The Resource Devil in Dover : an Insider's Story of Dogma V. Darwin in Small-town America, (ebook)

Devil in Dover : an Insider's Story of Dogma V. Darwin in Small-town America, (ebook)

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Devil in Dover : an Insider's Story of Dogma V. Darwin in Small-town America
Title
Devil in Dover
Title remainder
an Insider's Story of Dogma V. Darwin in Small-town America
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eng
Summary
In 2004, the School Board of Dover, Pennsylvania, decided to require its ninth-grade biology students to learn intelligent design-a pseudoscientific theory positing evidence of an intelligent creator. In a case that recalled the infamous 1925 Scopes "monkey" trial, eleven parents sued the school board. When the case wound up in federal court before a President George W. Bush-appointed judge, local journalist Lauri Lebo had a front-row seat. Destined to become required reading for a generation of journalists, scientists, and science teachers, as well as for anyone concerned about the separation of church and state, The Devil in Dover is Lebo's acclaimed account of religious intolerance, First Amendment violations, and an assault on American science education. Lebo skillfully probes the background of the case, introducing the plaintiffs, the defendants, the lawyers, and a parade of witnesses, along with Judge John E. Jones III, who would eventually condemn the school board's decision as one of "breathtaking inanity." With the antievolution battle having moved to the state level-and the recent passage of state legislation that protects the right of schools to teach alternatives to evolution-Lebo's work is more necessary than ever
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Lebo, Lauri
Dewey number
345.730288
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non fiction
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  • Kitzmiller, Tammy
  • Dover Area School District (Dover, Pa.)
  • Trials
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Intelligent design (Teleology)
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Devil in Dover : an Insider's Story of Dogma V. Darwin in Small-town America, (ebook)
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9781595586582
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT12430311
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Label
Devil in Dover : an Insider's Story of Dogma V. Darwin in Small-town America, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781595586582
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12430311
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12430311
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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