Social Science

 

Required Vaccinations for Public School Students: Rights of the Individual vs. Public Good

Susannah Smith

The purpose of my research is to prove that the public’s health should come before the right of the individual on issues dealing with vaccinations in public schools.

 

2013 North Carolina State Legislature Tax Reform: Flat Tax Impacts

Kelly Stewart

The 2013 North Carolina State legislature passed tax reforms that were the largest tax cuts in the past decade.

 

Malaria: Preventable, Curable, Going Nowhere Fast

Madeline Pliska

Malaria has largely been defeated around the world, but there are still thousands of people who die from the disease every year in sub-Saharan Africa. Cultural perceptions about malaria are preventing the elimination of the disease, which is caused by Anopheles mosquitoes.

 

“Where's the Love?”: The Stigmatization of Women with HIV/AIDS in South Africa

Ryan Woodard

The stigmatization of women with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) / acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in South Africa is a key factor to isolating them from the rest of society and undermining the care and treatment made available to them.

 

Our Food Insecurity: The Overuse of Antibiotics in Hog Production

Matthew Evans

In the current production model of pork in the United States, animals are raised with the aid of antibiotics. According to multiple studies, 70% of all antibiotics in the United States are given to livestock as treatment and growth supplements (Lefferts, McKenzie, Sapkota & Walker, 2007).

emblem of South Korea
 

Is the Law Always Right?: A Study of the Statute of Limitations and the Police System Through “The Three Unresolved Criminal Cases”

Elizabeth Han

In the last decades of the twentieth century, South Korea was shaken by three distinct series of shocking crimes. The first began on September 15, 1986. It was a rainy day when a woman of seventy-one was found dead, her hands tied up with stockings and her face covered with her underwear.

Vincent van Zeijst ICC Headquarters
 

Libya and the International Criminal Court: A Case Study for Shared Responsibility

Christian Rodriguez

Among the global challenges presented to the international community in the aftermath of the Second World War was a need to bring to justice individuals accused of the most heinous international crimes.

Portal da Copa do Mundo de 2014
 

Assessing the Long-term Economic Impacts of the World Cup as Mega-sport Event

Yundong Liu

By comparing the short-term and long-term economic impacts of the World Cup upon countries that host the spectacular event, this article will qualitatively demonstrate that the World Cup has positive impacts in the long run.

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Warfare vs. Fanfare: The National Football League’s Concussion Crisis and a Proposal for Reform

Destinee Grove

My view most resembles that of the neurological scholars. While I don’t share all their views, I concur that substantial modifications need to be introduced to the NFL to improve player protection.

 

Revolutionary Ideology in the Outcomes of Social Revolutions

Jordan Elliott

I contend that, although the preceding government and society are significant in causing a revolution and creating revolutionaries, the ideological mindset of the revolutionary group is itself a major factor in determining the outcome of the revolution.

 

UNC Campus Crime Analysis: Working to Recognize and Reduce

Sierra Lyda

Universities across the nation constantly strive to create a safe, friendly environment for college students to thrive in, UNC-Chapel Hill being no exception.

 

Social hub or social flub? An analysis of social interaction in dormitories with differing architecture.

Adam Bock

Many different factors affect the experiences college students have in their residence halls, and one of these factors is the distance between students.  The goal of this study was to determine if functional distance had a different impact than physical distance on residents, and if so, a seconda

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