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African American and White Students' Reactions to Viewing a News Report of a Hate Crime

Title: African American and White Students' Reactions to Viewing a News Report of a Hate Crime.
Name(s): Stanley, Sheila L., author
Brigham, John C., professor directing thesis
Akbar, Nai’m, committee member
Sachs-Ericsson, Natalie, committee member
Department of Psychology, degree granting department
Florida State University, degree granting institution
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Text
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: 2004
Publisher: Florida State University
Florida State University
Place of Publication: Tallahassee, Florida
Physical Form: computer
online resource
Extent: 1 online resource
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: "Hate crimes" are thought to result in greater psychological and emotional harm to the victim and to other members of the targeted group than to others. Students, 46 African Americans and 52 Whites, viewed a one-minute videotaped news report about a murder, described as a hate crime or an "ordinary" murder. As predicted, those who saw the hate crime video exhibited greater state anger. African Americans showed more anger after viewing the hate crime video than the other video. Whites showed similar anger after viewing the two video types. Predicted state self-esteem effects did not occur. Predicted racial identity relations were not significant.
Identifier: FSU_migr_etd-1581 (IID)
Submitted Note: A Thesis Submitted to the Department of Psychology in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science.
Degree Awarded: Spring Semester, 2004.
Date of Defense: January 30, 2004.
Keywords: Hate crime effect on group members, Psychological and emotional reactions to hate crim, Hate crime reactions
Bibliography Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Advisory committee: John C. Brigham, Professor Directing Thesis; Nai’m Akbar, Committee Member; Natalie Sachs-Ericsson, Committee Member.
Subject(s): Psychology
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Stanley, S. L. (2004). African American and White Students' Reactions to Viewing a News Report of a Hate Crime. Retrieved from