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Title:
Freaks, geeks, and cool kids : American teenagers, schools, and the culture of consumption
Author:
Milner, Murray, Jr.
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Publication Information:
New York : Routledge, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
xiv, 305 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Part 1. The puzzle and the tools -- Why do they behave like that? -- The tools for understanding -- Part 2. Explaining teens' behavior -- Fitting in, standing out, and keeping up -- Steering clear, hanging out, and hooking up -- Exchanges, labels, and put-downs -- Part 3. Why schools vary -- The pluralistic high school -- Other kinds of schools -- Part 4. Teen status systems and consumerism -- Creating consumers -- Consuming life -- Conclusions and implications.
ISBN:
9780415948302
Format :
Book

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