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Dictionary of sociology. 2013.

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  • hate crime — n: a crime that violates the victim s civil rights and that is motivated by hostility to the victim s race, religion, creed, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. hate crime …   Law dictionary

  • Hate speech — is a term for speech intended to degrade, intimidate, or incite violence or prejudicial action against a person or group of people based on their race, gender, age, ethnicity, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability …   Wikipedia

  • crime — / krīm/ n [Middle French, from Latin crimen fault, accusation, crime] 1: conduct that is prohibited and has a specific punishment (as incarceration or fine) prescribed by public law compare delict, tort 2: an offense against public law …   Law dictionary

  • Hate crime — Race hate redirects here. For the song by Eddy Grant, see Message Man. This article is about the crime. For the film by this name, see Hate Crime (film). Part of a series on Discriminat …   Wikipedia

  • Hate speech — Der Begriff Hate Speech (engl. Sprache des Hasses, Hasssprache, Hassrede) bezieht sich auf sprachliche Ausdrucksweisen, die zu Gewalt, Ausgrenzung oder die Benachteiligung gegenüber einer Person oder eine Gruppe von Menschen anreizen soll oder… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • crime — crimeless, adj. crimelessness, n. /kruym/, n. 1. an action or an instance of negligence that is deemed injurious to the public welfare or morals or to the interests of the state and that is legally prohibited. 2. criminal activity and those… …   Universalium

  • Hate crime laws in the United States — (also known as bias crimes) protect against crimes motivated by enmity or animus against a protected class. Although state and federal laws vary, typical protected characteristics are race, religion, ethnicity, and nationality. Sometimes gender,… …   Wikipedia

  • hate crime — n. a crime, esp. against a person, that is motivated by hatred of the victim s race, ethnicity, religion, or gender * * * In law, a crime directed at a person or persons on the basis of characteristics such as race, religion, ethnicity, or sexual …   Universalium

  • Crime haineux — Introduction générale Droit pénal et ses sources …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Crime in Israel — is present in various forms which include drug trafficking, arms trafficking, burglary, car theft, human trafficking etc. Contents 1 Organised crime 2 Crimes in Israel committed by Palestinians 3 Drugs in Israel …   Wikipedia

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