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Author Lewis, Clara S., 1981-
Title Tough on hate? : the cultural politics of hate crimes / Clara S. Lewis.
Imprint New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, [2014]
2014

Author Lewis, Clara S., 1981-
Series Critical issues in crime and society
Critical issues in crime and society.
Subject Hate crimes -- United States.
Author Lewis, Clara S., 1981-
Series Critical issues in crime and society
Critical issues in crime and society.
Subject Hate crimes -- United States.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 152 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents 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.
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.
Note English.
ISBN 0813562325 (electronic bk.)
9780813562322 (electronic bk.)
9781461954583 (electronic bk.)
1461954584 (electronic bk.)
9780813562315
0813562317
9780813562308
0813562309
OCLC # 869282542
Additional Format Print version: Lewis, Clara S., 1981- Tough on hate? New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, [2014] 9780813562315 (DLC) 2013010367 (OCoLC)835619073


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