select a scholarly journal article that pertains to an interest of yours within crime prevention. Think of some answers you would like to seek from reviewing the article and the research presented in the article. Examine the methodology, statistics, and framework of the research article. You can include controversies as well, if they are present.
Organize your information in a way that makes the most sense. Some reviews begin with a definition or an overview of the topic. Make sure the information relates to the questions you had in seeking research. When writing your review, make sure you have done more than just summarize the article, as you would if you were completing a book report. You are assessing the article and answering questions you had prior to beginning your research.
Your review needs to be 700- to 1,050-words in length and completed in proper APA Format.
The following is an example of the type of journal that can be used for your review.
Abramsky, S. (2010). Is this the end of the war on crime? (Cover story). Nation, 291(1), 11–17. Retrieved fromhttp://search.ebscohost.com.lib.kaplan.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=51455841&site=eds-live
The article examines the treatment of crime and criminals in the United States. Subjects: CRIME; GOVERNMENT policy; CRIMINALS — United States; CRIME prevention; RECIDIVISM; PREVENTION; DRUG abuse — Treatment; UNITED States; Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities; Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals Database: Academic Search Premier