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Racial profiling

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"racial profiling"

White privilege

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  • "white privilege"
  • "race discrimination"
  • racism
  • entitlement

Residential segregation

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  • "charter schools" AND segregation
  • "segregation in education"
  • "school districts"

Westboro Baptist Church - Hate speech

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Educational attainment by race / class / gender

Try using a combination of the following terms: "affirmative action" AND (college OR school OR education) "Grutter v Bollinger"

Immigration

Violence against women / domestic violence

Income Inequity

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  • "pay inequity"
  • "pay equity"
  • "pay inequality"
  • "income inequality"
  • "equal pay"
  • "social inequality"

Gender inequality in the Criminal Justice system

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  • "glass ceiling" AND ("criminal justice" OR police)
  • "pay inequity"
  • "pay equity"
  • "pay inequality"
  • "income inequality"
  • "equal pay"
  • "social inequality"

See also Income inequality box above for additional suggestions>

Sexism

Try using a combination of the following terms:  (sexism OR "sexual harassment")  "Title IX"  "women's rights"

LGBT adoption / gay marriage

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  • "gay adoption"
  • "gay parents"
  • adoption AND "gays and lesbians"
  • adoption AND "same sex marriage"
  • adoption AND "gay marriage"
  • "gay couples"
  • "gay marriage" OR "same sex marriage"

Single parents

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  • "single mothers"
  • "single fathers"
  • "single parents"
  • father AND "child development"
  • mother AND "child development"

 

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