Discuss the chosen crime and violence issue, Prisons as Mental Health Institutions, in terms of evidence-based social advocacy. To do this, connect some dots between the mainstream media coverage from Discussion 1 (paper attached – 1_1 Discussion) of Prisons as Mental Health Institutions and the academic research (resources attached)..
Using the two attached academic articles related to the issue and address the following questions:
- How is this issue discussed in academic research as opposed to the mainstream media?
- What evidence is used in each source?
- How effective does the evidence seem in each source and why?
- What solutions, if any, are proposed for the issue in the sources?