***Paper topic: Gang-related crime****
The paper will consist of three distinct sections. Topic headings should be used for each section: 1. Introduction–Identify and summarize the topic you selected, and explain the intent of your research paper (i.e., “The purpose of this paper is to analyze…”) 2. Body–provide a historical and contemporary analysis of the topic at hand. For example: How long has the problem existed and what factors led to its development? What factors led to its development? How has the problem changed over time? What attempts have been made to address the problem? What does the future hold? What recommendations do you have? 5. Conclusion-Summarize the key concepts presented in your paper. Briefly restate your intent, the most important ideas you presented, and bring the paper to a logical conclusion. To successfully complete this assignment, you must establish that you have conducted a significant amount of independent research.
You must utilize at least five sources. Educational and government websites (generally denoted by a .gov or .edu suffix) are typically acceptable sources, but you should rely predominately upon scholarly journal articles.