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Hate Crime: Impact, Causes and Responses

Chakraborti, N and Garland, J (2009) Hate Crime: Impact, Causes and Responses Sage, London. ISBN 1412945682

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Abstract

This engaging and thought-provoking text provides an accessible introduction to the subject of hate crime. In a world where issues of hatred and prejudice are creating complex challenges for society and for governments, this book provides an articulate and insightful overview of how such issues relate to crime and criminal justice. It offers comprehensive coverage, including topics such as: •Racist hate crime •Religiously motivated hate crime •Homophobic crime •Gender and violence •Disablist hate crime The book considers the challenges involved in policing hate crime, as well as exploring the role of the media. Legislative developments are discussed throughout. Chapter summaries, case studies, a glossary, and advice on further reading all help to equip the reader with a clear understanding of this nuanced and controversial subject. Hate Crime is essential reading for students and academics in criminology and criminal justice.

Item Type: Book
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Department of Sociology
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Chakraborti, NUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Garland, JUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date : 2009
Uncontrolled Keywords : hate crime, victims, policing, criminal justice, prejudice, bias
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Date Deposited : 10 Jul 2013 17:10
Last Modified : 23 Sep 2013 20:11
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/787269

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