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Hate Crime and Restorative Justice: Exploring Causes, Repairing Harms

Mark Austin Walters


This monograph presents new findings from an innovative empirical study into the use of restorative justice for hate crime. The book provides original data on the contextual variables that are frequently intrinsic to both the causes and consequences of hate-motivated offences. Complex socio-cultural and socio-economic factors are revealed as being fundamental both to our understanding of hate crime and, in turn, how such incidents are best resolved. At the same time the book provides new information on how restorative processes can be used in order to repair the harms of hate while simultaneou ... More

Keywords: hate crime, restorative justice, prejudice, harm, victimization, reparation, group identity, reconciliation, dialogue

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199684496
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684496.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mark Austin Walters, author
Lecturer, School of Law, Politics and Sociology, University of Sussex