The Routledge International Handbook on Hate Crime
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This edited collection brings together many of the world’s leading experts, both academic and practitioner, in a single volume Handbook that examines key international issues in the field of hate crime. Collectively it examines a range of pertinent areas with the ultimate aim of providing a detailed picture of the hate crime ‘problem’ in different parts of the world. The book is divided into four parts:
- An examination, covering theories and concepts, of issues relating to definitions of hate crime, the individual and community impacts of hate crime, the controversies of hate crime legislation and theoretical approaches to understanding offending.
- An exploration of the international geography of hate, in which each chapter examines a range of hate crime issues in different parts of the world, including the UK, wider Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand.
- Reflections on a number of different perspectives across a range of key issues in hate crime, examining areas including particular issues affecting different victim groups, the increasingly important influence of the Internet and hate crimes in sport.
- A discussion of a range of international efforts being utilised to combat hate and hate crime.
Offering a strong international focus and comprehensive coverage of a wide range of hate crime issues, this book is an important contribution to hate crime studies and will be essential reading for academics, students and practitioners interested in this field.
Introduction, Nathan Hall, Abbee Corb, Paul Giannasi, and John Grieve Part 1. Theories and Concepts 1. Framing the Boundaries of Hate Crime Neil Chakraborti 2. Beyond the Silo: Rethinking Hate Crime and Intersectionality Hannah Mason-Bish 3. The Personal Injuries of Hate Crime Paul Iganski and Spiridoula Lagou 4. Exploring the Community Impacts of Hate Crime Barbara Perry 5. Legislating Against Hate Gail Mason 6. Explaining Hate Crimes: sociological and criminological perspectives Nathan Hall 7. Explaining Hate Crimes: perspectives from the wider social sciences Nathan Hall Part 2. The International Geography of Hate 8. Hate Crimes in Europe Mike Whine 9. Hate Crimes in the UK Paul Giannasi 10. Sectarianism and Hate Crime in Northern Ireland Marian Duggan 11. Global Antisemitism Dave Rich 12. The European Extreme Right Emmanuel Godin 13. Hate Crimes in the United States Jordan Blair Woods 14. Hate Crimes in Canada Abbee Corb 15. A Governance of Denial: Hate Crime in Australia and New Zealand Nicole Asquith Part 3. Key Issues in Hate Crime 16. Hate Crimes against Disabled People Chih Hoong Sin 17. Disability Hostility, Harassment and Violence in the UK Paul Hamilton and Loretta Trickett 18. Alternative Subcultures and Hate Crime Jon Garland and Paul Hodkinson 19. Hate Crimes Against Gypsies, Travellers and Roma in Europe Zoe James 20. Reflections on Gendered Masculine Identities in Targeted Violence against Ethnic Minorities Loretta Trickett 21. LGBT Hate Crime Leslie Moran 22. Anti-Transgender Hate Crimes Jordan Blair Woods and Jody L. Herman 23. Good and Evil on the Internet Sol Littman 24. Online Hatred Sarah Rohlfing 25. Online Hate and Cyber-Bigotry: a glance at our radicalized online world Abbee Corb 26. Hate Crimes in Sport Nick Hawkins Part 4. Combating Hate and Hate Crime 27. Policing and Hate Crime Paul Giannasi 28. Intelligence-led Approaches to Combating Hate Crime John Grieve 29. Forensic Science and Hate Crime Paul Smith 30. You’re a Victim, Don’t Become an Offender: A Study of the ‘Moral Career’ of Racist Hate Crime Victims Corinne Funnell 31. Working with Offenders Liz Dixon and David Court 32. Rehabilitative Programmes for Hate Offenders Eila Davis 33. Repairing the Harms of Hate Crime: a restorative justice approach Mark Walters 34. Challenging Sectarianism Graham Spencer 35. Deradicalisation Daniel Koehler.
‘Hate crimes are a global problem and a serious human rights challenge that require a comprehensive response from governments and other stakeholders wherever they occur. This Handbook is an important new tool in the formulation of policies to combat hate crime, offering the latest thinking from top experts on the nature, incidence and impact of hate crime, as well as an honest account of the progress made and challenges that remain in law enforcement, criminal justice, and other policy responses to these crimes and the intolerance in which they are rooted.’ - Paul LeGendre, Human Rights First, USA
‘You do not have to agree with all the conclusions of the experts who contributed to this important book to recognize that it is an invaluable tool for officials who help set policy vis-à-vis hate crimes, as well as the frontline officers who have to deal with the impact of hate on diverse communities.’ - Rabbi Abraham Cooper, Associate Dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, USA
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