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Gendering Science Fiction Films

Invaders from the Suburbs

  • Authors
  • Susan A. George

About this book

Introduction

In the 1950s, science fiction invasion films played a complicated part in supporting and criticizing Cold War ideologies. By reading these invasion narratives as performances of middle-class, white Americans' excitement and anxiety about social and political issues, George shows how they often played out as another round in the battle of the sexes.

Keywords

gender ideology Print women

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