UNLV LIBRARY Across the River. MEDIA RESOURCES CATALOG Films for the Humanities (1995) SOCIOLOGY Offers encouraging portraits of urban Summer 2009 heroes who are reviving once-dying neighborhoods. Features six aspects of Abortion: A Reflection on Life. inner city development. D. James Kennedy (1989) Video Cassette (58 min.) Discusses the moral and religious HT 177 W3 A37 aspects of the issue of abortion. Includes opinions of medical, social, and religious Adopted: We Can Do Better. experts and of women who have had Point Made Films, c2008 abortions. "Adopted reveals the grit rather than Video Cassette (51 min.) the glamour of transracial adoption. First- HQ 767.15 A26 time director Barb Lee goes deep into the intimate lives of two well-meaning families Abortion Denied: Shattering Young and shows us the subtle challenges they Women's Lives. face. The results are riveting, unpredictable The Feminist Majority (1990) and telling"--Publisher's website. Presents pro-abortion side of the 2 videodiscs (212 min.) issue. Uncovers the devastating and HV875.64 .A36 2008 sometimes deadly effect parental consent and notification laws may have on young Adult Entertainment: Disrobing an women. American Idol Video Cassette (30 min.) Films for the Humanities & Sciences RA 1067 A26 (2007) "Award-winning director Lance Tracy Abortion Stories from North to South. balances serious science with tongue-in- Cinema Guild (1984) cheek humor to create a documentary Shows how abortion transcends race, scrutinizing the scope and effects of religion and social class, and how pornography that is informative, compelling, differences in the practice and perception of and unsettling. Constructing an experiment abortion are in the degree of secrecy and to identify attitudinal and behavioral changes danger. Features worldwide interviews. that manifest as a result of viewing porn--a Video Cassette (55 min.) study in the manner of the Annenberg HQ 767 A38 School of Communications and California State University studies--Tracy tracks two [Abortion] When Abortion Was Illegal: men, one single and one married, for 60 Untold Stories. days. The effects of a 30-day regimen of X- Bullfrog Films (1992) rated DVDs, Internet porn, adult mags, sex Presents the stories of women who shops, and strip clubs, followed by a 30-day had illegal abortions from 1930 to 1960, readjustment period, are both illuminating along with comments of doctors and others and dismaying. Porn addiction, the sex- who helped them deal with later trauma. industrial complex, and porn-related Video Cassette (28 min.) freedom of speech issues are also HQ 767 W54 explored"—Container. 1 videodisc (76 min.) An Acquired Taste. HQ472.U6 A38 2007 New Day Films (1981) Poses critical questions about the Advertising and the End of the World. American obsession with success and MEF (1998) "being number one". Presents a compelling argument Video Cassette (26 min.) about consumerism and its impact on the PN 1997.85 A27 earth's future. Video Cassette (40 min.) HF 5822 A25 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 2 Affirming the Future. The Age of AIDS. National Audiovisual Center (1988) PBS Home Video (2006) Discusses the history of affirmative Part one follows the trail of a medical action programs since the early 1960s. mystery which began in 1981 when five gay Shows two companies which have made men in Los Angeles were diagnosed with a affirmative action part of their corporate deadly new disease. Traces the international policy. Interviews corporate executives and response in the first years of the epidemic, government officials who have benefited contrasting moments of inspirational from affirmative action. leadership with the tragedy of missed Video Cassette (26 min.) opportunities. Reveals the astounding HF 5549.5 A34 A53 spread of the infection to over 70 million infections in 2006. Part two explores the Affluenza. chasm that emerged between rich and poor Bullfrog Films (1997) following the development of the miraculous A look at the social malady of "triple cocktail" HIV treatment. While the overconsumption and materialism. Explores discovery seemed to signal a new era in the comic and sobering aspects of our which AIDS was no longer a fatal disease, consumerism and its impact on our families, the high price of the drugs meant they were communities and the environment. unaffordable to patients in developing Video Cassette (57 min.) nations. Also examines the next wave of the TX 336 A34 AIDS epidemic in some of the most populous and strategically important nations After Stonewall: From the Riots to the in the world, including Russia, India and Millennium. China, and tracks the same pattern of official First Run Features,  denial and political indifference that In 1969 the police raided the characterized the epidemic in so many other Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City's countries. Greenwich Village, leading to three nights of 1 videodisc (240 min.) rioting by the city's gay community. With this RA643.8 .A27 2006 outpouring of courage and unity the Gay Liberation Movement had begun. Chronicles Aging. The Mind Series. the history of lesbian and gay life from the PBS (1988) riots at Stonewall to the end of the century. Examines what happens to the brain Captures the hard work, struggles, tragic and mind during the aging process. Explains defeats and exciting victories experienced that aging doesn't necessarily bring mental since then. It explores how AIDS literally decline and what role genetic and changed the direction of the movement. environmental factors play in degenerative 1 videodisc (88 min.) diseases such as Alzheimer's. HQ76.8.U5 A37 2005 Video Cassette (1 hr.) BF 724.55 A35 A333 Aging. McGraw Hill (197?) Examines some popular, yet commonly mistaken attitudes towards the aged and their place in society. Discusses two major theories on the aged--the activity theory and the disengagement theory--and the research being done by Bernice Neugarten, Robert Havinghurst, and Sheldon Tobin, of the University of Chicago Video Cassette (25 min.) HV 1451 A44 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 3 Aging: Exploring the Myths. All White in Barking. National Public Radio (1979) Icarus Films, 2007 Professional and lay persons explore "Through revealing interviews, stereotyping the elderly, their growing alternately shocking and humorous, this political power, how other countries treat documentary profile of a white working-class their elderly, retirement, family roles, and community east of London offers a timely sex. snapshot of an increasingly multiracial Cassette (l hr.) Britain. The racial composition of Barking is HQ 1064 U5 A6333 in rapid flux, with immigrants from Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and the Balkans arriving Aging in America. and many longtime white residents leaving... National Public Radio (1981) [Reveals] both the persistence and the Summary in Gerontology section. gradual undermining of racial and ethnic 13 Cassettes stereotypes"—Container HQ 1064 U5 A635 1 videodisc (73 min.) DA676.9.A1 A45 2007 Alcohol & Alcoholism. Schlessinger Media (2004) Altered States: A History of Drug Use in Students learn about the dangers of America. alcohol abuse and about how to recognize Films for the Humanities (1995) the symptoms of alcohol dependence. Focuses on the history of America’s Explores the devastating long-term and drug use and abuse. Traces the patterns of short-term effects of alcoholism through the American drug use and abuse. Documents eyes of users and family members. the cultural, social, and political movements Discusses treatment options for individuals that impacted the use of drugs. suffering from alcoholism. Video Cassette (57 min.) 1 videodisc (23 min.) + 1 teacher's HV 5825 A677 guide (5 p.) HV5135 .A383 2004 Amanda's Choice. Filmakers Library (2001) Alcohol: Teenage Drinking. This film looks at a rare form of Schlessinger Media (2004) Alzheimer's, occurring in a very small Students get the facts on how alcohol percentage of cases: Early Onset affects the brain and body, with animations Alzheimer's. This is the story of Amanda, explaining how drinking impairs motor skills who witnesses the decline of her 39 year old and judgment. Highlights some tragic mother. There is also a good chance that personal stories with teen interviews and Amanda will get the disease as well and explanations from experts. undergoes a genetic test to conclusively 1 videodisc (23 min.) + 1 teacher's predict her own destiny. "The documentary guide (5 p.) also explores new treatments and HV5135 A38 2004 preventive measures which may offer hope for Alzheimer's patients in the future"— Container. 1 videodisc (ca. 54 min.) RC523 A43 2001 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 4 Amazing Grace: The Story of a Song That America the Ugly: Searching for a Better Makes a Difference . Way to Live. Films for the Humanities and Sciences, Films for the Humanities & Sciences 2004 (1999) Documentary explores the moving Program looks at suburban sprawl history of the timeless, inspirational hymn and how town planners are trying to create a "Amazing grace", and traces the lyrics back more intimate community environment. to its author, John Newton, and English Includes interview with architect and town slave ship captain turned country preacher. planner Andres Duany who is part of the Includes archival film footage, and variations new urbanism movement. sung by different performers. Video Cassette (22 min.) 1 videodisc (90 min.) HT 167 A57 BV317.A49 A43 2004 America: What Went Wrong? America at the Movies. Films for the Humanities (1994) Columbia Pictures Home Entertainment Summary in Business Section. (1980) Video Cassette (1 hr. 48 min.) A feature-length compilation film, with HC 106.8 A424 scenes from over 80 of the best American motion pictures. A portrait of America as American Dream. seen on the screen by movie-goers over the HBO Video (1992) last half century. Follows the true-life story of workers Video Cassette on strike in Austin, Minnesota. In 1984, Booklet Hormel saw a profit of $29 million. That PN 1995.9 A48 A43 same year they offered Austin meatpackers America in Black and White. a salary cut and a 30% cut in basic benefits. ABC News (1996) Enter the community as it is torn apart by Ted Koppel hosts a five-day series of outrage and discontent. broadcasts dealing with issues of racism. Video Cassette (1 hr. 38 min.) 1: The Philadelphia Story (42 min.) HD 5325 P152 1985 A872 2: How Much is White Skin Worth? American Drinks: History in a Glass. (23 min.) History Channel (2000 ) 3: The Color Line and the Bus Line History of both alcoholic and non- (23 min.) alcoholic drinks in the Untied States. 4: What About Black Racism? 1 Video Cassette (ca. 50 min.) (22 min.) TX815 .A44 2000 5: The Search for Common Ground (23 min.) American Farm 5 Video Cassettes Morninglight Films, c2007 E 185.615 A66 pt. 1-5 "In a little town in upstate New York, a close-knit family struggles over many America on the Road. decades to hold onto a small dairy farm. PBS (1995) With extraordinary candor and heartbreaking Shows how Ford revolutionized intimacy, this poignant documentary brings industrial production with the assembly line to light the true story of an American family: and new plans to benefit workers. their hopes and dreams, their triumphs over Examines the profound effects of tragedy, the modern conflicts that divide automobiles on American society. them and the love that binds them together. Video Cassette (1 hr.) At the center of this world, Langdon "Lanny" TL 23 A44 Ames, the fifth generation to work this land, stands proud. Yet Lanny is faced with an uncertain future when all of his children turn away from the family tradition to build new lives elsewhere"—Container. 1 videodisc (85 min.) S521.5.N7 A44 2007 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 5 American Game, Japanese Rules. The American Ruling Class: A Dramatic- PBS (1988) Documentary-Musical. Provides a look at Japanese society Bullfrog Films, 2007 through the eyes of Americans who live and Is there an American ruling class, work there. Examines the frustrations of and if so, how do you join? Two hapless Americans trying to understand and cope Yale grads embark on a star-studded with a different society. journey of meetings with America's Video Cassette (1 hr.) establishment to unearth some DS 822.5 A44 uncomfortable answers and find out the truth about what the future really holds for them. American History X. A dramatic, musical, documentary satire on New Line Home Video (1999) class in America that attempts to answer the "Derek Vinyard, the charismatic question "Who rules America?" leader of a group of young white 1 videodisc (89 min.) + 1 leaflet supremacists, lands in prison for a brutal, HN90.E4 A44 2007 hate-driven murder. Upon his release, ashamed of his past and pledging to reform, American Stories: The American Dream. Derek realizes he must save his younger Films for the Humanities (1999) brother, Danny from a similar fate."— A Future Reborn Container. Great Expectations 1 videodisc (119 min.) Tears of Rage PN1997.85 A47 1999 The Bottom Line Never Give Up American/Japanese Culture Clash. 5 Video Cassettes (50 min. ea) PBS (1991) E 741 A66 vol. 1-5 Begins with an examination of the racial stereotypes Americans have created Americas. as they struggle to understand a different Annenberg/CPB Collection (1993) culture. Digs into Japanese perceptions of Summaries in Political Science Americans. Considers the obstacles section. Americans face while working for Japanese 10 Video Cassettes (1 hr. each) companies. Summarizes America's uneasy alliance with Japan. The Amish: Not to be Modern. Video Cassette (1 hr.) MPI Home Video (1988) E 183.8 J3 A67 Provides a look at Amish people performing farm work, creating quilts, and American Porn. attending schools. Examines the religious PBS Home Video (2002) reasons for their lifestyle. "Frontline reports on the forces Video Cassette (57 min.) behind the recent explosion of sexually BX 8129 A5 A45 explicit material available in American society and the pending political battle that Amish Riddle. may engulf the multi-billion dollar Filmmakers Library pornography industry."--Container 1 Shows a dynamic people, who, videocassette (22 min.) contrary to popular belief, are not relics 1 Video Cassette (60 min.) frozen in time. Through gentle modification HQ471 .A44 2002 of their rules they prosper in commercial enterprises. Introduces viewers to an Amish American Portrait. family and shows how they conduct their SRI International (1983) daily life. Speculates on the prospects for Looks at the 9 lifestyle categories of their cultural survival in the next century. Americans from the "survivors" to the "I-am- Video Cassette (50 min.) me," and their attitudes toward life, BX 8129 A6 A46 work, and leisure. Video Cassette (25 min.) HM 136 A43 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 6 Anatomy of a Riot. Anger. MPI Home Video (1992) Filmakers Library, [2005?] Investigates how things got out of Part one of a four-part series, looks at control so quickly and so completely in Los the primal emotions that are generated in Angeles in the aftermath of the Rodney King the brain, and how nature and nurture beating verdict on April 29, 1992. Examines combine to make us feel the way we do. the role that L.A. government agencies This program examines anger, from its played in failing to prevent or prepare for the primordial roots in self-defence to its violence that followed the policemen's expression in modern violence. The film acquittal. examines several men who have lost control Video Cassette (47 min.) of their anger and committed violent acts F 869 L857 M64 and explores such questions as: Does the potential for impulsive anger lurk in our And Baby Makes Two. genes? Why do we still need this emotion Maryland Public Television (1983) and what science can do to help control it? Presents 3 life situations in which 1 videodisc (43 min. ) women have either chosen single BF575.A5 A54 2005 parenthood or found themselves in the single parent role. Important questions The Angry Eye. regarding the roles that are portrayed are California Newsreel (2004) answered by experts in marriage and family Documentary on Jane Elliott's blue- relations. eyed/brown-eyed exercise in discrimination Video Cassette (30 min.) involving college students in the United HQ 759 A49 States forced to experience racist treatment minorities have received for years. ...And the Pursuit of Happiness. 1 videodisc (35 min.) Criterion Collection (2007) BF575.P9 A54 2004 "In 1986, Louis Malle, himself a transplant to the United States, set out to Anything You Want to Be. investigate the ever widening range of New Day Films (1971) immigrant experience in America. A biting satire on societal pressures Interviewing a variety of newcomers (from that force women to compromise their teachers to astronauts to doctors) in middle- individuality and intellectual goals to assume and working-class communities from coast a constantly changing identity of femininity. to coast, Malle paints a generous, humane 1 Video Cassette (8 min.) portrait of their individual struggles in an HQ1154 .A695 1971 increasingly polyglot nation"—Container. 1 videodisc (81 min.) Anti-semitism in the 21st Century: The JV6455 .A53 2007 Resurgence. Films for the Humanites & Sciences, --And Then There Were Four: A c2007 Grandmother Stands in for Parents. Through extraordinary and disturbing Filmakers Library, c2005 archival footage, interviews with leading Documentary depicts the daily life of a experts, and bold man-on-the street grandmother raising her four grandsons interviews, The Resurgence weaves 1 videodisc (20 min.) together the past and the present to explore HQ759.9 .A53 2005 the evolution and rebirth of an age-old prejudice. 1 videodisc (58 min.) DS145 .A643 2007 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 7 Antonio Negri : A Revolt that Never Ends. Assault on Gay America First Run/Icarus Films (2004) PBS Video (2000) Documentary that profiles the life of In the telling of the life and death of university professor, Antonio Negri, a Billy Jack Gaither, explores the roots of leading spokesperson for the international homophobia in America and asks how these anti-globalization movement. attitudes, beliefs and fears contribute to the 1 videodisc (52 min.) recent rise in violence against gays. CT3990.N45 A58 2004 Video Cassette (60 min.) HV 6250.4 H66 A87 Are We Scaring Ourselves to Death? ABC News (1994) Avoiding Armageddon: Our Future, Our John Stossel looks at our fears and Choice. asks whether they actually reflect what is PBS DVD Video (2003) most likely to harm us. We’re more scared Examines the threats posed by than ever of crime, pollution, toxic waste, nuclear, chemical and biological weapons. cancer, food and new products. Stossel Looks at the connection between terrorism believes that the press may influence these and these weapons. Discusses whether the fears. Confronts consumer advocates and world has the ability and will to control these government regulators asking whether they weapons. may have done more harm than good. 4 videodiscs (ca. 480 min.) Video Cassette (50 min.) U793 .A86 2003 PN 4784 D57 A74 Are You A Racist? Avoiding Conflict: Dispute Resolution Penn State Audio-Visual Services (1987) Without Violence. Summary in Ethnic Studies section. Films for the Humanities (1995) Video Cassette (49 min.) Details ways to curtail the rise of HT 1521 A73 aggression in our schools, playgrounds, streets and homes. Focuses on solutions as Arranged Marriages. it highlights anti-violence programs that have A&E Home Video (1999) made a difference. For much of history and for many Video Cassette (52 min.) people today, marriage has nothing to do HN 90 V5 A86 with love and romance. Instead marriages are arranged by families and matchmakers Balancing Society's Mandates. who place primary importance on suitability National Institutes of Health (198?) and financial gain. Depicts an Institutional Review Board Video Cassette (50 min.) in action. Explains the basis for the criteria HQ503 .A77 1999 that an IRB follows reviewing research. Video Cassette (3/4", 38 min.) The Asianization of America. R 853 H8 B34 Films for the Humanities (199?) Examines the role of Asian Americans Banished. half a century after the repeal of the Chinese California Newsreel, 2007 Exclusion Act, seeking to determine what "Recounts the forgotten history of accounts for Asians' success in academia racial cleansing in America, when thousands and to what extent they want to blend into of African Americans were driven from their the American melting pot. homes and communities by violent racist Video Cassette (26 min.) mobs in the late 19th and early 20th E 184 O6 A87 centuries... The film places these events in the context of present day race relations, by following three concrete cases of towns that remain all-white to this day: Forsyth County, Georgia; Pierce City, Missouri; and Harrison, Arkansas" – Container. 1 videodisc (84 min.) E185.86 .B36 2007 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 8 Barbie Nation: An Unauthorized Tour. The Best Years of Your Life. New Day Films (1997) Security on Campus, Inc., 2001 An analysis of the Barbie image as a This program is designed to educate cultural icon. Reveals a number of facets college-age students and their parents about and layers of social gender attitudes and the debilitating and too often fatal outcome behaviors. of alcohol abuse on college campuses. Video Cassette (54 min.) Several families who have lost a child, as NK 4894.3 B37 B37 well as friends of the victims, are interviewed. Also interviewed is a physician Before Stonewall: The Making of a Gay & who describes how an individual's Lesbian Community. judgement is impaired with alcohol The Cinema Guild (1984) consumption and the deadly consequences Video Cassette (1 hr. 27 min.) of alcohol poisoning. HQ 76.3 U5 B44 1 videocassette (20 min.) HV5135 .B47 2001 The Begging Game. ABC News (1995) Better off Dead? Profiles panhandlers in New York PBS (1984) City. Summary in Philosophy section. Video Cassette (57 min.) Video Cassette (1 hr.) HV 4506 N6 B43 R 726 B47 Behind the screens: Hollywood Goes Beyond Hate. Hypercommercial. Mystic Fire Video (1991) Media Education Foundation Through the experiences of world Discusses the idea that mainstream, figures, gang leaders, and young people big-budget movies have become largely a trying to cope with violence in their lives, vehicle for advertising and marketing. documents the impact of hate on its victims Video Cassette (37 min.) and probes its many dimensions. HF5844 .B43 2000 Video Cassette (1 hr. 28 min.) BF 575 H3 B48 Bell Hooks: Cultural Criticism & Transformation. Beyond Hate: The Heart of Hatred. Media Education Foundation (1997) Films for the Humanities (1997) Makes an argument for the Conversations with a variety of people transformative power of cultural criticism. who explore the heart of hatred. A LA gang Video Cassette (1 hr. 6 min.) member, a white supremacist leader, a P 94.6 B44 former Israeli soldier, high school students, and the wife of Medgar Evers discuss their The Best of Taxi Cab Confessions. feelings and use of hate. HBO (1996) Video Cassette (52 min.) Cameras hidden in New York taxis BF 575.H3 B482 film exchanges between the drivers and their passengers. Video Cassette (50 min.) HD 8039 T162 U52 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 9 Beyond Killing us Softly: : The Strength The Black Elderly. to Resist : The Impact of Media Images National Public Radio (1981) on Women and Girls. Summary in Ethnic Studies Cambridge Documentary Films (2000) section. A documentary about the fight against Cassette (30 min.) the toxic and degrading messages to HQ 1064 U5 B42 women and girls that dominate the media. The film presents the leading authorities in Black Gold. the fields of psychology of women and girls, California Newsreel (2006) eating disorders, gender studies, violence "After oil, coffee is the most actively against women, and media literacy -- and traded commodity in the world with $80 focuses their ideas on practical solutions billion in retail sales. But for every $3 cup of and the best tactics for reclaiming our coffee, a coffee farmer receives only 3 culture. cents. Most of the money goes to the Video Cassette (34 min.) middlemen, especially the four giant HF 5827.85 B48 conglomerates which control the coffee market. Tracing the path of the coffee The Big Dig: Breaking Ground. consumed each day to the farmers who WGBH (1992) produce the beans, Black Gold asks us to Discusses Boston downtown traffic 'wake up and smell the coffee', to face the congestion and the project which is planned unjust conditions under which our favorite to build an underground throughway and the drink is produced and to decide what we can Third Harbor Tunnel. do about it"—Container. Video Cassette (1 hr.) 1 videodisc (78 min.) HE 356.5 B67 B53 HD9199.A2 B53 2006 The Big One! The Blame Game: Are We a Country of Miramax Home Entertainment Victims? Michael Moore is in the nation's ABC News (1994) heartland searching for any executive who Examines the excesses of the will respond to one tough question: If "victims movement" and how this tendency Fortune 500 companies are posting record- to blame our misfortunes on anyone but setting profits, why do they continue laying ourselves affects public policy and the off thousands of workers? workplace. Discusses victims who take Video Cassette (1 hr. 30 min.) advantage of government programs by HF 5549.5 D55 B54 initiating improbable lawsuits and unintended consequences of the Americans Bill Cosby On Prejudice. with Disabilities Act. Pyramid (19??) Video Cassette Acting as the nation's number one HV 6250.3 U5 B54 bigot, Bill Cosby delivers a monologue on racial, religious, age, and sex prejudice. Blink. Video Cassette (27 min.) Berkeley Media, (2000) BF 575 P9 B55 Once a fanatical rising star in the white supremacist movement, Greg Biting the Bullet. Winthrow grapples with a legacy of hatred We Do the Work handed down across generations. The film Profiles workers, community and reveals how class divisions are masked by industry leaders in areas from Mississippi to racial conflict and follows Winthrow as he Los Angeles hard hit by military cutbacks. grapples with his own redemption from a Looks at conversion alternatives they are heritage of violence. developing. Case studies include a defunct Video Cassette ( 58 min) naval shipyard and a Lockheed plant E184.A1 B557 2000b moving from Burbank. Video Cassette (30 min.) HD 5708.55 U62 W38 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 10 Blink: A Film by Elizabeth Thompson. A Body to Die For : The Aaron Henry Berkeley Media, [2000?] Story. Once a fanatical rising star in the Ambrose Video Publishing (1994) white supremacist movement, Greg Based on high school football player, Winthrow grapples with a legacy of hatred Aaron Henry's true story concerning his handed down across generations. The film involvement with steroid use. Chronicles the reveals how class divisions are masked by physical and mental effects of steroids upon racial confict and follows Winthrow as he an athlete and teaches that steroid use is grapples with his own redemption from a ultimately harmful. heritage of violence. Video Cassette (34 min.) 1 videodisc (58 min.) Guide (6 p.) E184.A1 B557 2000b RC1230 .B63 1994 Block by Block: Building Community in Bomb It. America's Cities. Docuramafilms 2007 PBS (1997) Global graffiti culture is where the Travels to various cities to meet with love of art and ego clashes with law and people who are struggling against the odds order. This film explores the many to change the faces of their neighborhoods, manifestations of 'bombing' - the act of communities, and cities. committing artistic crime with spray-paint. Video Cassette (1 hr.) 1 videodisc (93 min.) HN 90 C6 B85 GT3912 .B65 2007 Blood in the Face. Booted Out! First Run/Icarus Films (1991) Films for the Humanities (1993) Documents behind-the-scenes Summary in Business section. activities and philosophies of members of Video Cassette (28 min.) the Ku Klux Klan, Aryan movement, Nazi HF 1414 B66 skinheads and Neo-nazis. Video Cassette (1 hr. 17 min.) Born Dying. E 184 A1 B56 Carle Medical Communications (1983) Summary in Special Education Body Image for Boys. section. Cambridge Educational (2002) Video Cassette (3/4", 20 min.) Explores some of the issues facing Leader's Guide (17 p.) young men today as they struggle to define R 726 B28 themselves amidst the flood of media- generated images of male physical Born Into Brothels. perfection. Thinkfilm,  (2004) 1 videodisc (18 min.) 1 teacher's While living in the red light district of guide 7 leaves Calcutta, documenting life in the brothels, BF724.3.B55 B64 2002 New York-based photographer Zana Briski embarked on a project by which she gave Body: The Value of Women. cameras to the children of prostitutes and Elemental Films, (2000) taught them photography, awakening within Interviews women in the United them hidden talent and creativity. States about body image and self-esteem 1 videodisc (83 min.) 1 Video Cassette (74 min.) HQ240.C3 B67 2005 HQ1220.U6 B63 2000 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 11 Born Rich. The Brandon Teena Story. Shout! Factory (2003) New York, NY : Distributed by New Video Documentary featuring discussions (1999) with young people who are heirs to great Documentary film about Brandon fortunes. They discuss the advantages and Teena, who arrived in rural Falls City, disadvantages of being born rich. Nebraska, in 1993 where he finds some new 1 videodisc (ca. 81 min.) friends. Three weeks later he is brutally GT3430 .B67 2003 raped and beaten by friends who discover that he is actually a woman. A week later the Born With a Wooden Spoon. same two men murder Teena along with two Films for the Humanities & Sciences other people. This is a tale of Brandon's (2007) coming of age struggle with identity and how One in eight Americans, his gender ambiguity induced feelings of approximately 37 million people, live below betrayal, confusion and hostility among the poverty line although the United States residents of a town in America's heartland. is still the richest country in the world. This 1 videodisc (88 min.) program looks at the various factors that HV6773.54 .F34 1999 contribute to this problem and what can be done to break the cycle of multi generational Breaking the Silence. poverty. Distributed by Security on Campus, 1 videodisc (60 min.) c2002 HC110.P6 B67 2007 "The incidence of acquaintance rape among college women is at an all-time high. Bowling for Columbine. Nine out of ten college rape victims knew MGM Home Entertainment, (2003) their attacker. Men need to be educated The United States of America is about what constitutes rape, but most notorious for its astronomical number of importantly they need to understand and people killed by firearms for a developed empathize with a potential victim's point-of- nation without a civil war. Activist filmmaker view concerning the emotional pain of rape. Michael Moore uses his sense of humor in The crew spent time with campus sexual exploring the roots of this bloodshed. assault victims and a man with a mission. 