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Gnorski, Gus

Overview
Works: 184 works in 318 publications in 1 language and 4,267 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Juvenile works  History 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: E184.S75, 174.4
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Most widely held works by Gus Gnorski
Americano as apple pie the blending of culture ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 239 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
Women serving religion ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 224 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 )
6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Several experts examine the moral obligation corporations have to their employees and to the communities where their plants exist
Americano as apple pie the yearning to be ... ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 177 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 165 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
Welfare reform social impact ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 128 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
Business ethics truth in advertising ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 125 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
Media manipulation new game for big business ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 117 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
Serving the poor ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 113 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 )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 91 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
Religious fundamentalism ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 87 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 84 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
Welfare reform social responsibility ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 83 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
American athletics what happened to the game? ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 80 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
Genetic engineering double edged sword ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 78 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
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 lack of societal support. Features stories of exemplary individuals who are growing older with courage and dignity
Immigration promise and hope for generations ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program examines current immigration policy within the context of America's historic role as a melting pot
A day in the life of a senator ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 68 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.)
Religion and culture when faith meets physics ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
More than half a century has passed since the Scopes trial created deep divisions between the religious and scientific communities. In the intervening years, the two camps have found areas of compatibility. the "big bang" discovery, for example, was not thouroughly inconsistent with the biblical story of creation. Recently, however, the rift between empiricists and theologians seems to once again be widening. This program will explore the conflict between the scientific community and the "culture of belief."
Life behind bars ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Considers issues such as the societal impact of mandatory sentencing and the prison-building boom
 
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