The Public's Perception of Offender Rehabilitation

Vankita S Beckley, Tennessee State University


This research is aimed toward gaining useful insight concerning the public's perception of the effectiveness and necessity of offender rehabilitation. The Research Question addresses whether gender, race, age, education, and marital status has any affect on the perception of Nashville, Tennessee citizens regarding offender rehabilitation and its impact on the sense of community safety. The researcher collected and used primary data from a survey containing demographic information and a five-point Likert scale.^

Subject Area

Law|Sociology, Criminology and Penology

Recommended Citation

Vankita S Beckley, "The Public's Perception of Offender Rehabilitation" (2013). ETD Collection for Tennessee State University. Paper AAI1557639.