This subject matter can be quite difficult to write about if one does not have good research skills or the patience to learn. Therefore, an assignment on this could be difficult but we are here to show that this should not be so. In this article—which is a follow up on the 10 facts on social science and crime prevention —20 social science essay topics will be provided for your choosing pleasure. One of these topics will also be written on to provide you with some direction on how to go about writing on the topic you choose.
So below are the 20 topics you can choose from to kick-start your own project. Here we come to the end of the 20 social science essay topics on prevention of crime in society.
As discussed earlier, these topics will be succeeded by a written essay providing you with the needed direction to work on your own essay.
This sample essay will be developed from a topic chosen from the list provided above. The 17 th century saying that the family is the building block of society still rings true to date and consequently, the foundation of every Nation both developed and underdeveloped rests squarely on the strength of its families.
Therefore, there is much to learn from the stability of family structures and the effect they have in preventing crimes. My essay is written to provide information on what is known and how stable families prevent criminal activities. The role of the family in the prevention and treatment of juvenile delinquency has been studied for decades by social scientists and the office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention OJJDP. These studies culminated in findings that showed the effects of both a good family structure and a non-existent structure drives delinquent behavior and criminal activities.
Therefore, children end up becoming by-products of the home they grew up in. Studies from the OJJDP has shown that kids who have been exposed to negative influences in childhood tend to act out these influence in their later years which makes it imperative to create an enabling environment that allows each family fulfill its potential.
The study went further to state that kids from at risk homes—unstable families, single parent homes, drug abusers etc. It has been a while. I see you are still informing the masses. Just wanted to drop by and suggest the voting habits v charitable contributions of independents would be an excellent sociology project especially since the independent vote seems to always be the most important demographic in any presidential election!
A lot of the ones listed above are good topics for a presentation. I once watched a presentation about family dinners that was interesting. I am so glad this could help your students It's so nice that you took the time to comment. It's reasons like this that I write these articles. I do teach sociology of education. I landed on this list because i wanted to organise an exhibition for my students. Sociology incorporates much more than I originally thought; it really is a vast science. So, thanks for delineating what sociology is all about.
I'm definitely going to look into several of these topics. I would, but I am part of the apprenticeship program, which requires that I don't publish any hubs that are about HP. It would be such a great hub to write, though. Forgive me for making such a bold suggestion but I feel only you could do the topic justice If you write any, post the link here so I can link to your article.
I think I need to add a section for morays, because they are definitely a big part of sociology. Another really informative and professional hub. I would like to see a sociology paper on the contrats between current morrays and past morrays. I would think that would be fascinating. Brittany, this is fascinating! I love reading about sociology and this is such an amazing list of topics that I want to study them and consider writing about some. Absolutely brilliant and I am sharing!
They're all online - free, no papers to write, no books to buy. As I understand it, if you complete the course and participate in the discussions, etc you get a certificate at the end. I am going to see if any of the classes are in my area and line up with my busy schedule. I would love to take a FREE soc class! What a great opportunity. Thanks again and for leaving a comment. I always enjoyed sociology subjects and have done studies on the women's movement and media studies.
Even though I've taken it before, I signed up for it again - sort of a refresher course, I guess. Lots of interesting topics here, like someone said, I'd like to go to the library and get all sorts of books to read about them but know I won't have the time. Josh, Thank you so much! I also love culture and society obviously and am glad that this list may inspire you to write!
You have such an excellent format in that hub; I really appreciate my spot in it with the quote. Cyndi, thank you too! I majored in soc too and still think it is one of the most versatile majors--you can go into so many fields. Thanks again for your comment. Hi Brittany, this was a great article. I majored in Sociology in school and you are so correct, it can give you so many topics to write about. I'm glad Millionaire included you link in his article.
Brittany, I have included this hub in my favorites for the month. Not only are they great topics for when we need something to write about, they would be interesting reads to see different people's take on the same subject.
Brittany, this is such an interesting hub - so detailed! You may well have given lots of other hubbers some inspiration for what to write about next: I found this topic quite informative to those who have just started to ponder over the issues for carrying research. Here, I just say "Wonderful". What a great list of topics! Sociology always interested me as well. I am bookmarking this hub, and voting up. I absolutely loved this hub, Brittany!
I find sociology really fascinating, especially superstitions, social movements, food ethnicity, and mass media I guess I'm interested in most topics you mentioned and I love how you gave examples of each. You also got me wanting to write hubs about some of these topics - that would be so interesting to research! This is an extremely impressive list of topics. Indeed, many of them are very interesting. You've done a fabulous job of putting it all together, voted up and interesting.
I can definitely make one on linguistics and am thinking about adding more sources to the list so people know where to start their research. Thank you so much! I would love it if you made some hubs out of these and would love to link to them. Let me know if you do that. This is so fabulous! Sociology is so fascinating to me. You've got me wanting to write hubs on all these topics or at least go to the library and pick up gobs of books to read up on these topics.
I was a sociology minor in college and still find it a fascinating topic today. I think that's why I like reality shows like "Survivor" - they're kind of like sociology experiments. Thanks for the good list of topics. Kallini, Thank you for reading and commenting.
I loved that photo; it really shows the true meaning of solidarity. Thank you for sharing! It just seemed to me - sociology is about everything. But I agree with you - we live in society; therefore, it is necessary and interesting to know what our societies all about, how they operate Sociology of food was something new to me Thank you for suggesting topics, sometimes it is hard to come up with, well, things, to write about He put a basket full of fruit near a tree and told the kids that who ever got there first won the sweet fruits.
When he told them to run they all took each others hands and ran together, then sat together enjoying their treats. When he asked them why they had run like that as one could have had all the fruits for himself they said: Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
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