COMBO ORDER: DISSERTATION + ASSIGNMENT Dissertation- (No more than 10,000 words) at least 50 references LO1 – identify and justify an appropriate subject and method of research LO2 – demonstrate detailed knowledge of subject-specific academic sources, including appropriate academic theory LO3 – conduct independent research ethically and effectively, as appropriate to the chosen method of inquiry LO4 – critically evaluate evidence, including theoretical sources (literature based) LO5 – construct a lucid and sustained critical argument LO6 – produce a professionally presented and accurately referenced document in line with academic conventions Assignment 1 – punishments and penology (2,000 words) at least 20 references.. – this is the question that the leaning outcomes have to be met by – “the sentencing and punishment of offenders will be influenced by a governments priorities. Critically discuss this statement by drawing upon relevant philosophical, theoretical, conceptual discussions”. LO1 – provide evidence of a critical awareness of the strengths and weaknesses of the different theoretical, political positions and penal practice outlined LO2 – show evidence of a sophisticated understanding of the evolution of penal systems by making comparisons with other historical periods, and/or countries, and/or territories. Assignment 2, poem (2,000 words) at least 20 references ( This is the link to the poems, there’s loads to choose from, just as long as you meant the learning outcomes) https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B12We2v8wz-dbmRRUy1tTURwOUk/view LO3 – critically evaluate the aims, functions and effectiveness of imprisonment and community sentences (taking account of issues such as rehabilitation, recidivism, resettlement) LO4 – critically evaluate the effect of punishments of offenders, the coping strategies they may adopt and the adaptations that are made. LO5 – provide evidence of a sophisticated understanding of policy and issues relating to the use of imprisonment and community sentences for certain groups of offenders.
critically evaluate the aims, functions and effectiveness of imprisonment and community sentences (taking account of issues such as rehabilitation, recidivism, resettlement