2 videodiscs (ca. 119 min.) This is their story. The documentary can be PN1995.9.V5 B683 2003 used in high school and college settings to educate men and women on sexual assault Braddock Chronicles. and how to prevent it. It will also be useful Zeitgrist (1985) for parents to view with both their male and A collection of short films from the 70s female children before they go away to and 80s which focuses on the people and college"--Publisher's web site. places in Braddock, Pa., a once prosperous 1 videodisc (20 min.) steel-producing town. HV6558 .B74 2002 2 Video Cassettes (1 hr. 50 min.) Breaking the Silence About Hate and F 159 B73 B73 Violence. Bureau for At-Risk Youth (1999) Michael Pritchard talks with junior high and high school students about recent shootings in schools, and discusses positive ways to prevent school violence. Video Cassette (30 min.) Guide (15 p.) Booklet (3 p.) LB3013.32 .B74 1999 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 12 Breath Taken. Building 2040. Fanlight METRO Documents the tragedy of those who Metro is the directly elected regional suffer from asbestosis and the tragic impact government that serves the residents in of industrial policy on human lives and our Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington society's values. counties and the Portland metropolitan area. Video Cassette (36 min.) Examines how the region could grow in the HD 7269 A55 B74 next 50 years and the growth concept adopted my Metro to encourage a more Buffalo Creek Revisited. compact urban form. Appalshop (1984) Video Cassette (29 min.) Ten years after the flood, looks at the HT 394 P8 B83 second disaster in which the survivors’ efforts to rebuild the communities shattered The Business of Being Born. by the flood are thwarted by government New Line Home Entertainment,  insensitivity and corporate control of the "Inspired by their own unique birth region’s land resources. experiences, producer Ricki Lake and Video Cassette (, 31 min.) director Abby Epstein team up to provide a TC 557 W4 B83 nation of mothers-to-be with insight into the process of childbirth and the various options Building the American Dream: Levittown, available when preparing for this special NY. event. From pregnancy to the miraculous Cinema Guild (1994) moment of birth, an informative celebration A look at the birth of the American of the road to motherhood"—Container. suburb and its present-day legacy. 1 videodisc (ca. 84 min.) Chronicles William Levitt's postwar RG525 .B87 2008 construction of affordable housing for returning WWII veterans and their families in Busted: America's War on Marijuana. Levittown and other Long Island PBS (1998) communities. Shows how the federal Explores the impact of current policy government, banks and builders cooperated on stemming the tide of marijuana use and in early postwar years to finance and build how law enforcement is affecting American affordable housing. life. Video Cassette (1 hr.) Video Cassette (1 hr.) HT 168 L48 B83 HV 5822 M3 B87 Building Caring and Safe School The California Reich. Communities. Paramount Home Video (1986) Bureau for At-Risk Youth (1999) Deals with the rebirth of the Nazi When in-groups and school social movement in America. Filmed inside a Nazi cliques constantly exclude individuals and household. stigmatize them as outsiders, dangerous Video Cassette (55 min.) dynamics can develop. Constructive JK 2391 N372 C35 alternatives are explored. Video Cassette (30 min.) Can We all Get Along? Guide (15 p.) PBS (1995) Booklet (3 p.) Experts on race relations in America LB3013.32 .B83 1999 give their views on how and why racial tensions exist and continue to grow, and Building Tolerance. what steps we need to take to maintain a The Video Project (1995) positive racial climate. Looks at Americans and their growing Video Cassette (2 hr.) intolerance for anyone perceived as E 184 A1 C27 "different". Video Cassette (26 min.) E 184 A1 B88 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 13 Can You Afford to Retire? Caught in the Speed Trap. PBS Home Video (2006) Films for the Humanities & Sciences "The baby boomer generation is (2000) headed for a shock as it hits retirement: Discusses techno-stress in the boomers will be long on life expectancy but business world and its effects on people's short on income. In addition to Social bodies and minds. Profiles SAS Institute as Security, the pillars of retirement income for an example of a business that is both Americans have been either lifetime compassionate and profitable. corporate pensions or employee-contribution Video Cassette (43 min.) plans such as 401Ks. But both retirement HF5548.85 .C38 2000 strategies are in trouble. Buffeted by pension cuts, corporate bankruptcies, and Celebrating The American Family. the 2001-2002 stock market crash, most PBS Video (1992) boomers now expect to be working into their Traces the evolution of American retirement years"—Container. family life over the past century and a half. 1. A new era Explores the circumstances, influences, and 2. Inside the story of United's changes that have affected the family since bankruptcy the Civil War. 3. Save yourself -- 4. What's ahead? Video Cassette (1 hr.) 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) HQ 535 C36 HG179 .C36 2006 Century of the Self. Can't Slow Down. BBC,  Films for the Humanities (19930 Four programs describing Examines Americans' increasingly the psycho and social issues affecting 20th hurried lifestyle. And what for? To acquire, century consumerism against the backdrop the pressure to achieve or be fired, the need of the development of Freudian psychology. to achieve outside the home, longer Part 1: Explores the emotional connection to commutes to works. Asks how the constant consumerism and the psychological rush affects our relationships and our health. motivation of desires over needs through the Video Cassette (28 min.) historical context of the early 20th century; BF575 S75 C353 the use of propaganda and the promotion of Freudian ideologies. The work of Edward L. Car Wars. Bernays, public relations specialist and Films for the Humanities (1995) nephew of Freud, is discussed. Part 2: Post- Follows three commuters to WWII growth of psychoanalysis in America. determine why people persist in driving their Comments on the work of Ernest Dichter. cars to work and how they cope with the Part 3: 1960's questioning of Freudian stress. Explores the environment created by principles, liberation of feelings vs. our car culture and how the automobile has suppressing primitive animal instincts. Part transformed America. 4: How politicians in Britain and America Video Cassette (26 min.) create, control and respond to this idea. HE 355.3 C64 C37 2 videodiscs (236 min.) HC79.C6 C46 2006 Carpool to Nirvana. Working Group (1999) Looks at what the workplace of the future looks like by visiting people with different kinds of jobs and work environments, and considers various options for getting to work. Video Cassette (57 min.) HD6957.U6 C37 1999 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 14 Chain Camera. Childhood. Zeitgeist Films (2005) Ambrose (1993) In August of 1999 at John Marshall Great Expectations explores the High School, two miles east of Hollywood, mutual influence of nature and nurture. ten video cameras were given to students to Shows how different societies approach film their lives. After a week, the cameras birth. HQ 774.5 I52 were given to ten new students, and then Louder Than Words shows why the pattern was repeated the following week. shyness and sociability have a distinct For the next year, these cameras were biological component. Shows how parents' moved through the student body. This film is expectations and actions shape a child's a video diary for 16 of these students. behavior and character. BF 721 L587 1 videodisc (84 min.) Love's Labors explores the period LC205.5.C2 C43 2005 between six months and three years. HQ 774 L68 The Changing Family and its In the Land of the Giants features Implications. three to five year olds learning the social Films for the Humanities (1994) and psychological intricacies of family life. Dr. Brazelton turns his attention to the HQ 774.5 I52 problems and challenges of working Life's Lessons looks at the 5-to-7 parents. In this program with Bill Moyers, he shift when children begin formal training for discusses the changing American family and their future roles in society. HQ 767.9 L55 its implications for our children. Among Equals looks at the world of Video Cassette (48 min) peers and play. What do these methods of HQ777.6 T2 socialization tell us of human nature? HQ 767.9 A46 Chavez Ravine. The House of Tomorrow looks at the Bullfrog films (2004) end of childhood and varied rites of This documentary captures how a passage. HQ 796 H68 community was betrayed by greed, political 7 Video Cassettes (1 hr. each) hypocrisy, and good intentions gone astray. Don Normark's haunting photographs evoke Childhood Obesity: Combating the a lost Mexican-American village in the heart Epidemic. of downtown LA, razed in the 1950's to build Discovery Health Channel, c2004 an enormous low-income housing project. This program provides clinicians, Instead, the federally purchased land was especially pediatric providers, with the used for Dodger Stadium. information they need to assess, diagnose, 1 videodisc (24 min.) and treat overweight children. F869.L89 .M5145 2004 1 videodisc (56 min.) + leaflet RJ399.C6 C475 2004 The Child Sex Trade. A&E Home Video The Children are Watching. Looks at underage boys and girls who PBS Home Video, c1999 have become prostitutes through interviews Reveals the unintentional but often with three child prostitutes from Calgary, destructive impact of parents' behavior on Canada. their children. 1 videodisc (50 min.) Video Cassette (1/2 in ca. 58 min.) HQ117 .C45 1997 HQ769 .C48 1999 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 15 Children of Apartheid. Children of Violence. California Newsreel (1987) Quest Productions (198?) Asks the question "Is apartheid on its A documentary that focuses on the way out?" Children from the black violence of life in an Oakland, Calif., barrio, townships express anger, fear, and as seen through daily events involving four hopelessness. White children uphold the teenage brothers and their mother who opinions of their parents claiming that moves from the kitchen, to juvenile hall, to apartheid is misunderstood, that south Africa the hospital where two of her sons are is a democracy, and the blacks have equal recovering from gunshot wounds. opportunity. Video Cassette (55 min.) Video Cassette (50 min.) HV 9106 O34 C44 DT 1757 C45 Children Underground Children of Divorce. Docurama (2002) PBS (1997) Documents a year in the lives of five Addresses the phenomenon of the homeless Romanian children, homeless in undervalued child by looking at the toll part as the result of the policies of deposed divorce has taken on a generation of Communist leader Nicolae Ceausescu, who children. make their home in a subway station in Video Cassette (1 hr.) Bucharest. HQ 777.5 C427 1 videodisc (ca. 104 min.) HV4591.8 .B82 2002 Children of Poverty. Films for the Humanities (1987) A Child's Century of War. Profiles some of America's children of First Run/Icarus Films (2001) poverty and shows the toll taken on the From the perspective of children, this children and their mothers by having to find documentary takes the viewer on a journey shelter and enough food to survive. through the past century, examining the way Video Cassette (26 min.) in which modern wars have increasingly HV 873 C45 threatened and targeted children. Two orphans of the two recent Chechen wars, Children of the Left: A Story About children growing up on a dangerous street in Family & Politics in America. the West Bank, and abducted, raped, and New Day Films (1990) amputated children of Sierra Leon all tell Interviews with "red diaper babies" their stories. This films makes parallel reveal what it was like growing up on the connections with past and present conflicts, Left in the 1950s. Shows how children of with an eye to the future. American Communist Party members 1 videocassette (90 min.) responded to their parents associates and HQ784.W3 C54 2001 the hostility they faced in school and their neighborhoods. China Blue Video Cassette (57 min.) Bullfrog Films, c2005 Guide (15 p.) This documentary visits a HQ 535 C45 Chinese blue-jean factory, where workers are trying to survive a harsh working Children of the Night. environment. But when the factory owner PBS (1989) agrees to a deal with his Western client that Examines the effects of drugs and forces his teenage workers to work around street life on a 13 year old runaway who the clock, a confrontation becomes earned $150 an hour as a homosexual inevitable. hustler. In 1986, his attempt to reunite with 1 videodisc (88 min.) his family in Walnut Creek failed and after HD6073.C62 C45 2005 an extended alcohol binge, he committed suicide. Video Cassette (1 hr.) HQ 796 C55 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 16 China's Lost Girls. Class Dismissed: How TV Frames the Warner Home Video (2005) Working Class Host Lisa Ling examines the Media Education Foundation (2005) consequences of China's two-decade-old, "Featuring interviews with media one-child policy, as it is commonly called. To analysts and cultural historians, this curb the country's exploding population, documentary examines the patterns inherent China limits most families to one child, or in in TV's disturbing depictions of working certain circumstances, two children. Due to class people as either clowns or social cultural, social and economic factors, deviants, stereotypical portrayals that traditional preference leans toward boys, so reinforce the myth of meritocracy"— girls are often hidden, aborted or Container. abandoned. As a result, tens of thousands 1 videodisc (62 min.) of girls end up in orphanages across China. P94.5.W68 C53 2005 Many of these children are adopted by people in the United States. Shows some of A Class Divided. these families traveling to China to meet PBS Video (1985) their new daughters. A unique lesson in discriminatory 1 videodisc (40 min.) treatment. The students subjected to HV875.64 .C45 2005 inferior treatment explain the profound effects of the lesson on their lives and in Chore Wars: The Battle over Who Cleans their beginning experiences as parents. The the Toilet. teacher is also seen giving the jarring lesson Venus de Lino Prod. (1995) to adult employees of the Iowa prison Looks at the housework problem of system. the '90s, along with commercials from past Video Cassette (58 min.) decades, interviews, and comic LC 212.22 C42 dramatizations. Video Cassette (48 min.) A Class Divided. HQ 518 C46 [Alexandria, VA] : PBS DVD Video, (2003) Chronicle of an American Suburb. In 1968, after the assassination of Martin University of California Extension Center Luther King, Jane Elliott, a public school for Media and Independent Learning teacher in Riceville, Iowa, divided her all- (2002) white third-graders into blue-eyed and History of Park Forest. Ill., a suburb brown-eyed groups for a lesson in that came into being after World War II. discrimination. On successive days, each Includes interviews with people who were group was treated as inferior and subjected the first residents of the town as well as their to discrimination. A 1970 documentary, Eye children who grew up there. of the storm, presented this experiment on Video Cassette (58 min) television. This documentary reunites the F549.F3 C47 2002 teacher and students 15 years after the experiment to analyze its enduring effects. 1 videodisc (55 min.) Cities and Population. LC212.23.R53 C52 2003 RMI Media (1991) Presents two contrasting views of the city, one portraying the city as a gloomy place of psychic stress, social disorganization and conflict. The other view sees the city as a vital human environment, a mosaic of social worlds and diverse communities. Video Cassette (30 min.) HT 151 C56 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 17 Club Drugs. The Collective: Fifteen Years Later. Schlessinger Media (2004) Cine Research Asso. (1986) Shows the effects club drugs such as Focuses on one radical collective of Ecstasy have on the user, both physically the 1970s, the activists' political ideals and and mentally. Illustrates the dangers of how their decisions to be revolutionaries polydrug use. Includes first person accounts altered their lives. of the damaging and often lethal Video Cassette (1 hr.) consequences of use and animations that DS 559.62 U6 C65 illustrate how these drugs can irreversibly alter the chemistry of the brain. The Collector of Bedford Street. 1 videodisc (23 min.) + 1 teacher's New Day Films (2005) guide (5 p.) Larry is a man with developmental HV5822.M38 C582 2004 disabilities who lives alone in an apartment in Greenwich Village and raises a lot of Clockwork. money every year for charities. When his California Newsreel (1982) caregiver can no longer care for him, his Shows how Frederick Taylor and his neighbors create a trust fund for him. followers attempted to meet poor 1 videodisc (34 min.) + 1 study guide productivity, rapid technological change and (2 p.) heightened competition through "scientific HV3006.N7 C64 2005 management", a radical program to organize every aspect of production under a regime Color Adjustment. of quantitative measures and systematic California Newsreel (1991) planning. Traces 40 years of turbulent race Video Cassette (25 min.) relations through the lens of prime time HD 51 C56 entertainment. Reveals how prime time was "integrated" and how bitter racial conflicts Cocaine & Crack. were absorbed into non-controversial Schlessinger Media (2004) formats of the prime time series. Discusses the cycle of tolerance, Video Cassette (1 hr. 27 min.) physical dependence and addiction that E 185.61 C65 many users of cocaine and crack face and shows the physical and psychological The Color of Fear. damage that occurs as cocaine changes the Stir-Fry Prod. (1994) brain's chemistry. Contains a mix of expert Shows the pain and anguish that interviews and first-person testimonies. racism has caused in the lives of eight North videodisc (23 min.) + 1 teacher's American men of Asian, European, Latino, guide (5 p.) and African descent. HV5810 .C647 2004 Video Cassette (1 hr. 30 min.) HT 1521 C64 Collective Behavior and Social Movement. The Color of Fear. 1. RMI Media (1991) StirFry Seminars & Consulting, [200-?] Shows that significant social change Eight North American men of different is capable of occurring and has taken place races continue to talk together about how through collective behavior and social racism affects them and how their time movements. Shows different types of social together has changed their initial anger and movements: revolution, reform movement, racial perspectives. and conservative movement. 1 videodisc (90 min.) Video Cassette (30 min.) HT1521 .C64 2000z HM 281 C53 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 18 The Color of Fear. 1: Film Guides. De Colores: Lesbianas y Gays Latinos: StirFry Seminars & Consulting, [200-?] Historias de Fuerza, Familia y Amor = This program provides study guides Lesbian & Gay Latinos: Stories of to The color of fear. Eight North American Strength, Family and Love. men of different races continue to talk EyeBite Productions (2001) together about how racism affects them and Examines the struggles of Hispanic how their time together has changed their gays and lesbians coming out to their initial anger and racial perspectives. parents, especially in a culture that places 1 videodisc (90 min.) value on "family tradition" above all else. HT1521 .C6415 2000z Through interviews and commentaries, the stories of this largely ignored community are The Color of Fear 2: Walking Each Other contrasted against similar experiences by Home. Anglo-Americans. StirFry Seminars & Consulting (1998) 1 Video Cassette (28 min.) Eight North American men HQ76.3.U5 D4 2001 of different races continue to talk together about how racism affects them and how The Colors Between Black and White. their time together has changed their initial Films for the Humanities (1994) anger and racial perspectives. Dutch biologist Ninian Hubert van 1 videocassette (55 min.) Blijenburgh is working to update ideas about HT1521 .C642 1998 human diversity that are based on out-of- date classifications. Most people distinguish The Color of Fear 3: Four Little Beds. between black, yellow, and white skins --- an Stir Fry Seminars & Consulting (2005) idea that dates back to the 19th century. A film about the struggle of the gay, Video Cassette (14 min.) lesbian and transgender community to be HT 1523 C64 seen and understood in a predominantly heterosexist society. From the original Combatting Childhood Poverty. seminar, the cast of "The color of fear", an The Video Project (1995) ethnically diverse group of eight North Discusses how childhood poverty can American men, discuss the feelings and be reduced, what role the federal prejudices they felt during the weekend government should play in the reduction, about the sexual orientations of other group and community programs developed to help members. They discuss what it is to be gay children. in this society and the impact it has on Video Cassette (26 min.) senses of safety and identity. Through HQ 792 U6 C64 personal stories and interactions, we have a glimpse into the fears, the stereotypes, and Comic Book Superheroes Unmasked. moral issues that are dividing and A&E Home Video 2003 confronting us today. A ten-year This special shows how comic book retrospective has been added, with Roberto superheroes reflect their times-- from the Almanzan and David Lee talking about the 1930s to the 21st century-- and how these original discussion, and other issues. wish-fulfillment figures became role models 1 videodisc (43 min.) for generations of children. HQ76.3.U5 C635 2005 1 videodisc (ca. 100 min.) PN6710 .C645 2003 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 19 Coming & Going. Conformity and Independence. Films for the Humanities (1994) Penn State Media Sales (2004) Coast to Coast: looks at America’s Presents social psychology's wanderlust. Boards Amtrak’s Coast main findings and principles in the areas of Starlight for a look at rail travel. On the conformity and independence, using both highways, viewers see the development of field and laboratory settings to reinforce the the interstate system. The travels of a interplay between experience and frequent flyer set the stage for a look at the experiment. Includes findings by Sherif, role of air travel in the U.S. Asch, Milgram, Kelman, and others. 1 Video Cassette (58 min.) 1 videodisc (23 min.) HE 151 C62 HM1246 .C65 2004 Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt. Conformity, Obedience, and Dissent. HBO Video (1989) Insight Media (1990) Tells of the lives and deaths of five Social psychologists discuss the people who had Aids. Tells the story of the reasons of conformity, obedience and first decade of AIDS in America. Shows the dissent and illustrates examples in real life. human face behind the cold statistics of the Video Cassette (30 min.) epidemic. HM 251 C73 Video Cassette (1 hr 19 min.) RC 607 A26 C66 Consuming Kids: The Commercialization of Childhood. Community. Media Education Foundation, c2008 RMI Media (1991) This DVD throws desperately needed Examines the nature of community, light on the practices of a relentless multi- including small and large territorial billion dollar marketing machine that now communities and non-territorial sells kids and their parents everything from communities. junk food and violent video games to bogus Video Cassette (30 min.) educational products and the family car. HM 131 C7398 Drawing on the insights of health care professionals, children's advocates, and The Complete Blue Eyed. industry insiders, the film focuses on the Admire Productions (2004) explosive growth of child marketing in the Jane Elliott, an elementary school wake of deregulation, showing how youth teacher, did an exercise with her class in marketers have used the latest advances in which the children with one eye color were psychology, anthropology, and neuroscience discriminated against so that the children to transform American children into one of could see what being a victim of racism felt the most powerful and profitable consumer like. The original record of this technique demographics in the world. It raises has been made into three separate versions questions about the ethics of children's so it can be used in different settings. marketing and its impact on the health and Blue Eyed. (the most concise well-being of kids. version) 30min 1 videodisc (67 min.) Essential Blue Eyed. (trainer's ed., HF5415.33.U6 C665 2008 with debriefing with Jane Elliott) 90 min Blue Eyed (original version) 93 min Blue Eyed Trainer's Manual. (suggestions for using "blue eyed" in diversity training programs) 1 videodisc (213 min) + guide BF575.P9 C64 2004 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 20 The Cosmic Joke. Crypts, Coffins and Corpses. Ambrose (1993) A&E Television Networks : Distributed by Program One: The Other Side of New Video, (2000) Paradise. In Indonesia the average family There is much to be learned size has been reduced from 6.7 to 3.2. In about the way societies view life from how Mexico the government promoted caution in they handle their dead. This program takes sexual relations through soap operas, discos a journey through the history of death. and popular songs. 