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In the Name of Hate

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Barbara PerryNorthern Arizona University, USA

ISBN13: 9780415927727
ISBN: 0415927722
Published: December 2001
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Format: Hardback
Price: £110.00

This work offers a comprehensive theory of hate crimes and discusses the legal definitions that most states in the US hold. The book presents cases of hate crime that shocked the world in the late 20th and early 21st-century, cases such as Matthew Shephard, Billy Jack Gaither, Columbine, and Jonesboro.;The author also provides a historical understanding of hate crimes and examines the misrepresented inter-ethnic violence including the Asian and African-American community.

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List of tables. Introduction: The Violence of Hatred 1.Defining and Measuring Hate Crime 2.Accounting for Hate Crime: Doing Difference 3.Defending the Colour Line: Race, Difference and Hate Crime 4.Doing Gender and Doing Gender Inappropriately: Violence Against Women, Gay Men and Lesbians 5.Beyond Black and White: Minority-on-minority Violence 6.Hate Groups and Ideologies of Power 7.Permission to Hate: Ethnoviolence and the State 8.Conclusion: Doing Difference Differently Appendicies Bibliography Index