Hazing: Destroying Young Lives

EditorHank NuwerContribution byElizabeth Allan, Travis Apgar

Paperback | March 1, 2018

Hazing: Destroying Young Lives by Hank Nuwer
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When does becoming part of the team go too far?

For decades, young men and women endured degrading and dangerous rituals in order to join sororities and fraternities while college administrators blindly accepted their consequences. In recent years, these practices have spilled over into the mainstream, polluting military organizations, sports teams, and even secondary schools. In Destroying Young Lives: Hazing in Schools and the Military, Hank Nuwer assembles an extraordinary cast of analysts to catalog the evolution of this dangerous practice, from the first hazing death at Cornell University in 1863 to present day tragedies. This hard-hitting compilation addresses the numerous, significant, and often overlooked impacts of hazing, including including sexual exploitation, mental distress, depression, and even suicide.

Destroying Young Lives is a compelling look at how universities, the military, and other social groups can learn from past mistakes and protect their members going forward.

Hank Nuwer is Professor in the Franklin College Pulliam School of Journalism and author of The Hazing Reader.
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Title:Hazing: Destroying Young LivesFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:370 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:370 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.68 inPublished:March 1, 2018Publisher:Indiana University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0253030048

ISBN - 13:9780253030047

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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