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Author Orenstein, Peggy, author.

Title Boys & sex : young men on hookups, love, porn, consent, and navigating the new masculinity / Peggy Orenstein.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Harper, an Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2020]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  305.2351 Or3b 2020    ---  Available
 Parsons Non-Fiction  305.23 O66    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Edition First edition.
Description viii, 292 pages ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-279) and index.
Contents Introduction: what about the boys? -- Welcome to Dick School -- If it exists, there is porn of it -- Are you experienced? Life and love in a hookup culture -- Get used to it: gay, trans, and queer guys -- Heads you lose, tails I win: boys of color in a white world -- I know I'm a good guy, but... -- All guys want it, don't they? -- A better man -- Deep breath: talking to boys.
Summary "Peggy Orenstein's Girls & Sex broke ground, shattered taboos, and galvanized conversations about young women's right to pleasure and agency in sexual encounters. It also had an unintended effect on its author: Orenstein realized that talking about girls is only half the conversation. To understand girls and sex, we also need to talk about boys and sex. Today's young men are subject to the same cultural forces as their female peers. They are steeped in the distorted media images and binary stereotypes of female sexiness and toxic masculinity which shape how they, too, navigate sexual and emotional relationships. In Boys & Sex, Orenstein uses the same fascinating mix of anecdote and research to reveal how young men understand and negotiate the new rules of physical and emotional intimacy. Drawing on comprehensive interviews with young men, psychologists, academics, and experts in the field, Orenstein takes an unprecedented look at the myriad factors that are shaping boys' ideas of sex, girls, and masculinity including: locker room talk how the word "hilarious" robs boys of empathy pornography as the new sex education hookup culture and consent Bro culture and #metoo excessive drinking and frat parties boys' experience as victims and perpetrators of sexual violence By exploring the complexity of young men's attitudes, beliefs, and experiences, Orenstein unravels the hidden truths, hard lessons, and important realities of boys' sex lives today. The result is a provocative and paradigm-shifting work that offers a much-needed vision of how boys can truly move forward as better men"-- Provided by publisher.
Source B&T 02.2020 PARS
Subject Teenage boys -- Sexual behavior -- United States.
Teenage boys -- United States -- Attitudes.
Young men -- Sexual behavior -- United States.
Teenage boys -- Attitudes. (OCoLC)fst01145376
Teenage boys -- Sexual behavior. (OCoLC)fst01145392
Young men -- Sexual behavior. (OCoLC)fst01183279
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Teenagers -- United States.
Added Title Boys and sex
ISBN 0062666975 (hardcover)
9780062666970 (hardcover)

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