Hook-up culture among young Indian adults in Indian metropolitan cities

Kohli, Bani, Malu, Bhasker, Janarthanan, Janani, Nanda, Aranyak, Ann, Angelin and Kothari, Arpit (2022) Hook-up culture among young Indian adults in Indian metropolitan cities. Sexuality and Culture, 26 (6). pp. 2107-2121. ISSN 10955143

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This study aimed to explore the existence of hook-up behaviour among emerging adults in the Indian metropolitan cities of Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata. The study used a survey design. The sexual behaviour subsection of the Sexual Behaviour Questionnaire was used to assess the frequency of the various types of hook-up behaviour. The results indicated that the participants’ frequency of hook-up behaviour was 55.13%. Overall hook-up behaviour was higher for males, whereas females reported the highest incidence of hook-up behaviour for kissing. Hook-up behaviour was highest for emerging adults living independently in apartments, followed by those living in paying guests/hostels and living with family. The findings provide evidence for a hook-up culture in Indian metropolitan cities

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Hook up | Sexual behaviour | Sexual activity | Media | Culture | Sexual frequency
Subjects: Social Sciences and humanities > Social Sciences > Social Sciences (General)
JGU School/Centre: Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences
Depositing User: Amees Mohammad
Date Deposited: 01 Aug 2022 04:30
Last Modified: 22 Feb 2023 11:26
Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12119-022-09987-1
URI: https://pure.jgu.edu.in/id/eprint/3932


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