Young Adult Science Fiction as a Socially Conservative Genre

  • Jonathan Ball
Keywords: science fiction

Abstract

Review of:

Applebaum, Noga. Representations of Technology in Science Fiction for Young People. New York: Routledge, 2010.

Beckett, Bernard. Genesis. Toronto: Tundra, 2009.

Dunnion, Kristyn. Big Big Sky. Calgary: Red Deer, 2008.

Mendlesohn, Farah. The Inter-Galactic Playground: A Critical Study of Children’s and Teens’ Science Fiction. Jefferson: McFarland, 2009.

Sawyer, Robert J. Wake. Toronto: Viking, 2009.

Sawyer, Robert J. Watch. Toronto: Viking, 2010.

Sawyer, Robert J. Wonder. Toronto: Viking, 2011.

Author Biography

Jonathan Ball

Jonathan Ball holds a Ph.D. (English) from the University of Calgary and teaches at the University of Manitoba and the University of Winnipeg. He is the author of Ex Machina (BookThug, 2009) and Clockfire (Coach House, 2010).

Published
2011-09-20
How to Cite
Ball, J. (2011). Young Adult Science Fiction as a Socially Conservative Genre. Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures, 3(2). Retrieved from http://jeunessejournal.ca/index.php/yptc/article/view/117
Section
Review Essays