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exploratory study of police alienation with emphasis on attitudes toward minority groups.

Edward Allen Thibault

exploratory study of police alienation with emphasis on attitudes toward minority groups.

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Published in Syracuse .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Syracuse, N.Y. -- Police,
  • Social psychology -- Research,
  • Minorities -- Syracuse, N.Y.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV8148 S97 T45 1972A
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[10,375 leaves]
    Number of Pages10375
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19121060M

    Racial and ethnic groups whose members are especially disadvantaged in a given society may be referred to as minorities. This term has more to do with social factors than with numbers. For example, while people with green eyes may be in the minority, they are not considered to be “true” minorities.


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An exploratory study of police alienation with emphasis on attitudes towards minority groups / by Edward Thibault. HV S92 T45 The pilot police project: a description and assessment of a police-community relations experiment in Washington, D.C.

/ by Rita Mae Kelly, with Doris Dockett [and others]. Research on juveniles’ attitudes toward the police has been instrumental in finding that youths generally hold less favorable opinions of the police than do adults.

This study focused on a series of hypotheses regarding residents’ attitudes toward the police: (1) residents’ attitudes toward the police are better represented by a two-dimensional model that differentiates global perceptions of the police from assessments of the police in the respondents’ neighborhood; (2) the structure of residents’ attitudes toward the police Cited by: This exploratory study examines gender differences in the attitudes expressed by future Romanian police officers toward hypothetical instances of police misconduct.

Attitudes towards minority groups in the European Union 10 - European Monitoring Centre on Racism and Xenophobia In to people were interviewed in the 15 EU Member States over the period 5 April - 23 May On average, 1, interviews were conducted in File Size: Exploratory study of police alienation with emphasis on attitudes toward minority groups.

book. Attitudes towards minority groups – Eurobarometer (technical report) page 7 SORA Institute for Social Research and Analysis 3 Dimensions of attitudes towards minorities Exploratory factor analysis is a statistical technique that allows to reduce the number of questions to a few subdimensions of Size: KB.

differences between minority groups and whites used to be conceptualized as deficits or inferior characteristics on the part of the ethnic minority group - current emphasis underscores the strengths of various minority groups unjustified negative attitude toward an individual because of the individual's membership in a group - the group.

the analysis of events broadcasted by reporters during the evening news. people's beliefs and attitudes toward different issues.

the U.S Supreme Court's decisions. The complex set of beliefs and values that, as a whole, form a general philosophy about the government. public opinion. political ideology. political socialization. designed to increase youths’ positive attitudes toward the police. less favorable attitudes toward the police compared to other age groups.

In a study by Visible minority groups. Alienation of Ethnic Minority Students at a Predominantly White University Article (PDF Available) exploratory study of police alienation with emphasis on attitudes toward minority groups.

book The Journal of Higher Education 57(1) January with. If a researcher was conducting a study of women's attitudes toward abortion, the unit of analysis would be women By itself, the Census exemplifies a study that when compared to another decennial census could be considered a study.

women and Mayans given second class status, social class linked to social reality of racial purity, mestizo=impoverished majority, Mexican Indians and Blacks=destitute, revolts when amendments recognizing groups were ignored, women stereotypically seen as "ideal workers".

A number of existing and new theoretical perspectives are first organized by the two sources of influence that immigrant attitudes toward the police are subject to: universal factors that shape. There are differences in attitudes towards the use of force by police.

There are some groups that support police and there use of force. There are also exploratory study of police alienation with emphasis on attitudes toward minority groups. book that find the use of force by police excessive and biased. Carter and Corra () studied white peoples opinions of police use of force in association with their attitudes towards race.

The emphasis of previous research on black-white comparisons has left unanswered many questions about minority group differences in attitudes toward the police, especially differences between Latinos and African Americans.

The present study explored whether the police-related views of African American and Latino students differ. Major study findings are summarized very briefly below: (1) Racial differences in attitudes toward the police are found across the four substantive domains examined.

With the exception of overall Satisfaction, these racial differences remain after controlling for other variables. African Americans are more critical of the police than whites. It might be that “specific attitudes” toward the police, especially in terms of brutality and racial bias, were more important and therefore overrode “global attitudes” for African Americans.

In other words, real negative experiences might transcend the vicarious police experiences produced by viewing “reality” police by: attitudes toward the police. However, race is a variable that has less and less explanatory power as the U.S.

becomes an increasingly multi-ethnic society. Our investigation examined the effects that one’s local ethnic community plays in conditioning attitudes toward the police File Size: 1MB.

This study examined possible predictors of feelings of alienation from school in elementary and middle school students who completed surveys in Results indicated that gender and school variables were the most consistent predictors of alienation.

The study did not wholly support the theory that alienation is a steady developmental by: blacks who victimized whites. The police were also instrumental in racial violence, by actively participating in, encouraging, or failing to restrain mobs (71).

Over much of the last century, police instigated or participated in race riots in cities nation-wide, and police behavior encouraged hostility toward and violence in minority communities. This study examines the impact of perceived community alienation on levels of self‐reported mastery and motivation for proactive law enforcement for police officers from 11 law enforcement agencies in a large Southeast Michigan County.

