First essay; https://www.npr.org/2018/03/19/594719471/guys-we-have-a-problem-how- american-masculinity-creates-lonely-men
Listen to the Hidden Brain podcast, The Lonely American Man. Summarize & explain 3 statistics, studies or theories shared in the podcast. Do any of
these surprise you? Do you agree or disagree with them? Response
should be 300 words.
The Lonely American Man;
Boys get the message at a young age: don’t show your feelings. Don’t rely on
anyone. This week, we take a close look at misguided notions of masculinity in
the United States. We explore how those notions create stressed-out romantic
relationships, physical health problems, and a growing epidemic of loneliness.
Plus, we consider how we might begin to tell a different story about what it
means to be a man.
Second essay; Read excerpt from American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus by Lisa Wade (located in Readings folder in Blackboard).
What are the 2 theories she provides for why “party rape” is most common on campus?
Give an example of how assault is regulated, not prohibited.
What does Wade say about bystanders role in college sexual assault?