Barbara Perry is a professor in the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. She has written extensively on social justice generally, and hate crime specifically. She has begun to contribute to the limited scholarship on hate crime in Canada, including anti-Muslim violence, hate crime against LGBTQ communities, the community impacts of hate crime, and right wing extremism. Books she has published include Diversity, Crime and Justice in Canada, and In the Name of Hate: Understanding Hate Crime.  


The threat of right-wing extremism

Canada has been caught up in the recent burst of right-wing activism, characterized by xenophobia and bigotry, south of the border. Canadian extremists, apparently energized by Donald Trump’s candidacy, have been more visible since his …

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Countering the threat of far-right extremism

Far-right extremist groups have long flown under the law enforcement and policy-making radar, but the events of the past year have made them impossible to ignore. The violent demonstrations of white supremacists and nationalists in …

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