Racial, Ethnic, and Homophobic Violence: Killing in the Name of Otherness by Michel PrumRacial, Ethnic, and Homophobic Violence: Killing in the Name of Otherness by Michel Prum

Racial, Ethnic, and Homophobic Violence: Killing in the Name of Otherness

EditorMichel Prum, Bénédicte Deschamps, Marie-claude Barbier

Paperback | December 8, 2009

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With contributions by internationally recognized specialists, this book, a perfect complement to courses in criminology and hate crime, provides a key resource for understanding how racism and homophobia work to produce violence.

Hate-motivated violence is now deemed a ¿serious national problem¿ in most Western societies. With contributions by British, Australian, American, Canadian, Irish, Italian and French researchers, this book addresses a wide spectrum of types of violence, including, genocide, urban riots, inter-ethnic fighting and forms of hate crime targeting gay and lesbian people. Contributors to this volume also consider the political groups responsible for outbursts of hatred, their modes of operation and the institutional aspects of hate crime.

Opening up an interdisciplinary perspective on the ways in which certain groups or individuals are transformed into expiatory victims, this compelling book is an essential read for all postgraduate law students and researchers interested in hate crime and society.

Dr Marie-Claude Barbier is Senior Lecturer and head of department at the Ecole Normale Sup¿eure of Cachan. Dr B¿dicte Deschamps is Senior Lecturer at Paris 7 University. Professor Michel Prum, also at Paris 7 University, founded the Groupe de Recherche sur l'Eugenisme et le Racisme (GRER - Research Group on Eugenics and Racism) in 1998...
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Title:Racial, Ethnic, and Homophobic Violence: Killing in the Name of OthernessFormat:PaperbackDimensions:180 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.68 inPublished:December 8, 2009Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415574358

ISBN - 13:9780415574358

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Table of Contents

IntroductionB¿dicte DeschampsandMichel Prum 1. The Effects of Colonial Policy: Genocide, Racism and Aboriginal People in AustraliaChristopher Cunneen  2.Taking History to Court: Defamation and Revisionism after the David Irving TrialLawrence McNamara 3. From Heroic to Comic Death: Representations of African Americans inHarper¿s Weeklyfrom the Civil War to the Early 20th CenturyClaire Parfait 4. Italian Americans and the Racialisation of Ethnic Violence in the United StatesStefano Luconi 5. The Role of Violence in the Far Right in CanadaStanley Barrett  6. A 'Bolt-on Extra to the Police's Work?': Racism and Policing in the United Kingdom since the Macpherson Report (1999)Neil Davie 7.Roma Sacer: Constructing the 'Gypsy Other' in British Political and Legal DiscourseDavid Fraser  8.Anti-Traveller Racism in Ireland: Violence and Incitement to HatredBryan Fanning 9. Hate speech Made Easy: The Virtual Demonisation of GaysMargaret Moritz 10. Challenging the Offence and Reclaiming the Offensive: The Gay and Lesbian Movement in the United States and Online Homophobic SpeechGuillaume Marche  11.The Impact of Interdependence on Racial Hostility: The American ExperienceJack LevinandGordana Rabrenovic