Hate Groups: A Reference Handbook covers the topic of hate groups from the earliest pages of human history to the present day. Chapters One and Two provide a historical background of the topic and a review of current problems, controversies, and solutions. The remainder of the book consists of chapters that aid readers in continuing their research on the topic, such as an extended annotated bibliography, a chronology, a glossary, lists of noteworthy individuals and organizations in the field, and important data and documents. The variety of resources provided, such as further reading, perspective essays about hate groups, a historical timeline, and useful terms in the field, differentiates this book from others of its kind. It is intended for readers of high school through the community college level, along with adult readers who may be interested in the topic.
- Provides readers with a history of hate groups, which have evolved significantly over the years
- Discusses the role of seemingly "neutral" organizations in promoting the efforts of hate groups
- Supplies abundant resources for further research on hate groups by readers of all ages
- Rounds out the author's expertise with perspective essays, giving readers a diversity of viewpoints on the topic