Do you already have a topic in mind? Use resources on this page to see how you can focus it!
Note: Remember to choose topics with a Social Science focus
In Opposing Viewpoints and other in Context databases, you can browse all Issues or browse by Category.
In CQ Researcher, click Browse Topics for general topic areas. Law and Justice is a good place to start for this class.
Type in a broad idea, such as masculinity, intersectionality, family, or criminal justice and browse the list of titles and topics returned.
Type in a more focused search and browse the results for ideas. For ex: incarceration AND families OR children.
Click on Gale eBooks at the top of the database page. This takes you to the encyclopedia level. Limit to Social Science on the left and then browse titles and ideas there.
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are full of researchable topics! Headlines can generate topics or you can dig deeper for an issue that interests you. You can read front pages from newspapers around the world at the Newseum website, read about local issues in the Seattle Times, or explore library news databases: