“It’s hooking up for people who aren’t living in a hook-up culture,” she explains in an interview with Canvas8.Wade’s book was born from a desire to repair the disconnect between what she saw among the students in her classrooms and what was being reported in the media – with an angle to exploring, but also removing some of the stigma attached to, this freshly highlighted hook-up culture.Poster creation: scientific work promotion with hi-quality printable maps.Centrality: used in sociology to indicate how well a node is connected.We sit down with Wade to explore the behaviours attached to hook-up culture, if it’s really as bad as it sounds or if it’s a natural fit for a generation who are rejecting institutions.that condemned Tinder, hook-up culture, and the ‘dating apocalypse’ that they’ve caused for ruining relationships forever.That’s where data comes in—to introduce us to patterns that our eyes can’t see.It’s one of our best ways to step outside of our comfort zones and to challenge our assumptions.
In an effort to explore and deconstruct these perceptions, Lisa Wade, Ph D, an associate professor of Sociology conducted a study of hook-up culture in colleges across the US, which culminated in her book American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus.
“There have been two major transitions in heterosexual mating in the last four million years.
The first was around 10,000 to 15,000 years ago, in the agricultural revolution.
Data is a powerful way to share insights, support ideas and discover unexpected trends.
Many people avoid using data because it seems difficult to work with and collect.