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Theme: Banning gang patches

Task: Analyse a social policy that has been made recently, and argue for or against it. (From a 200 level psychology paper, 2000 - 2500 words.)
About this excerpt:

A strong approach to the theme. This student takes a controversial topic and applies a universal principal of social justice. It has a remarkable impact.

What is interesting about this introduction is that the writer has all the elements required for a well-rounded introduction - so it is conventional in that sense, but he has integrated them in an unconventional way. Do you think he has muddled them up, or is his approach successful? We will leave you to decide.

The activity for this excerpt invites you to explore your impression of this introduction.

What to do
  • First, use the buttons on the right to guide you through the lesson. Read the excerpt and look at the notes provided.
  • Complete the short activity.
  • Finally, feel welcome to contact Student Learning either personally, or via the Moodle writing forum to discuss your writing (University of Waikato students only).