Hate Crimes (Social Issues Firsthand)

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Published by Greenhaven Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Social Problems (General) (Young Adult),
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Sociology,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • Criminology,
  • Discrimination & Racism,
  • Law & Crime,
  • Social Issues - Prejudice & Racism,
  • Hate crimes,
  • United States

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7898857M
ISBN 100737728892
ISBN 109780737728897
OCLC/WorldCa71275453

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Reilly’s book is a must read on the epidemic of hate crime hoaxes, especially given the recent high profile case of Jussie Smollet. The mainstream media and social media sites are quick to report on alleged hate crimes with little or no evidence or investigation/5(63).

This book was given to me by a "gay" friend. The book is quite well written. From my perspective as a straight" woman it has left me w/a better understanding about these HATE crimes & a lot of what's involved from the emotional make-up of the perp to the often times denial of victims along w/a glimpse of that particular arm of "justice"/5.

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The Fourth Edition of Hate Crimes: Causes, Controls, and Controversies takes a multidisciplinary approach that allows students to explore a broad scope of hate g on recent developments, topics, and current research, this book examines the issues that foster hate crimes while demonstrating how these criminal acts impact individuals, as well as communities.

Hate Crimes: Typology, Motivations, and Victims offers a fresh perspective on the study of hate crime. With separate chapters on LGBT, race, religion, and gender motivated hate crimes, the book focuses on the various targets of these crimes and examines the theories and motivations that drive perpetrators to commit these acts of hate.

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I recommend Hate Crimes to anyone who cares about this alarming injustice." --Urvashi Vaid, Former Executive Director, National Gay & Lesbian Task Force "This book lays an incontrovertible foundation for the reality, seriousness and adverse effects of anti-lesbian and gay violence and does so within a rich context of social-psychological.

“ Danielle Citron’s Hate Crimes in Cyberspace is a breakthrough book Citron does a thorough and admirable service of clearly delineating the avenues for legal relief that already exist, thus belying the widely held belief that this behavior is totally unregulated and therefore beyond the law’s reach.

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In a new book, American Hate: Survivors Speak Out, community activist and civil rights lawyer Arjun Singh Sethi gives voice to the victims of hate crimes.

It is a collection of “testimonials. Hate Crimes: Typology, Motivations, and Victims offers a fresh perspective on the study of hate separate chapters on LGBT, race, religion, and gender motivated hate crimes, the book focuses on the various targets of these crimes and examines the theories and motivations that drive perpetrators to commit these acts of : Hate Crime Laws A Practical Guide.

The purpose of this guide is to provide States with benchmarks for drafting hate crime legislation within a simple, clear and accessible document. Author(s): OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights.

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Educating police, schools, students, and communities about hate and bias crimes helps create healthy, safe, and violence-free environments in which children can learn.

These criminal acts, in which the victim is targeted because of race, religion, sexual orientation, or ethnicity, are designed to intimidate victims and other members of the. With the passage of the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr., Hate Crimes Prevention Act ofthe Bureau became authorized to also investigate crimes committed against those based on biases of.

Critical Praise for Hate Crimes "The book is an eminently useful collection of social-scientific articles, journalistic essays and interviews, and first-person stories of violence. It makes a start at documenting the endemic hate and violence against gay men and lesbians in the United States and the need to do something about it.

The concept of hate crime emerged in the United States in the late s. By the end of the 20th century, laws mandating additional penalties for bias-motivated crimes had been passed by the federal government and by most U.S.

states. (Unlike many broader state laws, the federal law allowed for the prosecution of hate crimes motivated only by the colour, race, religion, or national origin of. In the early s, a new category of crime appeared in the criminal law lexicon.

In response to concerted advocacy-group lobbying, Congress and many state legislatures passed a wave of hate crime laws requiring the collection of statistics on, and enhancing the punishment for, crimes motivated by certain prejudices. This book places the evolution of the hate crime concept in socio-legal.

Introduction to hate crimes --The law of hate crime --Chronology --Biographical listing --Glossary --How to research hate crimes --Annotated bibliography --Organizations and agencies. Series Title: Library in a book.

Responsibility: Tom Streissguth. A hate crime law is a law intended to deter bias-motivated violence. Hate crime laws are distinct from laws against hate speech: hate crime laws enhance the penalties associated with conduct which is already criminal under other laws, while hate speech laws criminalize a category of speech.

Hate speech laws exist in many countries. Reilly is author of a new book, “Hate Crime Hoax,” in which he details how the initial publicity for supposed hate crimes tends all but to disappear if the allegations are exposed as s:   Center event discusses new book on ‘hate crimes’ fraud of SPLC.

