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Unformatted text preview: sentence should be. Also included is the fact that their participation will remain anonymous. -Also asked, along with the participants opinion of the jail sentence, was their age and gender. These gave the observers basic information about the demographics of the participants. Procedure:-Observers in the study were instructed to give out 64 total copies of the questionnaire. The 64 questionnaires were split up into quarters, each of which represented the four differing scenarios. -The observers would approach participants, ask them if they would like to take part in a study on attitudes toward jail sentencing, and ask them if they would like to fill out a questionnaire. -If the participant agreed, they were instructed to read the intro and scenario carefully, and to take their time....
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- Spring '08