Violence directed at victimized groups because of their real or imagined characteristics is as old as humankind. Why, then, have "hate crimes" only recently become recog-nized as a serious social problem, especially in the United States? This book addresses a timely set of questions about the politics and dynamics of intergroup violence manifested

part I|46 pages

A New View of Hate-Motivated Violence

chapter 1|18 pages


part II|62 pages

Violence Against Gays and Lesbians

chapter 3|25 pages

Discovering and Expanding the Domain

chapter 4|34 pages

Framing the Problem

part III|60 pages

Violence Against Women

part IV|13 pages