What is hate crime? Contemporary perspectives from four continents

Guest editor(s)
Anita Kalunta-Crumpton,

Guest Editor

Anita Kalunta-Crumpton; Texas Southern University, USA; [email protected]


Contemporary perspectives of hate crime in the respective countries – Australia, Brazil, Pakistan or India, South Africa, and Trinidad & Tobago or Jamaica 

List of topic areas to consider

  • Definitions of hate-motivated crime, including types;
  • Reporting and recording of hate-motivated crimes;
  • Trends in hate-motivated crimes in the past 10 years;
  • Characteristics of perpetrators and victims of hate-motivated crimes;
  • Punitive measures against hate-motivated crimes.

WORD COUNT: Each manuscript should be between 5000 – 7500.  

Submission Information


An abstract of no more than 300 words must first be submitted to Anita Kalunta-Crumpton.

Email for abstract submissions: [email protected] 

Full paper submissions

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Authors should select (from the drop-down menu) the special issue title at the appropriate step in the submission process, i.e. in response to ““Please select the issue you are submitting to”. 

Submitted articles must not have been previously published, nor should they be under consideration for publication anywhere else, while under review for this journal.

Key deadlines

Opening date for manuscripts submissions: 1st March 2023

Closing date for manuscripts submission: 21st June 2023