Research Database

The Typification of Social Problems

This 3 page paper examines how certain social problems are generalized. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Poverty and the Typification of Poverty in the U.S.

This 3 page paper discusses poverty and the typification of poverty as a social problem in the U.S. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Kenya: Conflicts and Diversities

10 pages. Kenya has had many thousands of people migrating from the rural areas of the country and small towns to the city in search of employment. This migration and subsequent congregation in the city has led to many types of political, social, economic, and environmental problems. The purpose of this paper is to look at Kenya's history, as well as what today's Kenya is like and how it is dealing with the above issues. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Limited Social Work Services/Language Barriers

This 5 page research paper addresses current literature that address the problem of language barrier in social work service delivery. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

The 2004 Tsunami and Social Vulnerability

This 14 page paper examines the Sumatra-Andaman earthquake and considers the way in which social vulnerability was present and played a role in the level of causalities and problems in recovery. The paper starts by looking at the disaster and then the concpet social vulnerability before applying it to the situation and assessing the way it applies to the case. The bibliography cites 18 sources.

The Attitudes of Nurses and Social Workers Working with Alcoholism

This 20 page paper provides a review of the current literature regarding the issue of alcoholism and the attitudes of nurses and social workers who are employed in positions working with alcoholic clients and their families. This literature review promotes an understanding of the problem of alcoholism and the issues that stem from developing nursing and social service practices for indivudals with this condition. Bibliographhy lists 20 sources.

Managing the Performance of a Social Worker

This 4 page paper examines a scenario provided by student. A professional and previously competent social worker is suffering from personal problems which are impacting on their work. The paper is written from a HRM and ethics perspective, and considers the way in which the problem may be addressed in an ethical and efficient manner. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

Addiction in Adolescence

In a paper of 3 pages, the author reflects on the issue of adolescent substance abuse which is a growing problem in the United States. Whether evaluating alcohol or illegal drug use, adolescent substance use disorder has become a significant public health issue in this country. In addressing the problem of addiction in adolescence, the author identifies the different possible causative factors and then relate to approaches to presenting addiction in the news and social perspectives around addiction and recovery for youth populations. There are 4 sources listed.

Social Conflict Theory

This 3 page paper pertains to evaluation of a program that is based on social conflict theory. Restoration House's New Hope for Families program, which is a community-based residential treatment program for women with dependent children who have substance abuse problems. The writer describes the program but qualifies full approval with the recommendation that policies must be devised that address the problems of the women who relapse. Bibliography lists 4 sources.


This 16 page document details the killing spree of Randy Woodfield in the early 1980's. Also included are the investigative procedures used to bring him to trial, as well as details of the case. Also included are a complete profile of Woodfield, his childhood, possible psychological profile, and typification of his victims. Profiling and procedures as utilized by the FBI also included. Bibliograhy lists 8 sources.

Social Conservatism in Jane Austen

An eight page paper looking at three of Jane Austen's novels -- Pride and Prejudice, Emma, and Persuasion -- in terms of their insights about the value of social conservatism in the early nineteenth century. The paper concludes that over the course of these three novels, Austen makes a tentative movement away from a rigid social conservatism toward the embrace of limited social change. Bibliography lists six sources.

Sociology, Culture, & Learning -- A Theoretical Examination

A 5 page essay exploring specific sociological issues: social factors involved in learning; how social structure creates social order in a culture; how social structure and culture have changed over the last 50 years. Theories are offered in terms of learning as a social act. Social order is explained. Bibliography is included.

Social Norms & Their Impact on the “Justice” of the Legal Process in the Film, “To Kill a Mockingbird”

A 5 page paper which examines how the norms of southern society impacted upon the justice of the legal process in the rape trial of a black man, Tom Robinson, in the 1962 film, "To Kill a Mockingbird." Examples of these social norms are provided, as well as an explanation as to how the depicted social norms subvert the law. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Woman, Violence, Substance Abuse & the Family / Implications for Social Work

As an increasing number of women with children seek services from providers in the social services community, understanding the major issues facing these women has become a significant task. Social service providers have noted three prevalent problems in female populations seeking services: domestic and interpersonal violence, substance abuse and the presence of children or pregnancies without resources to provide care. This 10 page paper provides an overview of four empirical studies conducted to consider the problems facing women seeking social services and then evaluates the implications for social work. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Marital Rape: The Legal and Social Evolution of the Problem

This 20 page paper provide an overview of the issues related to marital rape, including the legal and social evolution of the problem or concept, the issue of fraud in the legal practice (including the use of determinations of marital rape in marital dissolution) and other pertinent perspectives related to the problem. This paper introduces both legal and social theories related to the reemergence of claims of marital rape and the social implications. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

The Social Problems of the People's Republic of China

This 5 page paper assess the social problems experienced by the People's Republic of China (PRC), considering some of the underpinnings that occurred during the 1960s and emerging social issues of the current day. Specifically, this paper assess the impact of the 'send-down policy' between 1967-1978, the problem of educational attainment, and the struggles with the integration of recent economic reforms and the impacts this has had on the social structure. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Anorexia as a Form of Suffering

This 7 page paper considers an approach to viewing anorexia as a form of suffering and relates suffering as a social problem. This paper asserts that individual vulnerability to suffering impacts the social response to suffering and suggests that as more groups are impacted by anorexia, the social perspective on the problem shifts. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Social Problems

6 pages in length. This paper discusses the history of social problems as well as analyzing social problems. Looks at C. W. Mills' difference between private and public social issues. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Health And Mental Health As Social Issues

The prevalence of mental health issues in today's society is the result of many different causes, not the least of which includes psychosocial, physiological, biological and environmental components. From clinical depression to schizophrenia and everything in between, today's social problem revolves around the inadequate resources available to and used by those with psychological anomaly. Health care, as well, is a social problem that has endured myriad reform attempts. The student briefly discusses how to address these problems. No bibliography.

Social Security & Its Failings

A 6 page research paper that discusses the problems, history and failings of the US Social Security system. Examination of the history of Social Security shows that this faltering system has never worked as in the manner that the Americans were taught to expect. There have been massive problems and misconceptions about Social Security since its inception in the 1930s and this has acerbated the program's current difficulties. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A Sociological Look at College Drinking

This 4 page paper examines the problem of college drinking and why it is a social problem. The concept of the social problem is examined in this paper suitable for an introductory course in sociology. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Nutritional Programs and Policy

In a paper of three pages, the author writes about nutritional programs and policy changes. The author of this paper discuses the film A Place at the Table, and the writing called “Hunger in America: Typification and Response”. There are three sources cited in this paper.

Heart Failure

This 5 page paper provides an overview of the problem of heart failure and the impacts for a nurse practitioner. This paper identifies the statistical data currently employed to discuss this problem, and reflects on the application for a nurse practitioner. There are 4 sources listed.


This 5-page paper (with slide presentation) outlines the problem with Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection, why it's important to eradicate in healthcare organizations, and what Brooke Army Medical Center can do to reduce the incidence of the problem. Bibliography lists 6 sources

Nike Slips In The Market

A 5 page paper that discusses Nike and offers a proposal to help improve sales. Nike lost its number one position in sneaker sales in the U.S. in 2016. This proposal includes problem statement, question, problem, hypothesis and more. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

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