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Hate Crimes
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Van Dyke, Nella. 2010. “Hate Crimes”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


In this course, we will examine the causes and consequences of hate crimes, as well as the social contexts within which they occur. We’ll begin by examining the characteristics of hate crimes, and explore why some people are targeted as victims while others are not. Next we’ll explore why some individuals become motivated to commit violent acts based on...

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Racial and Ethnic Relations
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College 300

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