Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR)

Hookup culture and youth sexuality

Sociology

19Dec2017 10:00 - 11:00

PhD defence ceremony

A hookup is an ambiguous term. It stands for a sexual encounter that can include different sexual practices ranging from kissing to intercourse. 'Hooking up' has become a prevalent script of intimate coupling on American college campuses, but little is known about whether this sexual culture is prevalent among youth in the direct surroundings of colleges, in the context of urban night life. Jitse Schuurmans carries out a qualitative, comparative study of youth sexuality in the Bay Area in California and in Hong Kong.

J.J. Schuurmans: Hookups. Youth Sexuality and Social Change.

Supervisor

Prof. W.G.J. Duyvendak

Co-supervisor

Dr S.M.G. Chauvin (Universit√© de Lausanne)

Location

  • Agnietenkapel

    Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229 - 231 | 1012 EZ Amsterdam
    +31 (0)20 525 2362

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Entrance

This event is open to the public.

Published by  University of Amsterdam