Dating different social classes

21 Apr

Lavaliering is a "pre-engagement" engagement that is a tradition in the Greek life of college campuses.Since fraternities and sororities do not occur much outside of the United States, this occurs, for the most part, only in the US.Another potential form of harassment can be seen in professor–student relationships; even though the student may be of the age to consent, they might be coerced into sexual encounters due to the hope of boosting their grades or receiving a recommendation from the professor.The practices of courtship in Western societies have changed dramatically in recent history.The ubiquity of social media (e.g., Facebook, Twitter) is no more apparent than at the university.

Compared with the possibilities offered by modern communications technology and the relative freedom of young adults, today's dating scene is vastly different.

Most of the existing research on the utility and effectiveness of social media in the higher education class is limited to self-reported data (e.g., surveys, questionnaires) and content analyses.

This paper summarizes the scholarly writings as well as reviews the findings of empirical investigations.

The primary change in courtship rituals during this time was a shift from marriage to social status as the desired result.

Before the 1920s, the primary reason for courting someone was to begin the path to marriage.