Hate Crimes: A brief review

Jenny Ardley (Lecturer in Applied Criminology, DeMontfort University)

International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy

ISSN: 0144-333X

Publication date: 1 December 2005

Abstract

This article aims to give a brief background and overview of the current discourse surrounding hate crime. The author discusses the difficulties of defining hate crime how agencies such as the police can deal with the issue. Different characteristics and motivations for the perpetrators of hate crime will be analysed. The victims of hate crime and members of their community can be deeply affected by their victimisation, these affects will be described and possible policy implications discussed.

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Citation

Ardley, J. (2005), "Hate Crimes: A brief review", International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, Vol. 25 No. 12, pp. 54-66. https://doi.org/10.1108/01443330510791225

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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