Did the author’s approach to supporting the thesis make sense?.
1. Select a different article from a current academic journal (last ten years) that deals with gender issues related to criminal justice (this may be interdisciplinary). An academic journal is not a magazine, a book, newspaper, etc. Examples of acceptable academic journals include: Criminology, Social Forces, Criminal Justice Education, Criminal Justice and Behavior, Crime and Delinquency, Journal of Black Psychology, etc. Topics of selected articles should focus on a theoretical explanation of criminal behavior.
NOTE: Academic journal articles may be obtained from electronic journals found on the internet or from traditional library sources.
2. Each student should have her/his selected article approved by the instructor.
3. Read the article.
4. Write a critique of the article selected. The guidelines and grading rubric are shown below.
General Guidelines: Writing 20%
• Paper meets APA/Graduate School standards. • Paper is organized; each paragraph flows logically into the next paragraph. • Appropriate terminology it used; writing is clear and concise. • Proper spelling and grammar is used; sentences are properly constructed.