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‘Lad cultures’ in the neoliberal university

Alison Phippspost by ALISON PHIPPS
University of Sussex

[I have] a friend who had some guy that put his hand down her pants on the dance floor. And she was a really quiet girl and she didn’t say anything. I’ve heard of a few friends who have had things like that happened [sic] that have gone past a joke. I think guys think it’s okay to do that.

This anecdote depicts an experience which has become so common amongst young people that it has acquired its own moniker: underhanding. Continue reading ‘Lad cultures’ in the neoliberal university