Choose one of the following Topics as a research Project.
· Topic 1: Complete a research Paper on Prison Culture. Be sure to discuss the inmate subculture, the norms and values of prison society, its social structure and prison argot. Explain your answer in detail and incorporate information from your readings along with any other information you have located on the web or from other resources such as periodicals, newspapers and the library.
· Topic 2: The Death Penalty is the ultimate punishment. Is the death penalty a deterrent? Should executions be performed in public? Discuss the pros and cons of the death penalty. Explain your answer in detail and incorporate information from your readings along with any other information you have located on the web. Support your findings with citations and references from your readings and web-based research. Submit by the Date posted at the drop box.
· Topic 3: Prison Architecture: Discuss the Evolution of Prison Architecture and how it has evolved throughout the history of corrections. Be sure to include information about security methods and techniques. Also discuss how different structures may be therapeutic.
This is a formal research paper and you should use APA to complete the assignment. It must be prepared in MS Word. Support your findings with citations and references from your research and web-based research. The paper should be at least 8 pages double spaced and you should provide at least five (5) sources of research: two (2) must be from academic journals. All work must be your own unless properly cited. Do not use the textbook or unreliable web sources such as Wikipedia as a resource.