research proposal in which an issue in the social sciences (e.g. criminology, sociology, criminal justice).

please include a problem statement, a research question, hypothesis, literature review, and a methods section.  10 pages – not including title page. 

The research proposal should include and be organized in the following way: title page, abstract (1 page), introduction (1-2 pages), literature review (3-4 pages), methods (2-3 pages), expected results (1 page), and references (1 page).  At least 10 sources and reference and cite when appropriate. 

 Elements of the final Proposal: please submit the following elements separate of the proposal:

–  Research question and hypothesis 

 – Literature review 

– Methods  

– Expected results