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Dianetics and scientology references in science fiction magazines from 1949 to 1999

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Title
Dianetics and scientology references in science fiction magazines from 1949 to 1999
Type
Dataset
Date Record Created
2018-04-23
Date Record Modified
2018-04-26
Language
English
Coverage
Date Coverage
1949 to 1999
Time Period
20th Century
Geospatial Location
  • United Sates, United Kingdom
Description
Descriptions
  1. Type: full

    The data comprises a list of issues of science fiction magazines containing references to dianetics and/or scientology from the first appearance of the term 'dianetics' in Astounding Science Fiction, December 1949, through to the end of 1999.  It also includes some related content found in issues that also contained search term references but which are also related to 'mind powers.' The sample corpus searched contained 4431 magazines, including complete or near-complete runs of all major professional titles for the period.

Related Publications
  1. Menadue, Christopher Benjamin (2018) Hubbard bubble, dianetics trouble: an evaluation of the representations of dianetics and scientology in science fiction magazines from 1949 to 1999. SAGE Open, 8 (4).
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People
Creators
  1. Owned by: Mr Christopher Menadue , ben.menadue1@my.jcu.edu.au , College of Arts & Society & Education
Primary Contact
Mr Christopher Menadue, ben.menadue@jcu.edu.au
Supervisors
  1. Professor Komla Tsey , komla.tsey@jcu.edu.au
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Subject
Fields of Research
  1. 160805 - Social Change (160805)
Socio-Economic Objective
  1. 970116 - Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society (970116)
Keywords
  1. dianetics
  2. scientology
  3. religion
  4. digital humanities
  5. science fiction
  6. magazines
  7. English literature
  8. American literature
Research Activity
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Research Themes
Not aligned to a University theme
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License
CC BY-NC-ND: Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivatives 3.0 AU
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Open access. If the data is not freely accessible via the link provided, please contact the nominated data manager or researchdata@jcu.edu.au for assistance.
Type
open
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Data
Data Location
Online Locations
Attachments
  1. Hubbard Bubble Appendices Tables 2 to 6 210418.pdf (Storage Attachments, Public)
  2. Hubbard Bubble Appendices Data 210418.xlsx (Storage Attachments, Public)
  3. Hubbard Bubble Appendices Data 240418.pdf (Storage Attachments, Public)
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Citation
Cite:
Menadue, C.B. (2018). Dianetics and scientology references in science fiction magazines from 1949 to 1999. James Cook University. (dataset). http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/28/5ae11dade5fc4
Digital Object Identifier (DOI):
10.4225/28/5ae11dade5fc4