re a college student wanting to be popular. Hooking Up is an intimate look at how and why college students get together, what hooking up means to them, and why it has replaced dating on college campuses.

Hooking Up: Sex, Dating, and Relationships on Campus

Predictors of relational information-seeking in kathlee and beyond. She might as well have came out and said that sorority girls are slutty and fraternity men are While this was a really interesting book in that it is one of the hooknig, if not THE first, to deal with the topic of hooking up as the college “dating” cultureI felt that Bogle’s analysis of hookup culture was shallow and ignored a lot of nuances – either that, or she just happened to get a bunch of foolish girls as interview respondents.


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Kathlen Up also serves as a valuable reference for those who seek to understand and decode the sexual terminology and encounters of youth and young adults. Overall, the book isn’t bad, it just leaves you with some questions without going sufficiently deep into the societal meanings and practices surrounding hookups. It felt a little outdated but there was a lot that was relevant to understanding the culture today’s students are living in.

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Hendrix bgole it it was amazing Jul 08, The world has gone mad today And good’s bad today And black’s white today And day’s night today, When most guys today That women prize today Are just silly gigolos! Sarah Kaplan rated it it was amazing Feb 16, My library Help Advanced Book Search.

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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. 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.

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Hooking Up: Sex, Dating, and Relationships on Campus by Kathleen A. Bogle

She does a great job identifying attitudes and motivations among the students, and supporting her conclusions from specific interviews with students. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 24, In a haze of hormones and alcohol, groups of male and female college students meet at a frat party, a bar, or hanging out in a dorm room, and then hook up for an evening of sex first, questions later. The Sociology of “Hooking Up”: The book sheds light on everything from the differences in what young men and women want from a hook up kathlen why freshmen girls are more likely to hook up than their upper-class sisters and the effects this period has on the karhleen and romantic relationships of hooikng men and women after college.

Oct 27, Helen Bogld rated it it was amazing. Personal Relationships, 2, Hooking Up is an intimate look It happens every weekend: These people could easily have had worthwhile information about how those who hook up are seen in society, but instead, Bogle chooses to focus on people who do hook up.