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Freitas, Donna
The end of sex : how hookup culture is leaving a generation unhappy, sexually unfulfilled, and confused about intimacy / Donna Freitas
Alternate Title How hookup culture is leaving a generation unhappy, sexually unfulfilled, and confused about intimacy
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright New York : Basic Books, [2013]
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HQ27 .F74 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) College students -- Sexual behavior
Youth -- Sexual behavior
Sexual ethics
Dating (Social customs)
Intimacy (Psychology)
Physical Description xv, 221 pages ; 21 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references
Contents Introduction: the second shift of college -- Hookup world : the what, the why, the how, the classic vs. the serial -- The all-purpose alcohol solution : opting in to a culture of casual sex -- Learning to play the part (of porn star) : the sexualization of college girls -- Why we get boys wrong : the emotional glass ceiling -- The virginity excuse and other modes for opting out of hookup culture (sort of) -- Opting out : rethinking abstinence education in the age of hookup culture -- Opting out of hookup culture via the date -- Conclusion: a new kind of sex education : good sex 101 and critical living skills
Summary 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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