Hate CrimesBook - 2007
In 2015, approximately 5,818 hate crime incidents were reported, and 59.2 percent of those reported hate crimes were race or ethnicity based. Hate crimes fall under federal jurisdiction and can include gender identity bias, disability bias, gender bias, sexual orientation bias, religious bias, and race or ethnicity bias. According to the FBI, fighting hate crimes is a number one priority under the civil rights program. This thought-provoking resource investigates and analyzes issues surrounding hate crimes. A thorough and balanced examination of related topics such as the scope of hate crimes, the types of perpetrators, and how to fight hate crimes provides readers with an expansive view of the issue at hand.
Publisher: Detroit : Lucent Books, 
Copyright Date: ©2007
Branch Call Number: 364.15 USC
Characteristics: 112 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.