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Author Robbins, Alexandra, 1976-

Title The geeks shall inherit the Earth / Alexandra Robbins

Publ Info New York, N.Y. : Hyperion, 2011
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 J&W-Denver  HM753 .R63 2011    AVAILABLE
 J&W-Prov. Main Lib.  HM753 .R63 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HM753 .R63 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HM753 .R63 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 436 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Contents Late summer to early fall : the popularity myth -- Fall : why quirk theory works -- Winter : outcast profiling and other dangers -- Late winter to early spring : being excluded doesn't mean anything's wrong with you -- Spring : quirk theory's origins : why these issues are hardest in school -- Late spring to early summer : popular vs. outcast
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 399-433)
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
LC subject Group identity
Conformity
Social isolation
Middle school students
High school students
ISBN 9781401302023 (hbk.)
1401302025 (hbk.)