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Gnorski, Gus

Works: 186 works in 325 publications in 1 language and 4,023 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Ethnographic television programs  Nonfiction films  Social problem television programs  Television series  Juvenile works 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 174.4
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Gus Gnorski
Business ethics : 21st-century perspective by René ten Bos( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Several experts examine the moral obligation corporations have to their employees and to the communities where their plants exist
American athletics : what happened to the game?( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 294 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
Women serving religion( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 207 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
Issues of Latino identity : yearning to be .( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 165 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
Global capitalism and the moral imperative( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 141 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 2010 in English and held by 141 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
Media Manipulation : New Game for Big Business( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 140 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
The Blending of culture : Latino influence on America( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 138 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
Welfare reform : social impact( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 112 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
Serving the poor( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 95 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
Living longer . aging well( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 youth-oriented culture and lack of societal support. Features stories of exemplary individuals who are growing older with courage and dignity
Religious fundamentalism by Martin E Marty( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 69 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
Welfare reform : social responsibility( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weighs the financial savings of a reformed welfare system against our responsibility to those who need help. Critics and supporters of current reform efforts discuss their views
Life Behind bars( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Are prisons supposed to rehabilitate criminals? Punish them? Or simply keep them off the streets? And when ex-convicts return to society, as most inevitably do, does their prison experience make them likely to become repentant--or repeat offenders? Tough laws that include mandatory sentences are popular with voters, but they create the need for more and more prisons to handle the increasing number of inmates. The result is a burgeoning public and private industry to build and maintain prison facilities. But who's looking at the larger societal issues? This program explores the current state of prisons in America and examines their conflicting goals
Prisons : kids behind bars( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 67 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 enforcement officers, and academic experts
Voices of power : African-American women( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 59 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 reflections 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, of the departments of African-American studies and women's studies, and Dr. Valerie Lee, of the departments of English and women's studies, examine the emergence of African-American women as popular and powerful voices of social conscience. (29 minutes)
A Day in the life of a senator( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 57 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.)
Genetic engineering : double edged sword( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 56 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
The changing culture : the men's movement( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Men are marching on Washington, finding religion, taking on new community responsibilities, bonding with eachother, weeping openly and discussing their relationships. Just what has prompted these changes in behavior? Some say it is the outcome of the feminist movement and the resulting change in male roles. Perhaps. This program profiles the new "men's movement," explores the various reasons why men become involved in these movements and examines the implications for men and women in the 21st century
What is a marriage?( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The institution of marriage is facing strong challenges in the 21st century, as diversity and inclusivity continue to reshape its underlying principles. Supported by some and opposed by others, isues such as same-sex marriages and the raising of families outside of marriage are ongoing sources of debate. Can marriage evolve? This program focuses on the efforts of religion and society to redefine and stengthen the marriage relationship
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Life Behind bars
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Prisons : kids behind bars