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

Author: Alan D DeSantis
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan D DeSantis
ISBN: 9780813124681 0813124689
OCLC Number: 137244629
Description: 267 pages ; 24 cm
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.
Responsibility: Alan D. DeSantis.

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Takes an in-depth look at the lessons that Greek organizations teach their members about gender. This work reveals a culture that imbues its members with the sense that "real men" must be  Read more...
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"This book is unique, provocative, troubling, and will stimulate quite a bit of conversation. It is a snapshot of four important years in the lives of those who may one day become the business, Read more...

 
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