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Hate Crimes: Causes, Controls, and Controversies

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Who perpetrates hate crimes and why? How do hate groups recruit members? Why does so much controversy surround hate crime legislation? While hate crimes are becoming a popular area of academic study, many important questions about hate crimes remains unanswered.

Hate Crimes: Causes, Controls, and Controversies addresses the many facets of hate crimes, providing a comprehensive examination of this complex problem.

Author Phyllis B Gerstenfeld explores the causes of prejudice, the history and operation of hate crime legislation, the activities of organized extremist groups, the international manifestations and solutions to hate crimes, and the consequences of hate crimes upon victims and communities. Considering a broad range of issues from a variety of perspectives, this multidisciplinary text includes the latest legal developments and cutting edge social research

This course is based on the book, Hate Crimes: Causes, Controls, and Controversies created by Phyllis B Gerstenfeld

Journal/Publisher:

Sage Publications

Publication Date:

2004 First Edition

Course Material Author

Phyllis B Gerstenfeld

Phyllis B Gerstenfeld has a B.A. in Psychology from Reed College, an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a J.D. from the University of Nebraska. She is an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at California State University, Stanislaus, where she has taught a class on hate crimes for the past 8 years. In addition to hate crimes, her research interests include juvenile justice, capital punishment, and psychology and law.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about hate crimes and their causes, controls, and controversies. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain the whys and hows of hate crime laws.

  2. Acknowledge that those who commit hate may have had family histories of alcoholism.

  3. Describe hate group typologies and ideologies.

  4. Identify the different types of hate crime victims.

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