Aired: June 12, 2010

More College Women are Drinking Hard

The last decade has seen an increase in the rate of college women who engage in high risk drinking, especially among sorority women when they drink at fraternity parties.  Jill Russett (College of William and Mary) is studying the trend.  Also featured: Much has been written about the way our culture raises girls.  But what about boys?  Popular books such as Raising Cain and The War on Boys suggest they are either weakened by feminism, or stifled by hyper-masculine ideals about what men should be.  Matt Prickett (Longwood University) says neither extreme tells the whole story.


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