Is Holland Becoming the Kansas of Europe?

  title={Is Holland Becoming the Kansas of Europe?},
  author={Martin Enserink},
  pages={1394 - 1394}
  • M. Enserink
  • Published 3 June 2005
  • Political Science
  • Science
EVOLUTION POLITICSAMSTERDAM-- When science and education minister Maria van der Hoeven recently announced plans to stimulate an academic debate about "intelligent design"--the movement that believes only the existence of a creator can explain the astonishing complexity of the living world--she triggered an uproar not unlike that raging in Kansas. 
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What's the matter with Kansas?
  • B. Stabile
  • Sociology, Medicine
    Politics and the life sciences : the journal of the Association for Politics and the Life Sciences
  • 2009
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