1 Video Cassette (50 min.) Program 2: A Matter of Choice. Dr. GT3150 .C78 2000 Goodfield continues to spread the word that "two is enough". Studies the social chaos of The Cult of the Beautiful Body. Morocco and Ghana. In Morocco family Films for the Humanities & Sciences planning was introduced as a health (2005) measure to protect the quality of life. In "Extreme body consciousness has Ghana the average family has remained at taken youthful narcissism to new heights, 6.7 for the past 30 years. making 'boy meets girl' a ruthless physical 2 Video Cassettes (47 min. ea) selection process. This program examines HE 151 C62 the cult of the body in Western society and how it has reduced today's courtship ritual to Country Boys. a one-dimensional experience based PBS Home Video (2006) primarily on physical attraction. Beginning Portrait of Chris Johnson and Cody with the pressure that men currently feel to Perkins, two teenaged boys who attend an conform to an abstract physical ideal, the alternative high school in eastern Kentucky's role of the media is scrutinized, along with Appalachian hills. Cody is an orphan who the culture that from Munich to Los Angeles lives with his former step-grandmother and excludes all who do not espouse the ideals has a heavy metal Christian band. Chris of bodily perfection at the expense of all lives in a rundown trailer with his family and else"—Container. desperately tries to get an education while 1 videodisc (30 min.) maintaining his responsibilities to his family. BF697.5.B63 C86 2005 2 videodiscs (335 min.) HQ797 .C68 2006 Culture. Insight Media (1991) A Cow at My Table. Portrays cultural diversity in the U.S., Filmwest Associates (2001) showing that different subcultures address Exposes the conditions and factory human needs in different ways. Investigates farming methods that animals are raised the development of culture and the role of under by the animal industries, and language in a culture. Profiles Cajun examines the social forces in society that society, the Cherokee Indians, and Chinese conceal and legitimize the abuses that settlements in the South. animals suffer. Video Cassette (30 min.) 1 Video Cassette (90 min.) HM 101 C8953 HD9415 .C68 2001 The Culture of Poverty. Crime Control in Urban Environments Films for the Humanities (1992) Through Physical Planning and Design. Explores strategies for meeting the University of Wisconsin (1994) needs of Latino children, and profiles an Presents case studies in creating and independent effort to keep kids off the street maintaining safe urban environments and a and instill in them a sense of pride. panel of experts analyzes actual urban Video Cassette (26 min.) building projects. E 184 S75 C84 Video Cassette (4 hr. 30 min.) HV 7431 C72 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 21 Daddy & Me. Dawn's Early Light. Aquarius Health Care Videos, c2001 New Day Films Currently 27 million children are living This is the story of Ralph McGill, who apart from their father. A father leaves an emerged during the 1950s and '60s as the indelible mark on his children, whether he is most prominent and influential Southern present or not. Children and adults across white opponent of racial segregation, and the country share their relationship with their one of America's most revered journalists. dad both good and bad. Experts in the field Video Cassette (57 min.) offer advice on the father's role in the family Viewer Guide (38 p.) and shed light on the issue of father E 185.61 D35 absence. Video Cassette (27 min) A Day's Work, A Day's Pay. BF723.F35 D33 2001 Mint Leaf Productions, c2001 Examines the Work Experience Dancing With Darkness. Program (WEP) instituted in New York City Security on Campus, Inc. [distributor], to require welfare recipients to work for the c2003 city for one-fourth of union pay. Follows Interviews with parents who have lost three New Yorkers and their attempt to children, young adults whose lives have organize workers for equal pay. been disastrously changed as a result of Video Cassette (56 min.) using Ecstasy and party drugs, and HV99.N59 D38 2001 counselors and law enforcement officials. Some interviews shot in Philadelphia clubs. Deadheads: An American Subculture. 1 videocassette (20 min.) Films for the Humanities (1991) HV5822.M38 D35 2003 Examines the Deadhead culture and the workings of a subculture from within. A Dangerous Business. What kinds of people are attracted to this WGBH Educational Foundation: culture? What attracts them to it? What distributed by PBS Video (2003) "An social forms do Deadheads resist? What investigation of the McWane corporation, forms shape their behavior? What identified as one of the most dangerous separates them from the mainstream? companies in America in terms of health and Video Cassette (28 min.) safety violations, employee accidents and HM 131 D42 deaths. Over the last seven years the corporation has amassed more safety Dealing With Drugs: Re-evaluating the violations than all its major competitors War on Drugs. combined Filmakers Library Video Cassette (57 min.) Questions what we know about illegal HD7654 .D35 2003 drugs and how to contain their use. Travels to New York, Toronto, Amsterdam, and Dark Days. Liverpool to look at liberal and hard line Palm Pictures (2001) approaches to the problem. Documentary about a community of 2 Video Cassettes (1 hr. 34 min.) homeless people living in a train tunnel HV 5801 D42 pt. 1-2 beneath Manhattan. Depicts a way of life that is unimaginable to most of those who walk the streets above: in the pitch black of the tunnel, rats swarm through piles of garbage as high-speed trains leaving Penn station tear through the darkness. For some of those who have gone underground, it has been home for as long as 25 years. 1 videodisc (84 min.) HV4506.N7 D37 2001 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 22 Dear Dr. Spencer: Abortion in a Small A Death of One's Own. Town Films for the Humanities & Sciences, First Run/Icarus Films  From the early 1920s until his death More and more Americans are in 1969, Dr. Robert Douglas Spencer looking for opportunities to exert some practiced medicine in a small town in the measure of control over where and how they anthracite coal region of Pennsylvania. After die. In this program, Bill Moyers unravels the he did his first abortion in 1923 for a poor complexities underlying the many choices at coal miner's wife, the doctor's reputation the end of life, including the bitter debate spread. Soon he was receiving letters from over physician-assisted suicide. Three women across the country, asking for his patients, their families and their doctors help. This tape features interviews with the discuss some of the hardest decisions, doctor's wife, local townspeople, and women including how to pay for care, what who traveled from all over seeking help. constitutes humane treatment, and how to Video Cassette (24 min.) balance dying and dignity. In addition, this HQ767.5.U5 D42 1997 disc includes a special video introduction aspects to facilitate instruction and Death: An Overview. discussion. Films for the Humanities & Sciences 1 videodisc (87 min.) (1998) R726 .D447 2005 Shows the process of death of a terminally ill patient and shows the [Dubois] W.E.B. Dubois of Great commercial and scientific aspects of burial Barrington. by showing body preparation in a mortuary, PBS (1992) embalming, and cremation. Chronicles his life and Video Cassette (49 min.) accomplishments as a pioneer in American HQ1073 .D37 1998 sociology. Video Cassette (1 hr.) Death In the West. E 185.97 D73 W56 Pyramid Film & Video (1983) Repeat of the documentary Death in Demography. the West : The Marlboro man, originally Films for the Humanities (1995) broadcast by Thames Television in 1976 as Explains how demography works, well as a follow-up of the six cowboys how it predicts population movement and characterized in the film as the Marlboro future growth, and how survey techniques man who are all dying of smoking-induced work and are used. illnesses. Video Cassette (23 min.) 1 Video Cassette (32 min.) HB 881 D44 HV5740 .D42 1983 Desounen - Dialogue with Death. Death of a Porn Queen. Bullfrog Films (1994) PBS (1989) Years of economic and political chaos The short, tragic odyssey of Colleen in Haiti have led to environmental Applegate, who left Minnesota at 18, devastation, crushing poverty and a mass became porn star Shauna Grant, and killed exodus of Haitians trying to reach the U.S. herself at age 20. The islanders who realize this dream are Video Cassette (1 hr.) those with the energy needed to rebuild their HQ 471 D42 homeland's economy. Video Cassette (50 min.) HV 640.5 H2 D47 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 23 The Developing City. Dirty Money: The Business of High-end Films for the Humanities (1992) Prostitution. How a town becomes a city, how the CNBC, c2008 plans of dreamers are foiled by the repetition "In every city in America sex is for of human patterns, how growth takes place sale and much of it operates in plain view. and can be challenged productively. The But, there's one corner of the trade relationship between jobs; housing, and protected like none other... the business of transportation, center city housing, suburbia, high-end prostitution where clients can and exurbia; relocating business, industry, spend hundred of thousands of dollars each and people. year. It's a secret world with rules and Video Cassette (20 min.) practices that will change everything you HT 371 D48 think you know about the buying and selling of sex"--Publisher's website. A Different Kind of Care. 1 videodisc (43 min.) Films for the Humanities & Sciences, HQ144 .D545 2008  At the end of life, what many Discounted Lives. Americans want is physical and spiritual We Do The Work (199?) comfort in a home setting. Bill Moyers Looks at K-Mart management's use of presents the important strides being made in company spies and a union sit-in. Workers the area of palliative care at pioneering at K-Mart's high tech warehouses organized institutions such as New York's Mt. Sinai to improve rock bottom wages and working Medical Center and Memorial Sloan- conditions. Kettering Cancer Center. These advances Video Cassette (30 min.) are bringing peace to those who fear that HF 5429.215 U6 D57 they will be a burden to loved ones, will suffer needlessly, or will be abandoned in DiversityInc Roundtable: Frank Talk their hour of greatest need. From Leading Women of Color: Is it 1 videodisc (87 min.) Race, Gender, Class or Everything? R726.8 .D54 2005 DiversityInc (2006) In January 2006, DiversityInc Dirty Business. convened a roundtable of eight women of Films for the Humanities & Sciences, color, who candidly discussed race, gender (2002) and class in the United States. Three Discusses the growth of the porn employees from DiversityInc facilitated. industry and its movement into web sites 1 videodisc (44 min.) and cable channels. "Koppel interviews HF5549.5.M5 D578 2006 entrepreneurs and CEOs who are some of the biggest players in the market and tracks Divided Highways. the profits to a number of the most firmly Films for the Humanities (1997) established companies in America."-- Describes the impact of the Interstate Container Highway System on our economy, city 1 Video Cassette (23 min.) neighborhoods, and sense of space. HQ471 .D565 2002 Considers the Interstate's effect on community, culture, regionalism, and freedom. Video Cassette (1 hr. 25 min.) HE 355 D57 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 24 Do Unto Others. Ethics in America. Down and Out in America. PBS (1989) MPI Home Video (1985) Addresses questions involving Takes a look at suffering farmers in community and personal ethics. What debt who can't hold on to their land, the poor responsibility do people have if they know a who fill the shelters and are then thrown out, neighbor's child is being beaten? and the 20 million Americans who still don't Video Cassette (1 hr.) have enough to eat. HM 216 D62 Video Cassette (57 min.) HD 1765 D68 Does America Still Work? PBS (1992) Down and Out With Flip the Frog. Travels to Milwaukee to look behind King Video (1993) the heated political rhetoric to see how The films collected on this tape are companies, workers, and civic leaders are fables of urban survival in the Great wrestling with global competition and the Depression and daring in their depiction of end of an era of industrial affluence. What unemployment, pawnshops, panhandling, do corporations owe their employees and and cop dodging. Aside from the socio- their communities? historical significance, these cartoons Video Cassette (57 min.) combine creative animation with inventive HD 60.5 U6 D64 comedy. Video Cassette (1 hr 16 min.) Door of Hope. PN 1997.5 D68 Filmakers Library (1992) Shows a successful residence Dreams of a City: Creating East Palo program on New York's Upper West Side Alto. where intergenerational cooperation has U of CA Extension, Center for Media and allowed residents to improve their quality of Independent Learning (1996) life. Looks at the rebuilding of the East Video Cassette (28 min.) Palo Alto community by its citizens. HV 1447 N48 D65 Video Cassette (56 min.) HT 168 E37 D47 Dosvedanya Means Good-Bye. Ergo Media Inc. (1991) Dreamworlds: Desire/Sex/Power in Rock Follows a family's journey from Video. Leningrad to Vienna to their new home in Sut Jhally (1990) Washington D.C. Tamara Okun waited 8 A collection of 165 MTV clips, along years to receive her exit visa from the Soviet with an MTV commercial that indicate that Union and her departure was bittersweet. MTV blatantly uses sex to sell its products. Video Cassette (30 min.) Professor Jhally says that these images DS 135 R95 O38 create systemized dream worlds based on male adolescent fantasies which foster Double Burden: Three Generations of attitudes towards women that can lead to Working Mothers. rape. New Day Films (1993) Video Cassette (55 min.) Filmmaker Marlene Booth describes PN 1992.8 M87 D74 her own experiences as a working mother as well as the experiences of three families Dreamworlds II: Desire, Sex, and Power for whom working outside of the home was a in Music Video. tradition for several generations of women. Media Education Foundation (1991) Video Cassette (56 min.) Illustrates the systematic HQ 759.48 D68 representations of women in music video, and how the representations tell a narrow set of stories about what it means to be female or male. Video Cassette (56 min.) P96.S5 D74 1995 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 25 Dying. Dreamworlds 3: Desire, Sex & Power in PBS Video (1976) Music Video. Provides insight into the experience of Media Education Foundation (2007) dying through interviews with individuals 1 videodisc (54 min.) with terminal diseases and their survivors. P96.S5 D74 2007 Also discusses resources dying people draw on such as religious faith, music, and poetry. Drink, Drank, Drunk. 2 videodiscs (97 min.) PBS (1975) BD444 .D93 1976 pts.1 – 2 Carol Burnett hosts this program about alcoholism and its treatment, Dying to Leave: The Dark Business of designed to provide help and hope for Human Trafficking. alcoholics, their employees, families, and Films for the Humanities & Science friends. (2006) Video Cassette (1 hr.) Explores the current worldwide boom HV 5275 D67 in illicit migration and human trafficking and looks at the dire circumstances that drive Drinking and Driving. desperate people from their homes. PBS (1986) 1 videodisc (60 min.) Interviews with accident victims, their JV6201 .D85 2006 families and drunk drivers themselves provide a clear human message about the Dying To Win. tragedy of this social problem. Filmwest Associates (2000) Video Cassette (1 hr.) Winning a major athletic competition HE 5620 D7 D753 can mean millions of dollars for the athlete. As a result, some are giving in to Drug Education for Teens Series. the pressure to use a growing See full entry by title storehouse of drugs and medical tricks to Alcohol & Alcoholism. improve their performance. "This Alcohol: Teenage Drinking. documentary examines the lengths some Club Drugs. athletes and coaches will take to cheat Cocaine & Crack. the system, and what officials do to catch Hallucinogens. them"--Container. Heroin & Other Opiates. 1 Video Cassette (46 min.) Inhalants. RC1230 .D85 2000 Marijuana. Methamphetamine & Other Ecstasy: Happiness in a Pill? Stimulants. Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Steroids. (2004) Teenage Depression & Suicide. Discusses Ecstasy's role as a Tranquilizers & Other Depressants. gateway drug using case studies, the spread of copycat drugs and how the group Drug Wars. DanceSafe helps users tell the difference, PBS Video law enforcement's crackdown on dealers, Examines America's 30-year effort to and its use in coping with emotional trauma. stop the flow of illegal drugs into this 1 videodisc (45 min.) country. Program has four major themes: HV5822.M38 E37 2004 Treatment and education versus prohibition and punishment; social justice; international war on drugs; multibillion dollar illegal drug business. 2 Video Cassettes (120 min ea) HV5825 .D7779 2000 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 26 The Education of Shelby Knox. The Emperor's New Clothes. InCite Pictures,  Bullfrog Films (1997) Documentary which presents the Filmed over a 3 year period, looks at political activism of high school student the reality of life before, during and after the Shelby Knox. The film begins in 2001 when signing of NAFTA. Examines the effects Shelby Knox, a 15-year-old high school that economic agreements between big sophomore, joins the Lubbock Youth business and government can have on Commission, a group of high school human lives, including increased cuts to students empowered by the mayor to give social programs, massive unemployment, Lubbock's youth a voice in city government. environmental damage and demoralization. Knowing that Lubbock, Tex. had one of the Video Cassette (53 min.) highest rates of teen pregnancy and HF 1766 E46 sexually transmitted disease in the nation, the Youth Commission questioned Empowering Workers. Lubbock's abstinence-only sex education PBS (1993) policy. Shelby, a politically conservative Shows how companies that have Southern Baptist who had pledged empowered workers save more than money. abstinence until marriage, became the They save time, reduce absenteeism, and group's most vocal proponent of boost quality. comprehensive sex education. The Video Cassette (30 min.) documentary explores other issues beyond HD 5650 E47 the debate over abstinence-only versus comprehensive sex education. It portrays The End of Suburbia. Shelby's family's struggle with teen Electric Wallpaper (2004) independence; Shelby's struggle with her Through interviews with scientists Christian faith; Shelby's widening activism and policy makers this documentary into other issues, such as the creation of a explores the premise that American Gay/Straight Alliance at her high school; suburbs, built on the easy availability of issues of tolerance; and the power of fossil fuels, may become untenable. political activism. 1 videodisc (78 min.) 1 videodisc (76 min.) + 1 discussion HT352.U6 E53 2004 + booklet guide (17 p) HQ35 .E38 2005 Equal but Separate. Ambrose Video (1993) Emergence of Modern America. Discusses the fact that on some Goldhil Educational (2003) college campuses Afro-Americans are A series containing historical footage staking out their own territory with their own of six decades of America. dorms, buses, yearbooks, etc. [pt.1] The gilded age Video Cassette (14 min.) [pt.2] The progressive era E 185.61 E547 [pt.3] The roaring twenties [pt.4] The great depression Equality and the Individual. 4 videocassettes (ca. 120 min.) + 4 PBS (1994) study guides Explores the problems of racial E741 .E44 2003 pt.1-4 + 4 study imbalances in public institutions, the guides constitutionality of all-black-male public schools, and other issues straight from the current political debate. Video Cassette (1 hr.) KF 4749 E68 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 27 Escape from Affluenza. Evolving Concern. Bullfrog Films (1998) National Institutes of Health (198?) People from many walks of life show Traces the development of today's how they're living better on less and comprehensive program to protect human escaping an epidemic of stress, overwork subjects of research out of earlier ethical and debt that affects Americans in record codes and societal concerns. Uses historic numbers. events in behavioral and biomedical Video Cassette (56 min.) research to show why protection is needed Guide (18 p.) and how it came about. HF 5415.33 U6 E73 Video Cassette (23 min.) R 853 H8 E86 Ethics and Work with Joanne Ciulla. PBS (1990) Evolving Transportation Systems. Ciulla talks about ethics in business Films for the Humanities & Sciences, and the meaning of work in our culture.  Video Cassette (30 min.) This program examines HF 5387 E84 developments in road building and the revolutionary impact of canals, and charts Ethnic Notions. the rise and subsequent decline of canals as California Newsreel (1987) a good example of social and technological Covering more than one hundred change. years of United States history, traces the 1 videodisc (20 min.) evolution of Black American caricatures and HC255 .E86 2005 their role in political and social conflicts concerning race. Faces of the Enemy. Video Cassette (57 min.) Insight Media (1987) E 185.61 E842 Investigates how individuals and nations dehumanize their enemies. Eugene Debs & the American Movement. Analyzes the psychological roots of enmity Cambridge Films (1977) and the universal images used in mass A biographical documentary about the persuasion. struggle of working people during the rise of Video Cassette (58 min.) capitalism in the U.S. Presents a portrait of BF 575 H6 F32 Debs and tells the story of the bloody strikes and brutal government reaction to the Facing Evil. American workers' attempts to organize. PBS (1987) Video Cassette (43 min.) Bill Moyers joins the participants of a HX 84 D3 E83 three-day symposium entitled "Understanding Evil". Delves into the origins Everyone Pays : Teenage Drinking and of evil and new strategies to disarm Driving. violence. Pyramid Media (1999) Video Cassette (1 hr. 30 min.) Explores the aftermath of alcohol- BJ 1401 F362 related auto accidents in order to try to make teenagers understand that drinking and Fade to Black. driving destroys lives. Video Data Bank, [2006?] 1 Video Cassette (35 min.) + manual Re-examines racism in everyday life. HE5620.D7 E84 1999 Juxtaposing archival movie footage with quotations in the form of texts and voice- overs, this work explores the ideological implications of the rhetoric between blacks and whites. 1 videodisc (33 min.) E185.61 .F13 2006 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 28 Families Matter. A Family Gathering. PBS (1993) NAATA (1998) Examines why America has become Tells the story of the consequences of an unfriendly culture for families and the U.S. internment policy and the Yasui children. Explores ways to rebuild a web of family's long battle to reclaim their place as support for families. Americans. A tale of family survival and the Video Cassette (1 hr.) need to understand one's own connections HQ 536 F3337 with the past. Video Cassette (1 hr.) Family and Survival. The Human Animal. D 769.8 A6 F35 1998 Films for the Humanities (1988) Phil Donahue looks at our most basic Family in Crisis. social unit, the family. Presents a Films for the Humanities (1988) stereotypical nuclear family and then goes Centers on the plight of poor children on to examine some of the stresses and growing up in single-parent households. destructive forces which the modern family Examines the seemingly irreversible cycle of faces. poverty that affects minority families. Video Cassette (1 hr.) Possible solutions are discussed. HQ 734 P55 Video Cassette (28 min.) HQ 759.915 F34 The Family Caring. AGFA Video (1985) The Family Meal. Presents a portrait of three families Fanlight Productions (2005) each of which has a chronically ill relative "Obesity is second only to smoking as whose care at home requires commitment of the leading cause of preventable deaths in time, energy, and emotion. Shows how they the United States. Ironically, in the midst of cope with the stresses and strains of long- this epidemic, American families are term home care. The illnesses discussed chronically under-nourished. It has been are Alzheimer's disease, Multiple Sclerosis, suggested that one cause of today's obesity and Cerebral Palsy. crisis is the decline of the family meal. Under Video Cassette (3/4", 29 min.) ever-increasing time and financial RC 108 F35 pressures, parents may be spending less time with their children, who may in turn feel Family Fuel: A Coal Strike Story. isolated and depressed, and use food to We Do the Work (1990) make up for the vital nurturing connection This film is about the Pittston coal that occurs when families eat together. This miners strike of September, 1989 in West short documentary is a companion film to Virginia. These coal miners worked for The weight of obesity, by the same eighteen months without a contract, but producer"—Container. when the company cut off the medical 1 videodisc (ca. 19 min.) benefits for retired and disabled miners, the RJ399.C6 F36 2005 miners decided to go on strike. Video Cassette (30 min.) Family Styles in the U.S. HD 8039 M615 F34 National Public Radio Presents sound portraits of 2 Family Fundamentals. American families, one a contemporary DeepFocus (2003) extended family and the other a more Arthur Dong interviews families where traditional nuclear family. religiously conservative parents oppose Cassette homosexuality despite having homosexual HQ 734 F24 children. 1 videodisc (155 min.) BR115.H6 F34 2003 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 29 A Family to Me. F.A.S.T.: Financial Abuse Specialist New Day Films (199?) Team. Moves beyond the stereotypes of Santa Clara County Social Services family to unveil positive portraits of four Agency (2002) unique families: two brothers as Elder financial abuse is becoming househusbands, a black single parent, a more and more prevalent as the population lesbian couple and their experiences ages and there is a greater concentration of mothering twins, and a divorced couple who wealth among older people. The crime have a joint custody arrangement. encompasses all socioeconomic groups and Video Cassette (28 min.) cultures. Mortality rates for victims of HQ 536 F377 financial abuse are three times higher than non-victims. The elderly victims do not Farming The Seas. report the crime out of fear of losing what Bullfrog Films, c2004 little support they have and because the This is the sequel to the award- perpetrator may have control and power winning PBS special Empty oceans, empty over the victim. A rapid response to nets. "As the aquaculture industry explodes suspected cases of elder financial abuse is across the globe, a growing number of important. In Santa Clara County, there has communities and fisheries experts are been an exponential growth of seniors. Elder engaged in and intense debate over its financial abuse is on the rise. The Financial environmental, socio-economic, and health Abuse Specialist Team was initiated to and food safety consequences"--Container provide the rapid response that is essential 1 videodisc (56 min.) before the victim's assets are depleted. The HD9450.5 .F37 2004 F.A.S.T. team is a multi-disciplinary team comprised of Adult Protective Services, Fast Food. County Counsel, Public Guardian, and Landmark Media (1999) District Attorney personnel. The team Discusses the socio-economic origins assesses reports of financial abuse and of food to go, or fast food, and its impact on decides if there is imminent danger to the lifestyles. victim. There is a coordinated effort and Video Cassette (23 min.) results can occur within hours. Sources of TP451.C6 F37 1999 reports include law enforcement, health care professionals, family members, and financial Fast Food Women. institutions. The team looks for a perceived Appalshop Film & Video (1991) degree of severity of abuse. Some risk Examines the working conditions of factors are the limited ability for victims to women employed in fast food restaurants in advocate for themselves, limited mobility, eastern Kentucky. and the recent loss of a spouse that took Video Cassette (29 min.) care of financial matters. Financial elder TX 945 F37 abuse is usually perpetrated by family members or relatives. Because of this, the Fast Track. victim may deny abuse and feel shame. Red Cinema Guild (1991) flags for elder financial abuse include the Examines the hectic lifestyles of Baby inability to pay bills, confusion about Boom generation parents whose desire for financial affairs, and a decreasing bank success leads to living in a state of chronic account. If the facts of an investigation meet stress and psychologically damaging legal criteria, the team will obtain emergency consequences for their children. conservatorship in order to secure the Video Cassette (59 min.) assets of the victim, continue the HQ 535 F37 investigation, and pursue criminal prosecution. 