In "soft" sciences like sociology, it's much more difficult to detect manipulation of research, than in "hard" sciences like physics. Soft science researchers who strive for objectivity deserve an extra measure of respect. Sadly, far too many researchers are more concerned with pushing an agenda than with objectivity. These same problems are not unknown in the world of journalism. Since the soft sciences and the media have a powerful influence on social policies in this country, this affects every family and every individual.

Breaking the Science is about the broken "science" that's being used to create law and drive social policy.


Please read 'Straus Says National Violence Against Women Survey is Biased' first

Before listening to the audio clip, please read the article Straus Says National Violence Against Women Survey is Biased. Pay special attention to the section at the bottom of that page that notes how the authors of the report ignored their own data when they wrote the policy implications section of the report. Then click on "Click here to listen".




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