Tuesday, 19 April 2016

Past and Future questions After a Guilty Verdicts

Unit
Sub-unit
Study / example
Exam Questions
After a guilty verdict
Imprisonment
Dooley: Suicide and depression in prisons

Zimbardo: The prison situation and prison roles

Gillis and Nafekh: Planned behaviours once freed from jail
a)      Jan 2010: Identify the link between imprisonment and suicide [10]
b)      Jan 2010: Evaluate the usefulness of research into the psychological effects of imprisonment [15]
c)      June 2011: Describe one piece of research into looking death worthy [10]
d)      June 2011: To what extent can research into alternatives to imprisonment be considered ethnocentric
e)      Jan 2013: Describe research into planned behaviours once freed from jail [10]
f)       Jan 2013: Evaluate the use of qualitative and quantitative data when researching imprisonment [15]
g)      June 2013: Describe research into the prison situation and roles [10]
h)      June 2013: Evaluate the methodology used in research into imprisonment [15]
i)        June 2015: What have psychologists learned about depression and suicide risk in prisons [10]
j)        June 2015: Discuss the reliability of research into imprisonment [15]
k)      How can the prison situation and roles effect behaviour [10]

Alternatives to imprisonment
Mair and May: Probation

Sherman and Strang: Restorative justice

Eberhardt: Death penalty – looking death worthy  
a)      June 2012: How can probation serve as an alternative to imprisonment [10]
b)      June 2012: Evaluate limitations of research into alternatives to imprisonment [15]
c)      June 2013: How is restorative justice used after a guilty verdict? [10]
d)      June 2013: To what extent are alternatives to imprisonment effective [15]
e)      June 2014: Outline research into looking death worthy [10]
f)       June 2014: Assess the validity of research into alternatives to imprisonment [15]
g)      Explain how the death penalty could be considered ethnocentric [10]
Treatment programmes
Wheatley: Ear acupuncture

Cann: Cognitive therapies

Ireland: Anger management programmes
a)      June 2010: Describe anger management as a treatment programme for offenders [10]
b)      June 2010: Assess the effectiveness of offender treatment programmes [15]
c)      Jan 2012: How has ear acupuncture been used as a treatment programme? [10]
d)      Jan 2012: Compare the strengths of different offender treatment programmes [15]
e)      June 2014: Describe a cognitive skills programmes that is used with offenders [10]
f)       June 2014: Assess the usefulness of offender treatment programmes [15]

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