ERIC Number: ED368994
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Dec
Hate Crime: The Rise of Hate Crime on School Campuses.
Phi Delta Kappa Research Bulletin, n10 Dec 1991
The varying definitions, the primary characteristics, and the causes of hate crimes are reviewed. In addition, misconceptions about what constitutes a hate crime are discussed, as are the increasing upward trends in various form of hate crime. The important role schools can play in alleviating the hate crime phenomenon is the focus of the concluding section. This article summarizes the Southwest Regional Laboratory's (SWRL's), "Hate Crime: A Sourcebook for Schools Confronting Bigotry, Harassment, Vandalism, and Violence." (KM)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Etiology, Hate Crime, Identification, School Role, School Safety, Social Bias, Social Discrimination, Violence
Phi Delta Kappa, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Phi Delta Kappa, Bloomington, IN. Center on Evaluation, Development, and Research.
Note: For the full report on which this publication is based, see ED 334 523.