A Comparative Analysis of American and Saudi Arabian Student Perceptions of Domestic Violence

Khaleed Alsufyyan, Tennessee State University

Abstract

This study aims to provide a comparative analysis of American and Saudi Arabian student perceptions of domestic violence. It aims to understand how both genders view domestic violence, and their perspectives about the problem both in America and Saudi Arabia. The research was executed in a manner that purposed to answer questions in the following areas.^ 1. The statistically significant differences in perceptions of a student from American and Saudi Arabia about domestic violence.^ 2. The statistically significant differences in perceptions between males and females about domestic violence.^ 3. The statistically significant differences between male perceptions from American and Saudi Arabia students about domestic violence.^ 4. The statistically significant differences between female perceptions from American and Saudi Arabia students about domestic violence.^ Quantitative research methodology was used to complete the study majorly focusing of acquiring and organizing statistical data and simple convenience sampling to weigh the student perceptions in America and Saudi Arabia of the trend of domestic violence. Two-hundred students from the Tennessee State University participated in the convenience sampling which included 50 male and 50 female adults from Unites states as well as 50 male and 50 female adults from Saudi Arabia. Each student was provided with closed end questionnaires whereby they had to give independent responses on their level of agreement or disagreement on the issue of domestic violence student perception.^

Subject Area

Criminology

Recommended Citation

Khaleed Alsufyyan, "A Comparative Analysis of American and Saudi Arabian Student Perceptions of Domestic Violence" (2016). ETD Collection for Tennessee State University. Paper AAI10003131.
http://digitalscholarship.tnstate.edu/dissertations/AAI10003131

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