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NCJ Number: 148429 Find in a Library
Author(s): M Kleg
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 328
Sponsoring Agency: California Correctional Peace Officers Assoc
West Sacramento, CA 95605
Publication Number: ISBN 0-7914-1536-8
Sale Source: California Correctional Peace Officers Assoc
755 Riverpoint Drive
West Sacramento, CA 95605
United States of America
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This book provides a comprehensive overview of the problems caused by prejudiced attitudes, racist beliefs, and acts of discrimination, including racial jokes and ethnic slurs, overt discrimination, and racially-motivated violence.
Abstract: The book examines topics that form the foundation of the study of race and ethnic group relations, including the analysis of hate prejudice and violence in the past and the present, the foundation of race of a scientific concept, and the foundation of racism (which views race as a social concept). Other topics addressed by the author include the meaning of ethnicity and ethnic groups, attitudes, stereotyping, and the manifestations of hate prejudice ranging from discrimination to aggression and scapegoating.
Main Term(s): Victims of Crime
Index Term(s): Ethnic groups; Hate Crimes; Racial discrimination; Racially motivated violence
Note: Suny Series, Theory, Research, and Practice in Social Education
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