Statistical Report on Attitudes towards the Punishment of Offenders The purpose of this paper is to report on the results of a survey designed to measure attitudes towards punishment of various classes of offenders (including robbers, rapists, and murderers). The paper contains the following elements: (a) An introduction to the instrument; (b) a discussion of how the traits measured by the instrument relate to the justice system; (c) a discussion of the scale’s internal reliability; (d) a discussion of the scale’s validity; (e) a statistical analysis of the results yielded by the scale among a small sample of participants; and (f) a conclusion, summarizing the contents of the paper and commenting on its significance. An Introduction to the...The end:
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