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Hate and bias crime : a reader
Perry, Barbara, 1962-
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New York : Routledge, [2003]

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xviii, 520 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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Covering everything from hate groups and extremist exploits to Black church arsons and the fall out violence from 9/11; this is an important collection that sheds much-needed light on this growing problem.

Author Notes

Barbara Perry is Associate Professor in the department of Criminal Justice at Northern Arizona University. She is the author of In The Name of Hate: Understanding Hate Crimes (Routledge, 2001), which was a finalist for the 2001 C. Wright Mills Award.

Table of Contents

Carolyn PetrosinoDonald P. Green and Laurence H. McFalls and Jennifer K. SmithRichard A. Berk and Elizabeth A. Boyd and Karl M. HamnerBenjamin BowlingJack McDevitt and Jennifer M. Balboni and Susan Bennett and Joan C. Weiss and Stan Orchowsky and Lisa WalboltBarbara PerryJack McDevitt and Jack Levin and Susan BennettKellina M. CraigPaul IganskiJack McDevitt and Jennifer Balboni and Luis Garcia and Joann GuHoward J. Ehrlich and Barbara E. K. Larcom and Robert D. PurvisSarah A. Soule and Nella Van DykeBarbara PerryZoltan GrossmanNational Council of La RazaHarvard Law ReviewAnti-Defamation LeagueGregory M. Herek and Jeanine C. Cogan and J. Roy GillisBeverly McPhailRyken Grattet and Valerie JennessBarbara PerryRandy BlazakKathleen M. BleeAbby L. FerberBrian LevinRyken Grattet and Valerie JennessJames B. JacobsJeannine BellAlyssa H. ShenkStephen WesslerJeanine C. Cogan
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Permission Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introductionp. xv
Part 1 Defining and Measuring Hate and Bias Crime
Introductionp. 3
1 Connecting the Past to the Future: Hate Crime in Americap. 9
2 Hate Crime: An Emergent Research Agendap. 27
3 Thinking More Clearly About Hate-Motivated Crimesp. 49
4 Racial Harassment and the Process of Victimization: Conceptual and Methodological Implications for the Local Crime Surveyp. 61
5 Improving the Quality and Accuracy of Bias Crime Statistics Nationally: An Assessment of the First Ten Years of Bias Crime Data Collectionp. 77
Part 2 Causes and Consequences
Introductionp. 93
6 Accounting for Hate Crime: Doing Differencep. 97
7 Hate Crime Offenders: An Expanded Typologyp. 109
8 Examining Hate-Motivated Aggression: A Review of the Social Psychological Literature on Hate Crimes as a Distinct From of Aggressionp. 117
9 Hate Crimes Hurt Morep. 131
10 Consequences for Victims: A Comparison of Bias- and Non-Bias-Motivated Assaultsp. 139
11 The Traumatic Effects of Ethnoviolencep. 153
Part 3 Victims
Introductionp. 171
12 Black Church Arson in the United States, 1989-1996p. 175
13 Anti-Muslim Retaliatory Violence Following the 9/11 Terrorist Attacksp. 183
14 Treaty Rights and Responding to Anti-Indian Activityp. 203
15 The Mainstreaming of Hate: A Report on Lations and Harassment, Hate Violence, and Law Enforcement Abuse in the '90sp. 211
16 Racial Violence Against Asian Americansp. 223
17 2001 Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidentsp. 235
18 Victim Experiences in Hate Crimes Based on Sexual Orientationp. 243
19 Gender-Bias Hate Crimes: A Reviewp. 261
20 Examining the Boundaries of Hate Crime Law: Disabilities and the "Dilemma of Difference"p. 281
Part 4 Hate Groups
Introductionp. 297
21 Defenders of the Faith: Hate Groups and Ideologies of Powerp. 301
22 White Boys to Terrorist Men: Target Recruitment of Nazi Skinheadsp. 319
23 Becoming a Racist: Women in Contemporary Ku Klux Klan and Neo-Nazi Groupsp. 337
24 Constructing Whiteness: The Intersections of Race and Gender in Us White Supremacist Discoursep. 351
25 Cyberhate: A Legal and Historical Analysis of Extremists' Use of Computer Networks in Americap. 363
Part 5 Interventions
Introductionp. 385
26 The Birth and Maturation of Hate Crime Policy in the United Statesp. 389
27 The Emergence and Implications of American Hate Crime Jurisprudencep. 409
28 Policing Hatred: Police Bias Units and the Construction of Hate Crimep. 427
29 Victim-Offender Mediation: The Road to Repairing Hate Crime Injusticep. 439
30 Promising Practices Against Hate Crimes: Five State and Local Demonstration Projectsp. 455
31 The Prevention of Anti-Lesbian/Gay Hate Crimes Through Social Change and Empowermentp. 465
Appendix 1 Hate Crime Legislationp. 479
Appendix 2 Hate Crime Datap. 499
Appendix 3 Anti-Hate Resourcesp. 509
Indexp. 515