Q1. Discuss how the practices of diversion, decriminalization, net widening, and deinstitutionalization of status offenders work in juvenile justice. How do each of these initiatives relate to the basic assumptions of labeling theory?
Q2. What do you understand to be the goal of the Iowa Gender Specific Services Task Force? What issues is it attempting to address and what work is it doing to address those issues?
Q3. What do you think are the primary ways in which restorative justice differs from traditional ideas of criminal justice?
Q4. Discuss how political power affects criminological research and the nature of criminal justice policy. References please.