The geeks shall inherit the earth : popularity, quirk theory, and why outsiders thrive after high school
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|Kirtland Community College Library||LC 210.5 .R63 2011||30775305466238||General Collection||Available||-|
- ISBN: 140131077X
- ISBN: 9781401310776
viii, 436 p. ; 21 cm.
- Edition: 1st trade pbk. ed.
- Publisher: New York : Hyperion, c2011.
|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 (or better off unpopular?) -- The rise of the cafeteria fringe -- Conclusion: 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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