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Idea Generator

Social Sciences Topics

  • 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
  • computer crime
  • conspiracies
  • 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
  • families
  • famine
  • female genital mutilation
  • fetal rights
  • flash mobs 
  • forensic evidence
  • foster care
  • food deserts
  • 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
  • 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
  • puppy mills
  • racism
  • 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