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The Resource Inside Greek U. : fraternities, sororities, and the pursuit of pleasure, power, and prestige, Alan D. DeSantis

Inside Greek U. : fraternities, sororities, and the pursuit of pleasure, power, and prestige, Alan D. DeSantis

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Inside Greek U. : fraternities, sororities, and the pursuit of pleasure, power, and prestige
Title
Inside Greek U.
Title remainder
fraternities, sororities, and the pursuit of pleasure, power, and prestige
Statement of responsibility
Alan D. DeSantis
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"One in ten American college students joins a fraternity or sorority, and Greek social organizations produce a disproportionately large percentage of power brokers in business and politics. Statistics show that while these future leaders are on campus, they are much more likely than non-Greek students to engage in binge drinking and to be either the perpetrators or victims of sexual assault. In Inside Greek U., Alan D. DeSantis takes an in-depth look at the lessons that Greek organizations teach their members about gender, drawing on evidence gathered in hundreds of focus-group sessions and personal interviews and from his years of experience as a Greek faculty advisor. Inside Greek U. reveals a Greek culture that imbues its members with the sense that ""real men"" must be unemotional, promiscuous, violent, and aggressively masculine, while ""nice girls"" should be nurturing, passive, domestic, and purely feminine. These rigid formulations contribute to maladaptive behaviors and beliefs, such as eating disorders, body image distortions, homophobia, and date rape and other sexual misconduct. Inside Greek U. aims to reform the Greek system rather than tear it down or sanction contempt for its members. DeSantis identifies narrow definitions of gender that impede Greek students' intellectual and emotional development and seeks to broaden these definitions, thereby expanding the range of acceptable choices available to fraternity and sorority members before and after graduation"--Publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
DeSantis, Alan D
Dewey number
371.8/50973
Index
index present
LC call number
LJ51
LC item number
.D47 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Greek letter societies
  • College students
  • College students
  • Greek letter societies
  • United States
  • Studentenverbindung
  • Männlichkeit
  • Geschlechterrolle
  • USA
Label
Inside Greek U. : fraternities, sororities, and the pursuit of pleasure, power, and prestige, Alan D. DeSantis
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-257) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Life at Greek University -- Understanding gender -- Studs and virgins -- The tough guy and his date (rape) -- Her laxatives, his steroids -- Bros before hos -- Soccer moms and corporate dads -- Cleaning up after the party
Control code
ocn137244629
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
267 pages
Isbn
9780813124681
Lccn
2007019779
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o137244629
  • (OCoLC)137244629
Label
Inside Greek U. : fraternities, sororities, and the pursuit of pleasure, power, and prestige, Alan D. DeSantis
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-257) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Life at Greek University -- Understanding gender -- Studs and virgins -- The tough guy and his date (rape) -- Her laxatives, his steroids -- Bros before hos -- Soccer moms and corporate dads -- Cleaning up after the party
Control code
ocn137244629
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
267 pages
Isbn
9780813124681
Lccn
2007019779
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o137244629
  • (OCoLC)137244629

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