This book offers a comprehensive approach to understanding hate crime, its causes, consequences, prevention, and prosecution.
· Clarifies the ongoing debate regarding what behaviors fall under the umbrella of "hate crime" and which classes of victims should be included
· Examines the often-overlooked community effect consequences of hate crime
· Includes material that addresses hate-motivated crime directed toward women and the homeless community
· Offers eye-opening insights derived from an interview with a hate crime offender
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Unfortunately, the 20th century in America appeared to close much as it had opened—with sprees of violence motivated by bigotry, racial bias, and other forms of hate. Is our modern, post-9/11 society doomed to repeat what we already experienced during the era of slavery, the Civil Rights Movements, and past influxes of immigrants?About the Author:
Barbara Perry is associate dean and professor at University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Ontario, Canada. Her published works include Praeger's Putting Hope to Work: Five Principles to Activate Your Organization's Most Powerful Resource.
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