Hate Crime

Hate Crime

by Nathan Hall

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Hate Crime by Nathan Hall

Since the publication of the first edition of 'Hate Crime' in 2005, interest in this subject as a scholarly and political domain has grown considerably both in Britain and North America, but significantly also in many other parts of the world. As such, this second edition fully revises and updates the content of the first, but within a broader international context.

Building on the success of the first edition, this accessible, cross-disciplinary text also includes a wider range of international issues, and addresses new and emerging areas of concern within the field. The book will be of particular interest to academics, undergraduate and postgraduate students, criminal justice practitioners, and policy-makers working within the area of hate crime and related fields of crime, social justice, and diversity. It will also be of value to others who may hold a more general interest in what is undoubtedly a rapidly evolving and increasingly important area of contemporary and global social concern.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781136261831
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/24/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 264
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Dr Nathan Hall is a senior lecturer in Criminology and Policing at the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies at the University of Portsmouth. He is also a member of the Cross-Government Hate Crime Independent Advisory Group and the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) Hate Crime Working Group. Nathan has also acted as an independent member of the UK government hate crime delegation to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), and is a member of the Crown Prosecution Service (Wessex) Independent Strategic Scrutiny and Involvement Panel.

Table of Contents

1. Defining and Conceptualising Hate Crime,  2. The emergence of hate crime as a contemporary socio-legal problem,  3. The International Geography of Hate,  4. Victims and Victimisation,  5. Prejudice and Hatred,  6. Offenders and Offending,  7. Law and Law Enforcement,  8. Challenging Hate and Hate Crime,  9. Questioning the Hate Crime Paradigm,  10. Critical Issues in Hate Crime

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