Contemporary World Issues: Hate Crimes: A Reference Handbook

Editor/Author Altschiller, Donald
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Single-User Purchase Price: $58.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $87.00
ISBN: 978-1-61-069946-4
Category: Social Sciences - Contemporary Issues & Controversies
Image Count: 7
Book Status: Available
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Hate Crimes: A Reference Handbook, Third Edition remains the most comprehensive reference source on bias-motivated violence committed in the United States.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • 1 Background and History
  • Introduction
  • History of Hate Crimes Legislation
  • Civil Rights Act of 1968
  • Interference with the Exercise of Religious Beliefs and Destruction of Religious Property
  • Federal Explosives Statute
  • Hate Crimes Statistics Act
  • Hate Crimes Sentencing Enhancement Act
  • Violence against Women Act of 1994 (VAWA)
  • Church Arson Prevention Act of 1996
  • U.S. Armed Forces and Hate Crime Prevention
  • Campus Hate Crimes Right to Know Act of 1997
  • Local Law Enforcement Enhancement Act
  • Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act
  • Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act of 2007
  • Executive Branch
  • U.S. Supreme Court Decisions
  • Apprendi v. New Jersey
  • Barclay v. Florida
  • R.A.V. v. City of St. Paul
  • Wisconsin v. Mitchell
  • Hate Crimes Legislation at the State Level
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • 2 Problems, Controversies, and Solutions
  • Criticism and Defense of Hate Crime Laws
  • Methodology
  • Hate Crime Hoaxes
  • Bias Crimes and Violence before Hate Crime Laws
  • Hate Crimes against Selected Groups: A Recent Overview
  • African Americans
  • Asian Americans
  • Violence against Sikhs
  • Americans with Disabilities
  • Jewish Americans
  • Lesbians, Gay Men, Bisexuals, and Transgendered People (LGBT)
  • Arab and Muslim Americans
  • Native Americans
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • 3 Perspectives
  • Punish Crime, Not Thought Crime: Jeff Jacoby
  • References
  • The Law vs. Violent Bigotry: The Case for Strong Hate Crime Laws in the United States: Michael Lieberman
  • Punishing Bias-Motivated Violence: The Policy Frame for Hate-Crime Laws
  • The Constitutional Frame for Hate-Crime Laws: First Amendment Protections
  • Expanding Federal Hate-Crime Protection: The Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act (HCPA)
  • Contemporary Anti-Semitism in American Higher Education: Kenneth L. Marcus
  • References
  • Anti-Hispanic Immigrant Hate Crimes: Michele Stacey, Kristin Carbone-Lopez, and Richard Rosenfeld
  • References
  • Hate Crimes against Sikh Americans: Simran Jeet Singh
  • Hate Crimes and the LGBT Community: Michael Bronski
  • References
  • Hate Crime Hoaxes on College and University Campuses: Ashley Thorne
  • References
  • 4 Profiles
  • Intro to : People
  • Zainab Al-Suwaij (1971–)
  • Chip Berlet (1949–)
  • Heidi Beirich (1967–)
  • Kathleen M. Blee (1953–)
  • Floyd Cochran (1956–)
  • Rabbi Abraham Cooper (1950–)
  • Morris S. Dees (1936–)
  • Steven Emerson (1954–)
  • Phyllis B. Gerstenfeld (1967–)
  • Mark S. Hamm
  • Gregory Herek (1954–)
  • Paul Iganski
  • James B. Jacobs (1947–)
  • Valerie Jenness (1963–)
  • Brian Levin (1963–)
  • Jack Levin (1941–)
  • Daniel Levitas (1960–)
  • Michael Lieberman
  • Kenneth L. Marcus (1966–)
  • Karen K. Narasaki (1958–)
  • Barbara Perry (1962–)
  • Mark Potok (1955–)
  • Kenneth Stern (1953–)
  • Lu-in Wang (1962–)
  • Bill Wassmuth (1941–2001)
  • Intro to : Organizations
  • American Islamic Congress (AIC)
  • American Jewish Committee (AJC)
  • Anti-Defamation League (ADL)
  • Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAJC)
  • Brudnick Center on Violence and Conflict
  • Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
  • Committee against Anti-Asian Violence (CAAAV)
  • Disability Law Center
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
  • Gonzaga University Institute for Hate Studies
  • Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP)
  • International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists (IAJLJ)
  • Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCHR)
  • Matthew Shepard Foundation
  • National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD)
  • National Center for Victims of Crime (NCVC)
  • National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP)
  • National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF)
  • New York City Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project (AVP)
  • Not in Our Town (NIOT)
  • Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
  • Police Executive Research Foundation (PERF)
  • Simon Wiesenthal Center
  • Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC)
  • Stephen Roth Institute for the Study of Contemporary Anti-Semitism and Racism
  • U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
  • Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism
  • 5 Data and Documents
  • Hate Crime Overview
  • Investigation of Hate Crimes Model Policy
  • Hate on the Internet
  • Hate Violence in 2013
  • Vulnerable to Hate: A Survey of Hate Crimes Committed against Homeless People in 2013
  • Kennedy Introduces the Hate Crimes Amendment
  • Obama on the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act
  • Federal Hate Crimes Laws
  • 6 Resources for Further Research
  • Books
  • Articles
  • Reports
  • U.S. Government Documents and Reports
  • Organization Reports
  • Nonprint Resources
  • Antibias Videos
  • 7 Chronology
  • Glossary
  • About the Author