Freaks, Geeks, and Cool Kids

Freaks, Geeks, and Cool Kids

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Freaks, Geeks, and Cool Kids argues that the teenage behaviors that annoy adults do not arise from qqhormones, qq bad parenting, poor teaching, or qqthe media, qq but from adolescents' lack of power over the central features of their lives: they must attend school; they have no control over the curriculum; they can't choose who their classmates are. What teenagers do have is the power to create status systems and symbols that not only exasperate adults, but also impede learning and maturing. Ironically, parents, educators, and businesses are inadvertently major contributors to these ou.... many non-metropolitan schools there is a contingent identified as a€œcountry, a€ a€œ cowboys, a€ a€œrednecks, a€ or a€œkickersa€ (which is short ... A number of schools identified groups known as a€œhoodlums, a€16 a€œdirta€” bags, a€l7 a€œhoods, a€ a€œgangstas, a€ a€œ thugs, a€ etc.

Title:Freaks, Geeks, and Cool Kids
Author:Murray Milner
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-10-18


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