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Author Wilkie, Laurie A., 1968-

Title The Lost Boys of Zeta Psi : a Historical Archaeology of Masculinity at a University Fraternity
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (361 pages)
Contents The Lost Boys of Zeta Psi; CONTENTS; List of Figures; List of Tables; Acknowledgments; Prologue Peering into the Rooms of a Fraternity's Far Past; Stage Directions: Setting the Scene; PROGRAM FOR ACT I; PROGRAM FOR ACT II; PROGRAM FOR ACT III; PROGRAM FOR ACT IV; PROGRAM FOR ACT V; Epilogue When the Zetes Grew Up; Appendix Membership of Zeta Psi Iota as Compiled from Alumni Registers, Wall Panels, and Yearbooks; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary "Laurie Wilkie is making an important statement about the culture of fraternities, saving them from uncritical celebration on the one hand and the ' Animal House ' image on the other. She has given us a fascinating case study in the value and importance of the archaeology of the recent past."Matthew Johnson, author of Ideas of Landscape "A fresh look at fraternity life, offering a nuanced view of its social benefits and shortcomings. This is an insightful and innovative interdisciplinary contribution to the emergent field of contemporary archaeology as well as to masculinity st
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Subject University of California, Berkeley -- History.
Zeta Psi Fraternity -- History.
Gender identity -- California -- Berkeley -- History.
Greek letter societies -- California -- Berkeley -- History.
Male college students -- Sexual behavior -- California -- Berkeley.
Male college students -- California -- Berkeley -- Conduct of life.
Male college students -- California -- Berkeley -- Psychology.
Masculinity -- California -- Berkeley -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0520945948 (electronic bk.)
9780520945944 (electronic bk.)