Category Archives: Social Science

Social Science is a broad field that includes problems, themes, and characteristics that relate back to society and people interacting with one another. This may include fields such as education, poverty, and current events.

Human Services: A Career in Mental Health Counseling

As many as “30% of adults and 17% of children and adolescents in the US display serious emotional disturbances and in need of treatment”, (Burger, 2011). Mental health counselors are individuals who provide this need, treating people suffering from mental … Continue reading

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Homeland Security and Counterterrorism

Since the terror attack of the world trade centers and the pentagon on September 11, 2001, the country created federal agencies to enforce law and counter terrorism. These  agencies make up the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). One agency that … Continue reading

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Narco-Democracy: Mexican Drug Cartels and United States Foreign Policy

Drugs continue to be a hot topic in American politics. Examples range from the opioid epidemic to the legalization of marijuana. In addition to street drugs like heroin, cocaine, methamphetamines, and ecstasy, drugs continue to be a growing problem in … Continue reading

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Organizations Against Sex Trafficking: Harmful or Helpful?

Nearly 200 countries worldwide are affected by human sex trafficking. From the United States to Thailand and South Africa, women and children are transported and exploited for sexual purposes. The phenomena of sex trafficking is an outcome of globalization, migration, … Continue reading

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Is Marriage Happily Ever After?

Young women around the world dream of love and marriage from an early age. Girls plan out their dream wedding, provide names for their future children, and imagine their prince charming. Recent studies have concluded that these young girls are … Continue reading

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