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NASA/Trek

Popular Science and Sex in America

NASA/Trek( )
Author: Penley, Constance
ISBN:978-0-86091-405-1
Publication Date:Jun 1997
Publisher:Verso Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $69.99
Book Description:

This wry and highly readable investigation of the role of space travel in popular imagination looks at the way NASA has openly borrowed from the TV show Star Trek to reinforce its public standing. It also celebrates the work of a group of the show's fans who rewrite its storylines in porno-romance fanzines. Constance Penley advocates that scientific experimentation be accompanied by social and sexual experimentation, and devoted to exploring inner as well as outer space.

Book Details
Pages:184
Detailed Subjects: Science / Philosophy & Social Aspects
Psychology / Human Sexuality
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14 x 19.8 x 1 cm
Book Weight:0.568 Kilograms



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