Hate Crime in the Media: A History (Hardback)Victoria Munro (author)
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A powerful, uncompromising explanation of how subtle sources of hatred contained throughout our media and culture have resulted in a tolerance for hate crimes in America.
* Provides readers with an understanding of how deeply embedded in daily cultural practices the roots of hatred are in American culture
* Spotlights the role of cultural institutions such as the media, political rhetoric, and the entertainment industry in fostering an atmosphere of hate
* Portrays hate crime as unexceptional in American culture rather than isolated acts of deviant individuals
* Examines media depictions of those considered "Other" throughout American history, including enemies during war, immigrants, different racial and religious groups, and those whose sexual identities have been deemed "Other"
Number of pages: 252
Weight: 581 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 22 mm
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