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Battlefield Sociobiology

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Science  23 Jun 2000:
Vol. 288, Issue 5474, pp. 2137
DOI: 10.1126/science.288.5474.2137

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Defenders of the Truth The Battle for Science in the Sociobiology Debate and Beyond. Ullica Segerstråle. Oxford University Press, New York, 2000. 503 pp. $35, £18.99. ISBN 0-19-850505-1.

In this book for scientists and students of science, Segerstråle blends a blow-by-blow account of the disputes over sociobiology with a multi-level analysis of its context and components.