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

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

Label
The geeks shall inherit the Earth : popularity, quirk theory, and why outsiders thrive after high school
Title
The geeks shall inherit the Earth
Title remainder
popularity, quirk theory, and why outsiders thrive after high school
Statement of responsibility
Alexandra Robbins
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1976-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Robbins, Alexandra
Dewey number
303.3/2408350973
Index
no index present
LC call number
HM753
LC item number
.R63 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Group identity
  • Conformity
  • Social isolation
  • Middle school students
  • High school students
Label
The geeks shall inherit the Earth : popularity, quirk theory, and why outsiders thrive after high school, Alexandra Robbins
Link
http://evpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=CC965F39-6DA9-44F9-B5AF-3E30EE68B5BF
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [399]-433)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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 the freak tree -- It's good to be the cafeteria fringe -- Winter: outcast profiling and other dangers. Challenges -- Misperceptions -- Late winter to early spring: being excluded doesn't mean that anything's wrong with you. A brief introduction to group psychology -- Why labels stick: the motivations of the normal police -- Spring: quirk theory's origins: why these issues are hardest in school. Changing perceptions -- Two steps forward, one step back -- Late spring to early summer: popular vs. outcast. Popularity doesn't lead to happiness -- The rise of the cafeteria fringe -- Cafeteria fringe: lucky and free
Control code
ocn772430617
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 436 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781401303778
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
CC965F39-6DA9-44F9-B5AF-3E30EE68B5BF
Label
The geeks shall inherit the Earth : popularity, quirk theory, and why outsiders thrive after high school, Alexandra Robbins
Link
http://evpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=CC965F39-6DA9-44F9-B5AF-3E30EE68B5BF
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [399]-433)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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 the freak tree -- It's good to be the cafeteria fringe -- Winter: outcast profiling and other dangers. Challenges -- Misperceptions -- Late winter to early spring: being excluded doesn't mean that anything's wrong with you. A brief introduction to group psychology -- Why labels stick: the motivations of the normal police -- Spring: quirk theory's origins: why these issues are hardest in school. Changing perceptions -- Two steps forward, one step back -- Late spring to early summer: popular vs. outcast. Popularity doesn't lead to happiness -- The rise of the cafeteria fringe -- Cafeteria fringe: lucky and free
Control code
ocn772430617
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 436 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781401303778
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
CC965F39-6DA9-44F9-B5AF-3E30EE68B5BF

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