‘I have a sense that it’s probably quite bad … but because I don’t see it, I don’t know’: Lad culture in higher education

“Lad culture in English universities is often perceived by university staff as involving ‘extreme’ behaviour and as being carried out by only a handful of ‘bad apples’ rather than as a widespread culture that fosters gender-based harassment and violence. But new research, led by Lancaster University, says this perception stems from various factors, including many staff having limited understandings of lad culture which reflect the way it is portrayed in the media …” (more)

[AlphaGalileo, 13 September]


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