Hate Crimes in America: A Reference Handbook (3rd Edition) (Contemporary World Issues)

Hate Crimes in America: A Reference Handbook (3rd Edition) (Contemporary World Issues)

Donald Altschiller

With the 1st variants broadly praised by way of reviewers, Hate Crimes: A Reference instruction manual, 3rd variation is still the main accomplished reference resource on bias-motivated violence devoted within the usa. The e-book includes important heritage on hate crime laws, presents a close chronology of modern occasions, and gives the main up to date details on its occurrence and the affected spiritual, racial, and different detailed groups, comparable to Jewish american citizens and Sikh american citizens. Dozens of specialist contributors—such as Kenneth L. Marcus, president and basic tips of the Louis D. Brandeis heart for Human Rights less than Law—present a balanced variety of views at the turning out to be phenomenon, allowing readers to totally understand the frequent challenge and boost their very own trained opinion.

Written in an available kind fitted to highschool and undergraduate-level scholars in addition to basic readers, this booklet offers an important, present, and easy-to-read prepared reference at the well timed and evolving factor of hate crime within the usa. the cloth presents an introductory evaluation of the subject of hate crime in addition to insightful dialogue of particular matters, comparable to U.S. preferrred courtroom judgements and federal and nation laws concerning hate crimes, the occurrence of hate crimes dedicated on America's collage campuses, and governmental and citizen efforts to strive against this tense phenomenon.

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