Drones, Clones, and Alpha Babes: Retrofitting Star Trek's Humanism, Post-9/11

Synopsis

Drones, Clones, & Alpha Babes considers the dialectics of humanism & post-humanism, the pervasiveness of advanced technology, & the complications of gender identity inherent in the Star Trek series franchise. Relke sheds light on how the Star Trek narratives influence & are influenced by shifting cultural values in the United States, using these as portals to the sociopolitical & sociocultural landscapes of pre-and post 9-11 United States.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Calgary, Alta.
Publication year:
  • 2006