Exploring the Chapter Topic
Environmental Problem-Solving Center
Run by the University of Colorado, this site provides resources for solving problems related to the environment.
Student Environmental Action Coalition (SEAC)
If you are interested in getting involved with environmental issues, the SEAC homepage might be a good place to start. It provides information on current environmental campaigns and local SEAC chapters.
The "Essential Information" organization tries to encourage social involvement and awareness for people in their communities. The website provides news and views that are often passed over by larger, more traditional media outlets. The organization was founded in 1982 by Ralph Nader.
Benton Foundation Home Page
The Benton Foundation, named for William Benton, publisher of The Encyclopedia Britannica
, to use digital communication to disseminate information about social problems.
Exploring the Readings
David Shenk, "Young Hate"
Ending Race-Based Politics
This article by Roy Innis and Niger Innis, published in American Outlook magazine, explores the problems of race relations and American politics.
Stop Hate Crimes
This site hosted at the University of California—Davis is devoted to the study of hate crimes against gays and lesbians.
Nancy Gibbs, "When Is It Rape?"
Men Can Stop Rape
This web site focuses on what men can do to aid in the cause of rape prevention.
Rape and Rape Prevention
This article from Women’s Health online explores the issue of rape. Also available is contact information for both the National Organization for Victims Assistance as well as the Violence Against Women Act Task Force.
This site includes a number of resources related to date and acquaintance rape. Included are articles, related websites, as well as contact information for further sexual assault resources.