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Politics

Larry A. Witham

in Where Darwin Meets the Bible

Published in print November 2002 | ISBN: 9780195150452
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199834860 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195150457.003.0008
 Politics

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Politics has followed evolution debates since Darwin's era, and this chapter looks at contemporary manifestations in America. It covers federal science spending, public school policy, evolution in election years, and the “culture war” over values. It touches on standards‐based education reform, the 2000 elections, and the Kansas School Board vote in 1999.

Keywords: culture; culture war; education; election; federal; Kansas; politics; reform; science; values

Chapter.  6821 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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