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Sex, college, & social media : a commonsense guide to navigating the hookup culture

Pierce, Cindy, author

Publication Details Click to collapse Cite/Export

  • Creator Cindy Pierce
  • Format Books
  • Publication Brookline, MA : Bibliomotion, Inc., [2016]
  • Physical Details
    • xi, 224 pages ; 22 cm
  • ISBNs 1629561711, 1351818589, 9781629561714, 1629561738, 9781629561738, 9781629561721, 9781351818582
  • OCLC ocn949987198

Summary

  • "Sex in college has never been simple. And with modern technology, the rising rates of sexual assault and STDs (Sexually transmitted diseases), and an increasingly ambiguous hookup culture, it is getting ever more complex. This book is a compassionate, funny, and well-researched primer for the modern college student, both male and female ... Based on author Cindy Pierce's experience talking to college students and on extensive social and medical research, it 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."--Provided by publisher.

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-214) and index.

Contents

  • The misinformation age : how the media warps expectations -- Connecting : navigating the world of texting, Twitter, and Tinder -- Unplugging : relating to something other than your phone -- Porn : how pornography impacts your (real-life) sexual relationships -- Better sex : how to find pleasure and connection -- Alcohol : how to have a smarter relationship with substances in college -- Sexual assault : knowing the facts and advocating for change -- LGBTQ : getting informed and showing respect -- Safer sex : what you need to know about STIs and contraception -- A final word
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