In the Article Critique Assignments, you will systematically and objectively critique criminal
justice-related research articles to understand published research. You will critique the strengths
and weaknesses of peer-reviewed journal articles and carefully analyze arguments and points in
the article. You will develop the technical writing skill of critiquing while furthering critical
thinking application and knowledge of the topics investigated. You will incorporate and apply a
Christian worldview perspective to each topic and Article Critique Assignment.
4-7 pages excluding the title page, abstract, and reference pages.
Current APA format.
Minimum of two (2) peer-reviewed journal articles from Liberty University library.
Acceptable sources (peer-reviewed articles published within the last 5-10 years only).
Include a critique of least two (2) strengths and two (2) weaknesses from each article.
Include a Christian and Biblical Worldview perspective.
This Article Critique Assignment requires that you follow a template. Please review and follow
the template carefully. Include a running header, title page, abstract (between 120-250 words),
proper APA headings/subheadings, and a reference page. Please note that you are asked not to
change or omit any of the bold headings that are already in the template. You are only asked to
insert your written content into the appropriate sections of the template.
Article Critique: Correctional Goals and Prison Privatization Assignment
Locate two (2) peer-reviewed articles no older than 5-10 years that discuss American prison
privatization. One article must present arguments advocating for American prison privatization
and the second article must present arguments against American prison privatization. Provide a
critique of each author’s position on the privatization of prisons. Review the video titled:
“Correctional Goals and Prison Privatization” found in the the module’s Learn section. From a
Christian and Biblical worldview, critique the current state of private prisons in America and
present a clear argument on how to fix the system.
Note: Your assignment will be checked for originality via the Turnitin plagiarism tool