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Sociology

Professional studies in education

1990

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A Study Of The Interaction Between Criminal Justice Programs In Higher Education And Departments Of Corrections , Harold A. Farrier Jan 1990

A Study Of The Interaction Between Criminal Justice Programs In Higher Education And Departments Of Corrections , Harold A. Farrier

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

This study explored the extent of interaction between academic criminal justice programs and state departments of corrections; the extent of interaction there should be; the factors which may serve as barriers to that interaction; and the factors which may promote interaction between the two groups;Data were collected through a questionnaire mailed to a sample of 72 universities and 44 state departments of corrections. A 73% return rate was achieved. The questionnaire contained 29 questions using a 7 point Likert response set and open ended questions. The data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, the Chi-square Test of Independence, and the ...


A Comparison Of Concerns Perceived By International And Minority Students Enrolled At Iowa State University , Anna Marie Evans Jan 1990

A Comparison Of Concerns Perceived By International And Minority Students Enrolled At Iowa State University , Anna Marie Evans

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to compare the perceived concerns of Asian, African-American, Hispanic, Native American, and international students enrolled during the Fall 1989 semester at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa;The subjects for this study consisted of 253 students selected from a stratified random sample of 500 students. The data were collected by means of a questionnaire based on concepts developed by Westbrook, Miyares, and Roberts (1977), and other published and unpublished information available to the researcher. Descriptive statistics and a one-way analysis of variance were used to analyze the data;The design of the study focused ...


College Students' Attitudes Toward Gender Roles And Acquaintance Rape , Sandra Ann Kuiper Jan 1990

College Students' Attitudes Toward Gender Roles And Acquaintance Rape , Sandra Ann Kuiper

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

Because acquaintance rape is an increasing concern on college and university campuses today, it is important that research be done to determine what factors contribute to its incidence and tolerance. Such research could also contribute to determining ways to deal with this problem. The purposes of conducting this study were: (a) to investigate the relationship between individuals who possess traditional attitudes toward the role of women in society and the belief that acquaintance rape is justifiable when women engage in nontraditional behaviors, and (b) to determine if a difference exists between those who possess traditional attitudes and those who possess ...