1 videocassette (33 min.) HV6250.4.A34 F37 2002 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 30 Fatherless in America. Final Offer. Films for the Humanities (1994) California Newsreel (1985?) Because of divorce, single- Tapes made just before and during parenthood, incarceration, and welfare rules, the 1984 strike against General Motors by nearly 40% of American children sleep in the United Auto Workers, Canadian Section, homes where their fathers do not live. show union leader Bob White as he fights Looks at the problem, its causes, and the with both the company and the United effects from poverty to violence. States union leadership to retain traditional Video Cassette (26 min.) wage increases in the Canadian contract. HQ 777.4 F37 Video Cassettes (1 hr 28 min) HD8039.A82 C33 1985 Fences and Neighborhoods. U of CA , Extension Center for Media The Fire This Time. and Independent Learning (1996) Rhino Home Video (1995) Discusses the demolition and Examines conditions in inner city Los construction frenzy leading up to the olympic Angeles which have led to violence and Games in Atlanta in 1997 and whether this rioting in the past. was a good or bad thing for the city. Video Cassette (1 hr. 30 min.) Video Cassette (60 min.) F 869 L8 F57 1995 HT 168 A7 F46 5 girls. The Fight in the Fields. Women Make Movies (2001) Paradigm Prod (1997) Follows five young teenage girls The story of Cesar Chavez, founder going to schools in Chicago. Looks at their of the United Farmworkers Union, and the family life, their behavior at home and movement he inspired. school, and their friendships and other Video Cassette (1 hr. 55 min.)) relationships. HD 6509 C48 F53 1 Video Cassette (113 min.) 1 guide (34 p.) Fighting for the Future: 1936-1941. HQ798 .A2 2001 Coronet (1989) Chian Kai-shek was forced to ally with Flight From Death: The Quest for the Communists to fight Japan. In 1941, Immortality. America entered the war and for four years Koch Entertainment (2005) they supported the Nationalists against Through stunning visuals and Japan. By 1945, corruption and inflation insightful interviews, this multiple award- were rampant in China and despite winning film explores human beings' innate mediation efforts by the U.S. the country and subconscious fear of death and portrays exploded in civil war. the impacts of that fear on our behavior, Video Cassette (58 min.) specifically in regard to violence. DS 777.518 C45 1 videodisc (85 min.) RC552.F42 F55 2005 Filipino Americans: Discovering Their Past for the Future. Following Sean. FilipinoAmerican National Historical Docurama (2007) Society (1994) Filmmaker Ralph Arlyck The story of Filipino Americans and tracks down Sean, the boy who grew up their contributions to the American way of running barefoot on the streets of 1960s San life for the past 400 years. Francisco and who had been the subject of Video Cassette (54 min.) his controversy-sparking documentary in E 184 F4 F38 1969, to see what he is like 30 years later. 1 videodisc (ca. 87 min.) BF710 .F64 2007 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 31 Food & Intimacy. Forever Landmark Media (1999) First Run/Icarus Films,  Examines how food plays a large role "Through a visit to the world-famous in the most intimate and profound human Père-Lachaise cemetery in Paris, the final experiences, from courtship to weddings resting place for legendary artists from and funerals. around the world, [the film] provides an 1 videodisc (23 min.) unusually poignant, emotionally powerful GT2860 .F63 1999b meditation on relations between the living and the dead, and the immortal power of Food Fight : Childhood Obesity and the art"—Container. Food Industry. 1 videodisc (95 min.) Films for the Humanities & Sciences DC755 .F67 2007 (2003) "The food industry's marketing Formal Organizations. strategies are examined to try to determine RMI Media to what extent they are responsible for Shows how we are engulfed by America's epidemic of childhood obesity. bureaucracies throughout our lives, Industry initiatives to make and offer examining the value and functions of formal healthier foods are also presented. organizations and their dysfunctions. Shows Afterward, Chris Bury speaks with Kelly alternative forms of formal organizations. Brownell, director of the Yale Center for Video Cassette (30 min.) Eating and Weight Disorders, and Gene HM 131 F67 Grabowski, of the Grocery Manufacturers of America."--Container. 48 Hours on Crack Street. 1 videodisc (23 min.) CBS Interact Learning (1986) RJ399.C6 F65 2003 CBS News documentary on the use of illegal drugs in America. For Angela--. Video Cassette (2 hr.) National Film Board of Canada (1993) HV 5810 F67 Story about racism inspired by the true story of Rhonda Gordon and her 42 Up. daughter Angela, who are Canadian Native First Run/Icarus Films (1998) Americans and who were racially harassed Another revisit with the British by three boys on a trip to a bus stop. children who have been interviewed at ages Includes an interview with Rhonda Gordon 7, 14, 21, 28, and 35 now presented at age and Angela. 42. Events in their lives and their thoughts 1 Video Cassette (22 min.) are seen in each period of life. The E78.C2 F67 1993 interviews create a sociological document of postwar Britain and a moving portrait of the For Man Must Work, or, The End of Work. mystery, surprises and disappointments of First Run/Icarus Films (2000) growing up. Discusses how in the global Video Cassette (2 hrs 10 min.) economy, human resources are being HQ 772 A22 replaced by technology, ending the mass labor force era and moving toward creating an elite corps of workers in the knowledge sector. 1 Video Cassette (25 min.) HD6331 .F67 2000 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 32 Freedom Writers. Further Off the Straight & Narrow: New Films for the Humanities & Sciences Gay Visibility on Television, 1998-2006. Teacher Erin Gruwell inspires her Media Education Foundation (2006) high school students to confront intolerance "Surveys network dramas, sitcoms, and violence in their own lives by reading reality shows, and premium cable about war, atrocities, and human rights programming to show how the portrayal of abuses. As a result of this project, her GLBT characters is often marked by students have taken a journey which ambivalence and tension. The film cautions included meeting with Holocaust survivors, that although GLBT characters and plotlines Japanese internment camp victims, famous have become more prevalent and complex writers and filmmakers, as well as writing in recent years, the images and stories about how violence and intolerance have portrayed continue to be shaped by narrow touched their own lives. commercial imperatives. The film argues Video Cassette (15 min.) that the evolution of GLBT representations LB1631 .F74 2000 should be seen as a recognition of GLBT consumers and gay taste by advertisers From Beginner to Expert: Clinical rather than as a sign that the struggle for Knowledge in Critical Care Nursing. gay equality has been won"—Container. Fuld Institute for Technology in Nursing 1 videodisc (61 min.) Education PN1992.8.H55 F87 2006 Explores clinical learning and skilled clinical judgment useful in basic nursing The Future of Work. education and staff development programs. Filmakers Library Presents the major findings of a four-year Economist Jeremy Rifkin foresees a research project led by Dr. Patricia Benner. calamity of global proportions as 80% of the Three clinical vignettes re-enact actual workforce is marginalized. He predicts that clinical episodes, and the Dreyfus Model of society will become more polarized between Skill Acquisition, as refined and extended by rich and poor, the standard of living will slip this research, is illustrated and explicated by away, and the psychological trauma of he researcher's commentary. unemployment will have far reaching effects Video Cassette (46 min.) on society. RT120.I5 F76 1992 Video Cassette (28 min.) HD 6331 F87 From Cradle to Grave. Video Sig (1980) Gang Terror. Economist Milton Friedman examines Films for the Humanities & Sciences the welfare system in the United States, its (2003) history and its effects. After he presents his Explores "America's gangland views, a group of experts discusses them subculture, where belonging means power with him. and status, and disloyalty means death. Video Cassette (1 hr.) Looks at the lethal struggle between the HV 51 .F76 Crips and the Bloods for a nationwide multi- million-dollar drug trade, the plight of Frosh: Student Identity on a Changing residents of Chicago's gang-infested Campus. projects, the experiences of female gang California Newsreel (1993) members out to build their reputations, and A look inside today’s freshman world the fight between police and gangs in of scary freedoms and challenging new Hartford for the hearts and minds of inner- lifestyles. Follows a new group of students city youths"—Container. from move-in day to spring finals. Captures 1 videodisc (45 min.) university life and student problems: alcohol, HV6439.U6 G35 2003 drugs, dating, grade anxiety, work overload. Video Cassette (1 hr. 28 min.) Guide (5 p.) LB 3607 F76 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 33 Garbage---Another Way of Seeing. Gender and Relationships: Male-Female PBS (1989) Differences in Love and Marriage. Moyers meets and talks with some of University of California Extension Center the unusual people whose life work is for Media and Independent Learning centered on what we throw away. (2002) Video Cassette (1 hr.) Explores the differences in the TD 791 G37 ways that men and women experience the love relationship. Examines ways to make a Gates of Heaven. relationship work better for both men and RCA Columbia Pictures Home Video women. Features men and women from a (1987) variety of cultural and social backgrounds The celebrated pet cemeteries who provide testimony on how gender "documentary" that is in reality an differences affect their relationships. unorthodox look at life. Disclosures about 1 Video Cassette (43 min., 30 sec.) life, work and feelings transcend its surface HQ801 .G44 2002 subject to make a statement about American dreams and values. The Gender Tango. Video Cassette (1 hr. 25 min.) Films for the Humanities & Sciences SF 414.5 C37 (1997) This program looks at the Gender: The Enduring Paradox. different ways women define themselves PBS (1991) and are defined by others in diverse Explores the subject of gender in cultures. American society, from the formation of 1 Video Cassette (48 min.) childhood gender roles to socially- HQ1154 .G465 1997 constructed notions of masculinity and femininity. Generation at Risk. Video Cassette (1 hr.) Corp. for Public Broadcasting (1987) HQ 1075 S63 Looks at the problems confronting today's young people including teen Gender and Diversity: Female and Male pregnancy, suicide, high school dropout, Perspective. drug abuse, and alcohol abuse. Microtraining Associates (2001) Video Cassette (1 hr.) Two keynote presentations on HQ 796 G46 multiculturalism and gender given at the National Multicultural Conference and Generation Next: Speak Up, Be Heard. Summit II of the American Psychological Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Association in Santa Barbara, California, c2007 January 2001. Judy Woodruff takes viewers across 1 videodisc (75 min.) the United States to examine the lives of 16- HM1271 .G45 2001 to 25-year-olds. The program demystifies an age group that is hooked on technology, generally supportive of gay rights and racial differences, but also swamped in debt and facing uncertain career paths. Traveling through the Northeast, the South, the Great Plains, and the West, the program combines the candor of face-to-face conversations with the findings of an extensive Pew Research Center survey conducted among the Generation Nexters. 1 videodisc (58 min.) HQ796 .G4653 2007 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 34 Generation Next 2.0: Speak Up, Be Heard. Girls Like Us. Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Women Make Movies (1997) c2007 Examines the impact of class, sexism, Judy Woodruff guides viewers across and violence on the dreams and the United States to gain insight into the expectations of young women. A portrait of beliefs of young adult America. teenage girls' experiences of sexuality. 1 videodisc (58 min.) Video Cassette (1 hr.) HQ796 .G4654 2007 HQ798 .G54 1997 Genocide: From Biblical Times through The Global Assembly Line. the Ages. New Day Films (198?) Films for the Humanities and Sciences Takes viewers inside our new global (2002) economy. A portrayal of the lives of working A variety of experts analyze Biblical women and men in the "free trade zones" of accounts and some of the earliest developing countries and North America, as documented examples of genocide, as in U.S. industries close their factories to search the Athenian siege of Melos in 416 BC, to the globe for lower-wage workforces. Takes explore the psychology that motivates such a look at the people who make the clothing violence. This grim survey looks at the we wear and the electronic goods we use, extermination of Tasmanians, Native as well as, the business decisions behind Americans, Namibia's Herero tribe, and the manufacturing. Armenians. Video Cassette (58 min.) Video Cassette (57 min.) HD 6336 G56 HV6322.7 G453 2002 Global Television Programs for Children. Ghosts Along the Freeway. Insight Media Video Project (1992) "... examines the variations in quality, In the 1950s new freeways gave sources of financing, and broadcast Americans increased mobility but they also scheduling of childrens television became instruments of destruction. Shows programming around the world and within what effects the coming of the "super the U.S. and compares U.S. programming highways" had on established with that of other countries. The DVD neighborhoods in the Minneapolis area. addresses televisions power as an Video Cassette (10 min.) educational and marketing tool"--Publisher's HE 356 M6 G46 website. 1 videodisc (14 min.) Gimme Green. HQ784.T4 G56 2000z Cinema Guild, 2008 "A social history of one of our most God's Country. recognizable national symbols - the Criterion Collection (2007) residential lawn. Humorous, but thought- "In 1979, Louis Malle provoking, Gimme Green considers the traveled into the heart of Minnesota to impact of this uniquely American obsession capture the everyday lives of the men and on the environment, our health, and our way women of a prosperous farming community. of life. Employing an engaging blend of He returned six years later, during Ronald gravity and levity, this documentary follows a Reagan's second term, to find drastic lawn of the month contest in a small suburb economic decline. Free of stereotypes about and a city code enforcement officer as he .America's heartland, God's Country, writes citations for unkempt lawns. It commissioned for American public examines the inner-workings of a desert sod television, is a stunning work of emotional farm as well as an artificial turf factory. It and political clarity"—Container. questions how lawn pesticides are applied 1 videodisc (89 min.) and what their affects may be on our F610 .G63 2007 health"—Container. 1 videodisc (28 min.) SB433.15 .G55 2006 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 35 Goin' Back to T-Town. The Great Divide. PBS (1992) Films for the Humanities & Sciences Describes the history of the all-black (2000) community of Greenwood in Tulsa, As the American economy surges Oklahoma. ahead, the gap between rich and poor Video Cassette (1 hr.) continues to widen. This program examines F 704 T92 G63 the moral and ethical questions that accompany national prosperity. Going My Way?: Transportation in Las Video Cassette (29 min.) Vegas. HC106.82 .G74 2000 KLVX TV (1983) Discusses mass transit-buses and Growing Old in a New Age. taxis in Las Vegas, and their problems. Annenberg/CPB (1993) Video Cassette (29 min.) Looks at the emotional and physical HE 310 L35 G63 processes of aging, old age as a stage of life, and the impact of aging on society. Going Too Far. 1: Myths & Realities of Aging CBS News (1990) HQ 1064 U5 M88 Discusses obscenity laws in the U.S., 2: How the Body Ages QP 86 H68 campaigns against obscenity and 3: Maximizing Physical Potential of pornography, and campaigns against Older Adults GV 447 M384 censorship. 4: Love, Intimacy & Sexuality Video Cassette (47 min.) BF 724.85 S48 L68 HQ 471 G58 5: Learning, Memory & Speed of Behavior BF 724.85 C64 L42 Graffiti Wars: A Matter of Pride. 6: Intellect, Personality & Mental USC School of Journalism (1991) Health Pride is the central issue of both sides BF 724.85 P47 I57 of the controversy over graffiti. The artists 7: Social Roles & Relationships take pride in their creations; the residents HQ 1061 S56 take pride in a clean neighborhood, free of 8: Family & Intergenerational graffiti. Relationships HQ 1063.6 F34 Video Cassette (30 min.) 9: Work, Retirement & Economic GT 3912 G73 Status HD 6279 W67 10: Illness & Disability RA 564.8 I44 Grappling with Gridlock. 11: Dying, Death & Bereavement The Office (1993) BF 724.85 D43 D85 Interviews designers and county 12: Societal & Political Aspects of planners who answer viewer questions on Aging the beltway project that will create a loop HV 1461 S563 around the Las Vegas Valley. 13: The Future of Aging Tape 1. Program 1 - Beltway HV 1461 F87 Program 2.- Resort corridor 13 Video Cassettes (1 hr. each) Tape 2. Program 3 - CAT (Citizen's Area Transit) Growing Old Something to Live For. Program 4- ] Interstate 15 McGraw Hill (198?) 2 Videocassettes (4 hr.total) Reviews the facts and myths about HE 356.5 L35 G73 aging. Considers how the elderly view themselves and how they are regarded by the rest of the population. Video Cassette (16 min.) HQ 1061 G76 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 36 Growing up Female: A Film. The Growth of Towns and Cities. New Day Films/Heartland Films for the Humanities (1992) Describes the socialization of the This program examines how American woman through a personal look industrialization led to urbanization, which into the lives of six females ranging from led to higher rents and overcrowding, which kindergarten age to middle age. Shows the in turn led to governmental controls; it also influence of such forces as parents, shows how railways and improved teachers, guidance counselors, the media, transportation opened up cities, and led to advertising, pop music, and marriage. the growth of suburbs. Video Cassette (50 min.) Video Cassette (20 min.) HQ1206 .G83 1990 HC 255 G76 Growing Up in the City. Gun Society. PBS (1999) Video Project (199?) 1. Growing Up in the City -- tackles Takes an even-handed look at the the pressures and fears that adolescents historical and psychological roots of face. America's love affair with guns, and the 2. Growing up in the City: Discovering tragic consequences. Lets a wide range of Race -- deals with the ways in which race gun lovers speak for themselves. Police becomes an issue in the lives of four and victims of gun violence present their adolescents. experiences. Illuminates the role and impact 3. Growing Up in the City: Family of guns and the power of the multi-billion Portraits -- accompanies five adolescents dollar gun industry. home to meet the adults who are raising Video Cassette (22 min.) them. HV 8059 G87 3 Video Cassettes Booklet (10 p.) Guns, Germs, and Steel. HQ 796 G76 pts 1-3 National Geographic (2005) Discusses early social and Growing Up in Video World: Media & the agricultural innovations, the role of weapons Developing Child. and disease in human development, and the Learning Seed, c2001 modern interplay of geography and This program explores the key role resources. that electronic media play in the lives of 2 videodiscs (165 min.) American children and argues that TV and HM626 .G85 2005 video games pose dangers to the developing child. Halftime. 1 videodisc (24 min.) Cinema Guild (1989) HQ784.M3 G77 2001 Probes the fears and frustrations of five Yale men at mid-life, as they confront The Growth of Towns and Cities. issues such as infidelity, virility, career Films for the Humanities & Sciences, failure, and homosexuality.  Video Cassette (1 hr. 27 min.) This program examines how HQ 1059.4 H34 industrialization led to urbanization, which led to higher rents and overcrowding, which in turn led to governmental controls; it also shows how railways and improved transportation opened up cities, and led to the growth of suburbs. 1 videodisc (19 min.) HC255 .G76 2005 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 37 Hallucinogens. The Hate Conspiracy: The Rise and Fall Schlessinger Media (2004) of The Order. Discusses the fact that mind-altering Films for the Humanities & Sciences drugs known as hallucinogens can cause (2000) long-lasting changes in perception. Looks at Hugh Downs and Meredith Vieira drugs like LSD and points out a frightening document the history of the white link between drug use and mental illness. supremacist group The Order, led by Robert Shows the immediate physiological effects J. Matthews. The Order was allegedly of abuse, and contains a mix of expert responsible for the assassination of Alan interviews and first-person testimonies. Berg, for killing Jewish children at a day care 1 videodisc (23 min.) + 1 teacher's center, among other crimes. Disaffected guide (5 p.) members, federal agents, and others are HV5822.H25 H34 2004 interviewed. Video Cassette (40 min.) Hamster Cocktails. HS2330.O73 H37 2000 Security on Campus, c2004 In our society, hazing is a problem Hate Mail. that is out of control. Without intervention, Media Projects (1992) the vicious cycle of hazing will continue, and Discussion of racism on a talk show innocent people will continue to be on KLIF talk radio in Dallas. Includes people physically and emotionally hurt or killed. and members of the KKK discussing racism Hamster Cocktails was designed to shock and prejudice. high school and college students into Video Cassette (29 min.) thinking twice before they allow themselves E 185.615 H33 to be put in a hazing situation. The documentary crew traveled to two towns Heartbreak. where horrific hazing incidents occurred. By Films for the Humanities & Sciences revisiting the scenes of the crimes and (2007) talking with the people involved, the This program investigates the documentary reveals how seemingly devastating effect that social and romantic innocent decisions can lead to tragedy and rejection can have on the brain, the body, death. and human behavior. 1 videocassette (20 min.) 1 videodisc (57 min.) LA229 .H33 2004 HM1106 .H43 2007 Harnessing Steam. The Heart Broken in Half. Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Siegel Prod. (1991) c1992 A face-to-face encounter with gang "This program looks at the role of members in Chicago. They guide the viewer water power, examines Newcomen's and through their "hood" and offer a sobering Watt's machines, looks at the critique of gang life. interdependence of steam, coal, and iron Video Cassette (57 min.) and at the new demand for coal, and HV 6439 U5 H42 examines the growth of electric energy."— Container. 1 videocassette (20 min.) TJ461 .H37 1992 Hate.com: Extremists on the Internet. Films for the Humanities (2000) Addresses the use of the Internet to spread messages of hate and violence. Video Cassette (42 min) HV6773.5 .H37 2000 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 38 Heaven Will Protect the Working Girl. High Stakes in Morenci. American Social History Film Library We Do the Work (1984) (1993) Summary of protracted strike by Period still and motion pictures and copper mine workers at Phelps-Dodge in words derived from interviews, memoirs, Morenci, AZ. during the early 1980s. newspapers and other sources are Focuses on allegations of police and assembled to show the life of immigrant company violence against the strikers. shirtwaist makers in New York City during Video Cassette (30 min.) the first decade of the 20th century. HD 5325 M73 1983 H53 Illustrates the strike movement and their arrests. Historic Counterculture Films. Video Cassette (28 min.) Quality Information Publishers, c2006 HD 6073 C62 U65 "Brink of disaster: this film aims to put a stop to activism in America because it Heroin & Other Opiates. "threatens" the American way of life. The Schlessinger Media (2004) video promotes the idea that every Discusses how highly effective pain American should embrace capitalism and relievers such as morphine and codeine democracy and join the fight against the real work in the brain and body, and shows the enemy--communists. Coffee house immediate physiological effects of abuse of rendezvous: this film shows that by the late heroin. Contains a mix of expert interviews 1960s, conservative social organizations and first-person testimonies. such as churches and community youth videodisc (23 min.) + 1 teacher's groups had already accepted the 'Coffee guide (5 p.) House,' once a cool, hip meeting spot for HV 5822.H4 H46 2004 subversive counter culturists, as an acceptable recreation place for wholesome Heroes and Strangers. teenagers. As the beatnik hangouts were New Day Films (1987) commercialized, spending time in the coffee Explores a father/daughter and a house suddenly became a normal activity for father/son relationship, revealing the teens, and they were even encouraged to complex social and economic forces start coffee houses in their own basements! affecting the role of men in the family. Drug abuse : the chemical tomb: this is a Raises questions about love, work, and propaganda film about the growing drug gender roles. abuse problem in the United States. Video Cassette (29 min.) Columbia riots: video footage from the 1969 HQ 756 H47 Columbia University riots from before, during, and after. Greenwich Village The Hidden City. Sunday: in this flick, a young hipster female Coronet (1989) explores Greenwich Village one Sunday and A look at New York city's four vital takes in the counterculture sites and sounds utility systems -- power, water, sewage, and from some of the most unique clusters of trash. Looks at their growth over time and people in the scene"—Container. plans to adapt them to the city's future disc 1. Brink of disaster (1972, 29 needs. min.) ; Coffee house rendezvous (1969, 25 Video Cassette (57 min.) min.) ; Drug abuse : the chemical tomb HD 2767 N75 N54 (1969, 18 min.) disc 2. Columbia riots (1969, 50 min.) High Tech Families. ; Greenwich Village Sunday (1960s, 13 min.) We Do the Work 2 videodiscs (ca. 135 min.) Focuses on families who live and HM647 .H57 2006 work in California's Silicon Valley. Workers try to come to grips with low pay, job insecurity and lack of governmental support. Video Cassette (30 min.) HD 6331 H44 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 39 Hollywood's Favorite Heavy. Homeless in America. HFH Film Library (1988) Downtown Community TV Center Discusses the usually negative image Looks at the problems and solutions of businessmen on prime time TV and what that affect the growing number of people effect that portrayal may have on real-live forced to live in the streets of our cities. business ethics of today and the future. Examines some of the organizations that are Video Cassette (28 min.) trying to help the homeless. PN 1992.8 B87 H65 Video Cassette (20 min.) HV 4505 H652 Home Economics: A Documentary of Suburbia. Homeless in Paradise. New Day Films (1994) New Day Films (2006) Documents the American dream of Looks at some of the harder home ownership via portraits from a Los questions surrounding homelessness in Angeles suburb. Three women and a Santa Monica, California (where the teenage girl speak of their struggles to homeless make up 2-5% of the total sustain family and community connections population) by focusing on the stories of four amid current socio-economic conditions. affected people. As they survive on the Video Cassette (47 min.) streets, Rick, Donna, Simon, and Faye HD 7287.82 U6 H64 struggle with addiction and mental illness, while receiving support from a city in crisis. Home Less Home. Experiencing homelessness through their Bill Brand Prod. (1990) eyes, we will come to understand a political People who are homeless in New and social system that draws controversy York City reveal their own experiences, from all sides of the political arena. dispelling common misconceptions and 1 videodisc (50 min.) prejudices. HV4506.S367 H65 2006 1 videocassette (ca. 75 min.) HV4506.N7 H64 1990 Homes and Hands: Community land trusts in action Home: The Langston Terrace Dwellings. New Day Films, 1998 PBS (1989) Shows how communities nationwide See summary in Architecture section. are organizing to gain control of their local Video Cassette (57 min.) land and resources, using the community HD 7288.78 U52 W35 land trust model to create a stock of permanently affordable housing. The Homeless Home Movie. Video Cassette (37 min.) U of CA Extension Center for Media and Guide (23 p.) Independent Learning (1996) HN90.C6 H67 1998 guide "For years we've been hearing about the homeless. Now we can hear from them." Hooked: From Hollywood to Main Street. Also compares the style of representing the Films for the Humanities (1994) poor and homeless by Mary Jo Copeland of Examines why some of the most Sharing and Caring Hands and the militant unlikely people have become heroin junkies. in-your-face style of Up & Out of Poverty in The addicts in this program explain heroin's St. Paul. popularity, control over them, and effect on Video Cassette (85 min.) their lives. HV 4505 H6517 Video Cassette (44 min.) HV 5822 H4 H66 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 40 Housing in America. The Human Race. DCTV Center Bullfrog Films (1994) Deals with two women's solutions to Pt. 1: The Bomb Under the World. the right to decent shelter. In New Jersey, What are the broader consequences of Ms. Maldonado refused to leave her Western-style consumerism taking hold in apartment when the landlord began to large developing countries? demolish the building around her. In (52 min.) GF 47 B64 Philadelphia, Mahasan decided to join a Pt. 2: The Tribal Mind. Initiatives in large squatter movement which claims South Africa may provide models to the abandoned houses and fixes them up. larger world where old tribal politics of Video Cassette (25 min.) narrow self-interests continue to wreak HD 7287.96 U6 H68 havoc. Is there enough time for the rest of the world to relinquish its own tribes? How to Get Fat Without Really Trying. (52 min.) GF 47 T75 Films for the Humanities & Sciences Pt. 3: The Gods of Our Fathers. (2005) Explores the evolution of patriarchy as one In this ABC News special, Peter effective way of organizing mass societies. Jennings reveals how government policies The world is different now, and it's time to and food industry practices are helping to find alternatives to hierarchies and make Americans fat. Mr. Jennings' report militarization. (51 min.) GF 47 G63 begins in the farmlands of America and Pt. 4: Escaping from History. Looks includes government agencies and at the effects of industrialization on Mexico, representatives from the food industry. He and the impact of its development on the examines how the type of government rest of the world. (53 min.) GF 47 E72 subsidies provided to farmers influences 4 Video Cassettes which food are marketed or emphasized as part of healthy eating standards. Human Relations in Japan. 