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Author Wu, Jawjeong
Title Citizenship Status, Race, Ethnicity, and Their Effects on Sentencing
Imprint El Paso : LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC, 2011
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (216 pages)
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Series Criminal Justice: Recent Scholarship
Criminal Justice: Recent Scholarship
Note Intro -- CONTENTS -- Acknowledgements -- CHAPTER 1 -- Citizenship Status and Sentencing -- CHAPTER 2 -- Federal Sentencing Guidelines -- CHAPTER 3 -- Theoretical Perspectives and Review of Research -- CHAPTER 4 -- Data and Research Methodology -- CHAPTER 5 -- Statistical Analysis and Findings -- CHAPTER 6 -- Linking Empirical Findings to Theories -- CHAPTER 7 -- Conclusions and Implications -- Appendices -- Bibliography -- Index
Wu examines the independent effect of citizenship status and its joint effect with race/ethnicity, national origin, and geographic locations on sentencing outcomes. He studies the between-group relationship in terms of citizenship status and conflict theory as well as the within-group relationship in terms of race/ethnicity and typification theory. Findings reveal mixed support for theoretical propositions and research hypotheses, with stronger support for conflict theory than for typification theory. The double-disadvantage hypothesis is not supported. The findings regarding federal judges' harshness in the incarceration decision while showing leniency in the probation length and prison sentence length decisions for non-citizen offenders reflect a balance between focal concerns and the enhanced social control of conflict theory
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Link Print version: Wu, Jawjeong Citizenship Status, Race, Ethnicity, and Their Effects on Sentencing El Paso : LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC,c2011 9781593324629
Subject Dermatopharmacology.;Skin -- Diseases -- Chemotherapy
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