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The geeks shall inherit the Earth : popularity, quirk theory, and why outsiders thrive after high school / Alexandra Robbins.

E-book E-book (2011.)
Description: 1 online resource (x, 436 p.)
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, 2011.

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  • ISBN: 1401303773 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 9781401303778 (electronic bk.)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [399]-433).
Contents:
Meet the cafeteria fringe -- Late summer to early fall: the popularity myth. Quirk theory and the secret of popularity -- Why are popular people mean? -- Fall: why quirk theory works. In the shadow of ... Read More
Summary:
In her book, Alexandra Robbins explores the ways group identity theories play out among cliques - and the students they exclude. She reveals the new labels students stick onto each other today, the long-term effects of this marginalization, and the reasons students falling under these categories are often shunned.
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Citation: Robbins, Alexandra. "The geeks shall inherit the Earth : popularity, quirk theory, and why outsiders thrive after high school." New York : Hyperion, 2011.
 
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