1st Edition

Teaching Toward the 24th Century
Star Trek as Social Curriculum

ISBN 9780815325239
Published April 26, 2000 by Routledge
284 Pages

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Book Description

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.


"It would be wrong to read this book as an analysis ofStar Trekfor teachers. it would be equally inappropriate to read it as journalistic reporting on Trekdom. It is instead a deeply serious contribution to curriculum theory. It situates this theory in a new place - a realm of the popular - in such a way that any reader will be ready to do important curriculum work in response." -- Education Review, July 13, 2001