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Losing the Race
Thinking Psychosocially about Racially Motivated Crime
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"This is an informative, contextualized account of the problem of racist offenses. There is much to be considered here... I believe this book contains detailed and useful information about the problem of racist hate crime from the perspective of the offender in one place in the world."-- (05/01/2011)
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Dr Bill Dixon is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Head of the School of Sociology and Criminology at Keele University. He has lived in Delhi, London and Cape Town and worked in a neighbourhood advice centre and as a local government officer. Together with Elrena van der Spuy he is the editor of 'Justice Gained? Crime and Crime Control in South Africa's Transition'. Dr David Gadd is Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Deputy Director of the Social Science Research Institutes at Keele University. David has over a decade of experience of conducting and analyzing in-depth interview research with offenders, and has written extensively on the subjects of domestic abuse, masculinities and crime, racial harassment, offender motivation and desistance from crime. David's first book (co-written with Tony Jefferson) 'Psychosocial Criminology' was published in 2007.
Introduction: Race, racism, and racially motivated offenders -- Posing the "why?" question -- Recovering the contradictory racist subject -- Understanding the "racially motivated offender" -- Racially aggravated offenders and the punishment of hate -- The unconscious attractions of far right politics -- Rethinking community cohesion -- Zahid Mubarek's murderer: the case of Robert Stewart -- Racism, respect, and recognition -- Conclusion: losing the race