Hate Crimes Laws: Progressive Politics or Balkanization?
CIVIL SOCIETY AND ITS DISCONTENTS, C. Sistare, ed., pp. 258-283, University Press of Kansas, 2004
29 Pages Posted: 28 Sep 2006 Last revised: 3 Mar 2009
A critical assessment of common arguments for hate crimes laws followed by the articulation and defense of a novel argument from oppression.
Keywords: hate crimes, punishment, oppression, identity politics, group rights
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