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Heisler, Karen

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Most widely held works by Karen Heisler
American athletics : what happened to the game?( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 331 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 : truth in advertising( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 287 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 : the bottom line( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Several experts examine the moral obligation corporations have to their employees and to the communities where their plants exist
Living longer ... living better?( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 156 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 130 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
Is Feminism dead?( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Years after the women's movement opened doors for women, a new generation seems to be questioning the meaning and value of the battles that were fought. Has feminism gone out of style? Leading experts appraise the women's movement as it currently exists and discuss its relevance in today's cultural climate
Media Manipulation : New Game for Big Business( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 90 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
Voices of power : African-American women( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through interviews with African-American women and authors, this program explores how African-American women have emerged as popular and powerful voices of social conscience
Prisons : kids behind bars( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 61 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
Education : there's no place like home( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 60 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 educate their children themselves? Is it wariness occasioned by the perception that public schools are one-size-fits-all intellectually, violent and dangerous physically? Or are they intent on adding a fourth R to the traditional three? This film examines the home schooling phenomenon with advocates, families, and students
Future risk : society's problems in children's lives( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 54 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 54 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
What is a marriage?( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2004 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
Religion and the Media by Films Media Group( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 49 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
After the gold rush( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 49 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
Alternative land tenure and the social economy : literature review by Karen Heisler( )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immigration : promise and hope for generations( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the current immigration policy with the context of our historical role as a melting pot for diverse nationalities. The growing political debate over theinflux of illegal immigrants from Latin America is discussed by political leaders. New York Mayor Rudolph Guiliani, Governor of California Pete Wilson, and Doris Meissner, Commission of Immigration and Naturalization Services, offer their opinions
Education : the right choice( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines how charter schools and voucher systems are providing alternative educational opportunities
Kids' sports( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As parents aggressively manage sports teams and push children to struggle for status and glory, the old-time values of fun and fair play have been severely undermined. What is fueling this overriding emphasis on competition and excellence at all costs? This program scrutinizes the current state of organized youth sports, focusing on the lessons that kids are really being taught. Experts include Professor Sandra Hoffereth, coauthor of a landmark study of how children spend their time; sports psychologist Dr. Michael Simon; Rick Wolff, Sports Illustrated correspondent; and the National Director of the American Sports Education Program
Immigration : Who Has Access to the American Dream?( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines hard-core questions surrounding current U.S. immigration policy through the eyes of those seeking entry and the organizations assisting them. An Immigration judge, and immigrant from Kenya, and the owner of a New York City deli from Korea are interviewed
 
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