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Optional Extra Credit Writing Project

PLEASE SUBMIT BY April 29, 2017

You are to write a 1500-2000 word analysis on a California corrections topic. The topic can be of your choosing. The analysis must include at least three references to scholarly articles that appeared in academic journals or reports from government and public policy organizations (with proper citation- APA Style). Please do not simply cite newspaper articles.

Copies of all articles referenced must be submitted with your report.

Your analysis should be narrow in scope (i.e. – the impact of institutionalization) rather than presenting a broad overview and should be presented in the following format:

1.  Introduction to the Issue

2.  Overview of the issue

3.  Discussion of the Issue

4.  Summary/Recommendations

 Papers that do not adhere to the requirements listed above will not be considered. All papers are due on the last day of class.

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