Essay Questions

Prepare for exams and future essays with the questions below that align with key concepts discussed in the chapter. Try timing yourself as you write to practise in a mock exam environment. Create mindmaps of key themes, quotes and arguments you could include in an answer to use as a revision tool.

  1. How might the long-term decline in the use of the fine be reversed?
  2. Community sentences are a waste of time and money. Discuss
  3. What are the advantages and disadvantages of the community order?
  4. How might the introduction of Community Rehabilitation Companies affect the use of community sentences?
  5. What might be possible explanations for the gender distribution in the use of community sentences?