Your final paper should be the cumulative result of the efforts made throughout the semester to design a research project. Use the prior assignments and feedback to develop your final paper. Your Final Paper should be 10-12 pages long, and it should include all of the following elements:
- Title page
- Literature Review
- Hypothetical Methods Section
- Conclusion section
- Why this research would be useful
- How might this research affect policy or practice in the field of criminology/criminal justice
Your paper should contain at least 10 citations from high quality external sources. A high quality source is one coming from peer-reviewed journal articles, scholarly books, and governmental records or reports.