1 videodisc (44 min.) Japanese Information Service, Consulate RA645.O23 H68 2005 General of Japan (1978) Introduces the concept of "uchi", the Human Behavior: Is It Really Getting structure of Japanese companies and the Worse? role of the Japanese family. A portion of the National Public Radio film is devoted to the experiences of an Cassette American on a business trip to Japan. HM 101 H85 Video Cassette (3/4", 28 min.) HN 110 Z9 I57 Hummerland. Cine Fête, 2006 Examines the appeal of the Hummer all terrain vehicle. 1 videodisc (52 min.) TL235.65.H86 H85 2006 The Hutterites: To Care and Not to Care. Shanachie (1993) Explores many facets of life in North American Hutterite communities, from work to worship, from living space to spiritual life, from infancy to old age. Video Cassette (58 min.) E 184 H97 H87 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 41 I Wanna Be Adored. In the Street: On the ground Filmwest Associates (1998) On the Ground (1995) Young people in British Columbia who Examines city planning initiatives in live alternative lifestyles discuss their Toronto, Canada focusing on traffic calming philosophies of life and the reasons why in residential neighborhoods, a street they shun traditional modes of dress, enhancement controversy, and bicycle corporate structures, mass media, and infrastructure in the city. consumerism. Video Cassette (15 min.) 1 Video Cassette (48 min.) Arch NA 9130 T6 I52 HM646 .I2 1998 India Inhales. The Idea Makers: The Women of Hull Bullfrog Films (2000) House. Part 12 of a series on how they Films for the Humanities & Sciences, globalized world economy affects ordinary  people. Every day in India, another 55,000 Looks at the history of Hull House, children start smoking. This film explores the opened by Jane Addams in 1889 as a place cynicism of the major global tobacco where she, Julia Lathrop, and other activists companies' campaigns in India with could provide outreach services to the poor particular reference to the largest firm in and uneducated people of the surrounding India, ITC Limited. It also looks at the work Chicago neighborhood. Examines how the of activists who have pledged to try to stop reformers applied statistical analysis to real- them -- and to halt the soaring increase in world problems, particularly infant and cancer cases in India that result from maternal mortality, thereby paving the way smoking. for far-reaching social reform. Looks at the Video Cassette (1/2 “, 24 min) relationship between social statistics and HV5770.I4 I53 2000 their objectivity and social policy. 1 videodisc (18 min.) Individualism in America: The Self-Made HV4196.C4 I33 2004 Society. Films for the Humanities (1996) Immigration and Labor. Examines the shift toward cultural and Pacific Tape Library (1982) social isolation, particularly as it relates to A panel discussion on undocumented major national problems such as crime, workers in the American labor force by national debt, environmental issues, and Joaquin Avila, Elizabeth Martinez, Ignatius welfare reform. de la Fuente, and Armando Valdez. Video Cassette (29 min.) Cassette (57 min.) HM 136 I45 HD 8081 M6 I45 Inhalants. In My Country...An International Schlessinger Media, c2004 Perspective on Gender. Discusses the lethal potential of Utah Valley State College (1993) sniffing common household products. Documentary designed to illustrate Shows what happens to the brain and the the extent of worldwide cultural diversity and body when they are exposed to poisons. how gender paradigms shape experience. Also discusses the dangers of abusing Pt. 1: Daily Life gases like nitrous oxide. Pt. 2: Social Issues 1 videodisc (23 min.) + 1 teacher's 2 Video Cassettes guide (5 p.) Booklet (12 p.) HV5822.S65 I54 2004 HQ 1075 I52 pt. 1-2 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 42 Insecurity State and the New Relevance Interracial Marriage: Blending the Races of Karl Marx. in America. Radio Free Maine (1996) Films for the Humanities (1992) Edward Herman discusses how Describes the gradual growth in worker security was greater when we faced acceptance of interracial marriage, but the Soviet security threat because workers shows that some couples still sometimes were needed due to the overseas thrust and face prejudice. the rapid growth in the economy. Video Cassette (48 min.) Video Cassette (2 hr.) HQ 1031 I57 HD 60.5 U6 I57 The Issue is Race. Inside Out: Stories of Bulimia. WGBH (1992) Fanlight Productions (2002) Combines a town hall format with "Bulimia is on the rise, yet it is often documentary video segments to explore the portrayed in the media as a kind of policy choices facing the nation on what may "extreme" dieting practiced by models, be our most persistent domestic problem. socialites and others obsessed with their Activists, professors, and gang members appearance. In reality, this eating disorder turned entrepreneurs discuss the issue. can be as hard to overcome as any Video Cassette (2 hr.) addiction and affects both men and women E 184 A1 I82 from all walks of life. This documentary takes the viewer into the lives of women and It Was a Wonderful Life. men who are struggling to cope with bulimia Docurama (2003) and its consequences. It combines Meet Josephine, Reena, Marie, interviews and observational footage of each Jeanette, Lou, and Terry. These intelligent of them and their family members and articulate women once had secure, illuminating the feelings of compulsion, active and fulfilling lives. That is until one confusion and desperation endemic to the day when everything unraveled. Now living disorder ... but also the hope of recovery"— out of their cars or in cheap hotels, they Container. exist entirely under the radar, too proud to 1 videocassette (56 min.) go to shelter or to even receive public RC552.B84 I57 2002 assistance. 1 videodisc (ca. 82 min.) Inside the Soviet Circus. HV4505 .I7 2003 National Geographic (1988) Shows the many faces of the people It's About Respect. of the Soviet Union. Coastal AMI, c2004 Video Cassette (1 hr.) This program uses dramatization to G3 N37 A37 illustrate various definitions of workplace harassment and how it can be prevented. Inspirations. DVD-ROM capabilities are necessary to Films for the Humanities (1991) access the added features. In low income neighborhoods 1 videodisc (21 min.) +1 guide (16 p.) throughout the nation, local leaders are HF5549.5.M5 I87 2004 pulling together to improve the quality of life by addressing issues such as child care, Jane Jacobs. urban violence, black-on-black crime, Films for the Humanities, c2003 housing, teenage pregnancy, economic Jane Jacobs, who has influenced inequities, and community development. urban planning with her "web way of Video Cassette (52 min.) thinking", talks about the progression of E 185.86 I57 ideas in her books. Includes scenes from various North American cities and footage of her 1997 seminar Ideas that matter. 1 videodisc (44 min.) HT166 .J35 2003 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 43 The Japan They Don't Talk About. Just Black? Films Inc. Filmakers Library The popular perception of Japan's Summary in Ethnic Studies section. economic miracle is contrasted with Video Cassette (57 min.) sobering facts about how workers cope with HQ 777.9 J87 this seeming Utopia. Americans have an image of Japan's economic and Just Mom and Me: Single Motherhood. manufacturing system as the ideal worker- Filmakers Library (1998) employer relationship. Explores the reality of The stories of five women who are conditions in Japan today. raising their children on their own and the Video Cassette (55 min.) opinions of some of their children regarding HD 8726.5 J36 growing up without a father in their home. Video Cassette (1 hr.) Juggling Family and Work. HQ 759.45 J87 Films for the Humanities & Sciences (2003) Justice in the Coalfields. "Traditional role models of men Appalshop (1995) portray them as providers, while women Focuses on the United Mine Workers have historically been expected to attend to strike against the Pittston Coal Co., its all domestic matters. This program features effects on the people and communities three men who, when forced to choose involved, and the unresolved issues left in its between family and career, chose their wake. families. They discuss the implications of Video Cassette (57 min.) that choice, the impact it has had on their HD 5325 M62 1989 W47 careers and conceptions of themselves as fathers, and the new opportunities that their Katie Roiphe on Pornography, non-traditional paths have afforded them"— Censorship, and Feminism. Container. Films for the Humanities & Sciences 1 videodisc (57 min.) (2004) HQ756.6 .F37 2003 "How damaging to society, and women in particular, is the proliferation of A Journey in the History of Water. pornography? And how is the tension University of Bergen, Centre for resolved between community standards and Development Studies, c2001 First Amendment rights? Bill Moyers talks to Tells the dramatic story of how the Katie Roiphe, feminist critic and author of struggle for fresh water has shaped human The morning after: sex, fear, and feminism. society to a remarkable extent, bringing the Expanding on may of the ideas in her book, viewer to about 20 countries all over the Roiphe discusses how restrictions on world and showing in fascinating variety how pornography could lead to more general people have coped with what is societies' censorship, while widespread access lifeblood – water. actually undermines pornography's 1 videodisc (180 min.) fascination"—Container TD345 .J68 2001 1 videodisc (22 min.) HQ472.U6 K37 2004 Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple. PBS Home Video (2007) A startling look at preacher Jim Jones, his life prior to the mass-suicides in Guyana, and the event that took place leading up to that fateful day in 1978. 1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) BP605.P46 J66 2007 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 44 Keeping it Real. The Killing Screens. First Run/Icarus Film (2004) Media Education Foundation (1994) This documentary investigates why Explores why there is so much an increasing number of people in our violence on television and its effects on modern, highly developed societies, are viewers. eagerly seeking "authentic," real-life 1. Stories of power experiences, while at the same time trying to 2. Happy violence fathom the meaning of the concept itself. 3. Accelerating violence "Keeping it Real" profiles a sailor and world 4. Violence is a social relationship adventurer whose exploits are marketed in 5. Lessons of violence books, photos and videos to fascinated, 6. Citizenship in the cultural environment wannabe adventurers; goes behind-the- 7. What parents, teachers, and schools scenes of a city tour with a real-life can do "homeless" person; interviews an African Video Cassette (41 min.) immigrant whose life experience fulfills a P 96 V5 K54 Western fantasy of being more connected to nature; follows an office worker who takes a Killing Us Softly: Advertising's Image of year off to sail alone around the world; and Women : A Film. questions pop-music stars how they Cambridge Documentary Film (1979) distinguish between their public personas Explores the image of women and real lives. The idealized representations presented by modern advertising. Illustrates of 'authenticity' being promoted or pursued the use of women as sex objects. are shown to be inherently inauthentic or at 1 Video Cassette (30 min.) least illusory. –Container. HF5827.85 .K54 1979 1 videocassette (51 min.) GT76 .K44 2004 Killing Us Softly III. Media Education Foundation (2000) Kid Shields. Discusses the manner in which We Do the Work (1991?) women continue to be portrayed by Child abuse has become a national advertising and the effects this has on their emergency. Follow overburdened case images of themselves. workers as they visit abused and neglected Video Cassette (34 min.) children and dysfunctional families. HF 5827.85 K542 Video Cassette (30 min.) HV6626.52 .K53 Kinsey. Paramount Home Entertainment (2005) Kids in the Crossfire: Violence in "Kinsey was a scientist whose America. repressed childhood, personal struggles and ABC News (1993) obsessive nature would propel him to Peter Jennings and a cross-section of conduct the first full-scale study of sexual adolescents from different environments behavior, and break through America's discuss the reality of living every day with silence on human sexuality"—Container. violence and the threat of violence. 1 videodisc (90 min.) Video Cassette (1 hr. 10 min.) HQ18.32.K56 K566 2005 HQ 784 U55 K53 The Klan: A Legacy of Hate in America. Films Inc. (1989) Shows the 120 year infamy of the Ku Klux Klan's reign of terror. Exposes the spread of the Klan's influence, membership, and savagery today. Video Cassette ( 30 min.) HS 2330 K63 K53 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 45 The Laramie Project. Leaving Home. HBO Home Video (2002) We Do the Work (1993) In October 1998, 21 year-old Examines the real cost of the Mexico- Matthew Shepard was found savagely U.S. Free Trade Agreement. Looks at how beaten, tied to a fence and left to die in workers on both sides of the border have Laramie, Wyoming. This film is a been affected by a free trade policy -- the dramatization of a town forced to confront Mexico-U.S. maquiladora program. Plant itself in the reflective glare of the national closings have devastated communities in spotlight, responding with love, anger, Illinois and Indiana while Mexicans in Juarez sympathy, support, and defiance. and Reynosa now work for Fortune 500 1 Video Cassette (20 min.) companies. PR6061.A83 L372 2002 Video Cassette (1 hr.) HF 3211 L42 Last Chance For Eden: A Film. Stir-Fry Productions (2002) The Left and the Job Agenda in the U.S. A film about nine women and men Radio Free Maine (1996) who "begin an honest and emotionally Discusses the history of the opinion of charged conversation about how racism and the Left on wage work, the possibility of no sexism have affected their lives and unemployment, the birth of the U.S. labor families."--Container movement, and tactics used by the 1 Video Cassette (88 min.) government to restrain strikes and walkouts. HT1521 .L27 2002 Video Cassette HD 8072.5 L43 Last Rites: Death Ceremonies. New York : History Channel (1997) Legacy: A Film. Last rites is a look at the ways California Newsreel (2000) different societies around the world and Chronicles the struggle of three throughout history have dealt with death. generations of African American women in Shows the range of humanity's attempts to Chicago to free themselves from welfare come to terms with death, and interviews and poverty. Also discusses the death of a with leading historians shed light on ancient fourteen-year-old boy who was a member of practices such as mummification. the family and was shot by a classmate. 1 Video Cassette (50 min.) 1 Video Cassette (90 min.) GT3150 .L37 1997 F548.9.N4 L43 2000 The Last to Know. The Legacy of Malthus. New Day Films (1981) Bullfrog Films (1994) A documentary about four women of In India, peasant farmers are being different backgrounds who are similarly evicted from their land and then accused of dependent upon alcohol or prescribed being poor, irresponsible and unable to feed drugs. Describes the nature of their their families. The film takes on the addiction and how it is possibly perpetuated international population "establishment", by the medical establishment and other challenging the view that overpopulation societal forces alone is responsible for poverty and Video Cassette (40 min.) environmental destruction. HV 5137 L38 1981 Video Cassette (50 min.) HB 863 L43 Leather Soul: Working for a Life in a Factory Town. Letter to the Next Generation. Filmakers (1993) New Day Films (1990) An oral history of the Peabody, Set at Kent State, evaluates the Massachusetts leather industry. Discusses feelings of today's students about activism, the industry's demise, which reflects success, racism, getting ahead, and having changes in American life. a good time. Video Cassette (43 min.) Video Cassette (1 hr. 8 min.) HD 9780 U63 P42 LD 4191 L47 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 46 Let's Own It! The Struggle of the Lincoln Life and Debt. Place Tenants Association. First Run/Icarus Films (2000) U of CA Extension Center for Media and Set in Jamaica, this film is a case Independent Learning (1998) study of how contemporary free trade TransAction Corporation decided to policies and global financial institutions such demolish the Lincoln Place apartment as the International Monetary Fund, World complex, which has 700 units and is Bank and World Trade Organization affect affordable housing, to replace it with a the economies of developing nations. smaller number of luxury condos and a few Includes interviews with IMF Deputy Director low-income units. This is the story of how Stanley Fischer, Haitian president Jean- the Lincoln Place Tenants Association Bertrand Aristide, Jamaica's former Prime fought to save their homes. Minister Michael Manley as well as tourists, Video Cassette (50 min.) farmers, Rastafarians, factory workers and HD 7287.6 U62 L67 others. 1 Video Cassette (86 min.) Liars. HC154 .L54 2001 Films for the Humanities & Sciences (2007) Life and Debt. In this program, Bullfrog Films (1992) psychologist John Marsden attempts to Examines the links between Brazil's unravel the mysteries surrounding deception economic crisis and its tragic social and and identify its cues in body language and ecological plight following 500 years of facial expression. Donald Bickerstaff and domination and exploitation by Europeans, Beth Shannon are featured. Americans, and now Japanese. Argues that 1 videodisc (56 min.) Brazil's massive $130 billion debt is the BJ1421 .L53 2007 ultimate cause of the shocking assassination of 500 street children a year in Rio de The Libido. Janeiro. Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Video Cassette (47 min.) 2004 HC 187 L53 "This program examines the intimate physiological, societal, and evolutionary Life on the Beam & Men Who Built the forces that have shaped the human sex Golden Gate Bridge. drive over time and continue to regulate it. We Do the Work (199?) Topics covered include the differences Life on the Beam is a memorial to between male and female sexuality, Harry Bridges, the controversial labor leader hormones, puberty, restrictive versus and first president of the International permissive societies, the hidden ovulation Longshoremen and Warehousemans' theory of pair-bonding, and menopause and Union. andropause"—Container. Men Who Built the Golden Gate 1 videodisc (45 min.) Bridge features archival footage of the men HQ21 .L53 2004 who risked their lives in 1935-37 to build this monumental structure. Life and Choice After Roe v. Wade. Video Cassette (19 min.) PBS (1993) HD 8083 C2 L53 Discusses the nature and limits of abortion prosecution, regulation of speech and advertising about abortion, state regulation of abortions, and other hypothetical choices women would face in a post-Roe world. Video Cassette (1 hr. 30 min.) KF 4750 L53 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 47 Life Sentences: Confessions About Living Below the Line. Smoking. PBS (1984) Pyramid Media (2001) Presents an in-depth study of the Presents two generations of United States welfare state, where over 15% smokers discussing when and why they of the American population is trying to started to smoke, why they continued, and survive with some form of government how the habit has affected their health. assistance. Documents daily life on welfare Provides insights into the nature and of several people in Chester, Pennsylvania. consequences of tobacco addiction with Video Cassette (1 hr.) interviews with elderly long-term smokers HV 99 C37 L58 and young adults who smoke 1 Video Cassette (19 min.) Living Broke in Boom Times. HV5740 .L54 2000 Skylight Pictures, c2007 A condensation of three Lightning Over Braddock: A Rustbowl documentaries on poor Americans Fantasy. organizing to end poverty: Takeover, Zeitgeist Films (19??) Poverty outlaw, and Outriders. The films Buba's documentaries chronicle the were produced between 1989-1999. This decline of Braddock, once known as condensation includes commentaries from Pittsburgh's shopping center. A story about activists Willie Baptist, Liz Theoharis, and the people in the Rust Bowl and the Cheri Honkala, who were involved in the precarious link between individual and movement. community in an America captivated by 1 videodisc (ca. 114 min.) media images and fame. HC110.P6 L58 2007 Video Cassette (1 hr. 20 min.) F 159 B73 L54 Living Free: Inspiring Ex-Offenders to Overcome Career and Life Barriers and Livable Landscapes By Chance or by Find Success. Choice? Jist Works (2006) Bullfrog Films, (2002) Featuring four ex-offenders who have "Explores the connection between made great strides in their personal lives, landscape and community in northern New they share their stories about their first England, focusing on how growth and experiences after release, how they sprawl affect quality of life. By examining the overcame barriers such as transportation, history of land use and the changes that finding employment, and more. have hit working forests, farms, village 1 videodisc centers and urban downtowns, the video HV9288 .L58 2006 looks at how communities have tried to preserve the qualities that make them Living Longer-- Aging Well. unique."--Container . Films for the Humanities and Sciences 1 videodisc (57 min.) (2000) HC107.A11 L58 2002 Discusses the lack of respect for elders in the United States compared to Livelyhood. other cultures and examines ways in which The Working Group Americans can age well despite the lack of Shift Change: looks at how working societal support. Features stories of Americans are adapting to changes in the exemplary individuals who are growing older workplace due to downsizing, the effects of with courage and dignity. the global economy, temporary jobs, and Video Cassette (29 min.) new technology.(1 hr.) HD 58.8 S543 HQ1064.U6 L58 2000 Working Family Values: explores the impact of work on families and the impact of families on work. (57 min.) HD 4904.25 W82 2 Video Cassettes For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 48 Living Longer-- Living Better? Living Past a Hundred. Films for the Humanities and Sciences Films for the Humanities and Sciences (2000) (1999) Discusses the problems and Discusses elements that influence life challenges associated with the increasing expectancy--diet, fitness, physical and percentage of older people in the United mental health, sexuality, and even plastic States. Covers topics such as the quality of surgery--and considers the long-term life that will be experienced by older implications of increased longevity. Americans, the relationship between Video Cassette (57 min.) America's youth-oriented society and its HQ1061 .L58 1999 elders, the ability of Medicare and Social Security to meet the needs of the aging Living With Dying. baby boomers, and the increasing financial Films for the Humanities & Sciences, burden on younger Americans.  Video Cassette (29 min.) Death, which inevitably comes to all, HQ1064.U5 L582 2000 is nonetheless treated as a taboo subject in America. In this program, Bill Moyers Living on the Edge. describes the search for new ways of PBS (1995) thinking -- and talking -- about dying. Tells the story of several hardworking Forgoing the usual reluctance that most Milwaukee families struggling with low Americans show toward speaking about paying jobs after their employers downsized. death, patients and medical professionals Chronicles the families' emotional and alike come forward to examine the end of financial strains and their search for better life with honesty, courage, and even humor, jobs. demonstrating that dying can be an Video Cassette (57 min.) incredibly rich experience for both the HD 5709.2 U6 L58 terminally ill and their loved ones. 1 videodisc (87 min.) Living Old: The Modern Realities of BF789.D4 L58 2005 Aging in America. PBS Home Video (2006) Locked Out in America. For the first time in American history, We Do the Work (1992) "the old old"--Those over 85 -- are now the Discusses the confrontation between fastest growing segment of the U.S. union and management at the Ravenwsood population. Medical advances have enabled Aluminum Company, West Va., in 1992. an unprecedented number of Americans to The union workers lost their jobs to live longer, healthier lives. But for millions of permanent replacements. elderly, living longer can also mean a Video Cassette debilitating physical decline that often HD 5325 A492 1992 R38 requires an immense amount of care. And just as more care is needed, fewer The Longest Hatred: The History of Anti- caregivers are available to provide it. In Semitism. "Living Old," FRONTLINE investigates this Films for the Humanities (1993) national crisis and explores the new realities Traces anti-Semitism from its earliest of aging in America. manifestations in antiquity to the recent 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) ominous outbreaks in Germany, Russia, and HQ1064.U5 L58 2006 elsewhere. Video Cassette (2 hr. 30 min.) DS 145 L65 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 49 Looking For an Icon Losing It: A Film. First Run/Icarus Films, c2005 Cinema Guild (2000) For the last fifty years, a professional Disabled from childhood, Sharon jury of the World Press Photo Foundation Greytak travels from Russia to Hong Kong, has selected one photograph as the "World to Italy, to Brazil--finally ending up in New Press Photo of the Year". Some of these York City. Throughout, she interviews images have had such an impact on society people with disabilities in an effort to see that they have become symbols of their time firsthand how other societies deal with - true historical icons. This documentary people with disabilities. In many instances examines the process by which photos society is caught off guard by people with become icons, revealing that once a photo is disabilities and doesn't know what to make published, social forces beyond the of them. photographer's control are at work. The film 1 Video Cassette (90 min.) focuses on four World Press Photo winners: HV1568 .L67 2000 Eddie Adams' 1968 photo of the public execution of a Viet Cong prisoner, an The Lost Children of Rockdale County. anonymous photographer's last image of PBS Video Salvador Allende during the 1973 coup, In 1996, a syphilis outbreak struck Charlie Cole's 1989 photo of a lone student teenagers in the prosperous community of confronting tanks in Tiananmen Square, and Conyers, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta. David Turnley's 1991 photo of a grieving When epidemiologists interviewed the soldier during the first Gulf War. victims, they were shocked by what they 1 videodisc (55 min.) heard: 14-year-old children told of scores of TR820 .L66 2005 sexual partners, all-night orgies and sex parties. This program uncovers the roots of Looking Out for Number One. the Conyers epidemic and reveals a Films for the Humanities (1988) community struggling with teenage drug Examines the ethics of our time, use, sex and cynicism. looking at the signs of self-indulgence and Video Cassette (1 hr. 30 min.) unanswered pleas for help from the poor. HQ27 .L67 2000 Video Cassette (52 min.) HN 59.2 L66 The Lost City of New Orleans: A Case Study. Lord of the Flies. Films for the Humanities & Sciences Diamond Video (2006) Portrays the descent into savagery of Filmed six months after Hurricane a group of British schoolboys who revert to Katrina and its accompanying flood waters brutal, primitive tribalism when they are cut- hit New Orleans, this film analyzes why the off from society. city flooded and asks the question: should Video Cassette (1 hr. 40 min.) the city should be rebuilt on the steadily PR 6013 035 L612 subsiding floodplain. Experts in various fields look at the situation from several Los Angeles: City of the Future? points of view. Annenberg/CPB Collection (1993) 1 videodisc (50 mn.) Shows the confusions, tensions, and TC425.M67 L67 2006 new forms of social control in a "post- modern city, Los Angeles. Video Cassette (49 min.) HN 80 L7 L67 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 50 Lost Generations. Love, Culture & the Kitchen Sink. Bullfrog Films (2000) Filmwest Associates (2001) Part 24 of a series on how the Four couples, each at a different globalized world economy affects ordinary stage of their lives, discuss their people. Maternal poverty and malnutrition backgrounds, and how their cultural have increased dramatically in India since differences affect them and their children. the early '90's. Low birth weight babies from Ben, an English Canadian, and Janet, a malnourished mothers grow up to become Chinese Canadian, are just married. Alex, malnourished themselves and in turn give an East Indian from South Africa, and Maria, birth to more low birth weight babies. This a Portuguese, have been married many film explores what can be done to break the years, and their children are now married. cycle of poverty and ill-health that condemns Mariko, the daughter of a Canadian mother whole populations to sub-standard lives. and Japanese father, has made two Video Cassette (24 min.) marriages, one to a Japanese, the second to RJ281 L67 2000 a Canadian Indian. Shireen, the daughter of Alex and Maria, and her husband, Jason, Louis Rukeyser Looks at the Nineties. the son of a Polish Canadian mother and an Maryland Public Television (1989) African American father, discuss the Conversations by satellite with nine possibilities of heritage for their new son, authorities on everything from what we Jamal. Americans can expect from foreigners in the 1 Video Cassette (48 min.) 90s, to what we can expect in the social HQ1031 .L68 2001 trends that affect our own most personal lives. Love Stories: Women, Men, & Romance. Video Cassette (1 hr.) Cine Research Assoc. (1991) Script (23 p.) Pt. 1 - Women: documents the growth of HC 106.8 L68 feminist values as experienced by 8 women of different ages and from different Love. parts of our society. Milk Bottle Productions, c2002 Pt. 2 - Men: shows male reactions to a Philosopher Ken Knisely and guests, changing world. Verna Gehring, Jack Loughney, and Bob Pt. 3 - Romance: portrays a new Solomon, author of About love, discuss dynamic of male/female relations. romantic love. 2 Video Cassettes (1 hr. 25 min.) Originally broadcast on WNVT as an BF 575 L69 Pt. 1-3 episode of the television program, No dogs or philosophers allowed Maid in America. 