By analyzing your chosen issue you should be able to identify the strengths and weaknesses of the theory.

In this essay you are required to apply criminology theory to the justice studies issue you discussed in assessment one and assessment two. In order to achieve this you may use more than one theory. Your essay should include the following: clear descriptions of any theories used including the key features of each theory analysis of the theories including their effectiveness, their application, problems, impacts, strengths and weaknesses the relevance of these theories to the justice issue you have chosen a discussion of how the theory would explain or apply to your chosen issue an evaluation of the theory and its applicability to your chosen issue Your goal with this essay is to analyze your chosen issue using limnological theory covered in this unit. In doing so it is important that you demonstrate your understanding of any theory used. By analyzing your chosen issue you should be able to identify the strengths and weaknesses of the theory. Your essay should be an analysis rather than simply a description of what you have read. Your essay should be structured in a way that clearly sets out your argument, beginning with a clear, succinct introduction and concluding with a summary of your argument. The body of your essay should flow and material should be organized in a logical manner. Please reference all your work with in-text references and a reference list at the end. Marks will be deducted for inaccuracies or missing references. Successful completion of this assessment item will achieve the following learning outcomes: be able to explain the major criminology theories that have influenced the discipline over the last 200 years; be able to contextualize the development of theory within political and social changes over the last 200 years; be able to articulate the historical development of contemporary theory; be able to apply theory to explanations of crime and responses to crime; be able to critically analyze these theories; be able to articulate their understanding clearly and cogently; be able to use the work of major theorists and authors to inform their understanding; be able to demonstrate a growing professional awareness by being professional in all communications and conduct with academic staff and other students, and through presentation of assignments