44.365 Hate Crimes

Hate Crimes

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 5392
Status Active

Hate crimes illustrate bigotry plus criminal acts. This course examines prejudice as a motivation for criminal behavior. The criminological theory for hate crime is reviewed, as well as historical perspectives of this crime category. This is a rich and comprehensive exploration that begins with understanding the psychology of prejudice and ends with reviewing genocide as a mass hate crime.