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Understanding who commits hate crime and why they do it

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  • Release date: 11 July 2013
The study aimed at exploring and assessing what is known about the perpetrators of hate crimes and their motivations.

The study:

  • addresses the issues underlying the perpetration of hate crime
  • provides a critical analysis of the existing research evidence-base in hate crime offending
  • draws together the conclusions and discusses their implications for action by the Welsh Government.


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