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Soc 1100.(Sociology in our Times-10thedition –by Diana Kendall) ScienceFiction AssignmentFor this class, you have to complete a series of science fiction essays. Here are the steps and requirements youshould follow.1.Choose 1 bookor a 1 filmfrom the following list. Youwill use that source for all of your Sci-Fi essays thisterm.BooksFilmsMaxBarry,JenniferGovernmentGeorge Orwell, 1984Susan Collins, The Hunger GamesMinority ReportWaterworldPlanet of the Apes (old or newversion)GattacaBrazilSolyent GreenEquilibriumDivergent
The main purpose of this assignment is for you to relate sociological concepts(presented in each chapter of the textbook) to the materials presented in thebook and films. Your final version should be precise in referring to the film orthe book.. Here are just some of the things that should figure in your paper:1)Culture. The books and films present us with a vision of futuristic societies.You should provide an analysis of this society as if you were an anthropologistdiscovering a new culture. What seems to be the rules, norms, values, laws andsymbols of this culture? Is there a dominant culture? Are there any subculturesor countercultures, describe them (and indicate why some are subcultures andothers counterculture)? Describe a few elements of material and nonmaterialculture.2)Socialization. In the chapter on socialization, you have learned that even though we tend to think of our “self” as the core of our identity, what makes us