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Gender Arrangements in Science Fiction
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Lorber, Judith. 2010. “Gender Arrangements in Science Fiction”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


The intent of the exercise is to get students to reflect on contemporary society’s gender arrangements by comparing them to an imagined society. Most science fiction that focuses on gender is a critique of our own society. Authors either project the worst elements into a future dystopia, or contrast with a utopia that may have attractive and unattractive...

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Sex and Gender
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College 300

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