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Gnorski, Gus

Overview
Works: 187 works in 326 publications in 1 language and 3,938 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
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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 312 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
Women serving religion( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 198 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
Business ethics : the bottom line( Visual )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 169 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 : yearning to be .( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 162 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
Americano as apple pie : the blending of culture( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 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
Global capitalism and the moral imperative( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 134 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
Media Manipulation : New Game for Big Business( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 134 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 133 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 : a 21st-century perspective by René ten Bos( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 131 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 111 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 91 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

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
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
Religious fundamentalism by Martin E Marty( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 66 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 65 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
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. This program explores through interviews with African-American women writers how African-American women have emerged as popular and powerful voices of social conscience
A Day in the life of a senator( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 55 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.)
Business ethics : to tell the truth( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the role advertising plays in today's society. Discusses industry self-regulation and government regulation to assure truth in advertising. Examines ethical issues such as targeting children
Genetic engineering : double edged sword( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 53 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
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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