Racial Disparities And Capital Sentencing As Perceived By Criminology And Criminal Justice Students

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Title: Racial Disparities And Capital Sentencing As Perceived By Criminology And Criminal Justice Students
Author: Lumbala, Hubert Kanda
Abstract: The purpose of this study is to examine the difference of perceptions of criminology and criminal justice (CRCJ ) male students in comparison with their female counterparts on possible race factor in death penalty sentencing . The data in this study were obtained from a sample of 100 male and female CRCJ students enrolled in CRCJ courses during the semester of fall 2010 at the University of Texas at Arlington , located in north Texas . The findings in this research suggest that there is a little significant difference of knowledge among both male and female CRCJ students as pertaining to the death penalty , while male respondents seemed to have strong perceptions of racial disparities and capital sentencing .
URI: http : / /hdl .handle .net /10106 /5851
Date: 2011-07-14

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Racial Disparities And Capital Sentencing As Perceived By Criminology And Criminal Justice Students. Available electronically from http : / /hdl .handle .net /10106 /5851 .

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