Databases & Websites by Subject
On Current Social Issues - Pro and Con
Includes some topics not covered by other sites.
Offers links to organizations for and against issues as well as those that offer a balanced treatment of a topic.
The applied ethics section offers in-depth resources on current social issues.
Site of the highly regarded PBS program. View research information and watch selected episodes online. Gives intelligent coverage of timely issues of public concern.
Hot Paper Topics
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Links to many useful sites discussing such controversialissues as abortion, terrorism, immigration, binge drinkingand many others.
Links to sites which present both sides of current controversial issues concerned with health, environment, social welfare and world events.
Public Agenda Online
Public Agenda is a nonpartisan, nonprofit public opinion research and citizen education organization based in New York City. This website discusses major social issues.
Prepared by Martha M. Krause, March 2011