ERIC Number: EJ472302
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Liquid Bonding: A Cultural Analysis of the Role of Alcohol in Fraternity Pledgeship.
Kuh, George D.; Arnold, James C.
Journal of College Student Development, v34 n5 p327-34 Sep 1993
Used qualitative methods to discover role of fraternity culture and pledgeship experiences in shaping alcohol use of new members. Used culture audits at fraternities at two different institutions. Concluded that regulating alcohol use is a key element in complicated system of rewards and sanctions administered by active members designed to socialize newcomers to group norms and values. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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