„So, what's a hate crime anyway?” young adults' perceptions of hate crimes, victims, and perpetrators

@article{Craig1996SoWA,
  title={„So, what's a hate crime anyway?” young adults' perceptions of hate crimes, victims, and perpetrators},
  author={K. Craig and C. R. Waldo},
  journal={Law and Human Behavior},
  year={1996},
  volume={20},
  pages={113-129}
}
Male and female young adults provided responses to open-ended questions about hate crimes. Results indicated considerable variability in their definitions, with perceptions of hate crimes differing with regard to demographic characteristics of both victims and perceivers. Victims may experience hate crimes differently because of who they are, why they are victimized, and with whom they share their experiences. In a separate study, males and females each evaluated a scenario of a hate crime… Expand
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