Hate Crimes: A Reference Handbook, 3rd Edition

  • Donald Altschiller
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  • ISBN-10: 1610699475
  • ISBN-13: 9781610699471
  • DDC: 364.15
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 350 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released January 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Hate crime is a disturbing phenomenon that is the subject of constant debate, discussion, and legislation. This book helps readers understand the complex issue and see how the government and activists are proactively combating hate crime.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in the Contemporary World Issues Series.
Series Note.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Half Title Page.
1: Background and History.
2: Problems, Controversies, and Solutions.
3: Punish Crime, Not Thought Crime.
4: The Law vs. Violent Bigotry: The Case for Strong Hate Crime Laws in the United States.
5: Contemporary Anti-Semitism in American Higher Education.
6: Anti-Hispanic Immigrant Hate Crimes.
7: Hate Crimes against Sikh Americans.
8: Hate Crimes and the LGBT Community.
9: Hate Crime Hoaxes on College and University Campuses.
10: Profiles.
Data and Documents.
11: Hate Crime Overview.
12: Investigation of Hate Crimes Model Policy.
13: Hate on the Internet.
14: Hate Violence in 2013.
15: Vulnerable to Hate: A Survey of Hate Crimes Committed against Homeless People in 2013.
16: Kennedy Introduces the Hate Crimes Amendment.
17: Obama on the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act.
18: Federal Hate Crimes Laws.
19: Resources for Further Research.
About the Author.