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    1. A profile of typical individual who commits hate crimes, the cause of the crimes and how can society minimize the number of hate crimes?

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    1. I am trying to find a profile of typical individual who commits hate crimes...?
    Sociologists Levin and McDevitt (1993) have offered a profile of the typical hate crime offender. Their compilation has been adopted by the Illinois State's Attorney's Office, which states in their prosecutorial guide to hate crime that the ''typical offender matches the following profile: male, between the ages of 14 and 24, with no prior record, neither impoverished nor chronically unemployed.'' (Cook County State's Attorney's Office, 1994, p. II-5) (See page 9-10 of attached article for more detail).

    2. What are the causes?
    Although several explanations may be applicable to hate crime occurrence, no existing onecan fully account for all types of hate crimes. This is because the factors that contribute to hate ...

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