Hate Crimes Causes, Controls, and Controversies

ISBN-10: 1412980259

ISBN-13: 9781412980258

Edition: 2nd 2011

Authors: Phyllis B. (Behrens) Gerstenfeld

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Book details

List price: $58.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/11/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.386

Phyllis B. Gerstenfeld is Associate Professor and Coordinator of Criminal Justice, at California State University, Stanislaus. She received her MA and Ph.D. from University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and her JD from University of Nebraska College of Law. She is gaining a national reputation in hate crimes research and has presented at national conventions and published chapters/papers on hate crimes and in a variety of books, encyclopedias and journals. is Associate Professor and Coordinator of Criminal Justice, at California State University, Stanislaus. She received her MA and Ph.D. from University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and her JD from University of Nebraska College of Law. She is gaining a national reputation in hate crimes research and has presented at national conventions and published chapters/papers on hate crimes and in a variety of books, encyclopedias and journals.

Preface
Second Edition Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Overview of This book
Goals of This book
The Whys and Hows of Hate Crime Laws
Punishing Hate Before Hate Crime Laws
Arguments for Having Hate Crime Laws
The Birth of Hate Crimes
Hate Crime Laws Today
Hate Speech
Narrative Portrait: The Adl Perspective on Hate Crimes
Conclusion
Discussion Questions
Internet Exercises
The Hate Debate: Constitutional and Policy Problems
Hate Crime Laws and the Constitution
Which Groups Should Be Protected?
Identifying and Prosecuting Hate Crimes
Paradoxical Effects of Hate Crime Laws
Narrative Portrait: Prosecuting Hate Crimes
Conclusion
Discussion Questions
Internet Exercises
Committing Hate: Who and Why
The Offender Profile
The Psychology of Prejudice
Narrative Portrait: Growing up Racist, I
What Makes a Bigot?
Narrative Portrait: Growing up Racist, II
Why Do People Join Organized Hate Groups?
Conclusion
Discussion Questions
Internet Exercises
Organized Hate
What Is a Hate Group?
Hate Group Typologies
Major American Hate Groups
Narrative Portrait: At a Klan Rally, I
Hate Group Ideologies
Hate Group Recruitment and Defection
Hate Group Activities
Women in Organized Hate
Conclusion
Narrative Portrait: At a Klan Rally, II
Discussion Questions
Internet Exercises
Hate Crime Victims
Problems in Identifying Hate Crime Victims
Official Hate Crime Data
Advocacy Group Data
Hate Crimes Against African Americans
Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes
Hate Crimes Against LGBT People
Narrative Portrait: A Victim's Testimony
Other Victims
Narrative Portrait: Aftermath of a Murder
Conclusion
Discussion Questions
Internet Exercises
Fighting Hate
The Psychology of Reducing Prejudice
Antihate Groups
Government Initiatives for Fighting Hate
Narrative Portrait: A Mother Fights Hate
Other Antihate Approaches
Dealing With Hate Crime Offenders
Assessing Efforts to Fight Hate
Conclusion
Narrative Portrait: Portrait of an Offender in Treatment
Discussion Questions
Internet Exercises
Global Hate: International Problems and Solutions
Distinguishing Hate Crimes From Other Events
The Narrow Study of Global Hate
The Rise of Nationalism and the Radical Right
Four Countries' Approaches to Hate Crimes
Narrative Portrait: Ethnic Cleansing in Bosnia-Herzegovina
A Global Hate Network
Policing Hate Across Borders
Narrative Portrait: When Hate Leads to Genocide
Conclusion
Discussion Questions
Internet Exercises
The Future of Hate
New Research
Better Data Collection
Law Enforcement Responses
Legislation
Globalized Hate
Fighting Hate
Selected International Hate Crime Laws
Selected Resources on Hate Crimes
Film Suggestions
Conclusion
Discussion Questions
Internet Exercises
References
Index
About the Author
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