Hate Crimes

Hate Crimes

A Reference Handbook

Book - 2005
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ABC-CLIO

This second edition covers the alarming increase in hate crimes in the United States and abroad, and the legal, political, and educational efforts to combat intolerance and violence against minority group members.


• Includes a manual for high school administrators and teachers on how to combat hate crimes committed against gay students

• Provides a directory of organizations that try to promote tolerance and cultural diversity by gathering facts, analyzing statistics, and disseminating information on hate crimes


This second edition covers the alarming increase in hate crimes in the United States and abroad, and the legal, political, and educational efforts to combat intolerance and violence against minority group members.



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In this second edition of a reference for students in high school and up, Altschiller, a librarian at Boston University, integrates information reflecting trends and events since the first edition was published in 1999. While focus is still on hate crime in the US, there is a new section on hate crime around the world, plus an updated chronology, and annotated entries of US congressional hearings on hate crimes. Like other books in the series, this one contains an overview, biographical sketches of noted experts, documents and reports, a directory of organizations, and print and nonprint resources. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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& Taylor

Offers a historical look at the targets of hate crimes in America, offers a chronology of some crimes committed against them, and includes a look at individuals who are combating violent extremist activities.

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2005
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9781851096244
1851096248
9781851096299
1851096299
Branch Call Number: 364.15 ALT
Characteristics: xi, 247 p. ; 24 cm

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