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- Special Topics: Coordinating Greek Life - Heather Pittman
READ Inside Greek U.: Fraternities, Sororities, and the Pursuit of Pleasure, Power, and Prestige
Inside Greek U. Fraternity brothers are taught to be "real men" who are promiscuous, violent, and competitive, while the campus sorority houses mold their sisters to be their skinny, passive, and domestic "good girl" counterparts. With over , Greeks graduating each year, the pointed gender indoctrination taking place on fraternity and sorority row poses a significant threat to how gender roles are transformed in the future.
DeSantis argues that reforming fraternities and sororities is both possible and necessary.
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Special Topics: Coordinating Greek Life - Heather Pittman
Introduction: Life at Greek University pp. Understanding Gender pp. Studs and Virgins pp.
Her Laxatives, His Steroids pp. Bros before Hos pp. Soccer Moms and Corporate Dads pp.
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Cleaning Up after the Party pp. Acknowledgments pp. Notes pp.
Films such as Animal House, Revenge of the Nerds, Old School, and Legally Blonde reinforce this stereotype, but they fail to depict the enduring influence of these organizations on their members. Using evidence gathered in hundreds of focus group sessions and personal interviews, as well as his years of experience as a faculty advisor to Greek organizations, Alan D. DeSantis offers unprecedented access to the world of fraternities and sororities.
These rigid formulations often lead to destructive attitudes and behaviors, such as eating disorders, date rape, sexual misconduct, and homophobia. Ten percent of all college students join a Greek organization, and many of the nation's business and political leaders are former members.