The Final Paper
The final paper is due on the last day of class. You will investigate a form of victimization on the national, regional or local level (This will depend on the form of victimization chosen.). You will be responsible for choosing a topic. The paper should include the following:
• An introduction – why should your reader care?
• A literature review that includes a discussion of the way that the chosen form of victimization is defined, statistics relating to the scope of the problem and a discussion of the current research relating to the form of victimization.
• A discussion of current policies relating to this form of victimization.
• An outline of, and justification for, a proposed policy that you feel will improve upon current policies.
Undergraduate: 8 pages
The paper should be double-spaced and written in 11 point Arial font. It should have normal margins. The paper should be formatted following ASA style and include in-line citations. See https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/583/01…(formatting), https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/583/02…(citations) and https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/583/03…(reference page).
It should be posted to the assignment folder.
This is worth 25% of the final grade.