The Perceptions of American and Saudi Students about How They Feel Living or Working With Exoffenders

Mohammed Aljohani, Tennessee State University

Abstract

This study is aimed to measure if there was a statistically significant difference in how students in both in the United States and Saudi Arabia Tennessee State University feel with persons who have a criminal violence conviction history. It measured the opinions based on the gender, country, and religiosity of students at Tennessee State University and how they feel of living or working with persons who have a criminal violence conviction history.^ The study was conducted through quantitative research methods, which concentrated on statistical data regarding to the issue in question. Convenience sampling method was also used at Tennessee States University that will influence their perceptions of the living or working with persons who have criminal violence conviction history. In this, all participants involved in the survey were issued questionnaires to give responses on their divergent views on the matter. The independent variables consisted of the three variables which are the gender, country, and religiosity. On the other hand, the dependent variable consisted of the Likert scale statements regarding living or working with persons who have criminal violence conviction history. Consequently, the three null hypotheses, which are the gender, country, and religiosity were not rejected.^

Subject Area

Criminology

Recommended Citation

Mohammed Aljohani, "The Perceptions of American and Saudi Students about How They Feel Living or Working With Exoffenders" (2016). ETD Collection for Tennessee State University. Paper AAI10119088.
http://digitalscholarship.tnstate.edu/dissertations/AAI10119088

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