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Jul 25th, 2014
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Question description

Required Text

Williams, C. R., & Arriago, B. A. (2012). Ethics, crime, and criminal justice (2nd ed.). Upper Saddle, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc.

Final Paper
In an eight- to ten-page paper, address the following:

  • Describe and explain two theories/models of ethics/morality as outlined in the text. One of them should be close to a model that you believe in or one you can relate to.
  • Compare the theories/models of ethics/morality. What is different about them? What is the same? 
  • How do they explain morality or ethics?
  • Explain, by comparing and contrasting, how each would view the following:
    • criminal behavior
    • police corruption
    • criminal responsibility, punishment, or consequences
  • Identify a model that explains your moral thinking or what you believe is a good theory for morality? Explain why you chose this model. Use an example from your life or personal beliefs to explain your reasoning.

You may use examples from the text, your experiences, or criminal justice to explain any of the concepts above and illustrate your points. Use at least five academic resources other than the required text to support your claims. Two of theses resources must come from the Ashford Online Library.

Choose from the following theories/models:

  • Determinism
  • Indeterminism
  • Relativism
  • Objectivism
  • Universalism
  • Egoism
  • Divine Command Theory
  • Mutual Advantage
  • Kohlberg’s stages of Moral Development
  • Consequentialism
  • Deontology
  • Virtue Ethics
  • Utilitarianism

All sources must be properly cited, and the Final Paper must be formatted according the APA (6th edition) style. If you would like to refer to APA samples and tutorials, review the APA Checklist within the Ashford Writing Center, located in the Learning Resources tab in the left navigation bar.

Writing the Final Paper
The Final Paper:

  • Must be a minimum of eight (8) double-spaced pages in length (excluding the title and reference pages) and formatted according to APA (6th ed.) style as outlined in the approved style guide.
  • Must use a minimum of five (5) resources, two from the Ashford Online Library.
  • Must provide a cover page that includes:
    • Paper Title
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted
  • Must address the items found in Final Paper guidelines.
  • Must include an introductory paragraph with a succinct thesis statement.
  • Must conclude with a restatement of the thesis and a conclusion paragraph.
  • Must use APA (6th ed.) style as outlined in the approved APA style guide to document all sources.
  • Must include a Reference Page that is completed according to APA (6th ed.) style as outlined in the approved APA style guide.

Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.

Description:

Total Possible Score: 20.00

Organization: Introduction, Thesis Statement, and Conclusion

Total: 1.00

Distinguished - Paper is logically organized with a well-written introduction, thesis statement, and conclusion.

Proficient - Paper is logically organized with an introduction, thesis statement, and conclusion. One of these requires improvement.

Basic - Paper is organized with an introduction, thesis statement, and conclusion. One or more of the introduction, thesis statement, and/or conclusion require improvement.

Below Expectations - Paper is loosely organized with an introduction, thesis statement, and conclusion. The introduction, thesis statement, and/or conclusion require much improvement.

Non-Performance - The introduction, thesis statement, and conclusion are either nonexistent or lack the components described in the assignment instructions.

Explains Two Theories/Models of Ethics/Morality as Outlined in the Text.

Total: 4.00

Distinguished - Thoroughly explains two theories/models of ethics/morality as outlined in the text

Proficient - Explains two theories/models of ethics/morality as outlined in the text. The explanation is slightly underdeveloped.

Basic - Briefly explains two theories/models of ethics/morality as outlined in the text. The explanation is underdeveloped.

Below Expectations - Attempts to explain two theories/models of ethics/morality as outlined in the text; however the explanation is significantly underdeveloped, unclear, and/or is missing major components.

Non-Performance - The explanation of two theories/models of ethics/morality is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the assignment instructions.

Compares and Contrasts the Two Theories/Models of Ethics/Morality as outlined in the text

Total: 4.00

Distinguished - Thoroughly compares and contrasts two theories/models of ethics/morality as outlined in the text.

Proficient - Compares and contrasts two theories/models of ethics/morality as outlined in the text. The comparison and contrast may need further development.

Basic - Briefly compares and contrasts two theories/models of ethics/morality as outlined in the text. The comparison and contrast is underdeveloped.

Below Expectations - Attempts to  compare and contrast two theories/models of ethics/morality as outlined in the text; however the comparison and contrast is underdeveloped, unclear, and/or is missing major components.

Non-Performance - The comparison and contrast of two theories/models of ethics/morality is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the assignment instructions.

Compare Each Theory as it Relates to all three Identified Topics

Total: 3.00

Distinguished - Comprehensively compares each theory as it relates to all three identified topics. The comparison of each theory is supported by relevant examples.

Proficient - Compares each theory as it relates to all three identified topics. The comparison of each theory is supported by relevant examples. The comparison is missing minor details.

Basic - Briefly compares each theory as it relates to all three identified topics. The comparison of each theory is somewhat supported by examples. The comparison is missing major details.

Below Expectations - Attemps to compares each theory as it relates to all three identified topics; however, the comparison is not supported by examples, unclear and/or missing an identified topic.

Non-Performance - The comparison of each theory as it relates to the identified topics is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the assignment instructions.

