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Republic of Outsiders

The Power of Amateurs, Dreamers, and Rebels
Quart, Alissa (Book - 2012)
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Republic of Outsiders is a look at the growing number of American outsiders who disrupt the status quo: the outcasts who seek to redefine a wide variety of fields, from film and mental health to music and gender. These people range from professional and amateur filmmakers crowd-sourcing their work, to transgender and autistic activists, and Occupy Wall Street's 'alternative bankers'. They are the groups that have forged a new cultural practice Quart dubs 'identity innovation'; pushing the boundaries of who are they are and what they can achieve.
Authors: Quart, Alissa
Title: Republic of outsiders
the power of amateurs, dreamers, and rebels
Publisher: New York :, New Press,, 2012.
Characteristics: xix, 199 pages ;,22 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Contents: Introduction
Outsider mentality
Beyond sanity
Beyond feminism
Beyond normal
After the gatekeepers
Beyond Hollywood
Beyond top 40
The center cannot hold
Beyond meat
Beyond mass markets
Postscript
Afterword.
Local Note: 15 118 148 210 216 250
ISBN: 1595588752
9781595588753
Statement of Responsibility: Alissa Quart
Subject Headings: Social psychology. Eccentrics and eccentricities. Imagination. Creative ability.
Topical Term: Social psychology.
Eccentrics and eccentricities.
Imagination.
Creative ability.
LCCN: 2013005371
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