Also, it investigates the impact of three highly publicized “anti‐police” judicial verdicts (i.e. Rodney King, Malice Green, and O.J. The practice of police targeting minority groups because of a belief that they are more likely to be engaged to criminal activity Police Brutality Usually involves such actions as the use of abusive language, the unnecessary use of force or coercion, threats, prodding with nightsticks etc.

people to harass them. THE PROBLEM As a result of the apparent alienation between the police and minorities characterized in the Civil Rights Commission's findings, this study examined empirically one specific minority group's attitudes toward, and relationships with, the by: the service philosophy also has profound implications for police ethnocentrism and police-minority relations, as the alienation which the service model purports to address is often most acute between the police and minority communities (see Perrott and Taylor,).

American Journal of Police, Vol. XIV, No. 3/4 File Size: 74KB. Prejudice and discrimination have been prevalent throughout human history. Prejudice has to do with the inflexible and irrational attitudes and opinions held by members of one group about another, while discrimination refers to behaviors directed against another group.

Being prejudiced usually means having preconceived beliefs about groups of people or cultural practices. of the perception of those who might belong to ‘ethnic minority groups’ and indeed, it is the question of ‘difference’ that has become salient in contemporary societies (Hall).

Such conceptual shifts have implications for the relationship between the police and citizens from minority ethnic by: Police Sensitivity and Responsiveness to Minority Community Needs: A Critical Assessment supra note 1, at 97 (police in Memphis study mostly Protestant).

Valparaiso University Law Review, Vol. 12, No. 3 [], Art. their naive attitudes toward minority groups. Over-sampling of the minority student population was intentional because of our special interest in minority student attitudes and because of our intent to analyze differences between ethnic groups (specifi-cally Chicanos, blacks, Asian Americans, and whites).2 Each ethnic group's proportion of the minority sample was the following: Chicanos.

"Relations between the police and minority groups are a continuing problem in many multiracial societies. Surveys consistently document racial differences in perceptions of the police, with minorities more likely than whites to harbor negative views." (Weitzer and Tuch, Race and Perceptions of.

There’s a common perception among some on the right that attitudes toward police are more affected by class than race. at the hands of police. As the study’s author Emily Ekins writes. to improve the quality of police services, as minority officers will better able to relate to minority citizens and will not engage in discriminatory behavior.

that adding minority officers will alter the police subculture and affect the attitudes and behavior of other officers. All of these are reasons to have a diverse work force.

minority groups may feel a lack of attachment to the country and alienation from the larger society. In response, members of these groups may actively engage, consciously or unconsciously, in a variety of everyday social resistance behaviours.

These everyday social resistance acts might include risky and delinquent behaviours. By engaging inFile Size: KB. In a major review of the attitudes of police in England and Wales towards race since the Stephen Lawrence case, the commission reports that ethnic minority officers were put off by perceived "old Author: Lee Glendinning.

This book addresses some basic issues and topics in the sociology of majority-minority relationships and attempts to evaluate and reformulate the conceptual and theoretical tools of the field.

It is argued in Part I that majority-minority relationships must be understood as a case study in social stratification and as an opportunity for the study of total societies.

racial bias toward minorities, and more than one quarter agreed that this racial bias could lead to the use of excessive force. The commission also reviewed radio transmissions within the LAPD, which revealed disturbing and recurrent racial remarks, often made in the context of discussing vehicle pursuits or beating suspects.

The current study investigated the direct and moderating effects of racial identity, ethnic identity, Asian values, and race-related stress on positive psychological well-being among Asian American and Asian international college students. Results Cited by: interview approach, this exploratory study elaborates upon earlier findings by investigating if officers’ use of force behavior (particularly on the verbal end of the force continuum) in a police-suspect encounter varies by neighborhood context in the small community of Plum Town.

Specifically, this study attempts to provide a clearer. Report (Study/Research) Format: Document: Language: English: Country: United States of America: Annotation: This study examined the role of a number of micro- and macro-level variables to probe why race affects attitudes toward the police.

Abstract: Previous research has established race as one of the most consistent predictors of attitudes. Introduction. Public attitudes toward the police (ATP) is one of the most important issues in a democratic society (Cao, Stack, & Sun, ).

1 Police agencies across the country pay very close attention to this important question: how they are judged by the public in general and controversial practices such as the use of Taser guns in many ways, police Cited by: Policing the Police: Conflict Theory and Police Violence in a Racialized Society Benjamin L Snyder Chair of the Supervisory Committee: Professor Ross Matsueda Department of Sociology This paper tests models of coercive social control that are theoretically grounded in general group conflict theory and specific minority threat : Benjamin Snyder.

officers and recruits, pdf among officers who are pdf of racial minority groups (Bolton & Feagin, ; Cashmore, ). Only three studies could be found that examined the effects of this sort of training on officer prejudicial attitudes. The first study, conducted in in three police academy classes of the Detroit Police Department.A survey of minority and White undergraduates at a public university that found greater alienation among minority students is evaluated.

Factors that reduce alienation are identified and differences and similarities between White and minority perceptions of ethnic clustering and representation are ascertained.

(Author/MLW)Cited by: In my book, Ebook illustrated the links between the various forms of alienation by describing a young amateur photographer.2 Ebook had read about a picture contest sponsored by a popular magazine; always eager to earn some extra money and to see his name in print, he decided to try for the prize.

He got it for a photograph of a traffic accident which Author: Fritz Pappenheim.