A SUBCULTURE: a defined system of values, attitudes, and modes of behaviour and lifestyles
of a social group that is distinct from, but related to the dominant culture of society.
Dates in the past were a way to get to know each other, sometimes casual, sometimes leading
into serious relationships, sometimes involving something physical
Cultural changes have given women the option of more sexual freedom; however a double
standard still exists today...
Since women show more interest in turning hook ups into relationships it is possible that they
internalized different values than men, or maybe it is because they are subject to more judgement
- the advent and legalization of contraceptives
- the legalization of abortion
- people are marrying later
However in terms of inequality we have not progressed much because there is a double standard