The following New Zealand Ministry of Justice briefing paper outlines a range of explanations on why individuals become criminal:
It can be quite difficult for students to begin to understand the policies of the main political parties, given the increased amounts of ‘spin’ reports are subjected to. This video provides a useful introduction to social policies on crime, divided up into three areas to consider: police, crime figures and prisons.
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Students could use this video as a starting point for their own research into these three areas – finding out the track records of named political parties of these three issues, promises that are being made and/or the situation in the student’s own locality with regards to each of these points.
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