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A list of popular social science fiction books. Social science fiction are books that attempt to critique or explore societal issues. That is the concept of social evolution, change, and science impact on relationships. The focus on exploring social issues takes precedence over technology or hard science Vote on entries and/or submit new Social Science Fiction books to the list.
Dystopians are polar opposites of Utopian; basically about imperfect societies in the near-future. General themes in dystopian fiction: social control, oppressive governments, police states, repression, lack of individuality, privacy issues, and so on.
Utopia is an ideal community or society possessing a perfect socio-politico-legal system. The term has been used to describe both intentional communities that attempt to create an ideal society, and fictional societies portrayed in literature. It has spawned other concepts, most prominently dystopia. Chances are if a book is arguing against a utopian ideal using an ostensibly utopian society to show the flaws, it\'s a dystopia.A Utopia an ideal society that possesses the perfect \
Political Science Fiction speculating about where politics can take the human race -- both the good and the bad. As such, Political Science Fiction is a vehicle to explore and experiment with new ideas about government and examine the affects.Dystopia fiction, especially, often ties deeply into the political science fiction sub-genre as a raging critique against various political ideas.