The solution below should get you started (see attachment). In this particular task, you are asking for help in discussing positivism and classicism's influence on the criminal justice system's policies. I suggest making it short using this outline:
1. About the schools of thought - 100 words
2. Impact on policymaking - 150 words
Classicism & Positivism in Criminology
There are currently 2 schools of thought utilized in criminology - positivism (which assumes that criminal behavior has its own distinct set of characteristics where utilizes scientific principles to identify key differences between 'criminals' and 'non-criminals') and classicism (which espouses that man has the free will to make decisions about his actions and thoughts so that as a 'calculating animal', man causes crime by free ...
The solution provides information, assistance and advise on discussing the role of positivism and classicism in policy making for criminal justice functions. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.