Socs350: Cultural Diversity in the Professions

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DeVry University SOCS350: Cultural Diversity in the Professions Research Paper Scenario 3 Topic Proposal Date: 04/17/2013 My topic proposal for this project is scenario 3: Why are Black men in the age of 25 to 29 are more likely to be in jail than are people of White or Latino descent? The reasonsthel be that 1 year; age, race, on compared any demographic in the United States. why l chose this scenario is because l have worked in a prison system incorporated in a hospital before and l would like to know more on the subject. This topic is important to the study of cultural diversity because l believe that we have the greatest interest in managing cultural diversity effectively and according to all applicable laws written to fulfill such statutory duties while we continue to incarcerate human beings for violating our laws. My expectation for this research is to have an in-depth knowledge of why more black people are in prison compared to any racial demographics in the United States. What l will be interested in learning will be the statistics of the prison population with regards to prisoners under jurisdiction, inmates held in custody, total inmates in custody and the total incarcerated population. I will also focus my attention on number of prisoners admitted to and released from prison each year; imprisonment rates for prisoners sentenced to more than 1 year; age, race and sex distributions; offense distributions; and the number of non-U.S. citizens and inmates under age 18 held in custody. One issue that l would also like to address is what becomes of you when you commit crime and get punished for it; does your problems stops there, the answer is no. So how do we as a society rehabilitates people who have paid their debt to society when we don’t give them a second chance at life; because the moment you are labeled a felon, it follows you for the rest of

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