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The Galaxy Is Rated G




Table of Contents

Introduction. Horizons of Possibility: What We Point to When We Say Science Fiction for Children
SANDY RANKIN AND R.C. NEIGHBORS

PART 1. D IS FOR DEVIANCE

ONE. Monsters Among Us: Construction of the Deviant Body in Monsters, Inc. and Lilo & Stitch
ELIZABETH LEIGH SCHERMAN

TWO. Susan Murphy, Ginormica, and Gloria Steinem: Feminist Consciousness-Raising as Science Fiction in Monsters vs. Aliens
HOLLY HASSEL

THREE. Performing Gender, Performing Romance: Pixar’s WALL-E
CAROL A. BERNARD

FOUR. Last in Space: The “Black” Hole in Children’s Science Fiction Film
DEBBIE C. OLSON

FIVE. A Few Beasts Hissed: Buzz Lightyear and the Refusal to Believe
DANIEL KENNEFICK

PART 2. S IS FOR STRUCTURES OF POWER

SIX. Forward to the Past: Anti-Fascist Allegory and “Blitz Spirit” Revisionism in Daleks’ Invasion Earth 2150 A.D
DANIEL O’BRIEN

SEVEN. The Search for a “More Civilized Age,” or the Failure of Utopian Desire in the Star Wars Franchise
R.C. NEIGHBORS

EIGHT. Inexplicable Utterances: Social Power and Pluralistic Discourse in Transformers
JACQUELINE WIEGARD

NINE. “Population: Us”: Nostalgia for a Future that Never Was (Not Yet) in The Iron Giant
SANDY RANKIN

TEN. Doctor Who: A Very British Alien
J.P.C. BROWN

PART 3. F IS FOR FUTURE SHOCK

ELEVEN. No Future Shock Here: The Jetsons, Happy Tech, and the Patriarchy
BRIAN COWLISHAW

TWELVE. “No One’s Lazy in LazyTown”: The Making of Active Citizens in Preschool Television
LYNN WHITAKER

THIRTEEN. Flash Gordon: Remembering a Childhood Hero (Past, Present, Future)
PATRICK D. ENRIGHT

FOURTEEN. Toys, a T-Rex, and Trouble: Cautionary Tales of Time Travel in Children’s Film
KRISTINE LARSEN

FIFTEEN. “Manmade Mess”: The Critical Dystopia of WALL-E
ALEXANDER CHARLES OLIVER HALL

SIXTEEN. A Bumbling Bag of Ball Bearings: Lost in Space and the Space Race
JONATHAN COHN



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