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Sociology: Social Issue Project

Choose a Social Issue

Use Opposing Viewpoints database to browse social issues:

  1. Click on Browse Issues button
  2. Use the pulldown button to select Society and Culture
  3. Click on the topic
  4. Click on Read More button to read the topic overview
  5. Find a smaller topic to focus your research
  6. Confirm with your professor that your topic is a social issue

Examples of Social Issues

Abortion

Airport Security

Alcoholism

Anorexia Nervosa

Binge Drinking

Birth Control

Bullying

Child Abuse

Climate Change

Cyberbullying

Date Rape

Domestic Violence

Drug Abuse

Eating Disorders

Equal Pay

Excessive Force by Law Enforcement

Gay Rights

Genetically Modified Food

Gun Control

Gun Rights

Hate Crime

Healthcare Reform

Hunger

Identity Theft

Illegal Immigration

Legalization of Cannabis

Mass Shootings

Minimum Wage

NRA

Obamacare (Affordable Care Act)

Obesity

Police Brutality

Pollution

Poverty

Racial Profiling

Racism

Rape

Recycling

Same-sex Marriage

Sexual Harassment

Single Parenting

Stereotyping

Suicide

Teen Pregnancy

Terrorism

Texting While Driving

Vigilantism

Violence in Schools

Violence in Workplace

Voting Rights