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Juvenile Incarceration

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Juvenile Incarceration

Victoria McMillian
Troy University

Introduction to Social Science Inquiry CJ3375DL T4
T. Newvine

TABLE OF CONTENT
I. GOAL STATEMENT, VARIABLES, QUESTIONS P.3 II. HYPOTHESES/THEORIES P.4-5 III. SAMPLING PROCEDURE P.6 IV. COVER LETTER P.7 V. QUESTIONNAIRE P.8 VI. LITERATURE REVIEW P.9 VII. DATA ANALYSIS P.10 VIII. RESEARCH FINDING P.11 IX. PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED P.12 X. REFERENCE LIST
I. INTRODUCTION
GOAL STATEMENT: To find out how many Juveniles were incarcerated in Alabama, in 1997-2010 INDEPENDENT VARIABLES:
Gender
Race
Age
Family Status
Education Level
Repeat Juvenile Offender

RESEARCH QUESTIONS:
1. What was the number of male versus female Juveniles incarcerated? 2. What race is more often incarcerated?
3. What was the age majority of Juvenile arrest?
4. How many Juvenile Offenders from are single parents home? 5. What is the education level of the juvenile incarcerated in the state of Alabama? 6. How many repeat Juvenile Offenders?

II. HYPOTHESIS/THEORIES
H1:A male juvenile is incarcerated five times more than female. T1:This theory is true because there are more teenage mothers who are involved in sexual activity...