The definition of a social problem, also called a social issue, is an undesirable condition that people believe should be corrected.
Homelessness is an example of a social problem.
Below is a list of examples of contemporary social problems to give you an idea for writing a research paper. Check with your professor before beginning your research to make sure that the topic you selected is appropriate for your assignment.
*YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO USE ONE OF THESE TOPICS; THEY ARE EXAMPLES.
|Genetically Modified Food||Poverty|
|Airport Security||Gun Control||Racial Profiling|
|Binge Drinking||Healthcare Reform||Recycling and Conservation|
|Birth Control||Homelessness||Same-sex Marriage|
|Child Abuse||Identity Theft||Single Parenting|
|Climate Change||Illegal Immigration||Stereotyping|
|Cyber Bullying (cyberbullying)||Legalization of Marijuana||Suicide|
|Date Rape||Mass Shootings||Teen Pregnancy|
|Domestic Violence||Minimum Wage||Terrorism|
|Drug Abuse||NRA||Texting While Driving|
|Eating Disorders||Obama Care (Affordable Care Act)||Vigilantism|
|Equal Pay||Obesity||Violence in Schools|
|Excessive Force by Law Enforcement||Police Brutality||Voting Rights|
|Gay Rights||Pollution||Workplace Violence|