By Luca Trappolin,Alessandro Gasparini,Robert Wintemute
The essays during this quantity illustrate the findings of a eu undertaking on homophobia and basic rights within which sociologists and criminal specialists have analysed the location in 4 Member States: Italy, Slovenia, Hungary and the UK.
The first a part of the ebook investigates the sociological dimensions of homophobia via qualitative equipment related to either heterosexual and self-defined lesbian and homosexual respondents, together with these in ethnic groups. the purpose is to appreciate how homophobia and homosexuality are outlined and skilled within the daily life of participants.
The moment half is dedicated to a criminal research of ways homophobia is reproduced 'in legislation' and the way it really is faced 'with law'. The research examines statute and case legislations; 'soft law'; administrative practices; the dialogue of debts inside of parliamentary committees; and judgements of public gurus. one of the parts mentioned are 'hate crimes' and 'hate speech'; schooling in any respect degrees; unfastened circulate, immigration and asylum; and cross-border reproductive services.
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