Fighting Fire with Fire: Rethinking the Role of Disgust in Hate CrimesCalifornia Law Review
AbstractAnalyzes the community-based responses to hate crimes in the U.S. Discussion on the thesis regarding disgust as a response to hate crimes; Strategies used by Arab and Muslim Americans in response to crimes; Role of disgust in enforcement against group-based violence; Background on the cognitive component of disgust; Efforts made by gays and lesbians to make the streets safer.
Citation InformationKathryn Abrams, Fighting Fire with Fire: Rethinking the Role of Disgust in Hate Crimes, 90 Cal. L. Rev. 1423 (2002)