Teaching Toward The 24th Century

Teaching Toward The 24th Century

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by Karen Anijar
     
 

ISBN-10: 081532524X

ISBN-13: 9780815325246

Pub. Date: 09/21/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Trekkie popular culture sees Star Trek as a unifying myth. Dr Anijar explores this phenomenon 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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Trekkie popular culture sees Star Trek as a unifying myth. Dr Anijar explores this phenomenon in light of the influences of television in children's lives, and the effects of utopian interpretations of Star Trek on teaching practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815325246
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/21/2000
Series:
Pedagogy and Popular Culture Series
Pages:
265
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Series Editor's Foreword: The Ponderosa and the Enterprise: Go Up, Young Man, to the Final Frontier
Ch. 1Gnosticism Is the Final Frontier: When the Red, Red Trekker Went Hale-Bopp, Bopping Along ...1
Ch. 2The Way, the Truth, and the Light37
Ch. 3Intermezzo for NASA, Start Fleet, the Armed Services, and Giant Corporations in B Sharp83
Ch. 4Klingon as Curriculum: Militias, Minstrel Shows and Other Language Games127
Ch. 5Resistance Is Futile: You Will Be Assimilated into the Predatory Jungle155
Ch. 6On Top of Old Mount Olympus, All Covered with Trek; or Mama, Don't Let Your Trekker Grow Up to Be a Fascist191
Afterword231
Bibliography235
Index255
Permissions Acknowledgments265

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