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Doyle, Michael W.

Works: 27 works in 30 publications in 1 language and 865 library holdings
Genres: Internet videos  Educational films  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Nonfiction films  Educational television programs  Short films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Author
Classifications: KZ6368, 341.58
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Michael W Doyle
The invisible ties that bind( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living longer-- aging well( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 64 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
There's no place like home : return to homeschooling( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 57 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 )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 52 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
Managing care : managing death( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines what distinctions may exist between prescribing strong painkillers to the terminally ill, even if such hastens death, and physician-assisted suicide. Discusses legislative initiatives designed to protect patients from "disguised euthanasia," and addresses the question whether such laws are a threat to the professional judgement of doctors
Welfare reform : social impact( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 42 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
The environment : scientific spin doctors( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is global warming real? Are industries to blame? Is there a hole in the ozone layer? Did irresponsible consumers cause it? Which scientists should we believe?For centuries, people have counted on science to provide them with objective answers to questions about the world of nature, but on pressing environmental issues such as global warming and ozone depletion, some special interest groups are striving to bend science to their agendas. Spinning data into webs of rhetoric, such groups run the risk of creating more confusion than clarity, fostering a paralysis of public opinion and environmental policy. This program considers the consequences of exploiting science to shape public policy
Women serving religion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of the most visible issues facing Judaism, Christianity, and Islam is the role of women serving religion. Because of religious and cultural conditioning in the past, women in all three religions have experienced limited roles. Today, though, their voices are being heard. This program traces women's roles in religious tradition and what it means to be a woman in these three religions today. The program also explores the cultural influences of feminism upon religious tradition and the beliefs regarding the ordination of women."--Container
The environment : green pacts and greenbacks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Environmental protection laws have spawned a whole new form of business: firms that specialize in handling ecological regulatory issues for industry. To what extent are environmental standards achieving the goal of purifying America's air, land, and water? And to what extent are those selfsame standards contributing to the growth of a market geared toward simply meeting the legal minimums in order to avoid penalties? In this program, environmental lawyers, activists, and environmentalists explore the business behind doing business the Earth-friendly way
Striking first : preemption and prevention in international conflict by Michael W Doyle( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The good of the many : Gun control and individual rights( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Protection of individual freedoms has long been the hallmark of American democracy and is one of the foundations upon which the Constitution and Bill of Rights are based. But at what point does the good of the many outweigh the freedom of the individual? This program examines the specific issue of gun ownership as an example of the ongoing tension between individual rights and the orderly functioning of American society."--Container
Prisons : questioning the system( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 1 considers issues such as the societal impact of mandatory sentencing and the prison-building boom. Part 2 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
The arts : the state of the arts( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As cuts in federal and state funding continue to erode support for public school fine arts programs and field trips, opportunities for children to experience the visual arts, music, dance, and theater are disappearing. In this documentary, Kerry Bennington, of the Krasl Art Center, and other concerned experts trace the evolution of the arts in America and enter into the debate over whether the fine arts are an educational asset or an elitist diversion of scarce resources from core curriculums."--Container
America the rude( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Probes the apparent erosion of decorum in the United States, which has had a profound impact on respect for authority, trust for one another, and willingness to give a helping hand
Future risk : society's problems in children's lives( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 11 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
American adolescence( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rising divorce rate, frequent relocation, and a fascination with TV, video games, and computers are leaving more and more teenagers under-supervised, rootless, and isolated. Increasingly detached from traditional values and lifestyles, these young adults face daunting obstacles without the support base enjoyed by previous generations. This program investigates the hurdles faced by today's teens and discusses how their hopes, fears, and expectations will shape American society. Experts include top officers of the Families and Work Institute, National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Research Center, and National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse Control
Designer drugs : prescriptions for happiness?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses why Americans turn to prescription, over-the-counter and herbal drugs to make them look, feel and behave better. Also discusses the repercussions of using prescription drugs to do more than cure illness and examines how market forces dictate the development and FDA approval of new medicines
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The environment : scientific spin doctors
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The environment : green pacts and greenbacksStriking first : preemption and prevention in international conflict