skip to content
Poli sci fi : an introduction to political science through science fiction Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Poli sci fi : an introduction to political science through science fiction

Author: Michael A Allen; Justin S Vaughn
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
You are not connected to the Boise State University Albertsons Library network. Access to online content and services may require you to authenticate with your library. my.BoiseState login
Getting this item's online copy... Getting this item's online copy...

Find a copy in the library

Getting this item's location and availability... Getting this item's location and availability...

WorldCat

Find it in libraries globally
Worldwide libraries own this item

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2015036328
(OCoLC)922631411
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael A Allen; Justin S Vaughn
ISBN: 9781317266754 1317266757 9781317266761 1317266765
OCLC Number: 944910021
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: Science Fiction as a Tool of Political Science - Michael A. Allen and Justin S. Vaughn SECTION I: THEORY AND EPISTEMOLOGY 1. Improving Public Policy: Measurement & Prediction in Minority Report - Jennifer Kelkres Emery 2. Equilibrium: If Game Theorists Ruled the World? - Benjamin Farrer SECTION II: POLITICAL BEHAVIOR 3. Service Guarantees Citizenship: Starship Troopers and Democracy - Ted Henry Brown and Christie L. Maloyed 4. Idiocracy: Do you need to be informed to vote in a democracy? - Conor M. Dowling 5. One Choice Can Transform You: Political Ideology and Culture in Divergent - Jocelyn Evans SECTION III: POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS 6. Star Wars and the Executive Branch - Joseph E. Uscinski 7. Star Wars and Legislatures - Zachary Callen 8. Are You Divergent? Political Factions and Personal Identity - Steve B. Lem 9. Yes... Yes... All Your 'Rights' As Defined By the Cardassian Articles of Jurisprudence Will Be Protected: Civil Liberties in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Raymond V. Carman, Jr. 10. The Bureaucratic Mind of Hermes Conrad: Administrative Behavior in Futurama - Scott E. Robinson and Justin S. Vaughn SECTION IV: IDENTITY 11. The Politics of Gender in the World of the Twelve Colonies - Lilly J. Goren 12. "We Shall Overcome:" The Districts of Panem and Identity Politics in The Hunger Games - Jennifer Kelkres Emery and Jocelyn Evans SECTION V: STATES 13. Democratic Breakdown in V for Vendetta - Julie VanDusky-Allen 14. Understanding Civil War through Star Wars - Michael A. Allen SECTION VI: INTER-STATE RELATIONS 15. Buggers and Astronauts: Ethics and Security in Ender's Game - Mary Elizabeth Sullivan 16. Battlestar Galactica and Foreign Policy - Michael E. Flynn
Responsibility: edited by Michael A. Allen, Justin S. Vaughn.
Retrieving notes about this item Retrieving notes about this item

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Poli Sci Fi: An Introduction to Political Science through Science Fiction is destined to become a classic. The authors artfully present complex political science concepts, such as theory, Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.