Hate Crimes (Contemporary World Issues) / Edition 2

Hate Crimes (Contemporary World Issues) / Edition 2

by Donald Altschiller
     
 

ISBN-10: 1851096248

ISBN-13: 9781851096244

Pub. Date: 04/15/2005

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

This second edition covers the alarming increase in hate crimes in the United States and abroad, and the legal, political, and educational efforts to combat intolerance and violence against minority group members.

• Includes a manual for high school administrators and teachers on how to combat hate crimes committed against gay students

• Provides a

Overview

This second edition covers the alarming increase in hate crimes in the United States and abroad, and the legal, political, and educational efforts to combat intolerance and violence against minority group members.

• Includes a manual for high school administrators and teachers on how to combat hate crimes committed against gay students

• Provides a directory of organizations that try to promote tolerance and cultural diversity by gathering facts, analyzing statistics, and disseminating information on hate crimes

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781851096244
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/15/2005
Series:
Contemporary World Issues Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
247
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
1Introduction1
Some Major Targeted Groups2
African Americans3
Jewish Americans6
Gay Men and Lesbians8
Asian Americans12
History of Hate Crime Legislation15
Hate Crime Statistics Act16
Hate Crimes Sentencing Enhancement Act17
Violence Against Women Act of 199417
Church Arsons Prevention Act17
U.S. Supreme Court Decisions19
Hate Crime Legislation at the State Level21
Critics of Hate Crime Laws23
Conclusions24
2Chronology27
3Biographical Sketches53
4Statistics and Documents61
Statistics61
Hate Crime Statistics Act of 199061
FBI Hate Crime Report, 199663
Hate Crime in California, 199679
Government Documents89
President Clinton: Getting Tough on Hate Crime89
The Clinton Administration: Drawing a Line Against Hate Crimes90
National Church Arson Task Force First Year Report for the President93
Expressing Sense of Congress with Respect to Recent Church Burnings99
Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 1998101
Wisconsin v. Mitchell105
Nongovernment Documents114
Statement of the Anti-Defamation League on the Hate Crimes Prevention Act114
Anti-Defamation League Model Hate Crime Legislation120
Ten Ways to Fight Hate124
5Directory of Organizations131
6Print Resources139
Books139
Articles147
Reports170
U.S. Government Documents and Reports171
State and Municipal Reports178
Nongovernment Reports179
7Nonprint Resources183
Videos and Films183
Anti-Bias Videos185
Videos on Racism and Anti-Semitism187
Other Topics188
Internet and the World Wide Web188
Index195
About the Author205

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