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The geeks shall inherit the earth

Alexandra Robbins

The geeks shall inherit the earth

popularity, quirk theory, and why outsiders thrive after high school

by Alexandra Robbins

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Hyperion in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Group identity,
  • School environment,
  • Students,
  • Popularity,
  • Conformity

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlexandra Robbins
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC210.5 .R63 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25054297M
    ISBN 10140131077X
    LC Control Number2011038496

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For the story, she followed seven high school students for a year: a popular mean girl, a weird girl, a gamer, a loner, a nerd, a band geek. Creativity and Quirkiness A major turning point in Robbins’ book is her citation of marketing expert Seth Godin ().

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