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Duval_c_courseprojec - B Number of Hispanic men in prison C Number of White men in prison I I Possible reasons Black men are more likely to be in

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Running head: COURSE PROJECT REFERENCE LIST AND OUTLINE 1 Course Project Reference List and Outline Cultural Diversity in the Professions Spring B 2010
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Scenario According to the U.S. Justice Department, in 2003 about 10.4 percent of all African American men between ages 25 to 29 were incarcerated as compared to 2.4 percent of Hispanic men and 1.2 percent of Non-Hispanic White men. What is going on here? Research the incidents of criminal prosecution, convictions, prison sentences and time served by race and ethnicity for all three—African American, Hispanic and White men. What factors or variables are associated with who gets involved in crime, why, and what happens to them in the criminal justice system? Also look into how many judges, lawyers and lawmakers are White compared with African Americans? What does this tell us about structured inequality? Outline
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I. Statistics A. Number of African American men in prison
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Unformatted text preview: B. Number of Hispanic men in prison C. Number of White men in prison I I. Possible reasons Black men are more likely to be in jail A. Poverty B. Population I I I. Incidents of crime by race and ethnicity IV. Factors or variables associated with who gets involved in crime. A. Race B. Poverty References Brown-Marshall, G. (2007). Race, Law, and American Society: 1607 to Present . Retrieved from http://www.netlibrary.com.proxy.devry.edu Lynch, M. J. (2007). Big Prisons, Big Dreams: Crime and the Failure of America’s Penal System Critical Issues in Crime and Society . Retrieved from http://www.netlibrary.com.proxy.devry.edu Race and Prison. Retrieved May 23, 2010, from http://www.drugwarfacts.org/cms/node/64 Wagner, P. (2005). Incarceration is not an equal opportunity punishment . Retrieved from http:// www.prisonpolicy.org/articles/notequal.html...
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2010 for the course SOC 185 taught by Professor Randy during the Spring '10 term at DeVry Chicago.

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