Hate Crimes in American Society in the Twentieth and Twenty

Hate Crimes in - Hate Crimes in American Society in the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries Sample Student Research Paper SOCI 430 Project of

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Hate Crimes in American Society in the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries Sample Student Research Paper SOCI 430: Project of Sociology May 2, 1844 I certify on my honor as a student at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise that I have neither given nor received aid on this paper.2 Table of Contents I. Thesis Statement…………………………………………….…………. ....Page 4 II. Introduction and Summary………………………………….…………. ....Page 4 III. Literature Review………………………………………………………. ...Page 6 IV. Methods…………………………………………………………. ...... ….. Page 16 V. Socio-Historical Analysis………………………………………………. .Page 18 A. 20th Century 1. Lynching 2. Ku Klux Klan 3. Rodney King and the Los Angeles Riots 4. Matthew Shepard B. 21st Century 1. Post 9/11 2. Jena Six VI. Cause and Effect Analysis…………………………………………… ....Page 24 A. Causes 1. Prejudice a. Stereotypes b. Scapegoats c. Presence of Hate in American Culture d. Need for Status and Power 2. Reasons for Crime a. Sending a Message b. Thrill Seeking c. Defensive B. Effects 1. Psychological Trauma 2. Undo Social Progress 3. Community Unrest 4. Threat of Retaliation VII. Descriptive Analysis………………………………………………. ........ Page 30 A. Description of Victims 1. Bias against a Particular Race 2. Bias against a Particular Religion 3. Bias against a Particular Sexual Orientation 4. Bias against a Particular Ethnicity/National Origin 5. Bias against a Disability B. Description of Offenses and Offenders This must be your new section? VIII. Comparative Analysis…………………………………………………. Page 36
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A. United States Justice Department Definition of Hate Crime B. International Justice Systems Definition of Hate Crime IX. Expectations for the Future……………………………………………. .Page 38 X. Recommendations of Social Policy……………………………………. Page 38 XI. Summary and Conclusion…………………………………………… Page 403 Appendix H1: HIC Protocol Form………………………… Page 42 Appendix H2: HIC Informed Consent Form……………. ........ Page 45 Appendix S: Survey…………………………………………Page 47 XII. Bibliography……………………………………………………………Page 50 Excellent!4 Thesis Statement This paper will examine the nature of hate crimes in America in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. A socio-historical analysis will provide examples of hate crimes in American history. Hate crimes will also be analyzed using a cause and effect analysis. A descriptive analysis will offer statistics of hate crimes in the United States based on category of victims and will look at each category. This paper will explore the reasons why hate crimes will most likely continue to exist in our society and will look at possible
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