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Research topic: Are home-grown hate groups our largest domestic terrorism threat?

On Wednesday, December 2, 2015, 14 people were killed in a mass shooting in San Bernardino, CA. The news came hardly a week after the shooting at a Planned Parenthood facility on Friday, November 27, 2015. Were these acts of domestic terrorism?

Find out more on the topic of domestic terrorism. (Credit: CREDO)

Find out more on the topic of domestic terrorism. (Credit: CREDO)

The Planned Parenthood incident has prompted criticism of political rhetoric that may fuel home-grown hate groups and inflame individuals who are mentally unbalanced. It’s a question that deserves exploration in your next research paper. Read more

Research on terrorism in America for your term paper

For your politics and government term paper, consider writing about terrorism in America and the study of terrorism statistics and data. Many governmental and private research centers are conducting studies and compiling statistics for domestic terrorism in the U.S. and for international terrorism around the world.

Learn more about terrorism for your next research paper. (Credit: Riverine News)

Learn more about terrorism for your next research paper. (Credit: Riverine News)

For good research paper topics, you can mine these resources for information on what is terrorism, how prevalent is it, who is perpetrating it and where is it happening. Read more

Domestic terrorism and other good research topics for crime, criminology and criminal justice studies

The U.S. Patriot Act permits that all calls can be recorded without a warrant. (Courtesy of David Drexler)

The U.S. Patriot Act permits that all calls can be recorded without a warrant. (Courtesy of David Drexler)

When you decided to major in criminology or criminal justice, you were probably thinking more about gathering evidence at crime scenes. Instead you have to come up with good research paper topics for your next term paper. Where do you begin? Possible topics range far and wide from domestic terrorism to electronic surveillance to sex crimes. Whatever you choose, it won’t be boring. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

Criminal justice research paper topics

For a good overview of possible topics be sure to check out Questia, the Internet’s largest online library of full-text books and articles. When you browse the library you’ll find criminology and crime listings within sociology and anthropology. Read more