Please respond to EACH of the following discussion topics and submit them to the discussion forum as a single post. Your initial post should be 75-150 words in length. Then, make at least two thoughtful responses to your fellow students’ posts.
For your follow up post…review the responses provided by your peers. Engage in conversation, or even civil debate, as you discuss their insights and viewpoints. You may ask questions for clarification (if you are confused by their initial post) or pose questions that advance the conversation. You might even find a topic that leads you to further research in the area!
Remember, to be persuasive, you must use facts and logic. Identify the sources of information that you use, and don’t draw general conclusions from specific incidents.
Shock incarceration in “boot camps” has been used since the 1980s as an alternative sentencing option for youthful offenders. Use the textbook and search the Gale Criminal Justice Collection for information about juvenile incarceration in boot camps. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of this system of incarceration and what the future of it might be. Cite your sources of information. Remember to use the text book and search the Gale Criminal Justice Collection.