Star Trek Visions of Law and Justice

Author: Robert H. Chaires
Publisher: University of North Texas Press
ISBN: 0966808029
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Law

Star Trek Visions of Law and Justice collects fourteen articles connecting popular media with academic inquiry, illustrating the connections between the future world ofStar Trek and current issues in international law, law and justice, and the American legal system. It makes an ideal text to teach students interdisciplinary academic concepts using a familiar, popular media phenomenon.

Computers Of Star Trek

Author: Lois H. Gresh
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465011756
Release Date: 2008-01-04
Genre: Computers

The depiction of computers on the various "Star Trek" series has ranged from lame to breathtakingly imaginative. This book covers the gamut, and makes lucid and entertaining comparison of these fictional computers with those that now exist or are likely to inhabit our future. Throughout its history, "Star Trek" has been an accurate reflection of contemporary ideas about computers and their role in our lives. Affectionately but without illusions, The Computers of Star Trek shows how those ideas compare with what we now know we can and will do with computers.

Law and Justice on the Small Screen

Author: Peter Robson
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 9781847319944
Release Date: 2012-08-01
Genre: Law

'Law and Justice on the Small Screen' is a wide-ranging collection of essays about law in and on television. In light of the book's innovative taxonomy of the field and its international reach, it will make a novel contribution to the scholarly literature about law and popular culture. Television shows from France, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, Spain and the United States are discussed. The essays are organised into three sections: (1) methodological questions regarding the analysis of law and popular culture on television; (2) a focus on genre studies within television programming (including a subsection on reality television), and (3) content analysis of individual television shows with attention to big-picture jurisprudential questions of law's efficacy and the promise of justice. The book's content is organised to make it appropriate for undergraduate and graduate classes in the following areas: media studies, law and culture, socio-legal studies, comparative law, jurisprudence, the law of lawyering, alternative dispute resolution and criminal law. Individual chapters have been contributed by, among others: Taunya Banks, Paul Bergman, Lief Carter, Christine Corcos, Rebecca Johnson, Stefan Machura, Nancy Marder, Michael McCann, Kimberlianne Podlas and Susan Ross, with an Introduction by Peter Robson and Jessica Silbey.

Exploring Picard s Galaxy

Author: Peter W. Lee
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9781476630960
Release Date: 2018-02-02
Genre: Social Science

Serving as the sequel to Gene Roddenberry’s original television series, Star Trek: The Next Generation pushed the boundaries of the “final frontier.” At the same time, the show continued the franchise's celebrated exploration of the human experience, reflecting current social and political events. ST:TNG became immensely successful, spawning four feature films and several television spin-offs. This collection of new essays explores both the series’ characters and its themes. Topics include the Federation’s philosophy concerning technocracy, sexuality and biopolitics; foreign policy shifts in the Prime Directive; key characters including Jean-Luc Picard, Data, Deanna Troi, Tasha Yar; and Klingon martial arts, music, and history.

Set Phasers to Teach

Author: Stefan Rabitsch
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319737768
Release Date: 2018-07-10
Genre: Education

For 50 years, Star Trek has been an inspiration to its fans around the world, helping them to dream of a better future. This inspiration has entered our culture and helped to shape much of the technology of the early 21st Century. The contributors to this volume are researchers and teachers in a wide variety of disciplines; from Astrophysics to Ethnology, from English and History to Medicine and Video Games, and from American Studies to the study of Collective Computing Systems. What the authors have in common is that some version of Star Trek has inspired them, not only in their dreams of what may be, but in the ways in which they work - and teach others to work - here in the real world. Introduced with references to Star Trek films and television shows, and illustrated with original cartoons, each of the 15 chapters included in this volume provides insights into research and teaching in this range of academic fields.

Religions of Star Trek

Author: Ross Shepard Kraemer
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0813341159
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Performing Arts

The religious themes present in the phenomenally popular sci-fi series and presented here will engage Star Trek fans and the culturally curious

Stories About Science in Law

Author: Professor David S Caudill
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 9781409497561
Release Date: 2013-02-28
Genre: Law

Presenting examples of how literary accounts can provide a supplement to our understanding of science in law, this book challenges the view that law and science are completely different. It focuses on stories which explore the relationship between law and science, especially cultural images of science that prevail in legal contexts. Contrasting with other studies of the transfer and construction of expertise in legal settings, this book considers the intersection of three interdisciplinary projects: law and science, law and literature, and literature and science. Looking at the appropriation of scientific expertise into law from these perspectives, this book presents an original introduction into how we can gain insight into the use of science in the courtroom and in policy and regulatory settings through literary sources.

The Star Trek Cookbook

Author: Ethan Phillips
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780671000226
Release Date: 1999-01-01
Genre: Cooking

Reveals the secret preparation techniques behind interstellar dishes and drinks sampled by both the crews of Federation starships and the patrons of Quark's bar, and offers recipes adapted to more locally available ingredients

Symposium

Author: St. John's University (New York, N.Y.). School of Law
Publisher:
ISBN: STANFORD:36105063756386
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Law


Captains Logs

Author: Edward A. Gross
Publisher: Little Brown
ISBN: 0316329576
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Science

A lavishly illustrated guide takes readers behind the scenes of every episode of Star Trek and The Next Generation, with additional sections on Deep Space Nine and Voyager. Original. 75,000 first printing.

Books in Print

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Publisher:
ISBN: UOM:39015062097749
Release Date: 2005
Genre: American literature

Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

Choice

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Publisher:
ISBN: UCSC:32106018508322
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Academic libraries


Bad Acts and Guilty Minds

Author: Leo Katz
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226027975
Release Date: 2012-12-15
Genre: Philosophy

With wit and intelligence, Leo Katz seeks to understand the basic rules and concepts underlying the moral, linguistic, and psychological puzzles that plague the criminal law. "Bad Acts and Guilty Minds . . . revives the mind, it challenges superficial analyses, it reminds us that underlying the vast body of statutory and case law, there is a rationale founded in basic notions of fairness and reason. . . . It will help lawyers to better serve their clients and the society that permits attorneys to hang out their shingles."—Edward N. Costikyan, New York Times Book Review