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Tough on Hate? : The Cultural Politics of Hate Crimes.

Author/Creator:
Lewis, Clara S.
Publication:
New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (168 pages)
Series:
Critical Issues in Crime and Society Ser.
Critical Issues in Crime and Society Ser.
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Subjects:
Hate crimes -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Tough on Hate is the first book to examine the cultural politics of hate crimes both within and beyond the law. Drawing on a wide range of sources, including personal interviews, unarchived documents, television news broadcasts, legislative debates, and presidential speeches, the book challenges readers to reconsider their understanding of hate crimes and raises startling questions about the trajectory of civil and minority rights.
Contents:
Intro
Series Page
Title Page
Copyright
Contents
Acknowledgments
1. Introduction: The Cultural Politics of Hate Crimes
2. The Invention of Hate Crimes
3. The Nation and Post-Difference Politics
4. Cultural Criminalization and the Figure of the Hater
5. Hate Crime Victimhood and Post-Difference Citizenship
Epilogue. Challenging Hate Crimes on a Cultural Front
Appendix: Methods and Sources
Notes
Index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Lewis, Clara S. Tough on Hate?
ISBN:
9780813562322
9780813562315
OCLC:
869282542