Crimes of Hate: Selected Readings

ISBN-13: 9780761929437

ISBN-10: 0761929436

Edition: 1

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SAGE Publications, Inc
Paperback 408 pages
Sociology, Writing, Criminology
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As an emerging domain of law, the field of hate crimes is changing rapidly. Staying current with the wide-ranging social and legal aspects of hate crimes is essential to understanding policy implications and the growing societal debate. Crimes of Hate: Selected Readings is the first comprehensive reader to offer an up-to-date, multidisciplinary examination of hate crimes. Editors Phyllis B. Gerstenfeld and Diana R. Grant include articles from a variety of disciplines, including criminal justice, criminology, sociology, psychology, and political science. With introductions, discussion questions, and resource lists, this unique anthology combines the most current research on hate crimes with accessible articles from scholarly and legal journals in a single, easily understood format.Incorporating a variety of perspectives, Crimes of Hate: Selected Readings examinesPolicy issues and legislationOffenders and organized hate groupsVictims and the impact of hate crimes on individuals and groupsHate crime prevention effortsInternational issues of hate crimeDeveloped as a companion to Gerstenfeld’s Hate Crimes: Causes, Controls, and Controversies, this innovative reader will provoke thought and discussion in undergraduate and graduate students in criminology, criminal justice, and sociology courses.