Essays Tagged: "Hate crime"

Hate Crimes

I. What are Hate CrimesA. Definitions for Hate CrimesB. Counting Hate Crimes1. White Power2. Black PowerII. Exam ... ons for Hate CrimesB. Counting Hate Crimes1. White Power2. Black PowerII. Examples of Hate CrimesA. Hate Crime penaltiesIII. Reasons for Hate CrimesEven though Hate Crimes have been around in the past ... te Crimes have been around in the past, and have been most certainly been more violent in the past. Hate Crimes are most certainly still a problem in today's society, but it is not dealt with the same ...

(4 pages) 168 0 3.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Title: Hate Crimes. Essay is about recent hate crimes and statistics.

ins of Virginia nearly six years ago. This is quite a disturbing image; the unfortunate result of a hate crime. What exactly is a hate crime? The American Psychological Association defines hate crimes ... religion affiliations.Dr. Jack McDevitt, a criminologist at Northeastern University in Boston, said hate crimes are forms of messages the offender wants to send to members of certain groups letting th ...

(4 pages) 296 1 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Hate Crimes - This essay is about what hate crimes are, how often they happen, and what we can do to help prevent them

Hate CrimesA hate crime is an act of violence, a threat, harassment, or property damage motivated by ... ndividual. These acts are not only against the victim(s), but also the particular group as a whole. Hate crimes are very common and often times it is hard to tell whether or not the crime is motivated ... y hate. I chose this topic because I was watching a TV show call Criminal that told true stories of hate crimes. The one that got me interested was "Punks vs. Preps," there had been an ongoing feud be ...

(3 pages) 255 1 4.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Special Race Regulations This paper is an interesting look at reverse racism. It also has a works cited.

parent reason than the color of his skin, he stands no chance of convicting his perpetrators with a hate crime; he is white, wealthy and male. Although widely supported and accepted, special racial re ... f man is immobile he must inevitably fall behind. By composing lines of boundary in accordance with hate or discrimination, man only creates boundaries upon his own progression and joy.Americans as we ...

(6 pages) 41 0 2.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Special Race Regulations Interesting paper on reverse racism with works cited.

parent reason than the color of his skin, he stands no chance of convicting his perpetrators with a hate crime; he is white, wealthy and male. Although widely supported and accepted, special racial re ... f man is immobile he must inevitably fall behind. By composing lines of boundary in accordance with hate or discrimination, man only creates boundaries upon his own progression and joy.Americans as we ...

(6 pages) 76 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Video Review, "Hate.com"

Video Review, "Hate.com"In the video "Hate crime" they are a few things wrong with the people. Their grasp on reali ...

(1 pages) 21 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Hate Crimes

According to the FBI, the definition of a hate crime is a "Criminal offence committed against a person or property which is motivated, in whol ... now being realized." (Holder, 1999) Looking back into history, many crimes could be construed as a hate crime, yet were ignored. President Lincoln was not shot for being President or for being a whit ... g President or for being a white male. He was shot for his beliefs against slavery.Many people view hate crime committers as demented, hate-filled neo-Nazis or as many people have called them, "skinhe ...

(4 pages) 128 1 4.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Punishing Hate Crimes: My Opinion

Assignment: Write your opinion about hate crimes legislation. This is not supposed to be a research paper but only your thoughts on the t ... ation. This is not supposed to be a research paper but only your thoughts on the topic.------Should Hate Crimes be punished harder than non bias-based assaults?Hate crimes vary from other assaults, an ... therefore should be punished harder then a regular assault. There are a variety of ways to perform hate crimes; they are, for example, acts of violence, harassment, threats, and property damage. Howe ...

(2 pages) 95 1 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Civil Disobedience

n Canada, with the passing of Bill C-250 that many fear will make preaching against homosexuality a hate crime. The morality of civil disobedience is controversial issue among Christians with some bel ... e to carry out His will without them being aware of it. Likewise, Peter directs Christians to obey whatever authority God has placed over us (1 Peter 2:13, 14) and does not include any exceptions (Dav ...

