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Author Anijar, Karen.

Title Teaching Towards the 24th Century : the Social Curriculum of Startrek
Published Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (276 pages)
Contents Book Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; The Ponderosa and the Enterprise; TEACHING TOWARD THE 24TH CENTURY; CHAPTER 1 Gnosticism Is the Final Frontier; CHAPTER 2 The Way, the Truth, and the Light; CHAPTER 3 Intermezzo for NASA, Star Fleet, the Armed Services, and Giant Corporations in B Sharp; CHAPTER 4 Klingon as Curriculum; CHAPTER 5 Resistance Is Futile; CHAPTER 6 On Top of Old Mount Olympus, All Covered with Trek; or Mama, Don't Let Your Trekker Grow Up to Be a Fascist; Afterword; Bibliography; Permissions Acknowledgments; Index
Summary Trekkie popular culture sees Star Trek as a unifying myth. Dr. Anijar explores this phenomena in light of the influences of television in children's lives, and the effects of utopian interpretations of Star Trek on teaching practice
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Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203011309 (electronic bk.)
9780203011300 (electronic bk.)