The Psychology of Hate Crimes as Domestic Terrorism [3 volumes] (inbunden)
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Praeger Publishers Inc
Dunbar, Edward/Blanco Abarca, Amalio/Craevecoeur-MacPhail, Desiraee A.
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The Psychology of Hate Crimes as Domestic Terrorism [3 volumes] (inbunden)

The Psychology of Hate Crimes as Domestic Terrorism [3 volumes]

U.S. and Global Issues

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In this three-volume set, an international team of experts involved in the research, management, and mitigation of hate-motivated violence examines and explains hate crimes in the United States and around the globe, drawing comparisons between countries as well as between hate crimes overall and domestic terrorism. The Psychology of Hate Crimes as Domestic Terrorism: U.S. and Global Issues takes a hard look at hate crimes both domestically and internationally, enabling readers to see similarities and disparities as well as to make the connections between hate crimes and domestic terrorism. The entries in this three-volume set discuss subjects such as the psychology and motivation in hate crimes, the cultural norms that shape tolerance of outgroups or tolerance of hate, and the fact that hate crimes are a pervasive form of domestic terrorism, as well as myriad issues of proliferation, public policy, policing, law and punishment, and prevention. The set opens with an introduction that discusses hate crime research and examines issues of identification of the bias element of hate crimes via empirical and case vignettes. The subsequent chapters discuss subjects such as the socio-demographic profiles of hate crime offenders; hate crime legislation and policy in the United States; the effects of hate crime on their victims as well as society; the incidence of hate crime in specific regions, such as Europe, the Middle East, and South America; and programs and therapeutic interventions to heal victims. Readers will also learn how specific educational approaches in communities, schools, and universities can be implemented to help prevent future escalation of hate-motivated violence. Examines the motivation, actions, and thinking of individuals who commit hate crimes, the effects on victims and society as a whole, and the national and international debates on punishments Offers guidelines to educate about hate crimes and to serve at-risk populations Includes vignettes from both perpetrators and victims as well as psychological profiles of hate crime offenders that serve to bring the academic discussions to life Represents an ideal resource for academic libraries that will be of interest to those studying subjects ranging from sociology to ethnic studies and from law to international studies
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"The editors of this dense, scholarly written three-volume compendium have done an excellent job of presenting multiple different facets of a complex and pressing global issue. With many in-text citations, the book offers various paths to relevant materials. VERDICT A strong choice for graduate school students or professors, this work is an ideal jumping-off point for any number of discussion topics." - Library Journal "Researchers interested in the controversies surrounding hate crime and acts of terror will find useful observations using data and argument from a wide variety of disciplinary perspectives. Summing Up: Recommended. Graduate students through professionals." - Choice

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Edward Dunbar, EdD, is clinical professor in the Department of Psychology at University of California, Los Angeles. Amalio Blanco, PhD, is professor of social psychology at the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM), where he served as dean of the faculty of psychology from 1990-1998. Desiree A. Crevecoeur-MacPhail, PhD, is a social psychologist who serves as the project director for the Los Angeles County Evaluation Program (LACES) at University of California, Los Angeles, which evaluates all county funded alcohol and drug treatment programs.