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The Globalization of Hate: Internationalizing Hate Crime?

Jennifer Schweppe and Mark Austin Walters


This book brings together internationally acclaimed scholars with researchers, policy makers and practitioners from across the world to critically scrutinize the concept of hate crime as a global phenomenon. The book seeks to examine whether hate crime can, or should, be conceptualized within an international framework and if so how this might be achieved. The book has split into three parts: Part I of this book examines the global dynamics of hate. It is here that our contributors begin to analyse whether hate crime can be defined globally, whether universal principles can be applied to the p ... More

Keywords: hate crime, hate speech, cyberhate, globalization, internationalization, international law, racism, Islamophobia, antisemitism, homophobia, prejudice

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Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780198785668
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785668.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jennifer Schweppe, editor
Lecturer in Law, University of Limerick

Mark Austin Walters, editor
Reader in Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, School of Law, Politics and Sociology, University of Sussex

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Jennifer Schweppe and Mark Austin Walters

Part I The Global Dimensions of Hate Crime

1 Defining Hate Crime Internationally

Jon Garland and Corinne Funnell

4 White Pride Worldwide

Barbara Perry and Ryan Scrivens

6 How ‘Hate’ Hurts Globally

Paul Iganski and Abe Sweiry

Part II Global Issues, National Experiences

8 Hate Crime in Transitional Societies

Duncan Breen, Ingrid Lynch, Juan Nel, and Iole Matthews

12 Policing Hate Crime

Paul Giannasi and Nathan Hall

Part III International Responses to Hate Crime

18 Challenging Orthodoxy

Mark Austin Walters


Jennifer Schweppe and Mark Austin Walters

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