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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.
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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.
|Foreword Valerie Jenness|
|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|
|6||Hate Crime Victims||141|
|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|
|About the Author||293|