8-2 Practice Activity: Research Questions

PromptIn your final course in the Criminal Justice program, you will create a research question that you will then investigate further. To assist you in this task, we will provide a list of current research topics covered in each course and ask you to submit for instructor feedback at least one research question based on a topic covered in that course. Using the topics listed below (or others covered in this course), create one to three research questions and submit them to your instructor.Topics:The various goals of sentencingThe notable surge in incarceration ratesDifferent sentencing structures and their impactsAspects of prison culture; the “inmate code”Different organizational structures within correctionsDifferent physical structures within correctionsPrison Rape Elimination Act; sexual violence in correctionsThe “invisible punishment” involved in being a felonIssues of race in correctionsCorrections issues regarding women and persons who identify as transgenderPrograms that stress rehabilitationIssues in juvenile correctionsGeriatric population in correctionsHow to decrease recidivism ratesSpecifically, the following rubric criteria must be addressed:Submit one to three research questions based on a topic covered in this course.Guidelines for SubmissionThis assignment must be completed in written format.