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Heisler, Karen

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Most widely held works by Karen Heisler
Business ethics : bottom line( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 242 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 )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 232 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
Living longer-- living better?( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the problems and challenges associated with the increasing percentage of older people in the United States. Covers topics such as the quality of life that will be experienced by older Americans, 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
Living longer-- aging well( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 152 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
Business ethics : truth in advertising( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 141 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
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
Media manipulation : new game for big business( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 110 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? (29 minutes) A streaming videorecording
Is feminism dead?( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Years after the women's movement burst open doors of opportunity that had long been barred, a new generation of women seems to be questioning the meaning and the value of the battles fought by their mothers and grandmothers. Has feminism somehow gone out of style? In this program, Patricia Ireland, of NOW; Phyllis Schlafly, of the Eagle Forum; Ellen Goodman, of The Boston Globe; Dr. bell hooks, of CUNY's English department; Dr. Tessie Liu, of Northwestern University's history and gender identity departments; and Dr. Martha Wharton, of The Ohio State University's departments of African-American studies and women's studies, appraise the women's movement as it currently exists and discuss its relevance in today's cultural climate. (29 minutes)
After the gold rush( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 81 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
There's no place like home : return to homeschooling( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recent statistics indicate that more than two million students in the U.S. are taught at home. Why are so many parents opting to education their children themselves? Are tye wary of violence in public schools? Do they lack confidence in what they perceive as a one-size-fits-all approach to learning? Or are they intent on adding a fourth R, religion, to the traditional three? This program examines the homeschooling phenomenon with the Chris Klicka, director of the Center for Home Schooling, two pairs of parent-teachers, and two college students who were homeschooled
American athletics( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 68 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
Future risk : society's problems in children's lives( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines many of the societal problems facing children today, such as drugs, crime, teenage pregnancy, rising school drop-out rates, lack of educational opportunities, possible reductions in welfare benefits, and the disintegration of the traditional family unit
The unknown generation X( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Generation X' is called a myth by some, a reality by others. Whatever the case may be, the generation of young adults born between 1965 and 1980 faces challenges that no other generation has had to deal with ... This program examines some of the stereotypes and issues that society has created for 'Generation X.'"--Container
Voices of power( 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)
Religion and the media by Films Media Group( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Billy Graham, Pat Robertson, Jerry Falwell, and others in recent years have made 'televangelism' a household word. Shows with religious topics are on the increase, with television news and prime-time entertainment now including religious features in their lineups. This program examines this trend and its implications for American viewers and television program decision-makers."--Container
Education : the right choice( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines how charter schools and voucher systems are providing alternative educational opportunities
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
Immigration : promise and hope for generations( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines current immigration policy within the context of America's historic role as a melting pot
Prisons : kids behind bars( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 46 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, academic experts from Emory and Rutgers Universities, and the Director of the Institute for Minority Health Research
Alternative land tenure and the social economy : literature review by Karen Heisler( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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