Introducing Criminological Research
9 pages (2250 words)
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Thus, concept of hate crime now utilized and embraced, by academics, journalists, politicians, lawyers and a wide cross-section of the public is the one that signifies a crime that is motivated by some form of prejudice. All the prejudice that emanate significantly within the domains of hate crime are those that are associated with the victim's 'minority' status (or perceived status), such as those based on race, ethnicity, sexuality, colour, religion and, to a lesser extent, disability and gender (Mason 2005, p.