As American security became increasingly dependent on technology to shape the consciousness of its populace and to defend them, science fiction shows like The Twilight Zone, Star Trek, and The X-Files both promoted the regime's gendered logic and raised significant questions about that logic and its gendered roles.
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About the Author
Mark E. Wildermuth is Professor of English at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin, USA.
Table of Contents
Introduction 1. The Evolution of Gendered Security State Logic 2. Before and After the Missile Crisis: Sci Fi TV and Gender, 1958-1968 3. In the Wake of Vietnam: The Paradoxes of the 70s and the Conflicts of the 80s 4. The 1990s: The Complexity of Gender in the Clinton Era 5. Trials and Triumphs in the 9/11 Milieu Conclusion