A Browser's Guide to Research Topics

This includes a list of research topics and the corresponding call numbers for books on those topics. For internet resources, check out the Social Issues page also maintained by Jervis Library.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

[A]

Abortion 363.46
Acid Rain 363.739
ADD/ADHD 618.928
AIDS 616.979 and 362.196
Alcoholism 362.292 and 616.861
Alien Life 001.942
Alternate Fuels 629.253 and 662.669
Animal Rights 179.3

[B]

Balanced Budget 336.309
Birth Control 613.94

[C]

Capital Punishment 364.66
Censorship 303.37, 323.44 and 363.31
Children and Pop Music 781.66
Children and Television 791.45
Cloning 174.957
Cults 291

[D]

Depression 616.852
Divorce 306.89
Drug Legalization 362.29 and 363.45
Drunk Driving 363.125

[E]

Endangered Species 333.95 and 574.529
Environmental Activism 333.72and 363.7
Euthanasia 174.24 and 179.7
Extraterrestrial Life 576.839

[F]

Family 301.42
Female/Male Sex Roles 305.3
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome 618.35

[G]

Genetic Engineering 575.1 and 660.65
Global Warming 363.738 and 363.739
Gun Control 363.33

[H]

Hazing 373.18 and 371.81
HMOs 362.104 and 362.109
Homeschooling 371.042 and 649.68
Homelessness 362.509 and 362.58
Homosexuality 305.9 and 306.766

[I]

Immigration 325.73 and 342.73

[M]

Medical Use of Marijuana 615.782
Mars 574.999 and 576.839
Militias 322.42 and 364.1

[N]

Nuclear Power 333.792 and 363.179
Nuclear Weapons 355.021 and 358.3
Nursing Homes 362.16

[O]

Organized Crime 364.106
Organized Labor Unions 331.097 and 331.88

[P]

Politics 324.273
Prayer in School 344.73
Pre-marital Agreements 346.73
Prisoners' Rights 344.73

[R]

Racism 305.8
Rainforests 333.75 and 574.526

[S]

Same Sex Marriage 306.848 and 346.73
School Uniforms 370.973
Separate Gender Education 371.82
Sex Education 613.907 and 613.951
Smoking 362.296 and 613.85
Space Exploration 629.403
Substance Abuse 362.29
Suicide 362.28

[T]

Teen Pregnancy 304.632 and 306.874
Terrorism 301.633
Television Viewing 791.45
Tobacco Industry 338.273 and 338.476

[U]

US Politics 324.273

[V]
Violence in the Media 302.23

[W]

Welfare 361.973
Women in Combat 355.008
Women in Sports 796.082

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