Hate Crimes Causes,Controls,and Controversies 3rd Edition

  • Author: Phyllis B. Gerstenfeld
  • Publisher: Sage Publications
  • ISBN-13: 9781452256627
  • Pages: 392
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Year of Pub / Reprint Year: 2013
  • Price USD: 63.00


About The Book

Gerstenfeld’s Hate Crimes is the most accessible and comprehensive textbook on hate crimes available with its wide range of interdisciplinary coverage and first-person vignettes. It isáaimed at upper division undergraduate and graduate courses in hate crimes, as well as in a number of related topics. The textáisámultidisciplinary in its approach, broad in its scope, and scholarly in its contents. It will continue to teach students new concepts, and also inform them of ongoing developments in the field.áThis book combines information from a variety of sources into a single format which is easily understood by all students. Features and Benefits:More coverage of legal considerations.Narrative Portrait boxes with first person accounts.Strong interdisciplinary perspective with information provided from criminology, psychology, sociology and law.Author is becoming nationally known for her work in the field.

 Table Of Contents:


1. Introduction Chapter

2. The Whys and Hows of Hate Crime Laws Chapter

3. The Hate Debate: Constitutional and Policy Problems Chapter

4. Committing Hate: Who and Why Chapter

5. Organized Hate Chapter 6. Hate Crime Victims Chapter

7. Fighting Hate Chapter

8. Global Hate: International Problems and Solutions Chapter

9. The Future of Hate

Appendix A: Selected International Hate Crime Laws

Appendix B: Selected Resources on Hate Crimes

Appendix C: Film Suggestions