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Evans, William A.

Evolution Education in the American South

Evans, William A. - Evolution Education in the American South, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Infused by Place: Evolution in (and Around) Alabama

1. Darwinism in the American South
Ronald L. Numbers, Lester D. Stephens

2. Race and Evolution in Antebellum Alabama: The Polygenist Prehistory We’d Rather Ignore
Erik L. Peterson

3. “The Cadillac of Disclaimers”: Twenty Years of Official Antievolutionism in Alabama
Glenn Branch

4. Deconstructing the Alabama Disclaimer with Students: A Powerful Lesson in Evolution, Politics, and Persuasion
Patricia H. Hawley, Rachael K. Phillips

Part II. Culture and Evolution Education in the US South

5. Bridging the Gaps: Evolution and Pre-service Science Teachers
Amanda L. Glaze

6. Evolution Acceptance Among Undergraduates in the South
Caitlin Schrein

7. Using Nature of Science to Mitigate Tension in Teaching Evolution
Ian Binns, Mark Bloom

8. Sharing News and Views About Evolution in Social Media
William Evans

Part III. Perspectives and Resources from the Natural Sciences

9. Resources for Teaching Biological Evolution in the Deep South
Laura K. Reed

10. Teaching Louisiana Students About Evolution by Comparing the Anatomy of Fishes and Humans
Prosanta Chakrabarty

11. Teaching Evolution Using Live Animals and Inquiry-Based, Self-Guided Kits
E. Dale Broder, Emily A. Kane

12. Trace Fossils of Alabama: Life in the Coal Age
Ronald J. Buta

Part IV. Perspectives and Resources from the Social Sciences

13. What Can the Alabama Mississippians Teach Us About Human Evolution and Behavior?
Paul M. Bingham, Joanne Souza, John H. Blitz

14. Tattooing Commitment, Quality, and Football in Southeastern North America
Christopher D. Lynn, Cassandra A. Medeiros

15. Afterword
Christopher D. Lynn

Keywords: Social Sciences, Area Studies, Science Education, Sociology of Education, Evolutionary Biology

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
23 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781349951390
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-95138-3

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