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Social problems through science fiction

Social problems through science fiction

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

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  • Science-fiction américaine (anglaise, etc.)

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    ContributionsGreenbert, Martin Harry
    The Physical Object
    Pagination355 p.
    Number of Pages355
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22199056M

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More specific examples of social problems that are addressed in such works include poverty, conditions in factories and mines. Social science fiction is a subgenre of science fiction, usually (but not necessarily) soft science fiction, concerned less with technology/space opera and more with speculation about society.

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