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Global Climate Change Costal Communities

Global climate change is being felt in many coastal communities of the United States, not always in the form of big weather disasters but as a steady drip, drip, drip of nuisance flooding. According to researchers at the University of California, Irvine, rising sea levels will cause these smaller events to become increasingly frequent in… (read more)

Hate Crime Course by Valerie Jenness

Hate Crime Course by Valerie Jenness National attention increasingly is focused on hate crimes, especially after 9–11. As an identifiable social problem connected to systematic discrimination, changing and strained intergroup relations, and newfound legal mobilization, bias motivated violence – what is now often called hate crime – is as old as humankind. Nonetheless, The National Law… (read more)

Valerie Jenness | UCI Professor | Criminology

Valerie Jenness is an author, researcher, public policy advisor, and professor in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society and in the Department of Sociology at the University of California, Irvine (UCI). Jenness was a Visiting Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) and prior to that was a… (read more)