Title: Do you believe there is a connection between race and crime in America?
Deadline: 7pm 14 April 2011 (UK time)
Number of Pages: 12
Number of Sources: 4
Citation Styles: APA
Academic Level: University
Subject: Do you believe there is a connection between race and crime in America?
Instructions: Paper should include all of the following sections: * Section I: Introduction. Describe the purpose of the paper and the methodology used to conduct the research. (You may begin the paper with the question, "How does the public perceive race as it relates to the criminal justice system? In this paper I propose that . . . . . ) * Section II: Methodology. Describe how your conducted the survey research. How did you determine which questions to ask? How did you determine who to ask and why? How was the survey research conducted * Summarize relevant articles or texts that provide an overview of the issue. (You may use any articles, readings, and/or [url removed, login to view] that support your thesis (that the criminal justice system is/is not racist or you do not know.) As part of the literature review, you must also include a discussion of resources (2) that oppose your thesis. This is done to insure the reader of your objectivity and to relate this objectivity to the reader. * Section III: Findings. Present your findings based on the survey research. Describe the salient characteristics of your respondents (race, sex, age, socioeconomic status, experience with the criminal justice system, etc.), either written in narrative form or organized into a matrix. Be careful to avoid stating YOUR conclusions in this section. * Section IV: Conclusions. Present your conclusions (the system is/not/unsure) and recommendations, focusing on the information your research has provided that can be used to deconstruct the issue of race as we attempt to provide an equitable system of criminal justice.