Not Just Black and White

  title={Not Just Black and White},
  author={Sarah A. Spell},
  journal={Sociology of Race and Ethnicity},
  pages={172 - 187}
  • Sarah A. Spell
  • Published 1 April 2017
  • Sociology
  • Sociology of Race and Ethnicity
The increasing interest in research on hookups (i.e., noncommittal unions focused on sexual acts ranging from kissing to intercourse) often highlights individual-level predictors (e.g., alcohol use, attitudes) or gender/class differences. Racial/ethnic comparisons are often portrayed as White/non-White, despite literature on differing experiences within race by gender due to institutional-level differences, standards of beauty, and sexual stereotypes. Using the Online College Social Life Survey… 

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