Airport Security: Study Of Students' Perception And Knowledge Of The Selection Of Airline Passengers For Personal Searches

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Title: Airport Security: Study Of Students' Perception And Knowledge Of The Selection Of Airline Passengers For Personal Searches
Author: Hernandez, Esthela Cabrera
Abstract: The aim of this study was to analyze and identify the perception and kowledge of the criteria used to select airport passengers for personal searches . The study was carried out via self -administered surveys . The collected data derived from the sample of undergraduate students at the University of Texas at Arlington . The study revealed statistically significant diferences in percepcion and knowledge between male and female students . The findings of this study suggest that undergraduate students perceived that African Americans and Hispanics are more likely to be searched at airports than Whites . It was also perceived that males are more likely to be searched than females , and that People from the Middle East are less likely to be selected for personal searches at airports than people from other countries .
URI: http : / /hdl .handle .net /10106 /586
Date: 2007-09-17

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Airport Security: Study Of Students' Perception And Knowledge Of The Selection Of Airline Passengers For Personal Searches. Available electronically from http : / /hdl .handle .net /10106 /586 .

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