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Gnorski, Gus

Overview
Works: 188 works in 332 publications in 1 language and 3,841 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 324 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 187 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 164 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 161 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 )

4 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
Media Manipulation : New Game for Big Business( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 132 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?
The Blending of culture : Latino influence on America( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 128 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 )

1 edition published in 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
Global capitalism and the moral imperative( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 121 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 106 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
Serving the poor( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 88 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 75 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 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers issues such as the societal impact of mandatory sentencing and the prison-building boom
Welfare reform : social responsibility( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program weighs the financial savings of a reformed welfare system against our responsibility to those who need help. Political and religious leaders discuss the feasibility of establishing a new system that works to eliminate the problems of crime, drugs, poverty, and unwanted births. Critics and supporters of current reform efforts discuss their views. Those interviewed include a New Hampshire State Senator, and a single father and welfare recipient.-- FMG Playlist
Religious fundamentalism by Martin E Marty( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 60 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
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
Business ethics : truth in advertising( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 57 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
A Day in the life of a senator( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 53 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.)
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, issues 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 strengthen the marriage relationship"--Container
Living longer ... living better?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the problems and challenges of older people in the United States, including the quality of life, the relationship between America's youth-oriented society and its elders, the ability of Medicare and Social Security to meet the needs of the aging baby boomers, the increasing financial burden on younger Americans. Features commentary by medical ethicist David Solomon, the directors of the Aging with Dignity Institute and the Forever Learning Institute, and Mary Bray Pipher, author of Another country-- navigating the emotional terrain of our elders
 
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