Sex Roles (2013) 68:390–393 DOI 10.1007/s11199-012-0214-7 BOOK REVIEW Gendered Hate: Exploring Gender in Hate Crime Law. By Jessica P. Hodge, Boston, MA, Northeastern University Press, 2011. 181 pp. $29.95 (hardback) ISBN: 978-1-55553-747-7-0 Valerie Jenness Published online: 18 October 2012 # Springer Science+Business Media New York 2012 As I was preparing to write this review, the national media was in lay, political, and legal discussion of hate crime and hate routinely reporting on two hate crime stories in the U.S. that, crime law in the U.S. as a point of departure and offers a from my point of view, revealed lessons about the gendered compelling set of interrelated arguments about “gendered nature of bias and violence. First, Dharun Ravi was serving time hate” in the modern moment. She rightfully emphasizes that in Middlesex County Adult Correction Center as a result of in the U.S. a corpus of “bias law” is institutionalized with being convicted of 15 charges, including bias intimidation, provisions for race/ethnicity, national origin, sexual orienta- invasion of privacy, and evidence tampering, in connection with tion, and other status provisions while gender provisions his use of a webcam to spy on his roommate’s liaison with remains problematic (Jenness 2007).
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