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CRIM.3650 Hate Crimes (Formerly 44.365)

Id: 005392 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3


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.

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