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Title:Prejudice Formation Toward Minorities by Police Officers in the Workplace
Author(s):Snow, Lisa Margaret
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Rose Mary Cordova-Wentling
Department / Program:Education
Discipline:Education
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Sociology, Industrial and Labor Relations
Abstract:The purpose of this qualitative descriptive exploratory study was to examine the lived experiences of police officers to determine how they themselves perceive the formation of prejudice among officers and if they believe that their experiences on the job have changed the way they view minorities. Twenty police officers were interviewed in-depth, in-person interviews using an interview guide. The data is presented in qualitatively along with quantitative descriptive statistics for numeric value.
Issue Date:2006
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:173 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/79970
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI3250324
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:2006


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