Identifies a Theory that Respresents Personal Morality and Explains why the Theory was Chosen

Total: 4.00

Distinguished - Identifies a theory that best represents personal morality. Provides a thorough explanation of why the theory was chosen. The explanation is supported by examples from the text or personal experiences.

Proficient - Identifies a theory that best represents personal morality. Provides an explanation of why the theory was chosen. The explanation is supported by examples from the text or personal experiences, but may need further development.

Basic - Identifies a theory that best represents personal morality. Provides a brief explanation of why the theory was chosen. The explanation is supported somewhat by examples from the text or personal experiences but the explanation is underdeveloped.

Below Expectations - Identifies a theory that best represents personal morality and attempts to provide an explanation of why the theory was chosen; however, the explanation is not supported by examples from the text or personal experiences, is unclear, and/or is underdeveloped.

Non-Performance - The identification of a theory that represents personal morality and explanation of why the theory was chosen are  either nonexistent or lack the components described in the assignment instructions

Written Communication: Content Development

Total: 0.50

Distinguished - Uses appropriate, pertinent, and persuasive content to discover and develop sophisticated ideas within the context of the discipline, shaping the work as a whole.

Proficient - Uses appropriate and pertinent content to discover ideas within the context of the discipline, shaping the work as a whole.

Basic - Uses appropriate and pertinent content, but does not apply it toward discovering or developing ideas. Overall, content assists in shaping the written work.

Below Expectations - Uses content, though it may be unrelated or inappropriate to the topic. Content does not contribute toward the development of the written work, and may distract the reader from its purpose.

Non-Performance - The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

Reading: Relationship to Text

Total: 0.50

Distinguished - Analyzes texts for scholarly significance and pertinence within and across the various disciplines, assessing them according to their contributions and consequences.

Proficient - Utilizes texts in the context of scholarship to expand a foundation of disciplinary knowledge and to raise and discover significant inquiries.

Basic - Employs texts with the intent and expectation of increasing knowledge.

Below Expectations - Approaches texts only within the context of assignment.

Non-Performance - The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

Critical Thinking: Evidence

Total: 0.50

Distinguished - Employs persuasive information from credible sources to develop an ample analysis or synthesis of the topic. Viewpoints of experts are scrutinized thoroughly.

Proficient - Employs applicable information from credible sources to develop an analysis of the topic.

Basic - Identifies applicable information from credible sources, but may neglect the application of such information toward the analysis of the topic.

Below Expectations - Displays information from external sources, but such information may lack credibility and/or relevance. Neglects the application of such information toward the analysis of the topic.

Non-Performance - The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

Critical Thinking: Explanation of Issues

Total: 0.50

Distinguished - Clearly and comprehensively explains in detail the issue to be considered, delivering all relevant information necessary for a full understanding.

Proficient - Clearly explains in detail the issue to be considered, delivering enough relevant information for an adequate understanding.

Basic - Briefly recognizes the issue to be considered, delivering minimal information for a basic understanding.

Below Expectations - Briefly recognizes the issue to be considered, but may not deliver additional information necessary for a basic understanding.

Non-Performance - The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

Written Communication: Control of Syntax and Mechanics

Total: 0.50

Distinguished - Displays meticulous comprehension and organization of syntax and mechanics, such as spelling and grammar. Written work contains no errors, and is very easy to understand.

Proficient - Displays comprehension and organization of syntax and mechanics, such as spelling and grammar. Written work contains only a few minor errors, and is mostly easy to understand.

Basic - Displays basic comprehension of syntax and mechanics, such as spelling and grammar. Written work contains a few errors, which may slightly distract the reader.

Below Expectations - Fails to display basic comprehension of syntax or mechanics, such as spelling and grammar. Written work contains major errors, which distract the reader.

Non-Performance - The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

Written Communication: APA Formatting

Total: 0.50

Distinguished - Accurately uses APA formatting consistently throughout the paper, title page, and reference page.

Proficient - Exhibits APA formatting throughout the paper. However, layout contains a few minor errors.

Basic - Exhibits basic knowledge of APA formatting throughout the paper. However, layout does not meet all APA requirements.

Below Expectations - Fails to exhibit basic knowledge of APA formatting. There are frequent errors, making the layout difficult to distinguish as APA.

Non-Performance - The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

Written Communication: Page Requirement

Total: 0.50

Distinguished - The paper meets the specific page requirement stipulated in the assignment description.

Proficient - The paper closely meets the page requirement stipulated in the assignment description.

Basic - The paper meets over half of the page requirement stipulated in the assignment description.

Below Expectations - A fraction of the page requirement is completed.

Non-Performance - The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

Written Communication: Resource Requirement

Total: 0.50

Distinguished - Uses more than the required number of scholarly sources, providing compelling evidence to support ideas. All sources on the reference page are used and cited correctly within the body of the assignment.

Proficient - Uses required number of scholarly sources to support ideas. All sources on the reference page are used and cited correctly within the body of the assignment.

Basic - Uses less than the required number of sources to support ideas. Some sources may not be scholarly. Most sources on the reference page are used within the body of the assignment. Citations may not be formatted correctly.

Below Expectations - Uses inadequate number of sources that provide little or no support for ideas. Sources used may not be scholarly. Most sources on the reference page are not used within the body of the assignment. Citations are not formatted correctly.

Non-Performance - The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

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