Entries by Lorraine Savage

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 […]

Economics research topics on climate change, the Olympics and the presidential campaign

Interesting research paper topics on the economy are to discuss economic development on the national and regional level. Current events economics, influenced by climate change, the Olympics and the presidential campaign, for example, can all affect national and regional economics. Here are some term paper topics you might want to explore.

Contemporary book authors 2016 as research topics

Good research paper topics for your literature class are to write about contemporary literature, new book authors, and contemporary poetry. In new literature books, contemporary authors and poets write about history, travel, foreign places and war. For your term paper, here is a sampling of contemporary authors.

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.