Seeking Good Debate
Religion, Science, and Conflict in American Public LifeBook - 2016
"Religion and science often appear to cause conflict in American public life. But why? This book reports the results from the first study to combine large-scale empirical analysis of multiple "religion and science" debates with in-depth research into what Americans actually want from public life. The surprising finding is that apparent conflicts involving religion and science reflect a more fundamental conflict between media elites and ordinary Americans over what good debate should be, raising profound questions about the future of the public sphere and American democracy"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Oakland, California :, University of California Press,, 
Copyright Date: ©2016
Characteristics: xii, 238 pages ; 24 cm