Ma Kyle Shideler. Corruption pervades the Southern Poverty Law Center, a group with once noble motives that now merely smears its opponents out of a desire for political and financial gain.

Among the 8, hate crime offenses reported: Crimes against persons: % Crimes against property: % Crimes against society: % Of the 6, known offenders: % were White. % were Black or African American. % race unknown. Other races accounted for the remaining known offenders. Of the 5, known offenders for whom ethnicity.

1. The Whys and Hows of Hate Crime Laws Overview of This Book Goals of This Book Punishing Hate Before Hate Crime Laws Arguments for Having Hate Crime Laws The Birth of Hate Crimes Hate Crime Laws Today Hate Speech Conclusion Discussion Questions Internet Exercises Suggested Readings 2.

The Hate Debate: Constitutional and Policy ProblemsPrice: $ Hate Crimes in Cyberspace is among the most important academic books about the Internet in recent memory.

1 It is creative, rigorous, and almost implausibly well written. 2 The characterization of the underlying issue of online hate crimes is quintessential Danielle Keats Citron: stories to move, data to prove.

You couldn’t read this book and. Statistics on hate crimes are inaccurate because the same racial standards are not used to identify victims and perpetrators of hate crimes.

This leads to the numbers of “white” perpetrators of hate crimes being exaggerated. Many Hate Crimes Are Hoaxes by Jon Sanders 47 Many “hate crimes” are hoaxes that are committed by members of the. Bias crimes are a scourge on our society. Is there a more terrifying image in the mind's eye than that of the burning cross.

Punishing Hate examines the nature of bias-motivated violence and provides a foundation for understanding bias crimes and their treatment under the U. legal system. In this tightly argued book, Frederick Lawrence poses the question: Should bias crimes be punished.

Criminal acts of hate crime in the United States included aggravated assault, assault and battery, vandalism, rape, threats, arson, trespassing, stalking, and various other crimes, until where California state legislation included all crimes as possible hate crimes.

Hate Crimes in Cyberspace by Danielle Keats Citron review – the internet is a brutal place As the recent leaked photos of celebrities indicate, online harassment is a real and worsening problem Author: Katharine Quarmby. As this year comes to a close and we mourn the unconscionable religious attacks and hate crimes ofFirst Book enters the new decade with renewed commitment to teach empathy, respect, and diversity to all our children.

Through our beautiful curated books and resources we will continue to support inclusion, love, and the power of education. Hate crimes against Native Americans are a common occurrence, Barbara Perry reveals, although most go unreported.

In this eye-opening book, Perry shines a spotlight on these acts, which are often hidden in the shadows of crime : Teresita Martinez.

Book Description. In the United Kingdom, an official definition of hate crime is ‘any criminal offence which is perceived, by the victim or any other person, to be motivated by hostility or prejudice towards someone based on a personal characteristic’, but this critical criminological concept is increasingly recognized, theorized, and researched beyond British and North American.

-- Hate crimes are a serious problem in Europe and North America / Michael McClintock -- Hate crimes against lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgendered people are escalating / National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs -- Hate crimes against Muslims continue to rise / Council on American-Islamic Relations -- Hate crimes against the homeless Pages: Their book is a useful resource for undergraduates and those interested in the larger issues concerning hate crimes, examples of hate crimes, and policy responses.

Gerstenfeld provides a useful overview that addresses many of the issues arising in the study of hate crimes. Anand Giridharadas talks about his book, [The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas], about the hate-filled crimes committed in America after the Septemterrorist attacks.

As hate crimes against other groups have surged in the last three years, bias-driven crimes directed at black Americans have declined but continued to outnumber any other form of.

In his book Disability Hate Crimes: Does Anyone Really Hate Disabled People? Mark Sherry documents case after case in this country and beyond of every type of brutality imaginable.

He writes of people being tipped out of their wheelchairs, beaten with their own prosthetics, kicked in the head, slashed in the face, attacked with a tire iron, run.William Bernhardt’s new book deals with a very controversial topic – that of hate crimes, particularly those against the gay populace.

The author has taken great care to set out how and why people are influenced by various means, nature, nurture and otherwise, to be intolerant of those who are different from them.

Texas Hate Crimes. One of the highest-profile hate crimes in the nation to occur in recent years involved the unprovoked massacre of a historic South Carolina church carried out by Dylann Roof. Shortly, thereafter, there was the largest mass shooting in American history that occurred in Orlando at a gay night club.

These terrible incidents opened up the flood gates for a national dialogue on.

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