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WHERE HAVE ALL THE (WHITE AND HISPANIC) INMATES GONE COMPARING TH... Sociology

Abstract: A great deal of research has documented racial disparities in imprisonment rates in the United States, but little work has been done to understand the process by which inmates are assigned to individual correctional facilities. This article extends research on racial disparities in impriso... Continue Reading

UNIVERSITY RESEARCHER AND LAW ENFORCEMENT COLLABORATION LESSONS F... Sociology

In 2012, heads of local law enforcement agencies in Benton County, Oregon, contacted researchers at Oregon State University to discuss a problem: a sharp rise in the amount of contact between police and suspects displaying symptoms of mental illness. This initial contact led to an ongoing collaborat... Continue Reading

PRIVATE PRISONS IN PUBLIC DISCOURSE MEASURING MORAL LEGITIMACY Sociology

Private Prisons in Public Discourse: Measuring Moral Legitimacy For most of the 20th century, incarceration in the United States was the sole responsibility of government, whether at the federal, state, or local level. In the 1980s, a movement to allow private firms to imprison charged or convic... Continue Reading

DURKHEIM, PUNISHMENT, AND PRISON PRIVATIZATION Sociology

In a seminal statement, Emile Durkheim argued that punishment of crime has a salutary effect on society by reaffirming the collective consciousness. With few exceptions, Durkheim assumed that criminal punishment is done on behalf of society. With the rise of prison privatization, this assumption i... Continue Reading

ASSESSING THE EFFECTS OF RECENT IMMIGRATION ON SERIOUS PROPERTY C... Sociology

ABSTRACT: In this article the authors examine the impact of recent immigration on rates of serious property crime across communities in Austin, Texas. The greater Austin foreign-born population has increased by more than 580 percent since 1980, and Austin is considered a “preemerging” immigrant gate... Continue Reading

CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF COMMERCIAL SEX WORK Sociology

The rising wave of incidence of commercial sex work has given serious concern to the government, parents, health workers and the society. The causes and effects of commercial sex work among AkwaIbom girls in Uyo Local Government is the main concern of this study. The study seeks to find out the poss... Continue Reading

KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDE OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS TOWARDS HOMOSEXU... Sociology

With civilization and urbanization on the increase in Nigeria today and also freedom from parents enjoyed by youths and students in various institutions of higher learning in Nigeria, different kinds of sexual orientation has developed which homosexual is one of them. Homosexuality being the romanti... Continue Reading

THE NATURE AND CONSEQUENCES OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY IN NIGERIA Sociology

Juvenile delinquency is seen as one of the menace that destroys life and property in our society today. Because of the nature of crime committed by juvenile parents, guidance, sponsors and well wishers are worried and disturbed about our future leaders. Crime associated with juvenile include: rape,... Continue Reading

THE DETERMINANCE OF INDUCED ABORTION AMONG UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS Sociology

Abortion is a wide issue and the major concern in most of the discussion on abortion draws heavily from the fact that abortion constitutes severe danger to a woman’s health but at the same time when performed by medical specialist (i.e. abortion specialist) is safe for the woman. Abortion is accepte... Continue Reading

THE EFFECT OF DRUG ABUSE AMONG NIGERIA UNIVERSITY UNDEGRADUATES Sociology

This research work is on the effects of Drug Abuse among University undergraduates in Nigeria. It appears that not only the use of drugs that create problems but rather their misuse. In other words the widespread use of drugs has not only turned our attention to the dynamics of drug use and its dete... Continue Reading

THE INFLUENCE OF ENVIRONMENT ON THE ACCADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF STUD... Sociology

The poor academic performance of pupils in schools in Aba educational environment has recently become a cause for serious concern. It has been observed by the researcher that some senior primary school pupils cannot write or read a letter. Others attend as many as three schools within their primary... Continue Reading

THE INFLUENCE OF REWARD ADMINISTRATION ON TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMEN... Sociology

Consequent upon titanic competition that has beclouded business environment of all sorts, organizations have employed myriad of strategies. Positive reward to workers for good performance by management is among the motivational tools employed by management to enhance productivity and maintain high s... Continue Reading

WOMEN EMPOWERMENTAND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT Sociology

Women empowerment is all encompassing, so this work will want to narrow it to the subject of women development and the impact of skill acquisition and economic empowerment. This topic has generated so much controversy in Nigeria, and the debate centers on appropriate type of development and whether... Continue Reading

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