Hate Crimes: Causes, Controls, and Controversies / Edition 2

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Overview

A multidisciplinary approach—broad in scope and scholarly in content

Important questions are being raised in the media about hate crime legislation, and controversial stories and examples of recent hate crimes are prominent in the press. This dynamic, comprehensive text provides a multidisciplinary approach to the fascinating topic of hate crimes; drawing on recent developments, issues, and current research; and examining the impact of these crimes on different communities and individuals. Students delve into the range of issues that foster hate crimes while learning how these criminal acts impact them, as well as their communities.

New and proven features

  • *New* Updated cases, statutes, statistics, and references to current events (including homelessness, hate crime laws, and immigrants as targets of hate) make the book’s content both timely and relevant.
  • Broad coverage includes the many facets of hate crimes and incorporates the most recent legal developments and the most current social research, as well as recent events of interest to students.
  • A multidisciplinary approach makes the book useful for a variety of courses in different disciplines.
  • Special interest boxes focus on riveting, student-relevant topics such as hate on campus, examples of some state hate crime laws, some "Classics" of extremist literature, and how to start your own anti-hate campaign.
  • “Narrative Portraits,” many commissioned specifically for this text and several new to this edition, offer a personalized account of both victims and perpetrators of hate crimes, as well as individuals who are active in the fight against [b1] hate crimes.
  • *New* Additional photos and new links to online video clips provide powerful visual learning for students.
  • A new appendix includes a list of recommended films that reinforce key concepts and themes.
  • Extensive end-of-chapter pedagogy includes chapter conclusions, discussion questions, and Internet exercises (many of which have been updated) to help students master the material.

Intended Audience

This book is designed to spark discussion in undergraduate and graduate courses such as Hate Crimes; Victimology; Violence; and Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in departments of criminology, criminal justice, and sociology.

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Editorial Reviews

Online - Dr Karen Corteen
Comprehensive and accessible regarding hate crimes and responses to it in America. The third edition is more straightforward regarding the structure and it has a great global focus which is welcomed. It is updated throughout and overall is vastly improved.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412980258
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 3/16/2010
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 347
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Phyllis B. Gerstenfeld has a BA in psychology from Reed College, an MA and a Ph D in psychology from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, and a JD from the University of Nebraska. She is a professor and chair of Criminal Justice at California State University, Stanislaus, where she has taught a class on hate crimes since 1994. In addition to hate crimes, her research interests include juvenile justice, capital punishment, and psychology and law.

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Table of Contents

Foreword Valerie Jenness
Preface
1 Introduction 1
2 The Whys and Hows of Hate Crime Laws 9
3 The Hate Debate: Constitutional and Policy Problems 37
4 Committing Hate: Who and Why 71
5 Organized Hate 103
6 Hate Crime Victims 141
7 Fighting Hate 171
8 Global Hate: International Problems and Solutions 201
9 The Future of Hate 233
App. A Selected International Hate Crime Laws 247
App. B Selected Resources on Hate Crimes 253
References 257
Index 279
About the Author 293
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