Racism, violence in schools, drug abuse, unemployment, hunger and unfair labor conditions are examples of social issues in the United States. Typically, social issues result from factors beyond an individual's control an... More »

Social issues encompass issues that a small to representative group of people within a society disagree with or find undesirable. An example of a social issue, also known as a social problem, would be abortion. More »

Sociological issues are issues that a large part of society feel are wrong or problematic. Examples include issues that everyone view as a problem, like murder, and those that some may disagree on, like smoking in public... More »

Examples of social health programs include those designed to reduce the incidence of drug and alcohol abuse and prevent unhealthy habits, such as teen smoking. Social health typically addresses health concerns of an enti... More »

Availability of food supplies, drug problems, education, unemployment, crime levels and healthcare are all examples of social conditions. When populations benefit from favorable conditional factors, the overall quality o... More »

Major social issues throughout the United States in the 2010s include gun laws, marijuana, same-sex marriages, abortion and obesity, notes Marie Claire. America's dependence on oil is also of concern, as is the rising de... More »

As of 2015, African Americans face such social issues as job and housing discrimination, disintegration of the family structure, urban plight leading to underfunded schools, crime and drug-abuse, and unequal earning capa... More »