Entries by Lorraine Savage

Social services, social assistance and welfare research topics

More than half of Americans have received benefits or services from a social services agency or welfare program, such as a social security check, food stamps or unemployment benefits. Social assistance has evolved over the years. Here are some term paper topics on human services department trends.

Television history research topic: Television producer Norman Lear

Legendary television producer Norman Lear is the subject of a new documentary, Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You. Responsible for many successful television sitcoms during the 1970s and 1980s, the 93-year-old has been called the most influential producer in the history of television. His “All in the Family” episodes often dealt with controversial subjects […]

Minimum wage research paper topics

As the divide between the very rich and very poor keeps growing and the middle class is shrinking, the living wage movement is encouraging debate on a federal minimum wage increase and states raising the minimum wage. Here are some topics for research papers.

Alternative medicine research paper topics

Alternative medicine offers many interesting research paper topics. Alternative therapies, homeopathic remedies and complementary medicine have become more widely accepted and are used by all racial and ethnic groups who use herbal medicine and natural remedies. Learn more about each ethnic groups’ therapies, as well as the proliference and evolution of alternative therapies here.

Research topic ideas: Healthcare reform and the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Interesting research paper topics in the category of healthcare reform include the rising costs of healthcare, value-based performance (VBP) of hospitals under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and consumers’ satisfaction with the ACA. Here is some Obamacare news to get you started on your term paper.

Free State of Jones offers Civil War history research paper topics

The historical movie Free State of Jones starring Matthew McConaughey is about citizens of Mississippi who disagreed with their state’s decision to secede from the Union at the beginning of the Civil War. The movie follows historical figure Newton Knight who deserted the Confederate army, led an uprising of guerilla warfare against the Confederacy and […]

Genetic engineering and GMO term paper topics

Genetic engineering offers many good hot button research topics. Here are some term paper ideas on genetic engineering in humans, GMO foods and genetically modified crops and genetic modification of plants for medicine.

Internet privacy research paper topics

There are numerous interesting research paper topics on Internet privacy. You can discuss the need for an Internet bill of rights recommended by Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of the World Wide Web; data privacy at public libraries; and online privacy and reputation management.

Research topics for short stories and anthologies

Short stories are a staple of classic literature. The short story form allows authors to provide glimpses into emotion and context. Here are some research topics for your term paper on short stories, anthologies, awards and short stories online.

Copyright law and the Happy Birthday song as your research topic

“Happy Birthday to you. Happy Birthday to you. Happy Birthday dear (name). Happy Birthday to you.” Believe it or not, those four repetitive words earned Warner/Chappell, the publishing branch of the huge Warner Music Group, $2 million a year in royalties. A legal battle brewed over the rights to the song when filmmaker Jennifer Nelson […]