ERIC Number: ED312362
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Intergroup Conflict in Los Angeles County Schools. Report on a Survey of Hate Crime.
Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations, CA.
This report discusses the findings of a survey on school hate crime which was distributed to all schools in Los Angeles County (California). The survey was designed to assess the level of inter-ethnic conflict and hate crime on kindergarten through twelfth-grade campuses. Chapter 1 discusses the background of the problem, including information about the methodology used to study hate crime and the operational definition of hate crime. Chapter 2 recounts incidents against students and analyzes the data on who the victims are. The following types of incidents are discussed: (1) racial; (2) religious; (3) gay/lesbian; and (4) immigrant. The following information about the hate crime incidents is also provided in this chapter: (1) school levels responding; (2) types of hostility; (3) links to hate groups; and (4) actions taken against the perpetrators. Chapter 3 reports the incidents against school employees--including what types of hostility were reported, and what actions were taken against their perpetrators. Chapter 4 provides a profile of schools at risk for hate crime and discusses possible resources that can be used to prevent hate crime. Also included in the report are sections on findings and commission actions. A copy of the survey is appended and three figures are included. (JS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations, CA.
Identifiers - Location: California (Los Angeles)