This workbook entry is based on Modules 8, 10 and 11. You are required to choose only ONE question from the list below to address. This is to provide you with the freedom to choose one question that you want to focus on. To address your selected question, you are strongly advised to refer to the required readings for each module, located under the ‘Essential Resources’ folder on vUWS. The readings are also listed in the Learning Guide for your reference.

Students are encouraged to develop a consistent and well-informed argument to address the selected question, to use reflective yet academic literacy when responding to this assessment task.

explore and discuss this question below.

Modern sentencing is often a balancing act between punishing an offender for their crime and rehabilitating them to prevent them committing further crimes. Which is more important and justify your answer using well informed knowledge (Module 8).

The purpose of this workbook entry is to assist you in progressively developing your understanding of key concepts, ideas and arguments presented in weekly modules and readings and to provide an opportunity for defining and applying these to a range of contemporary issues and debates.