Whether it is an expression of postfeminist independence or a form of youthful rebellion, hooking up has become the only game in town on many campuses. Bogle argues that college life itself promotes casual relationships among students on campus.
The book sheds light on everything from the differences in what young men and women want from a hook up to why freshmen girls are more likely to hook up than their upper-class sisters and the effects this period has on the sexual and romantic relationships of both men and women after college.
Hook ups are just casual spending time together with no intention of a serious relationship.
Of course some may develop into a serious one but most of them don’t.
Values have changed and the change can be definitely scary.
Finding mates was monitored by the family and society which forbade intercourse until marriage and there was a limit to physical interaction too.
Title Hooking Up Author- Kathleen A Bogle Summary With changing times, the laws of society with regards to what is acceptable have also changed considerably.
Earlier just a peep of the stocking was shocking but today anything can go and won’t be as shocking.
With so much freedom of thought and action available today, men and women indulge in sexual interaction for the fun of it and not with any emotions involved.They are clear when they want to marry and what type of a partner they want.Hooking up is just a way of life amongst the students today.All this changed as romance took place and sex was the topmost of the minds of most youngsters.Men were seeking sexual gratification while women were looking to get expensive gifts and money with attention splurged on them.