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ERIC Number: ED463694
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 322
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-253-33596-5
Wrongs of Passage: Fraternities, Sororities, Hazing, and Binge Drinking.
Nuwer, Hank
This book takes a broad look at the problems of hazing and binge drinking on college campuses. It includes a history of hazing and suggestions for reform. The chapters are: (1) The Tradition; (2) Greekthink; (3) Alcohol Misuse; (4) A Weed in the Garden of Academe; (5) Greek Traditions and Tragedies; (6) Sororities; (7) The Law and Hazing; (8) Violence in Historically African American Greek Groups; and (9) Strategies: What Can Be Done? One appendix contains a chronology of college deaths related to hazing and drinking, and the other lists places to find help and additional information. (Contains 386 endnotes and 176 references.) (SLD)
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Publication Type: Books; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A