American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus

W. W. Norton & Company
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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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About the author

Lisa Wade, PhD, is a professor at Occidental College. She is an accomplished scholar and award-winning teacher with degrees in philosophy, human sexuality, and sociology. She lives in Los Angeles but calls New Orleans “home.”

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Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
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Published on
Jan 10, 2017
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Pages
288
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ISBN
9780393285109
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Language
English
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Genres
Education / Higher
Psychology / Human Sexuality
Social Science / Gender Studies
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