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Author Berkman, Michael B., 1960-

Title Evolution, creationism, and the battle to control America's classrooms / Michael Berkman, Eric Plutzer

Publ Info New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010
 CCE Main Collection  GN281.4 B45 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  GN281.4 .B45 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  GN281.4 B45 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xv, 287 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-273) and index
Contents Machine generated contents note: Introduction; 1. Who should decide what children are taught?; 2. The public speaks: 'teach both'; 3. A nation divided by religion, education, and place; 4. Is evolution fit for polite company?: science standards in the American states; 5. Teachers and what they teach; 6. State standards meet street level bureaucracy; 7. When the personal becomes pedagogical; 8. Teachers in their schools and communities; 9. The battle for America's classrooms
LC subject Human evolution -- Study and teaching (Primary)
Creationism -- Study and teaching (Primary)
Intelligent design (Teleology) -- Study and teaching (Primary)
Add Author Plutzer, Eric
ISBN 9780521190466 (hardback)
0521190460 (hardback)