The Science of Hate: How prejudice becomes hate and what we can do to stop it

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Why do people hate? A world-leading criminologist explores the tipping point between prejudice and hate crime, analysing human behaviour across the globe and throughout history in this vital book.

'A key text for how we live now.' DAVID BADDIEL 'Utterly brilliant . . . This is a world-changing book.' ALICE ROBERTS 'Wise, disarming, persuasive and compassioante.' ROBIN INCE 'Fascinating and moving.' PRAGYA AGARWAL 'Incredibly powerful, important and valuable.' PETER TATCHELL

Are our brains wired to hate? Is social media to blame for an increase in hateful abuse? With hate on the rise, what can we do to turn the tide? Drawing on twenty years of pioneering research - as well as his own experience as a hate-crime victim - world-renowned criminologist Matthew Williams explores one of the pressing issues of our age.

Surveying human behaviour across the globe and reaching back through time, from our tribal ancestors in prehistory to artificial intelligence in the twenty-first century, The Science of Hate is a groundbreaking and surprising examination of the elusive 'tipping point' between prejudice and hate.

'Fascinating and beautifully written. I heartily recommend it.' HUGO RIFKIND, TIMES RADIO

'Fascinating . . . A harrowing but illuminating work.' EVENING STANDARD

'An indispensable guide to what's gone wrong both here at home and in much of the Western world.' THE HERALD

Product Details

Price
£9.99  £9.49
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Publish Date
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780571357079

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