1 videodisc (60 min.) Impacto Film (2004) BD436 .L675 2002 This documentary explores the lives of three Latina immigrant women who work as nannies and housekeepers in Los Angeles, California. Through these women's lives, this documentary explores the globalization of motherhood, the challenges these women face while pursuing the American dream and the significant role they play in American households today. 1 videodisc (58 min.) HD6072.2.U52 L676 2004 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 51 Making Better Babies. Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky Films for the Humanities & Sciences, and the Media. (2003) Zeitgrist "How far should people be Pt. 1: Thought Control in a allowed to go in trying to have better Democratic Society babies? And whose definition of "better" Pt. 2: Activating Dissent should prevail? This Fred Friendly Seminar 2 Video Cassettes (1 hr. 36 min.) moderated by Dateline NBC correspondent P 96 C76 M35 pt. 1-2 John Hockenberry considers the ethical dilemmas facing individuals and society that Marijuana. grow out of prenatal testing and genetic Schlessinger Media (2004) options that may be available in the future -- Discusses the physical consequences such as cloning."—Container of abuse of marijuana as well as the 1 videodisc (57 min) controversy surrounding marijuana's RB155 .M33 2003 medicinal uses. Looks at the short- and long-term impact that marijuana has on the Making Sense of the Sixties. brain. Interviews with users and experts PBS (1990) explain the effect that marijuana can have Examines the meaning behind the on the motivation, memory and well-being of events and changes of the 1960s. The even the most casual user. political, social, and cultural movements of 1 videodisc (23 min.) + 1 teacher's the decade are explored through the eyes of guide (5 p.) extraordinary and ordinary people. HV5822.M3 M37 2004 1. Seeds of the Sixties HN 59 S43 2. We Can Change the World The Marriage Partnership. HN 59 W34 South Charleston, WV : Meridian 3. Breaking Boundaries, Testing Education Corp., c2000 Limits HN 59 B722 Explores elements of a successful 4. In a Dark Time HN 59 I52 marriage. Offers advice from four couples 5. Picking Up the Pieces HN 59 P42 who have different but successful marriages. 6. Legacies of the Sixties HN 59 L43 Provides information about marriage 6 Video Cassettes (1 hr. each) situations through vignettes of fictional Discussion Guide couples. Video Cassette (19 min., 18 sec.) Man Oh Man. Guide (7 p.) New Day Films (199?) HQ734 .M3878 2000 Takes a look at some of the social forces that mold young boys into men. Mass Media in Society. Offers a cross-gender insight into gender Insight Media (1997) roles, stereotyping, self-worth and personal Discusses how the emergence of definitions of masculinity. mass communication in a non-print way Video Cassette (18 min.) affected society. HQ 1090.3 M35 1 videocassette (28 min.) HM1206 .M375 1997 Man's Search for Identity. The Center for Humanities, Inc. (1972) Refers to a wide variety of novels and plays revolving around the theme of identity, from which the student can be guided in the process of defining his own values, goals, and needs. Teacher's Guide (40 p.) 2 Cassettes 2 Discs 160 Slides BF 697 M36 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 52 Matters of Race. Meeting, Dating, and Maintaining PBS DVD Video (2003) Relationships. "Explores the complex demands of Films for the Humanities & the country's rapidly changing multiracial Sciences (2006) and multicultural society and shows how "This program looks at American citizens imagine the new America aspects of how relationships are formed and of the 21st century"—Container sustained. Interview segments include a disc 1. part 1. The divide. couple who talk about connecting online part 2. Race is/race ain't through Match.com; a diverse group of disc 2. part 3. We're still here. young Muslim women who discuss the part 4. Tomorrow's America liberating effects of physical modesty and 2 videodiscs (240 min.) Islamic approaches to courtship and E184.A1 M356 2003 marriage; and a couple who describe how they met and demonstrate how PREP Maxed out relationship enhancement classes have Magnolia Home Entertainment,  strengthened their marriage"—Container. Take a journey deep inside the 1 videodisc (36 min.) American style of debt, where things seem HQ801.A3 M44 2006 fine as long as the minimum monthly payment arrives on time. Shocking and Mega-Cities: Innovation for Urban Life. incisive, it paints a picture of a national The Video Project nightmare, which is all too real for most Illustrates nine creative solutions for 1 videodisc (ca. 87 min.) urban problems, led by the Planning Group HG3755.8.U6 M39 2007 of the Los Angeles Mega-Cities Project. Video Cassette (56 min.) Media Interrupted: The Dissection of HT 371 M42 Media in American Culture. Cambridge Educational (2001) Men & Women: Talking Together. Philosophers, communication Mystic Fire Video (1993) professors, and advertising executives Presents two of the most popular discuss various aspects of the media's people at the forefront of men’s and influence on American society. women’s issues, talking to each other about [pt. 1]. Why we do what we do (22 gender styles. Bly and Tannen bring an min.) informed perspective on how men and [pt. 2]. Why we buy what we buy (18 women approach each other and min.) conversation. [pt. 3]. Sexual stereotypes in the Video Cassette (1 hr. 2 min.) media (19 min.) BF 637 C45 M45 3 videodiscs (59 min.) P94.65.U6 M43 2001 pts. 1-3 Men Like my Father, Families Like My Own. Filmakers Library (1999) "This is a sensitive portrait of men who had each lost a dearly loved wife at an early age, through illness or sudden act of fate. We learn how they fare bringing up their children, housekeeping, dealing with their emotions, and sometimes, finding new love"—Container. 1 videodisc (27 min.) HQ1058 .M46 1999 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 53 Men's Lives. Metropolis. New Day Films Films for the Humanities (1995) Deals with the pressures and This series explores the technology competition of being male in America. A and engineering which have shaped today’s microcosm of masculine attitudes. large cities --- skyscrapers, underground Video Cassette (43 min.) trains, sewer systems, traffic control, HQ 1090.3 M66 lighting, and surveillance --- and their social impact. The Merchants of Cool. The Tower Without Ends: looks at a PBS Video glittering new tower in Paris. Traces the Explores the culture in which today's history of skyscrapers. NA 6234 F82 P377 American teenager is growing up and how Someone to Watch Over Us: looks they've come to view themselves and their at the implications of the rise of surveillance parents. cameras in our communities. Video Cassette (60 min.) or TK 7882 E2 S64 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) A Big Stink: City Sewer Systems. HQ796 .M42 2001 (VHS) Looks at the history of the city and its HQ796 .M42 2003 (DVD) sewage. Discusses the effect of indoor bathrooms on cities and the sewers built to The Merchants of Cool: A Report on the cope with them. TD 648 B53 Creators & Marketers of Popular Culture Lights, Lines, and Heavy Fines: for Teenagers. looks at the age-old battle between city and PBS Home Video (2005) traffic. TA 1006 G72 L65 The world of advertising has become Going Underground: examines the inundated with marketing for teenagers. This history of subways. TF 845 G63 episode of Frontline explores the pop culture Bright Lights, Big City: examines manipulated and created by corporate the strong effect of street lighting on cities. America for the American youth. TP 741 B75 1 videocdisc (60 min.) 6 Video Cassettes (1 hr. each) HQ799.2.M35 M46 2005 Metropolitan Avenue. Metamorphosis: Man into Woman. New Day Films (1985) Filmakers Library (1990) Focuses on a lively Brooklyn Follows one person's transformation neighborhood which faces problems caused from man to woman as he tries to prove he by racial tensions and cutbacks in municipal can successfully live and work as a woman, services. A group of homemakers from 24 hours a day, for at least one year, so he varied ethnic backgrounds rise to the can be accepted for sex-reassignment challenge and form coalitions to fight for the surgery. Also raises questions about community's survival. contemporary gender roles. Video Cassette (3/4", 58 min.) Video Cassette (57 min.) F 129 B7 M47 RC 560 C4 M47 Michael Harrington and Today's Other The Meth Epidemic. America. PBS Home Video (2006) New York, N.Y. : Filmakers Library Investigates the meth rampage in (1999) America: the appalling impact on individuals, Discusses the essence of the ideas of families and communities, and the difficult of Michael Harrington, social scientist, controlling an essential ingredient in meth - spokesman for socialism in America, and ephedrine and pseudoephedrine - sold author of the book The Other America. legally in over-the-counter cold remedies. 1 Video Cassette (1/2 in 84 min) 1 videodisc (60 min.) H59.H36 M53 1999 HV5822.A5 M42 2006 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 54 Mickey Mouse Monopoly. The Mommy Mystique. Media Education Foundation, c2002 Films for the Humanities & Sciences This program takes a close and (2006) critical look at the world Disney films create "Featuring an interview with and reaches disturbing conclusions about acclaimed author and cultural observer the values propagated under the guise of Judith Warner, this ABC News program innocence and fun. conveys the perspective of an American 1 videodisc (52 min.) mother who has done much of her parenting PN1995.9.C45 M53 2002 outside the United States. Warner discusses her book Perfect madness and its Minimum Wages: The New Economy. observations about the hectic, competitive WNET (1992) lifestyle embraced by many American moms Despite a low unemployment rate, the - a lifestyle increasingly fraught with anger working class of Milwaukee is not earning a and depression. While the author and three wage adequate to support itself. other mothers provide insight on a personal, Video Cassette (58 min.) emotional level, Warner's analysis of women HD 4976 W6 M55 on the edge raises political and cultural questions..."—Container. Miss America. 1 videodisc (20 min.) PBS Home Video (2002) HQ759 .M66 2006 Tracks the country's oldest beauty contest - from its inception in 1921 as a The Motherhood Manifesto. local seaside pageant to its heyday as one Bullfrog Films, c2006 of the country's most popular events. Using "Moving personal stories combined interviews with former contestants, and with humorous animation, expert behind-the-scenes footage and commentary and hilarious old film clips tell photographs, the video reveals why some the tale of what happens to working mothers women took part in the fledgling event and and families in America. See how how the pageant became a battle ground enlightened employers and public policy can and a barometer for the changing position of make paid family leave, flexible working women in society. hours, part-time parity, universal health care, 1 Video Cassette (ca. 96 min.) excellent childcare, after-school programs HQ1220.U6 M57 2002 and realistic living wages a reality for American families"--Container Mob Psychology and Crowd Control: Introduction (10 min.) Disaster at Hillsborough. Maternity, paternity leave (7 min.) Films for the Humanities (1993) Open flexible work (10 min.) This program documents the tragic Television we choose & other after- results when mobs go wild and police make school the wrong guesses. programs (5 min.) Video Cassette (52 min.) Health care for all kids (9 min.) GV 715 M62 Excellent childcare (7 min.) Realistic and fair wages (2 min.) Un Monde Sans Fil = A Mobile World. Conclusion (6 min.) First Run/Icarus Films 1 videodisc (57 min.) Examines the impact the cellular HQ759 .M67 2006 phone is having on society and technology. Video Cassette (50 min.) Moveable Feast. HE9713 .M65 2000 PBS (1991) Examines the historical and cultural role of food in American society, from the Pilgrim feast to the fast food restaurant. Explores America's eating habits as they relate to our transportation system. Video Cassette (58 min.) GT 2853 U5 S65 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 55 Mr. Sears' Catalogue. The New Heroes : Their Bottom Line is PBS (1989) Lives. Explores how the Sears catalogue Oregon Public Broadcasting (2005) contributed to the development of the Stories of 14 people from all corners American consumer, how it reflected of the globe who, against all odds, are changes in American life, and how it successfully alleviating poverty and illness, became a symbol for the dreams of a combating unemployment and violence, and sprawling country. bringing education, light, opportunity and Video Cassette (1 hr.) freedom to poor and marginalized people HF 5467 S4 M72 around the world. Disc 1. Mystery of the Senses. Episode 1. Dreams of sanctuary. WGBH Educational Foundation, (2007) Kailash Satyarthi, Mimi Sibert, Moses Discusses each of the five senses, Zulu hearing, smell, taste, touch and vision, Episode 2. Technology of freedom. through Diane Ackerman's perspective Dr. V & David Green, Nick Moon, [Pt. 1.] Hearing Martin Fisher. Fabio Rosa – [pt. 2.] Smell Disc 2. [pt. 3.] Taste Episode 3. Power of enterprise. [pt. 4.] Touch Albina Ruiz, María Teresa Leal, [pt. 5.] Vision Muhammad Yunus 5 videodiscs (55 min. each) Episode 4. Power of knowledge. BF233 .M87 2007 1-5 Inderjit Khurana, Dina Abdel Wahab, Sompop Jantraka The Need to Know. 2 videodiscs (ca. 240 min.) Filmwest Associates (2002) HD60 .N48 2005 "Through the Paul Bernardo case, this video explores the role of the media in A New Look at Love and the Family. creating, directing, editing and also National Public Radio (1981) ultimately limiting the details delivered to the Elaine Hatfield discusses human love public about horrendous acts of violence. and intimacy. Under pressure to perform and create the Cassette top sellling story of the day, journalists HQ 734 N4 wrestle with the morality and their own personal revulsion of human behavior. The New Urban Renewal: Reclaiming our Interviews with top journalists and TV Neighborhoods. anchor people from both Canada and the PBS (1997) United States reveal some of the deeper Rebuilding Neighborhoods from issues of giving the 'news' to the public"— the Ground Up: focuses on community Container development corporations that weave a web 1 Video Cassette (45 min.) of physical and human support, from new PN4784.C88 N43 2002 housing to business and social services. Investing in the Next Generation: The New Face of Work in America. profiles innovative programs that help at-risk Films for the Humanities (1996) youth succeed in school, avoid gangs and Examines some fundamental drugs, and learn entrepreneurial and changes occurring with jobs and work in business skills. (1 hr.) America. Looks at Johnson Controls, No Place Like Home: examines Konica, BMW, Home Depot and IDEO -- resident management of public housing, businesses that stress teamwork, high through which tenants gain control from technology, and inventive ways of overburdened or mismanaged organizing their business. bureaucracies to revitalize their Video Cassette (57 min.) environment. (1 hr.) HD 5701.55 J62 3 Video Cassettes HN 90 C6 N48 pt. 1-3 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 56 Night Shift. No Place to Hide. The Working Group, c2000 FilmWest Asso. Who works the dawn to dusk jobs that Reveals the intricate web of make our round-the-clock economy information that police, government possible? agencies and private corporations have Video Cassette (57 min.) collected on individuals. HD5113.2.U6 N53 2000 Pt. 1: Big Brother: shows how governments and law enforcement agencies No Dumb Questions. capture and catalog details of our lives. New Day Films (2001) Pt. 2: Little Brother: details how we are The program follows three sisters as no longer in control of our privacy. they struggle to understand why and how 2 Video Cassettes (48 min. ea) Uncle Bill is becoming Aunt Barbara. K 3264 C65 N62 pt. 1-2 1 videocassette (24 min.) HQ77.9 .N6 2001 No Sad Songs. AGFA Video (1986) No Logo. Presents the social and psychological Media Education Foundation (2003) aspects of AIDS. "Using hundreds of media examples, Video Cassette (3/4" 1 hr.) No logo shows how the commercial RC 607 A26 N6 takeover of public space, destruction of consumer choice, and replacement of real Not a Love Story: A Film about jobs with temporary work (the dynamics of Pornography. corporate globalization) impact everyone, National Film Board of Canada everywhere. It also draws attention to the Explores why pornography exists, the democratic resistance arising globally to forms it takes, and how it affects relations challenge the hegemony of brands."— between men and women. Offers insights Container and perspectives from men and women who Video Cassette (42 min.) earn their living from the porn trade and from HD69.B7 K542 2003 critics of pornography. Video Cassette (69 min.) No Place Like Home. HQ471 .N67 1991 University of California (1993) No Loitering. Features the daily life of a young girl New Day Films (2001) who resides with her family in homeless "... portrait of teenagers trying to find shelters and inexpensive motels. Examines their a cycle of domestic violence, poverty, and way and make sense of the world around abandonment which is transmitted from one them. The film interweaves video shot by generation to the next. teens and by the filmmaker, as they work Video Cassette (25 min.) together to create expressive outlets ... Set HV 4505 N62 in the small town of Sitka, Alaska, home to a large Alaska Native population, the video No Place to Go. chronicles the creativity, concerns, and National Public Radio (1981) dreams of youth growing up today."-- Explores the housing shortage in container cities for people with low and moderate 1 Video Cassette (ca. 57 min.) incomes. Examines the causes and HQ796 .N55 2001 proposed solutions. Subjects include rehabilitation of older neighborhoods, redlining, and government rent-subsidy. Speakers range from community residents to government specialists. Cassette HD 7293 N66 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 57 No Safe Place: Violence Against Women. On Hostile Ground. KUED (1996) Indirect Productions (2000) Stories of women who have been Enters the lives of three abortion assaulted and interviews with men who have providers to reveal the obstacles (practical, assaulted women. Gloria Steinem, Robert legal, and emotional) that they face every Bly, and other experts look at the causes day, and shows them struggle with the and solutions to violence against women. decision to perform this procedure. 1 Video Cassette (57 min.) 1 videodisc (73 min.) HV6250.4.W65 N58 1996 HQ767.5.U5 O5 2000 No Vacancy: Global Responses to the On Our Own Terms: Moyers on Dying. Human Population Explosion Films for the Humanities & Sciences Films for the Humanities & Sciences (2000) (2006) Discusses the search for new ways of An examination of strategies to deal thinking and talking about dying, important with human overpopulation in the U.S., strides being made in the area of palliative Europe, India, Nigeria, Ghana, Indonesia, care at pioneering institutions, the choices at Iran, and Mexico. the end of life, including the bitter debate 1 videodisc (92 min.) over physician-assisted suicide, and how HQ766 .N6 2006 crusading medical professionals have dedicated themselves to improving end-of- Nonverbal Communication and Culture. life care by changing America's Insight Media,  overburdened health system. This program examines nonverbal Pt.1 Living with dying communication in different cultures. It looks Pt.2 Different kind of care at personal space; body language including Pt.3 Death of one's own gestures, inflection, eye contact, smiling and Pt.4 Time to change other facial expressions; and posture. It 4 Videocassettes (90 min ea) demonstrates how the same gesture can be R726.8 .O5 2000 interpreted in different ways. Also Available on DVD. See 1 videodisc (22 min.) individual titles in additions section for BF637.N66 N645 2005 call numbers. Not in Our Town. On Television - The Violence Factor. We Do the Work (1994) Films Inc. (1985) A story about the people of Billings, Host Edwin Newman explores the Montana, who joined together to stand up impact of television violence on viewers, for Native American, Afro-American and especially young children, through Jewish neighbors who were under attack by interviews with actors, network executives, white supremacists. media analysts, mental health researchers, Video Cassette (30 min.) children, and interested adults. E 184 A1 N67 Video Cassette (58 min.) HQ 784 T4 O53 Not in Our Town II. We Do the Work (1996) On the Edge: America's Working Poor Profiles communities across the Films for the Humanities & Sciences country from Ohio to California and Indiana (2004) to South Carolina, where ordinary citizens Presents an examination of the are standing up to church burnings, hate working poor in the United States. Several crime and everyday intolerance in their own families describe their lives as members of workplaces and communities. the working poor community where one Video Cassette (54 min.) unexpected expense, sudden illness, or a E 184 A1 N672 missed payment could mean financial ruin. 1 videorecording (22 min.) HC110.P6 O47 2004 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 58 The Order of Myths The Other Drug War. Cinema Guild 2008 PBS Home Video (2003) "The first Mardi Gras in America was "FRONTLINE examines the battle celebrated in Mobile, Alabama in 1703. In between major pharmaceutical companies 2008, the celebration is still racially and American consumers fed up with paying segregated. Go into the parallel hearts of the the highest drug prices in the world. Through city's two carnivals. With unprecedented interviews with consumers, legislators, access, the director traces the exotic world scientists, top industry leaders and analysts, of secret mystic societies and centuries-old "The Other Drug War" examines the efforts traditions and pageantry. From the crowns, of states like Maine [Maine Rx] and Oregon the gowns, the surreal masks, to the to control escalating drug costs in the face of enormous paper mache floats. Uncover a strong opposition from the pharmaceutical tangled web of historical violence and power industry. The program also explores the dynamics, both of which are elusive forces tension between the high cost of scientific that keep this hallowed tradition organized innovation and society's need to keep drugs along color lines"—Container. and health care affordable."—PBS 1 videodisc (80 min.) 1 Video Cassette (60 min.) GT4210.A2 O73 2008 HD9666.4 .O74 2003 Organizing America: A History of Trade The Other Half Revisited: The Legacy of Unions. Jacob Riis. Cambridge Educational (1994) Cinema Guild (1996) Incorporates interviews, personal Provides a historical perspective on accounts, and archival footage to tell about the plight of America's "other half" today. the struggles and triumphs of American Combines Riis' original photographs with the workers. Explores the combination of social vision of contemporary photographers individualism and cooperation that to portray homelessness, poverty, crime, characterizes the American workplace. public health, and race relations in America. Covers minimum wage, health and safety Video Cassette (59 min.) conditions, discrimination, job security, and TR 820.5 O74 strikes. Video Cassette (42 min.) Our Families, Our Futures. HD 6508 O75 Filmakers Library (1994) A portrait of the American family in Origins. crisis. Highlights successful programs Films for the Humanities (1991) across the country that address the multiple History of the Afro-American stresses of family life. Reveals how experience from slavery at Jamestown supporting and strengthening families is the through stereotypes to how African cultural key to solving many of the nation's serious heritage is manifested in American life. social problems. Video Cassette (46 min.) Video Cassette (58 min.) E 185 O75 HV 699 O87 Origins of Human Aggression. Our Towns. National Film Board of Canada (2005) Working Group (1999) ..."Examines the complex interactions Explores the impact of workplace of factors that affect the socialization of change as felt by communities. human aggressive behaviour. ...Discusses Video Cassette (57 min.) the biological, environmental and HM761 .O87 1999 psychological reasons behind human violence and provides guidelines on dealing with its prevention"—Container. 1 videodisc (50 min., 13 sec.) HM1116 .O75 2005 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 59 Out at Work: America Undercover. Packrat. Filmakers Library Fanlight Productions (2004) Case studies of two gay men and one "Compulsive hoarding may be linked lesbian worker, who are exposed to job to obsessive compulsive disorder, or to discrimination and take action to fight for Alzheimer's and other dementias. This ... their rights. personal documentary profiles the families Video Cassette (58 min.) of the filmmaker and her cinematographer, HF 5549.5 S47 O87 whose lives have been shaped by the "packrat" behavior of a family member"— Out of Work. Container. Films for the Humanities (1992) 1 videodisc (ca. 80 min.) Summary in Business section. RC533 .P22 2004 Video Cassette (58 min.) HD 5724 O87 Paragraph 175. New Yorker Video (2002) Outriders. Historian Klaus Müller interviews Skylight Pictures survivors of the Nazi persecution of Beginning in June 1998, members of homosexuals because of the German Penal the Philadelphia-based Kensington Welfare Code of 1871, Paragraph 175. Rights Union take a bus trip across country 1 videodisc (81 min.) to collect stories of the poor, homeless, and D804.5.G38 P37 2002 unemployed to be presented as evidence to the United Nations of economic human Patently Offensive: Porn Under Siege. rights violations by the U.S. government. Filmakers Library Video Cassette (60 min.) Examines pornography in its social HC110.P6 O87 1999 and historical context. Is the tension between freedom of expression and the Ouvrières du monde = Working Women preservation of values which define a of the World. civilized society irreconcilable? Whose First Run/Icarus Films (2002) interests shall prevail in the debate which Focuses on Levi Strauss & Co. and over pornography's contribution to criminal follows the relocation of garment production behavior, its First Amendment status, its use from Western countries to nations such as and depiction of women and children? Indonesia, the Philippines, and Turkey Interviews with principals on all sides of the where low wages are the rule and employee porn wars. rights are nonexistent. Video Cassette (58 min.) 1 Video Cassette (53 min.) HQ 472 U6 P27 HD8039.C6 O88 2000 Paul Ehrlich and the Population Bomb. Overcoming Prejudice. Films for the Humanities (1996) Ron Hammond, UVSC (1996) Discusses how continued and Attempts to answer questions about unchecked population growth will upset the the origin, consequences, and definition of balance of nature and further widen the gap prejudice. between developed and developing nations. Video Cassette (59 min.) Video Cassette (1 hr.) BF 575 P9 O84 HB 871 P38 Packing Heat. National Film Board of Canada, c1996 "...Looks at why women want to carry firearms, and at the ethical and practical implications of a gun in every purse"—Container. 