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Crimes of Hate

Crimes of Hate
Selected Readings

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September 2003 | 408 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
'This is a very thought provoking volume which will be of great interest to anyone concerned to understand and combat prejudice and hate in our society. We have much to learn from the American experience.' SCOLAG Journal, November 2005

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 examines

Policy issues and legislation

Offenders and organized hate groups

Victims and the impact of hate crimes on individuals and groups

Hate crime prevention efforts

International issues of hate crime

Developed 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.

C. Petrosino
1. Connecting the Past to the Future: Hate Crime in America
R. Grattet and V. Jenness
2. The Birth and Maturation of Hate Crime Policy in the United States
J. McDevitt, J. Balboni, L. Garcia, and J. Gu
3. Consequences for Victims: A Comparison of Bias- and Non-bias-Motivated Assaults
K. M. Craig
4. Retaliation, Fear, or Rage: An Investigation of African American and White Reactions to Racist Hate Crimes
5. R.A.V. v. City of St. Paul, 505 U.S. 377
6. Wisconsin v. Mitchell, 508 U.S. 476
K. Franklin
7. Good Intentions: The Enforcement of Hate Crime Penalty-Enhancement Statutes
J. J. Nolan, and Y. Akiyama
8. An Analysis of Factors that Affect Law Enforcement Participation in Hate Crime Reporting
J. McDevitt, J. Levin, and S. Bennett
9. Hate Crime Offenders: An Expanded Typology
B. D. Byers, B. W. Crider, and G. K. Biggers
10. Bias Crime Motivation: A Study of Hate Crime and Offender Neutralization Techniques Used Against The Amish
J. F. Dovidio, S. L. Gaertner, K. Kawakami, and G. Hodson
11. Why Can't We Just Get Along? Interpersonal Biases and Interracial Distrust
P. B. Gerstenfeld, D. R. Grant, and C. Chiang
12. Hate Online: A Content Analysis of Extremist Internet Sites
L. Wang
13. Hate Crime and Everyday Discrimination: Influences of and on The Social Context
R. S. Ezekiel
14. An Ethnographer Looks at Neo-Nazi and Klan Groups: The Racist Mind Revisited
B. Levin
15. History as a Weapon: How Extremists Deny the Holocaust in North America
R. Blazak
16. White Boys to Terrorist Men: Target Recruitment of Nazi Skinheads
S. Torres
17. Hate Crimes Against African Americans: The Extent of the Problem
G. M. Herek, J. R. Gillis, J. C. Cogan, and E. K. Glunt
18. Hate Crime Victimization Among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Adults: Prevalence, Psychological Correlates, and Methodological Issues
T. Chen
19. Hate Violence as Border Patrol: An Asian American Theory of Hate Violence
R. Grattet and V. Jenness
20. Examining The Boundaries Of Hate Crime Law: Disabilities and the "Dilemma of Difference"
F. W. Winkel
21. Hate Crime and Anti-Racism Campaigning: Testing the Approach of Portraying Stereotypical Information-Processing
A. H. Shenk
22. Victim-Offender Mediation: The Road to Repairing Hate Crime Injustice
J. Mahoney
23. Stop The Hate: Massachusetts Task Force Creates Student Civil Rights Project to Combat Problem
R. White and S. Perrone
24. Racism, Ethnicity and Hate Crime
M. W. Watts
25. Aggressive Youth Cultures and Hate Crime: Skinheads and Xenophobic Youth in Germany
P. Iganksi
26. Legislating Against Hate: Outlawing Racism and Anti-Semitism in Britain
M. Brearley
27. The Persecution of Gypsies in Europe

Phyllis B. Gerstenfeld

Phyllis B. Gerstenfeld has a BA in psychology from Reed College, an MA and a PhD 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. More About Author

Diana R. Grant

Diana R. Grant is Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Administration at Sonoma State University.  She received her Ph.D. in Social Ecology from the University of California, Irvine. Her research interests focus on the social psychology of legal processes and legal decision making.     More About Author

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