A History of Sexuality in America. What does it mean? Boodram, "hooking up is nothing more than settling; it is the microwaveable burrito of sex. College kids can handle it". Hookup culture encourages a punishing emotional landscape, where caring for others or even simple courtesy seem inappropriate, while carelessness and even cruelty are allowed. The Origins of Campus Hookup Culture Hookup culture is simply the newest stage in the evolution of sexual norms and behavior in America.
According to Bogle, the campuses her studies were done at had a common trend of college students being strongly interested in every other student's private life.
The Rise of Hookup Sexual Culture on American College Campuses
Media and American adolescent sexuality. New research published in the Journal of American College Health has investigated the sexual motivations underlying college hookups. NYU Press. Myth or Reality? About half of all hookups among adolescents were a one time affair, and this is the same for both boys and girls.