Written by scholars whose credentials are stated at either the beginning or the end of the article.
Written for other scholars, researchers, or students conducting research.
Report research or theories.
List references consulted.
Contain illustrations/charts/tables that relate to the content of the article.
Students are required to write a 5-7 page paper on the experiences of a special-populations group within the correctional system. They can choose among women, juveniles, minorities, and the mentally ill. They are required to cite at least 3 peer-reviewed research articles.