Case studies of groups including high-tech office workers, Star trek fans, Japanese technoporn producers, teenage hackers, AIDS activists, rap groups, and rock stars yield insights about the production and management of repressive technocultures, as well as new possibilities for the encouragement of technoliteracy, a requirement for the democratization of social communication. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, ORFranz Josephs Star Fleet Technical Manual, first published in 1975, promises on its cover that one will find inside ... While some fans have felt compelled to flesh out the sketchy contours of Star Trek technology, these have mostly been men.
|Author||:||Constance Penley, Andrew Ross|
|Publisher||:||U of Minnesota Press - 1991|