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The Sociology of Hate Crime
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Dennis, Jeffery. 2010. “The Sociology of Hate Crime”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


This course will look at the phenomenon of hate crime both as a category of hate and as a category of crime. We will try to go beyond the mere enumeration of atrocities to understand how hate crime operates, the motives of the perpetrators and the response of the victims and target communities. We will attempt to put hate crime into a social and...

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Racial and Ethnic Relations
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College 300

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