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

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David A. Reidy

University of Tennessee - Department of Philosophy

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Reidy, David A., Hate Crimes Laws: Progressive Politics or Balkanization?. CIVIL SOCIETY AND ITS DISCONTENTS, C. Sistare, ed., pp. 258-283, University Press of Kansas, 2004. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=932672

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