Write a short essay that responds to the following prompt. The rubric and requirements for this essay is bellow please review it.
Surveillance cameras have caught prison inmates teaching other inmates how to disarm a police officer. Apply Sutherland’s Differential Association theory to the prison subculture. Response of 400 – 500 words with examples. Ensure that the essay is written and cited in APA format. Ensure that you utilize critical writing and critical thinking.
Please use APA format, please follow all the instructions. ORIGINAL WORK PLEASE
***IMPORTANT*** PLEASE ONLY USE SOURCES THAT PERTAIN TO THE UNITED STATES CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, NOT CANADA, PLEASE!
WRITING ASSIGNMENT RUBRIC
These assignments are worth forty points, which will be assigned based on the degree to which the essay fulfills the following three requirements:
The essay responds directly and intelligently to the prompt (15 points) – Analyzes key elements from all sources (text, and three sources – minimum) into a consistent whole. Using multiple (more than 8) words specific to the aspects of the criminology discipline (classical, positivist, modeling theory, social structure theory) the artifact demonstrates an exceptional understanding of the terminology in a CJ course
- The essay refers specifically and accurately to assigned texts (15 points) – By discussing multiple (more than 3) key ideas in criminological theory, the unit assignment demonstrates an exceptional understanding of key concepts. The reported results are substantive. It is particularly helpful to use specific examples or experiences, properly cited, to illustrate your point.
- The essay exceeds four hundred words (5 points) –
- The essay reflects careful and thorough proofreading, editing, and formatting (10 points) – Proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, word choice, sentence construction. The term paper contains fewer than 3 errors in the APA writing convention and in the paper presentation (grammar, spelling, etc.). The artifact contains less than 3 errors in the following paper components: cover sheet, body of term paper, or reference page.