1 videodisc (49 min., 58 sec) HV6250.4.W65 P32 1996b For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 60 The People Bomb. Persuaders. CNN Video (1992) Films for the Humanities & Sciences Overpopulation and its rampant, (2007) unchecked growth is perhaps the greatest This program illustrates how experts threat to our survival. CNN travels to 13 in the art of persuasion think and operate, countries to look at the personal, national and how their goals can become and global efforts to diffuse an explosive transparent. crisis before it's too late. 1 videodisc (57 min.) Video Cassette (, 1 hr. 45 min.) BF637.P4 P417 2007 HB 871 P46 Philippines: Angels of the Night. People Like Us: Social Class in America. Films for the Humanities & Sciences Center for New American Media (2000) Distributed in the USA by CNAM Film "Prostitution is the occupation of Library (2001) necessity for supporting impoverished Discusses how social class has as millions residing in the slums of Manila. This much influence as race or ethnicity in program tracks the lives of three girl determining what kind of opportunities a prostitutes, ages 11 to 13, over a five-year person has in life. period, during which one becomes a pimp, 1 Video Cassette (124 min.) + 1 guide another a drug addict, and the third (75 p.) vanishes, presumed dead. Efforts by family HN57 .P37 2001 + guide planning organizations such as UNICEF sponsored Reach Out and the Apelo Personal Space: Exploring Human Women's Health clinic are described, as well Proxemics. as the Roman Catholic point of view."-- University of California Extension Center Container for Media and Independent Learning 1 Video Cassette (45 min.) (1999) HQ245.A5 P45 2000 Discusses the concept of personal space and the interpersonal and The Pill. cultural issues that define it. PBS Home Video (2006) 1 Video Cassette (28 min.) + guide "Featuring personal accounts from the BF469 .P47 1999 first generation of women to have access to the Pill, this film shows how harnessing The Persuaders. female hormones into a little pill unleashed a PBS Home Video (2004) social revolution unlike any other in our Examines the "persuasion history"—Container. industries" of advertising and public 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) relations. Shows how marketers have RG137.5 .P55 2006 developed new ways of integrating their message into the fabric of our lives. Pills, Profits, Protest: Chronicle of the Explores how the culture of marketing has Global AIDS Movement. come to shape the way Americans Outcast Films (2005) understand the world and themselves and A documentary about the global how the techniques of the persuasion activist movement to improve access to industries have migrated to politics. AIDS treatment. This program examines the 1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) national and international grassroots HF5813.U6 P47 2004 responses to the AIDS epidemic, depicting activists' successes in bringing affordable treatment to the poor. 1 videodisc (60 min.) RA643.8 .P55 2005 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 61 The Pinks & the Blues. Playing Unfair: The Media Image of the Time-Life Video (1981) Female Athlete. Discusses the stereotypes that are Media Education Foundation (2002) applied to the sexes. Examines the historical "It has been 30 years since Title IX development of these attitudes starting at legislation granted women equal playing birth and continuing through adulthood. time, but the male-dominated world of sports 1 videodisc (57 min.) journalism has yet to catch up with the law. BF723.S42 P56 1981 Coverage of women's sport lags far behind men's, and focuses on female athletes A Place Called Home. femininity and sexuality over their Virginia Wolf Prod. (1989) achievements on the court and field."-- Social worker Ella McCall and a local Container children's theater director used children from 1 Videocassette (30 min.) a homeless shelter to produce a play that GV709 .P54 2002 gave the children a chance to be somebody. Video Cassette (28 min.) Poletown Lives. Guide Information Factory (1982) HV 4506 W2 P53 Tells what happened when Detroit and General Motors bulldozed its Poletown A Place to Call Home. neighborhood to clear a site for a new Clark County Community Resources factory. In the largest forced removal of Mgt. (1993) people in recent U.S. history, 144 local Discusses the problem of people not businesses, 16 churches, 2 schools, and a being able to afford to own their own homes, hospital were destroyed. Tells the story of possible solutions, and ways affordable the resident Poles and blacks who fought housing can be incorporated into the side-by-side to save their neighborhood. community in an acceptable manner. Video Cassette (52 min.) Video Cassette (22 min.) Packet (18 p.) HD 7287.96 U62 L35 HD 9710 U63 D65 Playing the News. Politics and Warriors : Women in the Military. First Run/Icarus Films (2005) PBS Home Video (1999) In 2004, television, radio and print Laura Ingraham visits with active and retired media covered the U.S.-led attack on members of the military, politicians, educators, authors Fallujah. So did one video game. But can and others in this program. This segment offers some video games do journalism? This surprising views of the effect that the increased numbers documentary examines the role played by and growing presence of women in the military New York based reality games company is having on their male counterparts, on the Kuma Reality Games in connecting young military culture as a whole and on the nation's people to current events. After designing a military readiness. video game called Kuma/War based on the Video Cassette (57 min) November 2004 siege of Fallujah, Kuma UB 418 W65 P64 Reality began to think of itself as a news organization. But war reporting has certainly The Politics of Love - In Black and White. never looked like this before. California Newsreel (1993) 1 videodisc (22 min.) Confronts the issue of interracial U310.2 .P53 2005 romance on America’s campuses. Mixed couples talk about pressures from both races. Students opposed to interracial dating argue about its implications for race relations today. Video Cassette (33 min.) HQ 801.8 P64 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 62 Pornography. Prejudice: Answering Children's Films for the Humanities (1995) Questions. An exposé of the pornography ABC News (1992) industry and its implications for wider Peter Jennings leads an investigation questions of sexuality and violence--not so of prejudice. much a portrait of Andrea Dworkin, as an Video Cassette (, 1 hr. 15 min.) account of the struggle she and other BF 723 P75 P72 women are waging against what they perceive as a radical social evil. Prescription for Trouble: Use and Abuse. Video Cassette (52 min.) Films for the Humanities & Sciences HQ 472 U6 P67 (2004) The difficulties caused in the lives of Postville: When Cultures Collide. young people by drugs are compounded by PBS Video (2001) a culture that subtly advocates medication This IPTV broadcast tells the story of as the answer to many different problems. how a small Iowa town is dealing with Experts put forth explanations for the multiculturalism. Postville, Iowa is where explosion in the abuse of legal drugs, and more than 300 Hasidic Jews, plus hundreds demonstrate how the abuse is addictive and of Mexicans, Guatelmalans, Ukrainians and dangerous. Russians have taken up residence in the 1 videodisc (25 min., 40 sec.) last decade. This program explores the HV5824.Y68 P74 2004 struggles and rewards of the social and economic changes. The Price of Ecstasy. 1 Video Cassette (60 min.) Films for the Humanities & Sciences, F630.A1 P67 2001 (2004) Takes a "look at the The Power of Nightmares. pleasures and dangers of party drugs BBC (2004) through the eyes of abusers and the medical Explores the nature and practitioners and social workers who engage origins of terrorism. Argues that the idea of a with them. Footage of consenting abusers global network of organized terrorism has taking and tripping on ecstasy, ketamine, been greatly exaggerated and the resulting and GHB shows club drug highs, while climate of fear exploited by Western interviews with doctors, researchers, and governments. addiction counselors outline possible 1 videodisc (60 min.) ramifications of substance abuse, including HV6431 .P6695 2004 date rape, addiction, and death" -- Container. Power of Place: World Regional 1 videodisc (51 min.) Geography. HV5822.M38 P75 2004 Annenberg/CPB Project (1996) Explains the modern world's great The Price of Wealth. geographic realms and their assets and Films for the Humanities & Sciences liabilities, links and barriers, potentials and (2000) prospects. Examines the eleven regions of The dawning of the 21st century was the world and their interconnections. See a milestone in the longest and strongest list of 26 titles on NEON. economic expansion in America's history. 13 Video Cassettes (,1 hr. each) But as a nation's fortunes continue to rise, Guide the emphasis on wealth-building has left G 128 P 68 cassette 1-13 many feeling psychologically overdrawn. This program explores the hidden emotional costs associated with living during a boom time. Video Cassette (29 min.) HC106.82 .P75 2000 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 63 Prison Labor/Prison Blues. Profit Motive and the Whispering Wind. We Do the Work Cinema Guild, 2008 Looks at the controversy over the Filmed across the United States over increasing use of prison labor in the U.S. three summers, between 2004-2006, this Asks the question: does prison labor provide film is visual meditation on the progressive rehabilitation and a way to finance prisons, history of the country as seen through its or is it a cheap source of labor for private cemeteries, historical markers and companies? landscape. Gianvito captures this history in Video Cassette (30 min.) the hope that it will help us as a society to HV 8925 P75 understand where we are today, and, hopefully be a moral guide toward our Prisons. future. A&E Television Networks 2008 1 videodisc (57 min.) Technology is the key to the future of E178 .P76 2008 prisons. Incarceration is how society deals with crime and punishment. The Promise of Play. 1 videodisc (ca. 50 min.) Direct Cinema, c2000 HV8805 .P735 2008 Discusses the insecurities of women of all ages who learn to place their self-worth Prisoners of Age. in the measure of their beauty. Also offers a Films for the Humanities & Sciences model for how to reclaim the media and find (2004) one's true self through one's own voice. "Raising ... questions about the assessed the physical beauty of a warehousing of America's prison population, woman."—Publisher this program accompanies photographer episode 1. The mother of invention Ron Levine on his mission to depict the episode 2. A world of your own physical, emotional, and psychological episode 3. The heart of the matter conditions of aging inmates--including those 3 videocassettes (57 min. each) near death. Levine focuses his work on BF717 .P76 2000 Alabama's Hamilton Institute for the Age and Infirm, the first prison created specifically for The Psychology of Criminal Behavior. elderly convicts"—Container. Insight Media (2005) 1 videodisc (50 min) Examines criminal behavior and HV9469 .P748 2004 traces societal views on crime. Addresses biological theories, environmental and Profit and Nothing But!, Or, Impolite sociological factors, and such psychological Thoughts on the Class Struggle. considerations as maladjustment, psychosis, First Run/Icarus Films (2001) and developmental trauma. Also reviews The filmmaker contrasts the rhetoric typologies of criminal acts and discusses of capitalism with the reality of his native whether criminals can be rehabilitated. land, Haiti. Explores the profit motive and its 1 videodisc (30 min.) consequences on people's day-to-day lives, HV6080 .P829 2004 their history and their outlook for the future. 1 Video Cassette (52 min.) The Question of Equality. HB501 .P76 2001 KQED Video (1995) Documents the struggle for gay and lesbian equality. Pt. 1: Outrage '69 Pt. 2: Culture Wars Pt. 3: Hollow Liberty Pt. 4: Generation "Q" 4 Video Cassettes HQ 76.8 U5 Q48 pt. 1-4 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 64 Race and Class in Black America. Radiant City. National Public Radio (1979) Alliance Atlantis, c2006 Debates the relative importance of A Canadian family struggles with race and class distinctions in affecting black existential despair, exacerbated by the people's futures. Excerpts from a drabness of their suburban locale conference at the University of Pennsylvania 1 videodisc (85 min.) on "The declining significance of race". PN1995.9.S74 R33 2006 Cassette E 185.86 R22 The Railway Age. Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Race and Ethnicity.  RMI Media "This program examines the Shows the difference between enormous impact of the introduction of prejudice, discrimination, and racism using railways, covering the technological historical and current examples. Explores revolution, the commercial and human the effects of prejudice and discrimination reactions that culminated in Railway Mania, through the eyes of Asian, Hispanic and and the economic and social results: the African American families. increased demand for coal and iron, the Video Cassette (30 min.) delivery of fresh food and milk in cities, the E 184 A1 R233 reduction of local isolation and differences, the requirement of new management skills, Race, Hatred, and Violence: Searching the landscape changes created by viaducts, for Solutions. bridges, and tunnels, and the establishment Human Relations Media (1991) of railway towns and entire new Examines some of the complex industries"—Container. issues behind racism. Events surrounding 1 videodisc (20 min.) two examples of racial violence are HC255 .R34 2005 explored. Provides some concrete ways to lessen racial tensions. Raising Grandkids. Video Cassette (22 min.) Lincoln, NE : Distributed by Great Plains Guide (14 p.) National (1997) E 185.61 R232 Shows the unique situations and Race: The Power of an Illusion. special needs of grandparents raising their California Newsreel (2003) grandchildren. Profiles five families and Episode one explores how recent includes interviews with adults who were scientific discoveries have toppled the raised by their grandparents and with concept of biological race. Episode two national experts in the fields of aging, child questions the belief that race has always psychology, and social work. been with us. It traces the race concept to Video Cassette (56 min.) the European conquest of the Americas. HQ759.9 .R33 1997 Episode three focuses on how our institutions shape and create race. Rape Is--. 1 videodisc (168 min.) Cambridge Documentary Films (2005) GN269 .R327 2003 "This documentary looks at rape from a global and historical perspective, but Racism 101. focuses mainly on the domestic cultural PBS (1988) conditions that make this human rights Tracks an increase of racism and outrage the most under-reported crime in violence on America's campuses. America."--Container Columbia, Smith, Swarthmore, Purdue, 1 videodisc (32 min.) + 1 guide Dartmouth, and Harvard are among the HV6558 .R36 2005 troubled institutions. Video Cassette (58 min.) LC 2781.7 R33 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 65 Rebels: A Journey Underground. Reefer Madness II. Carson City, NV : Distributed by Filmwest Filmakers Library Associates (1998) Shows that marijuana reduces the Discusses social change, social pain and suffering associated with cancer, movements, and subcultures in our society. epilepsy, arthritis, glaucoma and AIDS. pt. 1. Society's shadow : the origins of Spouses and parents tell how they are torn cultural rebellion between defying the law and alleviating the pt. 2. A new kind of Bohemian : the suffering of their loved ones. Beat Generation gets "hip" Video Cassette (48 min.) pt. 3. Turn on the revolution : RM 666 C266 R43 counterculture and the psychedelic revolution The Reel World of News. pt. 4. A riot of my own : the punk PBS (1982) rebellion of the 1970s Takes you through a lively pt. 5. Earth trauma : radical examination of newsreels and the people environmentalism of the New Age who made them. As one of America's chief pt. 6. Welcome to Cyberia : sources of information before television, Cyberpunk and the "new edge" underground newsreel subjects ranged from politics to 6 videocassettes (47 min. each) pretty girls, from disasters to recipes. HM831 .R42 1998 pts. 1 - 6 Presents controversial films of the times and includes an interview with George Bernard The Rebuilding of Mascot Flats. Shaw. Filmakers Library (1990) Video Cassette (58 min.) Story of a group of homeless New PN 4888 M6 R44 Yorkers who set out to renovate an abandoned tenement building. Overcoming Remember Africville. bureaucracy, skepticism and a lack of Indiana University (1991) money, this group attains a decent, In the early 1960s, City Council affordable place to live. authorized the demolition of Africville and Video Cassette (59 min.) the relocation and dispersal of its residents. HD 7293 R42 Through interviews with former residents and excerpts from a 1989 conference that Ready or Not, Here I Come. reevaluated the relocation decisions, this Films Inc. (1985) film asks hard questions about urban This documentary probes the renewal. psychological and physical abuse of the Video Cassette (35 min.) elderly. The first part profiles the elderly F 1039.5 H17 R44 through four tragic cases; the second part is a panel discussion by several experts on Representation & the Media. aging. Media Education Foundation (2002) Video Cassette (52 min.) Stuart Hall, a renowned public HV 1465 R42 speaker and teacher, lectures on the central ideas of cultural studies-- that reality is not Recording the American Experience. experienced directly, but through the lens of We Do the Work (199?) culture, through the way that human beings Gives insights on the changing nature represent and tell stories about the world in of work and a look at why Chicago is still a which they live. Using visual examples, Hall working-class town. Filmmaker Barbara shows how the media-- and especially the Kopple talks about her films and the visual media-- have become the key players impossible decisions working Americans are in the process of modern story. forced to make. 1 videodisc (55 min.) Video Cassette (25 min.) HM621 .R46 2002 HD 8066 R42 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 66 Research Methods for the Social The River Ran Red. Sciences. WQED Prod. (1993) Horizon Film and Video (1996) In the summer of 1892, a bitter 1. Introduction conflict erupted at the Carnegie Works in 2. Scientific method Homestead, Pennsylvania. The nation's 3. Research ethics largest steel maker took on its most militant Video Cassette (33 min.) labor union, with devastating consequences H 62 R457 for American workers. Video Cassette (58 min.) Retooling America. HD 5325 I5 1982 H752 Moving Images Video Project (1993) Provides the first in-depth look at the Robert Bellah: In Search of the American impact of defense spending cuts. Character. Addresses job loss, social dislocation, and Films for the Humanities (1994) the challenge to our nation's economy. Bellah raises questions about the very Video Cassette (56 min.) nature of American character. He talks HC 106.8 R47 about the relationships between religion, politics and society and asserts that Rich Kids on Drugs. technological advances must meet a moral Films for the Humanities (1991) criteria in order for our society to create Shane Salerno, an 18-year old priorities for the common good. student, made his own documentary Video Cassette (30 min.) showing how well-to-do young teens with E 169.12 R56 promising futures turn to drugs. This adapted Donahue program tells the stories Rocking the Boat: You Can Fight City of some teens from his film. Hall. Video Cassette (28 min.) WGBH (1993) RJ 506 D78 R52 Through the stories of ordinary citizens, shows that many seemingly The Rich in America: 150 Years of Town disenfranchised communities are proving to & Country Magazine. be models of how effective environmental A&E Home Video (1996) coalitions can be created. Reveals a portrait of the debutantes Video Cassette (57 min.) and trendsetters who have defined "the HC 110 E5 R635 good life" in America. Video Cassette (1 hr. 40 min.) Roger & Me. HT 653 U6 R53 Warner Bros. (1989) Michael Moore lampoons corporate Rights and Wrongs in America. America as he shows how the working men The Video Project (1996) and women of Flint, Michigan coped with 1. Building Tolerance: Examines the economic setbacks. Moore doggedly tried rising tide of intolerance in America, the to meet General Motors Chairman Roger impact of recent campaigns opposing illegal Smith to persuade him to visit Flint to immigrants and affirmative action, and witness the hard times of the working profiles community activists and programs people. which promote tolerance. E 184 A1 B88 Video Cassette (1 hr. 31 min.) 2. Combatting Childhood Poverty: PN 1997.85 R64 Amidst the poverty of Appalachia, the life of a "skinhead" was turned around by his involvement in Appalshop. HQ 792 U6 C64 3. Creating Peace: Professor Cornel West discusses the origins and meaning of today's intolerance. JX 1952 C74 3 Video Cassettes (26 min.) For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 67 The Roots of Prejudice and Intolerance. Rural Communities: Legacy & Change. Jaguar Educational (2002) Annenberg/CPB (1993) "Examines the historical roots of Explores the economic base, history, prejudice, the different forms it takes, the culture and social class differences found in psychology behind prejudicial thinking, and 16 diverse rural communities. the difference between prejudice and 1. Who Cares intolerance" – Container. 2. Economic Base 1 videodisc (30 min.) 3. Just Folks BF575.P9 R66 2002 4. Legacy 5. Act Locally...and Invest Route 40. 6. Think Globally James Agee Film Project (1992) 7. The Town That's Been Through the Explores the heart and soul of a Mill particular place and time in America. Visits 8. Hereby Notified and Called to Meet those whose lives revolve around Route 40 9. The Basics capturing their memories, hopes and 10. The Will to Grow regrets: a truck driver, a gas station owner, a 11. Capacity to Care paramedic, exotic dancers, a waitress, 12. Communities on the Move mobile home residents, roller rink teens. 13. What Next? Video Cassette (58 min.) 13 Video Cassettes (1 hr. each) HE 356 C8 R68 HT 421 R78 pt. 1-13 Run Like a Girl. Rushing, Crashing, Dying: The Meth Films for the Humanities (1999) Epidemic. " ... The unconventional yet extremely Human Relations Media, c2007 demanding sports of rugby, synchronized Real people share their experiences swimming, and double-Dutch jumping with methamphetamine and what it has provide the context for teenage girls from a done to their lives. The teacher's resource cross-section of ethnic backgrounds to book (PDF file) includes a program probe the issues of adolescence. They summary, student activities and fact sheets. discuss their feelings of liberation within the 1 videodisc (25 min.) strict regimentation of competitive sports, HV5822.A5 R87 2007 their search for identity and self-esteem while revolting against the stereotyped Salesman. expectations of others, body image, dating, Criterion Collection, c2001 and the importance of mothers and coaches "A landmark documentary ... Captures as mentors. They also tackle social in vivid detail the bygone era of the door-to- concerns, including bulimia, self-injury, door salesman. While laboring to sell a gold- suicide, broken homes, teenage embossed version of the Holy Word, Paul pregnancies, and crime ..."--Container label Brennan and his colleagues target the 1 Video Cassette (57 min.) beleaguered masses, then face the GV709.18.U6 R85 1999 demands of quotas and the frustrations of life on the road. Following Brennan on his Running Out of Time: Pressure, daily rounds, the Maysles discover a real-life Overtime, and Overwork. Willy Loman, walking the line from hype to Films for the Humanities (1994) despair"--Promotional materials. Explores the social impact of time 1 videodisc (91 min.) + 1 leaflet pressure and overwork on American society. HF5444.B37 S34 2001+ 1 leaflet Contrasts expectations about saving time with reality; compares conditions in other countries and at other times, and examines solutions to overwork. Video Cassette (52 min.) HD 4904.6 R85 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 68 Salesman. Science of the Sexes. Maysles Films (1968) Discovery Channel, [2003?] Focuses on a quartet of Bible "Growing up" episode explores the salesmen and their quest for American issue of nature versus nurture through a success. Tracks the men through the heart, cross-cultural study of two teenagers on soul, and living rooms of America. different continents. "Different by design" Video Cassette (1 hr. 30 min.) episode explores the physical and mental HF 5444 B37 S34 aspects of human sexuality from adulthood to old age. Save Our Land, Save Our Towns. [pt.1]: Growing up Bullfrog Films (2000) [pt.2]: Different by design Explores how America can save its HQ21 .S33 2003 1-2 cities, towns, and countryside and enhance the quality of life for all. Filmed in Scouts Honor: A Film. Pennsylvania, England, Oregon and North New Day Films (2001) Carolina, this program shows how America's Documentary examining the Boy towns can be rebuilt and its countryside Scouts of America policy against gays in the preserved from strip malls and subdivisions. organization. Focuses on Steve Cozza, boy Video Cassette (57 min.) scout and activist against the policy, and HT392 .S28 2000 relates the stories of others removed from the Boy Scout organization for being gay or Save the Males: An Endangered Species. for working to have the policy eliminated. PBS (1993) 1 videocassette (60 min.) Follow three men as they search for HS3313 .S36 2001 answers to the questions they and other men ask about themselves and their place in Search for a Safe Cigarette. a culture which has cast aside many of its WGBH Boston Video, c2001 traditional male rituals. Discusses tobacco's role in U.S. Video Cassette (1 hr.) history, cigarette marketing, how tobacco HQ 1090.3 S28 damages DNA, the impact of the Surgeon General's warning, and if science help Scared Sacred. create a safer cigarette. National Film Board of Canada (2006) Video Cassette (1 hr) Documents the five-year journey HD9149.C42 S43 2001 initiated by filmmaker Velcrow Ripper in order to document humanity's ability to Secret Daughter. transform crisis into possibility. Ripper PBS (1992) travels to the "ground zero's" of the world: Journeys into a hidden world and the Bhopal, India; the minefields of Cambodia; complicated relationship between a Bosnia; Hiroshima; Afghanistan; post 9/11 daughter and the mother who gave her New York City; Israel and Palestine, away. June Cross, born to a white mother documenting stories of survival and hope in and an African-American father in the early the wake of disaster. 