Entries by Lorraine Savage

Whitewashing in Hollywood and Doctor Strange as your research topics

Whitewashing in Hollywood movies is pervasive and unnecessary. Whitewashing is when an ethnic or minority character is played by a white actor. In the Marvel Comics original Doctor Strange story, the character of the Ancient One is Tibetan, but is played in the movie by white British actress Tilda Swinton. A good research paper topic […]

Ancient religions research paper topics

Some ancient religions are dead, some are still practiced today in pockets around the world, some, like Christianity and Judaism, are still going strong after thousands of years. Some research paper topics are to write about the Islam religion, Native American religion and ancient Greek religion.

Social psychology research paper topics on race, gender and self-perception

Psychology studies include the branch of social psychology, which blends psychology and sociology to understand human interaction, how perception is conceived through others, and social identity based on culture, race and gender. Here are some research paper topics in social psychology dealing with racial profiling, gender identity and self-perception theory.

Political communication term paper topics

Political communication is the use of media to influence political outcomes in elections, political campaigns, debates, revolutions, and government operations. Through images, symbols, and rhetoric, individuals or groups try to manipulate or influence others toward a cause or ideology. Here are some term paper topics for political communication in the presidential election and Arab Spring.

Privatization pros and cons research paper topics

Privatization is when a business operation uses privately owned funds, compared to a public company that uses investors’ money traded on a stock exchange. Many services and industries are privatized, such as private prisons, education, healthcare and utilities. Good research paper topics are to write about the pros and cons of privatization.

Banned Books Week research paper topics

Banned Books Week for 2016 recently ended but it got a lot of people talking about censorship, political correctness and infringement on free speech. Here are some research paper topics on banned and forbidden books.

Prescription drugs: Opioid drugs and rise in drug prices as research topics

There are a lot of term paper topics on prescription drugs. You can write your research paper on the rise of prescription drug abuse and oxycodone addiction. Other good research topics are the rise in drug prices, often hundreds of percent, and their consequences.

Public policy issues for research topics

Current and past public policy issues make interesting research topics for your term paper. You can write about the role of public policy in the presidential election, government policies, nonprofit organizations, advocacy and the history of public policy. Learn more about the different areas of study for your research paper here.

Hollywood movie remakes and Ben-Hur as your research topics

For your term paper, you can write about how Hollywood prefers movie remakes and nostalgia when releasing the latest movies—the new Ben-Hur movie is a classic example. Remakes and reboots are popular throughout motion picture and television history. Here are some interesting research paper topics on the popularity of the remake in Hollywood movies.

Incarceration rates and prison reform research paper topics

The United States is the world leader in incarcerating its citizens. Mass incarceration began in the 1980s after strict drug laws disproportionately targeted blacks and Latinos for incarceration, causing the prison population to increase four-fold. These increased incarceration rates do not rehabilitate people but simple warehouse them, costing billions of tax payers’ dollars. For your […]