This assignment is for my Criminal justice class for Juvenile Justice. The final paper pertains to examining treatment and punishment as it follows juveniles through the justice system. Focus on the concept of treatment and the topic of rehabilitation of youth offenders back into the general population. A thesis will need to be provided for the topic, and in summarizing the topic, my stance of treatment over punishment will need to be included. The MATERIALS file will consist of the login details for the textbook, which will need to be one of the references, and detail how the outline needs to look.
Prior to beginning work on this assignment, review all of the Week 3 Required Resources. Looking ahead at your Week 5 Final Paper, provide an outline highlighting the major points of your paper. In your outline, include all major ideas your Final Paper will address, with two to three sentence explanations for each.
In your paper, outline the following:
Provide your thesis statement, which identifies the topic of your paper.
Summarize your chosen topic.
Describe your topic, including whether you are focusing on treatment or punishment.
Provide data to show how treatment or punishment has an impact on juveniles, the community, and the juvenile justice system.
List the cultural and diversity issues present in your chosen juvenile justice problem.
Describe how addressing your chosen perspective (treatment or punishment) contributes to the goal of a more just society.
Analyze the empirical research on your chosen topic.