The geeks shall inherit the earth : popularity, quirk theory, and why outsiders thrive after high school / Alexandra Robbins.
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|Eckhart PL - The Third Place Teen Library||305.23 ROB (Text)||840191002000031||Teen - Nonfiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781401310776 (pbk.)
- Physical Description: viii, 436 pages ; 21cm
- Edition: 1st trade pbk. ed.
- Publisher: New York : Hyperion, 2011.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Meet the cafeteria fringe -- Quirk theory and the secret of popularity -- Why are popular people mean? -- In the shadow of the freak tree -- It's good to be the cafeteria fringe -- Challenges -- Misperceptions -- A brief introduction to group psychology -- Why labels stick: the motivations of the normal police -- Changing perceptions -- Two steps forward, one step back -- Popularity doesn't lead to happiness -- The rise of the cafeteria fringe -- Cafeteria fringe: lucky and free.
|Summary, etc.:|| Explores how group identity theories play out among high-school cliques and the students they exclude, offering insight into the ostracism of categorized students while analyzing the long-term effects of peer marginalization.
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