Star Trek: A Post-structural Critique of the Original Series by Michael Hemmingson
Approx. 28,820 words.
Published on August 5, 2012 by
Media critic Michael Hemmingson offers a history and critique of the original Star Trek TV series, and the impact it has had on our culture, language, and science. Using the post-strctural lens, this study offers an insightful examination of sexual politics, colonial expansion, the human superiority over aliens, military action and the prime directive within the Star Trek realm.