Threat of Terrorism (Criminology)
Write an abbreviated annotated bibliography using 15–20 sources. identified the books and articles that contain useful information about your topic. In the annotated bibliography, you will expand on the basic bibliography by synthesizing the literature and identifying overarching themes and theories identified in the literature. This project will require you to apply a variety of skills that you have developed throughout your Master’s coursework, such as critical evaluation of the research, succinct analysis of the material, and identification of the importance of each article for addressing the central issue of your research paper.
While developing your annotated bibliography, consider including the following for each reference:
• Identify the author and evaluate their authority on the subject.
• Briefly summarize the reference by responding to the following questions:
º What are the main arguments of the source?
º What are the relevant findings?
º What theories are used to support the argument?
• Compare or contrast the work with other works that you are including in the bibliography, by addressing the following questions:
º How does this source compare to the other sources in your bibliography?
º Does the source agree or disagree with other sources that cover similar topics?
º Is this source useful for your research paper?
º Is the source objective or biased? Is it reliable?
• Explain why this work is important to your research paper and how it helps advance your understanding of the topic.
Integrate the evolution of important criminological theories with the development of contemporary criminal justice policy.
In evaluating whether you have met the outcome, we will be looking for:
• Critical evaluation of the theories used to support the arguments in the sources used in the bibliography.
• Identification of the intersection of theories and policy making within the various sources.
• Assessment of how policy issues are identified and evaluated within these sources.
The following references are required:
Maxfield, M., & Babbie, E. (2015). Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology (7th). Stamford, CT: Cengage Learning.
Brooks, R. (2010). Muslim “Home grown” Terrorism in the United States. How Serious Is the Threat? International Security, Vol. 36, No. 2 (Fall 2011), pp. 7–47, Retrieved on 5th May 2015 from belfercenter.ksg.harvard.edu
Lunderg, K. & Howitt, A. (2002). Threat of terrorism: Weighing public safety in Seattle. Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Available from https://cb.hbsp.harvard.edu/cb/web/product_detail.seam?E=4162226&R=HKS488-PDF-ENG&conversationId=1127307
Neumann, P (2008). Terrorism in the 21st century. The Rule of law as a Guideline for German Policy Germany in International Relations. Compass 2020