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Hooking Up on College Campuses


PBC’s Allison Kasic wrote a Townhall column this week, “Understanding the Hookup Culture.”  She says:

Dating is an institution of the past. It has been replaced by a culture of hookups, or physical encounters without an expectation of a relationship. The hookup culture dominates campus life and many students struggle to find their place in this social structure.

Unfortunately, the hookup culture is still going strong on college campuses. Traditional dating is the exception instead of the rule. Allison writes about a new book by sociologist Kathleen Bogle, Hooking Up: Sex, Dating, and Relationships on Campus. For readers who want to know more about this phenomenon, this sounds like a great source.


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