SCI-fi - Soc 1100(Sociology in our Times-10th edition by Diana Kendall Science Fiction Assignment For this class you have to complete a series of

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Soc 1100.(Sociology in our Times-10 th edition –by Diana Kendall) Science Fiction Assignment For this class, you have to complete a series of science fiction essays. Here are the steps and requirements you should follow. 1. Choose 1 book or a 1 film from the following list. You will use that source for all of your Sci-Fi essays this term. Books Films Max Barry, Jennifer Government George Orwell, 1984 Susan Collins, The Hunger Games Minority Report Waterworld Planet of the Apes (old or new version) Gattaca Brazil Solyent Green Equilibrium Divergent
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 the book and films. Your final version should be precise in referring to the film or the 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 anthropologist discovering a new culture. What seems to be the rules, norms, values, laws and symbols of this culture? Is there a dominant culture? Are there any subcultures or countercultures, describe them (and indicate why some are subcultures and others counterculture)? Describe a few elements of material and nonmaterial culture. 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

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