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Length 3- 6pages (double-spaced)Format: Microsoft WordFont: Times New Roman or Arial 12 point FontResearch Requirements: At least two articles from the Orange Coast College Library and one source from the internet. How to choose the ideal research topic:Choose a topic which truly interests you. The topic can be a sociological or environmental problem in your culture. Also, the topic can be a subject about which you would like to know more.  You may also choose a research topic from the list below or develop a limited topic which can be researched in the Orange Coast Library or a public library.  DO NOT choose a broad topic such as racism,  animals’ rights, gambling, freedom,  food, etc. You will need to narrow your topic by asking who, what, where, how, and why questions. Discrimination1. Protection of victims vs. freedom of speech/rights of the accused2. How to improve race relations3. Profiling4. Reverse discrimination5. Women still earn only 75 cents for every $1 a man earns. Explain why.6. Discrimination in education7. Discrimination in the workplace: analyzing issues for today’s corporations.8. Gender discrimination9. Interracial marriageAlcohol1. Limits for campus safety vs. personal freedom2. Implications on violence and crime3. Issues with binge drinking4. Should the U.S. lower the drinking age to 18?5. Leniency because of condition vs. community safety6. Revoking drivers license vs. being able to attend classes and work7. Age discrimination of violatorsAnimals1. Animal rights vs. medical research2. Should it be illegal to use animals for sports and entertainment?3. Humane treatment of animals vs. factory farms4. Animal welfare in slaughter houses5. Animal protection vs. business, employment interestsAthletes1. School prestige vs. academic standards2. Should shoe companies be able to give away free shoes and equipment to high school athletes?3. Should college athletes be paid?4. Doping in sports5. What are the effects on children whose parents push them in sports?6. Steroids: Should they be legalized?7. Title IX: Has it helped women’s sports? Has it harmed men’s sports?8. Social effects of team sportsCensorship1. Needed in public school library/curriculum?2. Needed in entertainment industry?3. Needed on the Internet?4. Should parents censor textbooks and other literature for children in schools?5. Parental filters on the Internet. Does censorship actually increase curiosity and use of pornography?6. How is internet censorship used in China and around the world?7. How has United States censorship changed over the decades?College1. ACT or SAT score requirements2. Promotional techniques, such as 1st time scholarships3. 4 year vs. 2 year colleges4. College admission policies5. College tuition planning6. Distance education7. Diploma millsComputer Crimes and Security1. Online porn vs. freedom of speech2. Stalking, invasion of privacy vs. reasonable access3. Hacking crimes–workable solutions?4. What are the latest ways to steal identity and money?5. From where does spam email come and can we stop it?6. How do computer viruses spread and in what ways do they affect computers?7. Cyber security8. Securing Internet commerce: is it possible in today’s arms’ race of hackers and evolving technology?Copyright1. Is downloading of media (music, videos, software) infringing on the rights of media producers and causing economic hardships on media creators?2. Should media producers prosecute students and individuals that they suspect of downloading copyrighted materials?3. Programs such as SPOTIFY and PANDORA4. Copyright LawCosmetic Surgery1. Age limitations on surgery2. Addiction to surgery3. Demand for beauty by society4. The dangers of breast implants for teenagers5. The cost of cosmetic surgery6. Plastic surgery7. Weight loss surgery8. Body image9. Are surgeons “scissor happy,” and are surgeries widely performed when there is no need?