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Gnorski, Gus

Overview
Works: 189 works in 319 publications in 1 language and 4,362 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  History 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 174.4
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gus Gnorski
Business ethics the bottom line by Michael W Doyle ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines how truth in advertising has gotten lost in the competitive frenzy, and how consumers can learn to separate fact from fiction. Discusses how companies develop advertising, and how audiences are targeted
Women serving religion ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program traces women's roles in religious tradition and what it means to be a woman in the three great religions today. It also explores the cultural influences of feminism upon religious traditions and the beliefs regarding the ordination of women
Global capitalism and the moral imperative ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Moral leaders warn that global laissez-faire is producing consequences similar to those of the 19th century, when gaps between rich and poor kept thousands in abject poverty for generations. In this new era of social Darwinism, moral leaders are asking who in the world community will care for the needs of the poor, and how it will be accomplished. If economic and political reforms are necessary ... who will initiate them and how [will they be enforced]"--Container
Americano as apple pie the blending of culture ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recent U.S. Census figures indicate that the most rapidly expanding segment of the American populace is the Latino population. Hispanics have been a presence in America for centuries, and are variously exiles, immigrants, and transnationals. Mexican-Americans, Puerto Ricans, and Cubans comprise the "Three Houses of Latino Culture" in the U.S., which share a common language but very different histories. Their influence on issues--from entertainment to politics to economics--is widespread and growing
Welfare reform social impact ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the history of welfare in the United States from the Depression to the present, then examines the complex issues involved in reforming it. Includes an interview with Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson, who discusses his state's historic welfare reform program
Media manipulation new game for big business ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Many newspapers, magazines, television and cable networks, and local television and radio stations are owned by large corporations with diverse interests outside of their media holdings -- from the defense industry to theme parks. This program examines the relationship between the large corporate owners and the daily operation of their media outlets. It reveals how much power and control owners exercise over news judgment, and suggests that corporate controllers may be practicing their own brand of media censorship by slanting the news
Americano as apple pie the yearning to be ... ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hispanic people are the fastest-growing minority in the U.S. What does it mean to be Latino and American? Hispanics journey to the United States from different homelands and the experience of being a Latino in a flourishing ethnic neighborhood of a big city contrasts with the isolation of living in a small town. Despite sharing aspects of a common heritage, the Hispanic community have varying concerns about a large spectrum of subjects, including social services, churches, business, and the arts
Serving the poor ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As the number of people living in poverty worldwide continues to grow, the issue of the world's poor occupies an important place in today's religious and social thought. Explores the beliefs of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam regarding the poor, taking a comparative look at the traditional concept of the poor. Explains the theological basis for identifying the poor, as well as the modern means for the world's religions to provide relief
American athletics what happened to the game? ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From children playing at the sandlot to the Olympics, the one thing athletic competitions have in common is that they all center around a game. This program scrutinizes athletics today through its evolution from a sport played for fun into a multibillion-dollar industry that can symbolize the problem of greed and the attitude of winning at all costs. Featured on the program are: sports broadcaster Dick Vitale; Tom McMillen, former basketball star and Congressman and now co-chair of the President's Council on Physical Fitness; and Lisa Luciano, a New York Times sportswriter
After the gold rush ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As the American economy surges ahead, the gap between rich and poor continues to widen. This program examines the moral and ethical questions that accompany national prosperity
Americano as apple pie ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the "three houses of Latino culture"--Cuban, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American--and their widespread influence, from entertainment to politics to economics. Key issues include how long Hispanic peoples have been in America, and how U.S. immigration laws affect their assimilation
Religious fundamentalism ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines religious fundamentalism, its influences on the American notion of separation of church and state, and its impact on American society
Prisons kids behind bars ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the juvenile justice system and discusses how those who work within it try to find appropriate punishment for children who have made terrible mistakes. Explores the trend in the U.S. toward trying children as adults and the efforts being made to understand their violent behavior. Includes comments from judges, legal counsel, law enforcdment officers, academic experts from Emory and Rutgers Universities, and the Director of the Institute for Minority Health Research
Living longer . aging well ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Although many cultures venerate their elders, looking to them as living repositories of wisdom and experience, America, with its "forever young" self-image, does not. Explores the lack of respect for elders in the United States compared to other cultures and examines ways in which Americans can age well despite the lack of societal support. Lacking that societal support, how are Americans supposed to age well -- to grow older with grace and understanding -- and make life's final decades a meaningful experience? This program features the stories of exemplary individuals who, despite the inhospitable social climate, are growing older with courage and dignity
Genetic engineering double edged sword ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the issues that face us as genetic engineering moves out of the research labs. Trys to distinguish between positive research and medical manipulation
Immigration promise and hope for generations ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program examines current immigration policy within the context of America's historic role as a melting pot
Managing care, managing death ( )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines what distinctions may exist between prescribing strong painkillers to the terminally ill, even if such hastens death, and physician-assisted suicide. Discusses legislative initiatives designed to protect patients from "disguised euthanasia," and addresses the question whether such laws are a threat to the professional judgement of doctors
American athletics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scrutinizes athletics today through its evolution from a sport played for fun into a multibillion dollar industry that can symbolize the problem of greed and the attitude of winning at all costs
A day in the life of a senator ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program looks at the political landscape in Washington and what elected officials really do. Features Senators Kay Bailey Hutchinson (R-Tex.) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.)
Voices of power ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
African-American women have captured the moral imagination of mainstream America through their essays, novels, poetry, and other artistic endeavors, breaching the static lines of race, gender, and class. How have their relections so clearly articulated the hopes and philosophies of so many? In this program, writers Alice Walker and Bell Hooks and Ohio State University faculty Dr. Martha Wharton and Dr. Valerie Lee examine the emergence of African-American women as popular and powerful voices of social conscience
 
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