Social Science Question
Learning Goal: I’m working on a social science writing question and need a sample draft to help me learn.
Given the societal, legal, and pharmacological impact of psychotropic drugs, there has been increased awareness of racial, cultural, and SES disparity between substance use and incarceration. In this short essay, you will create an argument for how society and the criminal justice system need to adapt to acknowledge and meet these challenges.
- Use APA formatting, New Times Roman (12 pt) font, and one-inch margins.
- Essays should be between 5 and 7 pages (title page and reference page do notcount towards page minimums).
- Essays should include at least 4 scholarly sources.
- Assignments should be submitted as a Word document (.doc or .docx) or an Adobe PDF file (.pdf).
- Your essay will be submitted through Turnitin, ASU’s anti-plagiarism
- Assignments should be submitted as a Word (.doc or .docx) or Adobe PDF (.pdf) document.
In your essay, provide answers to the following questions:
- What previously used theories or explanations regarding substance use are no longer supported by the evidence?
- What new theoretical orientations are gaining popularity amid new research?
- What are some limitations for these new approaches?