Hate Crimes

Hate Crimes

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364.15 HAT 2007Adult NonfictionIn

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The history of issues

Content :

ch. 1: Hate crimes in history. Chapter preface -- Hate has always motivated violence and discrimination around the world / Jack Levin and Jack McDevitt -- The massacre of Native Americans at Wounded Knee / Dee Brown -- Ida B. Wells's campaigns against lynching in the American South / Patricia A. Schechter -- The riot against Chinese immigrants in Nevada / Sue Fawn Chung and Elmer Rusco -- The town of Jasper, Texas, after James Byrd's murder / David Grann -- The disabled as a target of hate / Kathi Wolfe -- Antigay violence is a cultural problem / Ritch C. Savin-William -- ch. 2: Hate groups and anti-hate groups. Chapter preface -- The Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s / Glenn Feldman -- The American neo-Nazi movement in the late twentieth century / Elinor Langer -- Major anti-hate groups / Kendal Broad and Valerie Jenness -- ch. 3: Legislating against hate. Chapter preface -- An overview of state and federal legislation / Ryken Grattet and Valerie Jenness -- The importance of hate-crime legislation in America / Bill Clinton -- Hate-crime statistics are misleading / James Lacey -- First Amendment issues of hate speech and hate crimes / Franklyn S. Haiman -- Hate crimes deserve harsher punishments / Howard P. Berkowitz -- Hate crimes do not deserve harsher punishments / James Q. Wilson -- Hate-crime laws are effective and necessary / Patrick Jordan -- Hate-crime laws are ineffective as deterrents / Richard Kim -- ch. 4: Hate crimes in the post-9/11 era. Chapter preface -- Limiting rights and profiling are the beginning of a slippery slope / Ed O'Brien -- Stereotyping and targeting Arabs only fuels fear and violence / Susan M. Akram -- Hate crimes against Arabs have increased in post-9/11 America / Riad Z. Abdelkarim -- Hate crimes against Arabs have not increased since 9/11 / Daniel Mandel -- Chronology -- Organizations to contact.

Publication, Distribution, etc. :

Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2007.

ISBN :

0737728698

Physical Description :

237 p. ; 24 cm.

Notes :
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-225) and index.
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