Item Details

Nerds: Who They Are and Why We Need More of Them

David Anderegg
Format
Book
Published
New York : Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, c2007.
Language
English
ISBN
1585425907
Contents
  • Introduction : the nerd dilemma or why Ashton Kutcher is your kid's worst nightmare
  • The field guide to nerds or why nerds are so gay
  • Math scores and economic ills or why you need to go to India to find an engineer
  • Old themes and new twists or why Ichabod Crane will never get laid
  • They can't help it, they're just sick or how better treatment might help cure Bill Gates
  • The Seinfeld axiom or why nerds know advanced calculus but can't get to first base
  • The geek squad or why you're not grateful to the guy who fixes your computer
  • They're not ugly, they just need a makeover or why they think no one can see the tape on their glasses
  • I'm not boring you, am I? Or what is this thing called the silmarillion?
  • Welcome to my persecution or why the George Bush-Al Gore contest was a Jungian's dream
  • Conclusion : the nerd you save.
Description
274 p. ; 22 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-263) and index.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

  • LEADER 02160cam a2200409 a 4500
    001 u4688029
    003 SIRSI
    005 20080121060754.4
    008 070907s2007 nyu b 001 0 eng
    010
      
      
    a| 2007036005
    020
      
      
    a| 1585425907
    024
    3
      
    a| 9781585425907
    035
      
      
    a| (OCoLC)171287602
    040
      
      
    a| DLC c| DLC d| BTCTA d| YDXCP d| BAKER d| C#P d| BWX
    043
      
      
    a| n-us---
    049
      
      
    a| VA@E
    050
    0
    0
    a| LC3993.9 b| .A84 2007
    082
    0
    0
    a| 371.95 2| 22
    090
      
      
    a| EDUC/LC3993.9 b| .A84 2007
    100
    1
      
    a| Anderegg, David, d| 1953-
    245
    1
    0
    a| Nerds : b| who they are and why we need more of them / c| David Anderegg.
    260
      
      
    a| New York : b| Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, c| c2007.
    300
      
      
    a| 274 p. ; c| 22 cm.
    504
      
      
    a| Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-263) and index.
    505
    0
      
    a| Introduction : the nerd dilemma or why Ashton Kutcher is your kid's worst nightmare -- The field guide to nerds or why nerds are so gay -- Math scores and economic ills or why you need to go to India to find an engineer -- Old themes and new twists or why Ichabod Crane will never get laid -- They can't help it, they're just sick or how better treatment might help cure Bill Gates -- The Seinfeld axiom or why nerds know advanced calculus but can't get to first base -- The geek squad or why you're not grateful to the guy who fixes your computer -- They're not ugly, they just need a makeover or why they think no one can see the tape on their glasses -- I'm not boring you, am I? Or what is this thing called the silmarillion? -- Welcome to my persecution or why the George Bush-Al Gore contest was a Jungian's dream -- Conclusion : the nerd you save.
    596
      
      
    a| 3
    650
      
    0
    a| Gifted children x| Social conditions z| United States.
    650
      
    0
    a| Children with social disabilities z| United States.
    650
      
    0
    a| Stereotypes (Social psychology) z| United States.
    650
      
    0
    a| Prejudices z| United States.
    650
      
    0
    a| Popular culture z| United States.
    019
      
      
    a| 148891352
    999
      
      
    a| LC3993.9 .A84 2007 w| LC i| X030252205 l| STACKS m| CLEMONS t| BOOK

Availability

Google Preview

Library Location Map Availability Call Number
Clemons Stacks N/A Available