Public Health/Social Issues

Social Issue: an undesirable condition that people believe should be corrected, it affects many people and.

Public Health: the health of the population as a whole, especially as monitored, regulated, and promoted by the state

 

Potential Issues:

  1. Mass Incarceration
    1. https://www.prisonpolicy.org/reports/pie2016.html
    2. http://www.naacp.org/criminal-justice-fact-sheet/
    3. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/0002716208324850
    4. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/socf.12179/full
    5. http://sentencingproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Trends-in-US-Corrections.pdf
  2. Housing Discrimination
    1. http://www.diversityinc.com/diversity-and-inclusion/though-more-hidden-housing-discrimination-is-still-absurdly-high/
    2. http://www.huduser.gov/portal/Publications/pdf/HUD-514_HDS2012_execsumm.pdf
    3. http://www.nationalfairhousing.org/Portals/33/2015-04-30%20NFHA%20Trends%20Report%202015.pdf
    4. https://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/documents/huddoc?id=2012-13annreport.pdf
  3. Diversity Representation in Hollywood
    1. http://www.womensmediacenter.com/pages/the-problem
    2. http://www.indiewire.com/2015/02/sorry-ladies-study-on-women-in-film-and-television-confirms-the-worst-65220/
    3. https://thedissolve.com/news/847-new-study-finds-minority-representation-lacking-in/
    4. http://time.com/7278/agencies-hollywood-racial-diversity/
  4. Climate Change
    1. http://www.climatecentre.org/downloads/files/conferences/COP-16/Fact%20and%20Figures.pdf
    2. https://www.statista.com/topics/1148/global-climate-change/
    3. http://climate.nasa.gov/evidence/
  5. Texting and driving
    1. http://www.textinganddrivingsafety.com/texting-and-driving-stats
    2. https://www.edgarsnyder.com/car-accident/cause-of-accident/cell-phone/cell-phone-statistics.html
    3. https://www.distraction.gov/stats-research-laws/facts-and-statistics.html
    4. http://www.icebike.org/texting-and-driving/
    5. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/06/08/dangers-of-texting-and-driving-statistics_n_7537710.html

 

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