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Title Student life [electronic resource] / Karen Miller, book editor.
Publication Info. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, 2011.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Opposing Viewpoints In Context    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 216 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-202) and index.
Contents College drinking is a serious problem / George W. Dowdall -- College alcohol use is on the decline / Erin M. English, Michael D. Shutt, and Sara B. Oswalt -- The college "hookup" culture is widespread / Emily Foxhall -- The college "hookup" culture is exaggerated by the media / Jennie Yabroff -- Adderall is a dangerous, addictive drug / Megan Twohey -- Cognitive-enhancing drugs are useful study aids / Anne McIlroy -- Universities need to provide better access to sexual health information and services / PR Newswire -- Students need to take responsibility for their sexual health / Caitlin Myers -- Most college students have adequate health insurance / John E. Dicken -- College students are underinsured / Arelis Hernanadez -- Schools face dilemmas about privacy and intervention when confronted with troubled students / Michael Bogdanoff -- Athletic programs enhance the college experience / Rob Jenkins -- College athletic programs undermine academics / Matthew Denhart, Robert Villwock, and Richard Vedder -- Hazing rituals strengthen teams and bond teammates / Gary Alan Fine -- Regardless of student perceptions, hazing is dangerous and harmful / Jennifer J. Waldron -- Title IX has improved sports programs / Cathryn L. Claussen -- Title IX undermines sports programs / Allison Kasic and Kimberly Schuld -- Membership in a Greek letter organization enhances the college experience / Sarah Gwin -- Sororities are out of touch with today's members / Elizabeth Leigh Farrington -- Greek members are more likely to binge drink and use drugs / Ashlei N. Stevens -- Greek letter organizations are unfairly portrayed in popular culture / Sarah Ball -- Membership in Black Greek organizations can be beneficial / Fred A. Bonner II.
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Summary This volume explores the topic of student life by presenting varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that surround this issue. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. Allows the reader to attain the higher-level critical thinking and reading skills that are essential in a culture of diverse and contradictory opinions.
Subject Students -- United States -- Social life and customs.
Education -- United States.
Attitude (Psychology)
Added Author Miller, Karen, 1973-
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
ISBN 9780737749908 (hbk.)
0737749903 (hbk.)
9780737749915 (pbk.)
0737749911 (pbk.)
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