Eastern crimes, western theories: Conceptualising the hate crime model in Central and Eastern Europe

Eastern crimes, western theories: Conceptualising the hate crime model in Central and Eastern Europe

By Piotr Godzisz, University College London  We are used to talking about the east/west divide when it comes to intolerance in Europe. But is there an east/west divide when it comes to understanding hate crime? Studying hate crime in central and eastern Europe is difficult, not least because understanding the phenomenon in this context does not ‘fit’ western…

Preventing Far Right Extremism - Will Baldet

Preventing Far Right Extremism – Will Baldet

Tackling the hatred in far-right extremism William Baldet is a Prevent practitioner working in Leicester and is based at The St Philips Centre, an inter-faith charity that specialises in promoting dialogue between communities. The Leicester approach differs from other ‘priority areas’ in that it is a community-based grass roots delivery of Prevent that collaborates closely…

Prejudice, the Far Right and Community Tensions in a Multicultural City

Prejudice, the Far Right and Community Tensions in a Multicultural City

  Jon Garland, University of Surrey On 3 November 2014 Channel 4 broadcast ‘Make Leicester British’, a programme that, in the channel’s own words, brought together ‘four British citizens and four recent migrants in Leicester to explore the topics of immigration, integration, community and British identity’. The multicultural city of Leicester, with its status as…

HATE CRIME AND HEALTH SERVICES

HATE CRIME AND HEALTH SERVICES

  Hate crime: new insights, new solutions – Dr Chih Hoong Sin The evidence base on hate crime continues to grow in the UK and internationally. The Leicester Hate Crime Project for example, recently launched the report of its two-year research, the largest primary study to date looking at hate crime.The team has been able…

The Strengths and Limitations of Enhanced Sentencing for Hate Crimes

The Strengths and Limitations of Enhanced Sentencing for Hate Crimes

  Between June and September 2013 the UK Law Commission consulted with a range of community, voluntary, academic, statutory and lay representatives on Government proposals to alter parts of the existing hate crime legislative framework in England and Wales. This followed the Coalition Government’s publication of Challenge It, Report It, Stop It: The Government’s Plan…

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