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Contemporary Ideological Drivers of Violent Extremism: Updating the Hate Crime Perpetrator Typology


Hate crime is a more common form of ideologically motivated violence in the United States than is terrorism, yet researchers have dedicated less attention to the perpetrators of hate crime. This lecture updates a popular but dated hate crime offender typology with the goal of helping the law enforcement community to better conceptualize and anticipate hate crime.

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