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Hate Crimes : Confronting Violence Against Lesbians and Gay Men - Gregory M. Herek

Hate Crimes

Confronting Violence Against Lesbians and Gay Men

By: Gregory M. Herek (Editor), Kevin T. Berrill (Editor)

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Published: 1st January 1992
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This powerful book portrays the trauma of anti-gay violence and will stimulate thought, research and action on the problem.<P></P><P>Developed from a special issue of the <I>Journal of Interpersonal Violence</I>, it presents an overview of the problem, discusses the context of anti-gay violence, focuses on both victims and perpetrators and concludes with coverage of a variety of community responses across the nation. Topics covered include the social psychology of bigotry, treatment and service interventions and mental health consequences. Each section opens with a survivor's actual story - first person accounts - to give the reader insight into the reality of this serious social problem.</P>

Foreword
Introduction
Survivor's Story
Eight Bullets
An Overview of the Problem
Anti-Gay Violence and Victimizaton in the United States
An Overview
Trends in Violence and Discrimination Against Gay Men in New York City
1984 to 1990
Violence in the Streets
Anti-Lesbian Assault and Harassment in San Francisco
Violence Against Lesbian and Gay Male Youths
Survivor's Story
The Context
The Social Context of Hate Crimes
Notes on Cultural Heterosexism
The Ecology of Anti-Gay Violence
Conceptualizing Anti-Gay Violence
Thinking More Clearly About Hate-Motivated Crimes
Survivor's Story
Perpetrators
Psychological Heterosexism and Anti-Gay Violence
The Social Psychology of Bigotry and Bashing
Kids Who Attack Gays
Gay-Bashing
A Social Identity Analysis of Violence Against Lesbians and Gay Men
The Gay Bashers
Survivor's Story
Surviving and Responding
Violence and Victimization of Lesbians and Gay Men
Mental Health Consequences
Treatment and Service Interventions for Lesbian and Gay Male Crime Victims
The Community Response to Violence in San Francisco
An Interview
Organizing Against Hate on Campus
Strategies for Activists
Documenting the Victimization of Lesbians and Gay Men
Methodological Issues
Implications for Policy
Primary and Secondary Victimization in Anti-Gay Hate Crimes
Official Response and Public Policy
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ISBN: 9780803945425
ISBN-10: 0803945426
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 328
Published: 1st January 1992
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.03 x 13.77  x 2.16
Weight (kg): 0.43