Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
978-0-8476-9801-1 • Paperback • July 2000 • $40.00 • (£31.00)
978-1-4617-0549-9 • eBook • July 2000 • $38.00 • (£29.00)
Robert Perrucci, at Purdue University, is President-elect of the Society for the Study of Social Problems. Leon E. Trachtman is presently Professor Emeritus of Communication at Purdue.
Chapter 1 Science Under Siege: Historical Perspective. Reflections of a Feminist.
Chapter 2 The Feminist Voice: Problems of a Male-Dominated Science. Reflections of an Environmentalist.
Chapter 3 Environmentalists and the Control of Nature. Reflections from the Political Right.
Chapter 4 Political Right and Science Captured. REflections from the Political Left.
Chapter 5 Political Left and Science Corrupted. Reflections of a Fundamentalist
Chapter 6 Creationism and the Fundamentalist Critique. Reflections of a Community Leader
Chapter 7 The Voice ofTertium Quid
Chapter 8 Interest Group Politics and General Cynicism: Group Comparisons
Chapter 9 Reconsidering the Science Wars
The book provides a stimulating glimpse of how committed members of different interest groups perceive the place of science in contemporary life.
— Contemporary Sociology