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Gnorski, Gus

Overview
Works: 185 works in 325 publications in 1 language and 4,527 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Nonfiction films  Ethnographic television programs  Social problem television programs  Television series  Juvenile works 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 174.4
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gus Gnorski
American athletics what happened to the game?( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 272 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
Business ethics the bottom line( Visual )

6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Several experts examine the moral obligation corporations have to their employees and to the communities where their plants exist
Issues of Latino identity the yearning to be ...( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program takes a detailed look at the fastest-growing minority in the U.S. and what it means to be Latino and American
Media manipulation new game for big business( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 215 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. Can Americans believe what they read, see, and hear?
Women serving religion( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 215 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 146 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 143 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
The Blending of culture Latino influence on America( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 141 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
Business ethics truth in advertising( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 129 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
Welfare reform social impact( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 116 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
Gambling the chance of a lifetime( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The lure of gambling is the belief that a little money, well placed, will surely bring a significant return--although the belief rarely coincides with reality. This program examines gambling both as a harmless social activity and as an addiction. How some people allow gambling to consume their lives, and why they do it, is discussed by a treatment expert and a compulsive gambler. The effect of gambling on both individuals and their families is also examined
The arts( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With the overwhelming demand for technology in the classroom, why should boards of education approve expenditures for fine arts faculty? And with 50-year old plus schools in the inner cities, how can municipalities justify building new museums and concert halls? This ... two-part series examines the state of the arts in America in an era of budget-cutting and belt-tightening."--Container
Serving the poor( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 100 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
After the gold rush( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the American economy surges ahead, the gap between rich and poor continues to widen. Examines the moral and ethical questions that accompany national prosperity
Living longer . aging well( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 78 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
Religious fundamentalism( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 71 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 71 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
Welfare reform social responsibility( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 69 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 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers issues such as the societal impact of mandatory sentencing and the prison-building boom
Voices of power African-American women( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 61 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. This program explores through interviews with African-American women writers how African-American women have emerged as popular and powerful voices of social conscience
 
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