Crj 301 week 5 final paper treatment versus punishment

 Focus of the Final Paper

When looking at the relationship between social justice and juvenilejustice, there are two over arching concepts when addressing juveniledelinquency – treatment and punishment. These two concepts have driven a cycleof changes in the juvenile justice system over the years. Your task is tosupport your premise that your state or city should either implement aphilosophy of treatment orpunishment for juvenile offendersfor a specific crime or criminal justice issue identified in your paper. 
a. Explain the differences between the treatment and punishment concepts.Build the case for which one you believe has the stronger position based onyour research and the crime or criminal justice issue you selected to study. 

b. Review the juvenile crime statistics between three cities or states inthree different parts of the country (e.g., Boston, Chicago, and Seattle) for acrime or criminal justice issue. Incorporate a graphic display to present yourfindings. Be sure to include at least three demographic items, such as gender,ethnicity, race, education, or socio-economic status, in your analysis. Ensureyou standardize your data (i.e., 1:1000; 1:10,000; or 1: 100,000) andincorporate the scale in a key for each chart. 

c. Identify the prevailing thought in the city or state: Is it treatment orpunishment? Analyze the differences in the recidivism rates between the citiesor states you have selected? Is recidivism the best indicator of success orfailure or should we use a different indicator? 

d. In chapters 2 and 3 of the text, our author addresses biological,psychological and sociological theories to help explain juvenile delinquency.Evaluate which of these theories would best support your thesis. 

e. Support which juvenile justice intervention strategy would be effectiveto counter the crime or criminal justice issue based on your research? 

f. Conclude with a summary of which concept (treatment or punishment) bestsupports the over arching concept of social justice? 
The paper must be ten to twelve pages in length and formatted according toAPA style. You must use at least six scholarly resources (at least four ofwhich must be found in the Ashford Online Library) other than the textbook tosupport your claims. Cite your sources within the text of your paper and on thereference page. For information regarding APA, including samples and tutorials,visit the Ashford Writing Center, located within the Learning Resources tab onthe left navigation toolbar, in your online course. 

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