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Social Sciences

abortion
abuse in nursing homes
Affirmative Action
airport searches of passengers and bags
Al-Qaeda
alternative energy
American consumerism
animal rights
Arab-Israeli relations
assisted suicide
baby "dumping"
birth control
bracelets to support causes
bullying
capital punishment as a deterrent
Catholic priests and sexual abuse
charity scams
childproof handguns
CIA
civiity in the cell phone era
computer crime
conspiracies
crack houses
curfew for teenagers
death penalty
digital divide
domestic violence
drug rehabilitation in prisons
drug use in pregnancy: prosecute?
drunk drivers & MADD
elections - unusual outcomes
elder abuse
embedded reporting
equal rights in employment
equitable access to the Internet
espionage
fads
families
famine
female genital mutilation
fetal rights
flash mobs
forensic evidence
foster homes
fraud
free speech on the Internet
gangs
gays in the military
gender stereotypes in film
gender-neutral language
glass ceiling (women vs. men, salary gap)

globalization
gun control
hate groups
Holocaust survivors
homeland security
homeless
human gene map - social implications
human sterilization
humor
identity theft
illegal drug use
international terrorism
Internet
Internet addiction
interracial adoptions
Iraq War
Israeli/Palestinian conflict
Ku Klux Klan
latch key children
laughter
legalization of marijuana
lesbian & gay marriages
lesbian & gay parenting
lethal injection vs. electric chair
literacy
lobbyists
lotteries
love in cyberspace
"makeover" phenomenon on TV
marriage, history of
massacres on campus
military draft
military tribunals
military uniforms
missile defense
nepotism
net neutrality
nuclear power
nuclear warfare
nudists
nursing homes, abuse
online gaming
organ donation
organized crime
parenting
partial-birth abortion
Patriot Act
peace movement
plagiarism
plea bargaining = justice?
polygamy & polyandry
pornography
poverty

prisons--build more?
prisons: do they create criminal personalities?
privacy rights
prostitution
Puerto Rico: independence?
puppy mills
racial profiling
radical feminism
raising children
reality TV programs
relief efforts
religious symbols in public places
riots
rituals
road rage
same sex parents adopting
scams
seat belt use
serial killers
sexual harassment
single-parent families
slavery
social networking
sodomy laws
stalking
stereotypes
support groups
surrogate mothers
sweatshops
tattoos
taboos
Taliban
talk shows
terrorism tactics & effects
torture as punishment
tsunami: effects & reactions
U.S. budget balancing
undercover FBI agents
underground railroad
Utopia
violence in sports, on TV, etc.
voting procedures - problems
voting rights for DC
voting rights for felons
welfare reform
"whistle-blowers"
witness protection program
women in combat
women in non-traditional roles
women in WW II
women suffrage
work/life ratio
working poor