(7 pages) 96 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

From Aggression to Hate Crimes: The Factors of Hatred

AbstractAt what age do young people begin to hate? Studies tell us that in all-boy pairs or groups, at least in the United States, physical aggre ... enced their own attitudes and beliefs about people who are racially different from themselves.Youth hate crimes are a societal problem in which young people turn extremist ideas into acts of violence. ... aggression be detected in time before a youth takes it to the next level, i.e. joining or forming a hate group? What are the causative factors of hatred?From Aggression to Hate Crimes:The Factors of H ...

(5 pages) 131 1 4.3 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

White Supremacy Breeds Hate and Violence

e news, white supremacists commit crimes. These crimes are driven by their beliefs and, most often, hate. What is a hate crime? Dr. Jack Levin, a renowned professor from Northeastern University, defin ... lives. One of them takes a baseball bat and bludgeons the victim, and the others join in. That's a hate crime" (Hill B.1). Dr. Levin goes on to define the "enemy" as "individuals who are differentiat ...

(6 pages) 54 0 4.6 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Unit 2 - Foundational Aspects of social Interaction

In many cities throughout the United States, the prevalence of hate crimes has increased. You have been asked to provide your insight into this and recommend ways ... to this and recommend ways to decrease the occurrence of these types of crime.Research the topic of hate crimes and address the following.Create a profile of the typical individual who commits hate cr ... What are some of the causes of these crimes?What actions can be taken to minimize the occurrence of hate crimes?Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law, 1996 defines a hate crime as "A crime that violates ...

(3 pages) 51 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

This Crazy Little Thing Called Hate.

Hate is a very scary thing and there is much too much of it in the world. I am an object of hate bec ... her at school, so most students and teachers knew of our sexuality. We were the objects of a lot of hate but I had no idea how powerful that hate was until one horrible day.My girlfriend, two guy frie ... ny people are afraid to be themselves, especially in high school.I walked away from that fight, or whatever you want to call it, with a few cuts and bruises, and a lot of pain, but nothing I couldn't ...

(2 pages) 17 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Hate Crimes

Hate based on race, religion and sexual orientation exist within any cultural rich societies. When t ... n race, religion and sexual orientation exist within any cultural rich societies. When this type of hate fuels a person into taking violent actions upon those they hate, it is called a hate crime; a t ... scussed subject on the media, and often debates of whether or not a crime should be attributed with hate are the center for discussion.Does hate crime imply on any case when a person is convicted for ...

(3 pages) 45 1 2.6 May/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Evaluate the changes recommended by the Macpherson Report to combat racism in policing

egorizing ,it is about ignorance, it is about neglecting ,it is about failing to recognise a racist/hate crime. It is about not listening or understanding and not being interested in listening or unde ...

(10 pages) 44 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Hate Crimes

Over the past 10 years there has been a lot of controversy about hate crimes and how the committers should be punished. Some "“ most "“ people say that the ... t torturing them. My first reason is that they should be put in prison just for the smallest hate crime. If they do a crime such as a Klansmen placing a burning cross in an African-Americans fr ... ke a beating or murder then they should put the normal punishment on them. It is a proven fact that hate crimes have increased significantly over the past decade so something has to take charge before ...

(2 pages) 47 0 4.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Ghosts Of Mississippi

tes and blacks, and during the battle a black rights speaker named Medgar Evers was the victim of a hate crime. The man who gunned down Evers outside of his house was Byram De La Beckwith who went to ... justice because it showed that blacks and whites were becoming equal, and there would be justice if hate crimes were committed. Byram De La Beckwith thought for his whole life that he was above the la ...

(1 pages) 658 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Modest Proposal

we all dread and deal with every day. Millions of people die every year as a result of some type of hate crime or an act of war. This is devastating our world, as we know it. At this rate the total de ...

(3 pages) 312 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Could The Holocaust Ever Happen Again

olocaust. We are constantly hearing about crazy people around the world. We still hear about hate crime, and racism. People still hate other people. If there was to be another big war and a cou ... dred years. Yet I still feel that there is a possibility that it could happen again, because of the hateful world we live in. People hate other people for no reason, they hold stupid stereotypes and g ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Racism From 9/11

he article ends with a description of his leaving. This article documents a specific incidence of a hate crime against a Muslim person. I chose to use the article because it is radically different fro ... nt from my others sources. This article gets into the personal life of someone affected by 9/11 and hate crimes against Muslims. The article gives description of how this is affecting members of a spe ...

(6 pages) 42 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues