Hate Crimes

Hate Crimes

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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 crimesa€”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.The previous section discussed the fact that stereotypes and prejudice can be found in almost every segment of our society. Of these segments ... A fictional, but probably pretty accurate, portrayal of this process was given in the movie American History X (Kaye, 1998). ... Not all bigots, however, were intentionally tutored in bigotry by their parents, and few have family members who belong to hate groups.

Title:Hate Crimes
Author:Phyllis B. Gerstenfeld
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2013-03-07


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