1950s, was given away by her mother to live 1 videodisc (105 min.) with a black family when she was four. BF698.35.R47 S33 2006 Examines the challenging face of race relations in America. Video Cassette (, 1 hr.57 min.) HQ 777.9 S42 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 69 The Secret Life of Boys. 7 Up in the Soviet Union. Films for the Humanities (2000) Shanachie (1993) Explores why boys tend to repress A portrait of 20 children who are wise their feelings. Experts demonstrate how to beyond their years. They talk about God, help boys express their feelings before they the political scene, kindness, school, their begin to act them out in antisocial behavior. dreams and wishes. Video Cassette (24 min.) Video Cassette (1 hr. 8 min.) BF 724.3 S4 S43 HQ 792 S65 A34 Secret of the Wild Child. Sex and Gender. WGBH Boston Video (2006) Insight Media (1991) Examines the case of "Genie," a girl Explores the changing sex roles and whose parents kept her locked in a bedroom the changing views of gender in the lives of in total isolation, until she was discovered in three generations of women in one family 1970 at age 13. At first, her rehabilitation living near the Guadalupe River in Texas. seemed to be an opportunity to test The effects of sex ratios and gender-related hypotheses of language acquisition, but norms are analyzed. Investigates disputes about the nature of her disabilities, perspectives on gender-based social the intensity of her therapy, and the stratification, as well as, social changes that progress of government funded research have occurred as a result of the women's turned Genie's case into a sad example of movement. the ethical quandaries of research on human Video Cassette (30 min.) subjects. HQ 1410 S387 1 videodisc (ca. 56 min.) RJ507.A29 S43 2006 Sex and Other Matters of Life and Death. Cinema Guild (1996) See Dick and Jane Lie, Cheat, and Steal: Chronicles a year in the life of a Teaching Morality to Kids. teenage theater company which performs Pyramid (1989) for adolescents to raise awareness about Program on children being taught the risks of AIDS for young people. basic caring, decency, and the difference Video Cassette (56 min.) between right and wrong. RC 607 A26 S45 Video Cassette (45 min.) LC 268 S44 Sexual Harassment: Building Awareness on Campus. Selling Our Jobs. MEF (1995) Center for Defense Information (1996) Educates men and women with Explores the costs and the specific reference to campus relations. devastation to the U.S. economy caused by Divided into five sections: Sexual lucrative contracts to sell U.S. made Harassment Defined, Intent vs. Impact, weapons. Dealing With Unwanted Attention, Video Cassette (29 min.) Consensual Relations, Looking Forward. Guide (7 p.) Video Cassette HD 9743 U62 S44 LC 212.862 S49 7 Up in South Africa. Sexuality and Aging. Shanachie (1993) Nebraska ETV Network (1987) The portraits of the bright and Explores the attitudes, myths, and charming children are strikingly contrasted facts concerning the role of sexuality for with the social turbulence that surrounds older adults. them. The innocence that defines them is Video Cassette (1 hr.) sadly compromised by the intolerance of HQ 30 S47 their communities. All the children are well versed on the subject of guns. Video Cassette (1 hr. 23 min.) HQ 792 S6 S22 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 70 Sexy Inc.: Our Children Under Influence. Showdown on Tobacco Road. National Film Board of Canada, c2007 Varied Directions (1988) "Analyzes the hypersexualization of Demonstrates the difficulty our environment and its noxious effects on policymakers face in trying to resolve the young people. Experts criticize an unhealthy problem of smoking and health. The views culture created by advertising and the of pro and antismoking activists are media, and the many examples shown presented. illustrate how children are reduced to Video Cassette (57 min.) consumers bombarded with images of girls HV 5760 S56 treated as purely sexual objects"— Container. Shredded. 1 videodisc (36 min.) + 1 guide (17 p) Fanlight Productions (2005) HQ784.M3 S49 2007+ 1 guide Explores the damaging lengths to which teenage boys will go to achieve the Shots Fired: When Lightning Strikes. ideal male body as portrayed by the media. Center for Personal Protection and 1 videodisc (ca. 21 min.) Safety], c2007 BF697.5.B63 S545 2005 Gives strategies for surviving an active shooter situation in the workplace. Sicko. Emphasizes the importance of possessing a Weinstein Co. Home Entertainment survival mindset. (2007) Instructional DVD (17:32); Filmmaker Michael Moore critiques Training materials (Course training the American health care system, focusing plan (10 p.) especially on the HMOs, drug companies, Survival mindset and courses of and congressmen who profit from the status action quo. Also includes an analysis of the health (44 p.) care systems in Canada, England, France, Student notetaker (20 p.) and Cuba, where free universal health care Pre-incident indicators : behaviors of is the norm. concern in the workplace (Jan. 08 v.2) 1 videodisc (123 min.) (22 RA395.A3 S515 2007 slides) -- Survival mindset and courses of action (Jan. 08 v.2) (20 slides) Silent Epidemic. Distinctions between an active PBS Video (2001) shooter Presents the potential signs and and a hostage situation (Jan. 08 v.2) (17 causes of teen suicide as discussed by slides) parents, teens, and experts within the dual List of the shooters as they appear in formats of talk show and docudrama. the Contains interviews with teens who video (3 p.)) attempted suicide and discusses options 2 videodiscs available to such individuals or their parents. HF5549.5.E43 S56 2007 Video Cassette (30 min.) HV6546 .S54 Showdown at Century City. We Do the Work (199-?) Skin Deep. Low-paid janitors among the highrises Iris Films (1995) of Los Angeles fight for decent wages, (Producer) Filmmaker health care and respect from their Frances Reid follows students from the employers. University of Massachusetts, Texas A&M, Video Cassette (15 min.) Chico State and U.C. Berkeley to a HD5325.C44 S56 1990z challenging racial awareness workshop where they confront each other's innermost feelings about race and ethnicity. 1 videodisc (53 min.) E184.A1 S613 1995 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 71 Skinheads: The Pathology of Hate : Slippin': Ten Years With the Bloods Soldiers of the Race War. Kino International (2007) Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Documents the exploits of a group of 2004 African-American gang members through A film crew follows the U.S. white the mean streets of South Central LA for ten supremacist skinhead group The Aryan years after the 1992 LA race riots. Delves National Front over a two-month period. into the ongoing Blood/Crip gang war to Marches, demonstrating against non-whites, reveal the short and brutal lives of LA street meeting with the Ku Klux Klan, and gangstas and the tragic personal toll that the interviews with the group's leader, Bill gang life takes on families and friends. As Riccio, explain the Nazi-inspired group's the years and the bodies pile up, the boys motivation grow into men and the high-wire allure of 1 videodisc (54 min.) street life gives way to the harsh realities of HV6439.U5 S55 2004 survival. 1 videodisc (84 min.) Skinheads USA. HV6439.U7 S54 2007 Films for the Humanities (1996) Looks inside a neo-Nazi Skinhead Smart Growth. organization, its operations, and its Video Project ([199-) personalities. Covers the group's day-to- Smart growth is a community day activities at its headquarters, White planning strategy to preserve community Power rallies, recruitment drives, and inside character, protect open and the prison. Captures the neo-Nazi idealism. environment, strengthen the local economy Video Cassette (54 min.) and use tax dollars efficiently. HV 6439 U5 S55 Video Cassette (17 min.) HT 167 S63 Skokie: Rights or Wrong. New Day Films (1978) Smile Pretty. Documents the conflict that erupted Films for the Humanities (1999) when the American Nazi Party attempted to " ... Teenage girls from a cross- march in 1978, in Skokie, Illinois --- a section of ethnic backgrounds open their community where many Holocaust survivors hearts about life as a beauty queen, now live. Presents a wide range of views on discussing the pressure to fulfill a societal the Nazis' right to march in Skokie. ideal, the allure of celebrity, and the Video Cassette (27 min.) artificiality of the modeling trade. In addition, JK 2391 N36 S56 they share incidents of heroism and sacrifice, feelings about their struggle for Slim Hopes. personal identity, and insights into the Media Education Foundation (1995) mother/daughter relationship ..."--Container Using examples of over 120 ads from label. magazines and TV, offers a new way to 1 Video Cassette (57 min.) think about demoralizing and life-threatening HQ1220.U6 S55 1999 eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia. The Smith Family. Video Cassette (30 min.) New Day Films, c2002 BF 697.5 B63 S54 In this poignant and intimate documentary of the Smiths, a Mormon family living in Salt Lake City, the family is initially shattered, then ultimately strengthened by their love for each other following Steve's admission of multiple sexual encounters with other men, and his subsequent death from AIDS. 1 videodisc (79 min.) RC606.54 .S64 2002 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 72 Smoke and Mirrors: A History of Denial. Societies Under the Influence. Pyramid Media, [2000?] (1999) First Run/Icarus Films (1997) Documents the rise of the U.S. Sheds light on several unusual people tobacco industry beginning with the who are fighting to expose the epidemic development of mass-produced cigarettes in repression surrounding drugs and the drug the late 1800s. Describes tobacco trade. Colombian field workers, a hitman, companies' increasingly sophisticated and a retired U.S. federal government agent marketing efforts, which attempted to ignore discuss the drug war fraud. and suppress the accumulating evidence of Video Cassette (52 min.) the harmful effects of smoking on health. HV 5801 S63 Also discusses the implications for the future of the tobacco industry when this attempted Society and Social Science. deception became public knowledge. Annenberg/CPB Collection (1994) 1 Video Cassette (75 min.) Lifestyles, Work and the Family. HD9135 .S66 2000 Demonstrates the historical context of everyday life in the UK today. Social Change. HN 385.5 L53 RMI Media (1991) Women, Children and Work Shows the inevitability of change and Examines where child care fits in the presents social change as a historical marketplace and its economic impact. process and an ongoing process affecting HQ 778.7 G7 W64 our lives now and in the future. Examines 2 Video Cassettes (49 min. ea) social changes occurring in different levels of social organization. Solving Black Inner-City Poverty: William Video Cassette (30 min.) Julius Wilson. HM 101 S68 Films for the Humanities (1994) The problems of our inner cities have Social Class Issues in the U.S.A. grown worse each year. Some policy Insight Media (1993) makers and scholars question whether Discusses the role of family and these problems can be solved. Argues that what's happening to families in terms of the time for despair has not yet arrived. He economics by ethnic group, the effects of believes that most inner-city blacks stay poverty on children, and the increase of poor, not because they are black, but homelessness in the U.S. because they live in the wasteland of the Video Cassette (1 hr.) inner city. HN 59.2 S62 Video Cassette (30 min.) HV 4045 W54 The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces. Direct Cinema Ltd. (1990) Some Babies Die. Looks at the open spaces of cities University of California Extension Media and why some of them work for people, Center (1986) while others do not. Begins at New York's A powerful and moving Australian Seagram Plaza, analyzes why this space is documentary on the grief of stillbirth and so popular, and looks at how other urban neonatal death. Focuses on a family coping oases measure up. with the death of a newborn and undergoing Video Cassette (1 hr.) a unique counseling process in which they HT 153 S62 are encouraged to create memories of the baby and work through their grief. Social Stratification. Video Cassette (55 min.) RMI Media (1991) BF 789 D4 S66 Explains the stratified nature of social structure and examines different types of stratification systems throughout the world and how they developed. Video Cassette (30 min.) HM 131 S588 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 73 Some Call It Greed. Steroids. Learning Corp. of America (1977) Schlessinger Media (2004) Beginning with agrarian America's Examines the use of illegal anabolic entrance into World War I, follows the steroids and steroidal supplements, profiling country's economic history through today's case studies that provide an overview of the computerized, fast-food service lifestyle. detrimental effects these drugs can have on Video Cassette (51 min.) the user. HC 106 S68 1 videodisc (23 min.) + 1 teacher's guide (5 p.) Song of the Canary. HV5822.S68 S74 2004 New Day Films (197?) A story of work-related diseases Still Killing Us Softly. which kill 100,000 people every year. The Cambridge Documentary (198?) filmmakers uncover a scandal at a California A film about advertising's continued chemical plant where workers have become assault on the self images of women, men sterile and then tell the story of cotton mill and children. Jean Kilbourne explores the workers who are battling bureaucracies relationship of media images to actual for safer conditions and better problems in society, such as the channeling compensation. of men and women into traditional roles and Video Cassette (57 min. ) occupations, economic discrimination RC 965 P48 S65 against women, the sexual abuse of children, rape and other forms of violence, Southern Comfort. pornography, sexual harassment, teenage Docurama 2003 pregnancy and eating disorders. Toccoa, Georgia. Robert Eads is a Video Cassette (30 min.) 52-year-old wise-cracking cowboy who was HF 5827.85 S77 c. 1-2 born female and transitioned into living as a man after bearing two sons. Fifteen years Stopping Drugs. Pt. 1. later, he has fallen in love with Lola Cola, a PBS (1989) vivacious and magnetic woman who was Part 1 follows 6 addicts through a born male. Together they are coping with federally funded detoxification unit. Robert's terminal case of ovarian cancer. Video Cassette (58 min.) 1 videodisc (90 min.) HV 5801 S76 HQ1075 .S68 2003 Stolen Childhoods. Stale Roles and Tight Buns. Galen Films (2003) O.A.S.I.S. ( 1988) "Stolen Childhood is a feature length Presents a selection of images of documentary on child labor. The story is told men found in consumer advertising. These in the words of laboring children, their images reflect the myths used to define and parents, and the people working daily to limit the American man. Generates new help them. Children share their experiences insights and a refreshed view of men and of exploitation and their hopes for a better advertising. life and future ... Filmed in seven countries: Video Cassette (3/4", 29 min.) Brazil, India, the United States, Mexico, HF 5822 S185 Indonesia, Kenya and Nepal, stolen childhoods examines the cost of child labor Stephanie. to the global community, probes the causes Women Make Movies ( 1986 ) of this complex phenomenon and Documentary about an American recommends actions that can be taken to teenager's difficult transition from childhood eliminate this gross human rights violation in to adolescence to adulthood. Examines our lifetime"—Container. problems of young people who rebel against 1 videodisc (1 hr, 26 min.) the traditional educational experience, often HD6231 .S76 2003 dropping out of school. Video Cassette (57 min.) HQ 798 S74 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 74 The Stolen Eye. Strangers in the House: Television & Our California Newsreel (2004) Children. Jane Elliott conducted her Filmwest Asso. (1997) famous blue-eyed/brown-eyed exercise in Examines the controversial issues discrimination in Australia with the whites surrounding television today and its impact and Aborigines. on children and families. Explores ways of videodisc (52 min.) controlling the influence of television. How BF575.P9 S76 2004 does licensing and merchandising impact the quality of programming and the minds of Stolen ground. children? StirFry Seminars & Consulting, 2008 Video Cassette (52 min.) A human face is put on the lingering HQ 784 T4 S87 effects of racism and a rare view of Asian- American men directly and openly Street Talk and Tuxes. addressing racism's impacts is given when 6 Susan Shadburne Prod (1998) Asian-American men meet over dinner and Reveals the lives of street kids and share their experiences and perspectives of their histories and dreams. Follows them to racism and what it has taken from their the only annual Prom for homeless youth in generation. During dinner, and in their the country. reflections afterward, a seldom- seen portrait Video Cassette (55 min.) of the so-called "model minority's" pain, Guide (4 p.) anger, and anguish is revealed. HV 4505 S777 1 videodisc (44 min.) HT1521 .S716 2008 The Streets Aren't Paved With Gold. Real to Reel Series (1984) Stopwatch. Hundreds of homeless and hungry Kikim Media, (1999) Las Vegans offer a stark contrast to Gives a detailed description of thousands of affluent tourists who travel Frederick Winslow Taylor's time-study here each year. Explores life as a transient. approach to efficient work/production and Video Cassette (30 min.) how this approach has influenced modern HV 4506 N3 S77 work practices and other aspects of our lives. Streetwise in Seattle. 1 Video Cassette (57 min.) ABC News (1993) T55.9 .K372 1999 Follow-up ten years later on a documentary about a street child in Seattle. Stopwatch. Includes excerpts from original program. Kikim Media, c1999 2 Video Cassettes (30 min.) Gives a detailed description of HV 4505 S78 pt. 1-2 Frederick Winslow Taylor's time-study approach to efficient work/production and Strikestory. how this approach has influenced modern We Do The Work (199?) work practices and other aspects of our Chronicles the events of the "big lives. strike" in the summer of 1934 when dock 1 videodisc (57 min.) workers and seamen shut down every West T55.9 .K372 1999b coast port from San Diego to Seattle. Video Cassette (1 hr.) Straight From the Heart. HD 8039 L82 U67 Presents accounts of parents' struggles with homophobia upon learning Stripped and Teased. that their children are lesbian or gay. Cinema Guild (1998) Video Cassette (24 min.) Presents portraits of various women HQ 76.25 S77 living and working in Las Vegas. Video Cassette (62 min.) HQ 1439 L3 S77 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 75 Style Wars. Survival of a Small City. Public Art Films (1987) Filmakers Library (1987) A documentary exploration of the Explores the pros and cons of the subculture of New York's young graffiti revitalization of the decaying urban writers, breakdancers, and rappers, showing community of South Norwalk, Connecticut. their activities and aspirations and the social Discusses the impact of urban renewal and aesthetic controversies surounding New through interviews with former residents York graffiti. forced out by the renovation, residents who Video Cassette (59 min.) stayed, new residents, developers, the GT 3913 N72 N447 mayor and others. Covers the time period from 1984 to 1986. Subway: The Empire Beneath New York's Video Cassette (65 min.) Streets. HT 177 S727 S87 A & E Home Entertainment (1994) Descends into the labyrinth below Surviving Friendly Fire. New York City to reveal a subterranean Frameline (1997) control tower, the mysterious "money train", A documentary about ten teenagers experimental cars, subway disasters, in LA and the hardships they endured. construction miracles and greedy financiers. Video Cassette (1 hr.) Video Cassette (50 min.) HV 4506 L67 S87 TF 847 N5 S82 Tale of Two Hotels. Super Size Me. California Working Group (199?) Hart Sharp Video (2004) Compares non-union and union labor Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock embarks as two luxury hotels are built. on a journey to find out if fast food is making Video Cassette (15 min.) Americans fat. For 30 days he can't eat or HD 6515 B9 T34 drink anything that isn't on McDonald's menu; he must eat three square meals a Takeover. day, he must eat everything on the menu at First Run Icarus Films (1991) least once and supersize his meal if asked. A documentary about groups of He treks across the country interviewing a homeless people in 8 U.S. cities who took host of experts on fast food and a number of over empty, government-owned housing on regular folk while downing McDonald's to try May 1, 1990. and find out why 37% of Americans are now Video Cassette (58 min.) overweight. Spurlock's grueling diet spirals HV 4505 T35 him into a metamorphosis that will make you think twice about picking up another Big Tao of the Dumpster. Mac. Carousel Film (1996) 1 videodisc (100 min.) Examines the meaning of success RA645.O23 S87 2004 and freedom, as defined by a man who gave up working as a contractor to spend his time Super High Me. gathering food from dumpsters. Screen Media Films, c2008 Video Cassette (30 min.) Determined to find out the true effects BJ 1581.2 T36 of marijuana on the human body, stand-up comedian and former Stoner of the Year Teen Pregnancy. Doug Benson documents his experience Schlessinger (1994) avoiding pot for 30 days and then Discusses the biological and consuming massive amounts of the drug for psychological realities of teen pregnancy. 30 days. Talks to doctors, counselors, teens, and 1 videodisc (90 min.) teen mothers. HV5822.M3 S87 2008 Video Cassette (36 min.) HQ 35 T43 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 76 Teens at Risk. Addiction & Depression. Teen Sex. TMW Media Group (2005) Films for the Humanities & Sciences "Many depressed people, especially (2004) teenager, also have problems with alcohol This program seeks to understand or other drugs. Sometimes the depression how and why teens are rewriting the book comes first and people try using drugs as a on sexual mores. Adolescents ages 13 to 19 way to escape. Other times, the alcohol or share their intimate views and concerns as other drug use come first and depression is they talk about peer pressure, double caused by the drug itself, the withdrawal standards, the influence of the media, from it or the problems that substance abuse having intercourse, whether oral sex is sex, causes. obviously, in the long run drug or STDs, birth control, pregnancy, and whether alcohol use just makes things worse. they and their families are emotionally Although it is often difficult to distinguish prepared to deal with all of this. Interviews which came first, the important point is that if with parents are included as well, and someone has one or both of these commentary by Tamara Kreinin, president problems, the sooner they get help the and CEO of the Sexuality Information and better, as doing nothing is a recipe for bigger Education Council of the United States; trouble, like serious addiction of failing in Sarah Brown, executive director of the school or in life. Teens at risk, teaches how National Campaign to Prevent Teen to be honest about both issues - showing Pregnancy; Michael Basso, author of The how depressed teens can deal effectively Underground Guide to Teenage Sexuality; with their illness without substance abuse Seventeen editor-in-chief Atoosa and how to communicate with people who Rubenstein; Leslee Unruh, president of the can help them get into treatment - proven to National Abstinence Clearinghouse; and be the only way to really get better and stay adolescent medicine specialist Gale better"—Container. Burstein, M.D., M.P.H., is featured. 1 videodisc (23 min.) Onscreen statistics from the Kaiser Family RJ506.D78 T44 2005 Foundation emphasize important trends. Contains mature themes and explicit language an d imagery. 1 videodisc (45 min.) HQ27 .T45 2004 Teen Sexuality in a Culture of Confusion. Knox Truner Asso. (1995) Profiles eight young people of diverse ethnicity, socio-economic level, geographic locale, and sexual orientation. They share outlooks on body-image, gender identity, peer pressure, family, religion and their decisions about sexuality. Examines the messages and standards our popular culture communicates about sex, love, beauty, and the body. Video Cassette (45 min.) Supplements HQ 27 T38 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 77 Teens Hooked on Porn. Teens at Risk. Addiction & Depression. Films for the Humanities & Sciences TMW Media Group (2005) (2007) "Many depressed people, especially The Internet has radically escalated teenager, also have problems with alcohol exposure to pornography, to the point at or other drugs. Sometimes the depression which many adolescents are addicted. comes first and people try using drugs as a Presents three teenage boys, tied together way to escape. Other times, the alcohol or by issues of anger, aggression, and other drug use come first and depression is inhibition, and raises questions about the caused by the drug itself, the withdrawal role of parents. from it or the problems that substance abuse 1 videodisc (57 min.) causes. obviously, in the long run drug or HQ471 .T44 2007 alcohol use just makes things worse. Although it is often difficult to distinguish Teenage Depression & Suicide. which came first, the important point is that if Schlessinger Media (2004) someone has one or both of these Discusses the causes, symptoms and problems, the sooner they get help the treatments available for teenagers suffering better, as doing nothing is a recipe for bigger from depression. trouble, like serious addiction of failing in 1 videodisc (23 min.) + 1 teacher's school or in life. Teens at risk, teaches how guide (5 p.) to be honest about both issues - showing RJ506.D4 T46 2004 how depressed teens can deal effectively with their illness without substance abuse Teenage Suicide. and how to communicate with people who Films for the Humanities (1987) can help them get into treatment - proven to Explores some of the reasons why be the only way to really get better and stay teens commit suicide and some of the better"—Container. factors behind the increase in suicide rates. 1 videodisc (23 min.) Describes characteristic behavior patterns RJ506.D78 T44 2005 which family and friends should heed. Video Cassette (19 min.) Terrorism: Instrument of Fear. HQ 796 T42 Lucerne Media, (2001?) Questions raised about terrorism by a panel of high school students are answered by a clinical psychologist, an Islamic cleric, and a terrorism expert. Includes historical background for the events leading up to and including the September 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center and Pentagon. 1 Video Cassette (20 min.) HV6432 .T4485 2001 That's a Family! Women's Educational Media (2000) Designed for children in elementary school, this film shows the many different shapes that families take today. Children describe their own families and explain concepts like "birth mom", "mixed race", "gay and lesbian", and "stepdad." Video Cassette (35 min.) Guide (53 p.) HQ744 .T43 2000 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 78 Theme: Murder. They Made America. New Day Films (1998) WGBH Boston Video (2004) The filmmaker was nine years old ..."Examines innovation in when her father, the Boston art dealer America through the stories of some Hyman Swetzoff, was beaten and left to die resourceful men and women whose ideas in his home. Martha's search to make sense and inventions have transformed the of her father's unsolved murder uncovers world"—Container. the price of homophobia and also reveals disc 1. Rebels ; Revolutionaries (120 many of the subtle attitudes that accompany minutes) murder. Includes interviews of family, disc 2. Newcomers ; Gamblers (120 friends, local artists, police investigations, minutes and others with an assortment of family 2 videodiscs (240 min.) photos, newspaper clippings of the murder T39 .T44 2004 and fragments from Hyman's poetry, journals, and letters. They Never Call it Rape. 1 Video Cassette (54 min.) MTI Film & Video (1990) HV6534.B6 T44 Explores campus rape, with particular focus on gang rape. Provides analysis of There But for the Grace. the behaviors that lead to gang rape. One Northern Light Prod. (1991) incident is described by the victim of a gang Goes behind the battle lines of the rape at a fraternity house. farm debt crisis to chronicle four farm Video Cassette (21 min.) families' efforts to save their farms, families, HV 6561 T44 and dignity. Video Cassette (59 min.) Third World Village Life. HD 1476 U6 T44 National Public Radio (1981) See summary in Political Science. There's No Such Thing as Women's Cassette (30 min.) Work. HT 431 T44 National Audiovisual Center (1987) Takes a look at the effect of different Thirst. legislation on women in the workplace from Bullfrog Films, (2004) 1900 into the 1980's and the role of the The survival of communities is Women's Bureau of the U.S. Department of threatened when big business buys the Labor in the labor force. water supply. Video Cassette (30 min.) 1 videodisc (62 min.) HD 6095 T483 HD1691 .T45 2004 They Hit Me. This Far By Faith. Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities Cinema Guild (1991) & Sciences (2000) The story of courageous Mississippi Discusses the work of a Los Angeles Delta catfish processing workers, mostly County emergency social worker as she African American women, who won one of attempts to establish whether children have the most significant civil rights labor victories been abused. Also presents the case of a of the 80s. two-year-old, allegedly beaten to death by Video Cassette (29 min.) his father's girlfriend. HD 5325 F6752 1990 I53 Video Cassette (1/2 “ 43 min.) HV715 .T44 2000 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 79 This is Nowhere. Throw Away People. High Plains Films, 2006 PBS (1990) Nearly three million Americans live President Bush deemed January, full-time in motor homes, campers and 1990, the "month of murder" in D.C. During trailers. Millions more spend significant the last 2 years inner city neighborhoods portions of each year wandering America in have changed from African-American culture their homes on wheels. Taking advantage of centers to killing fields for single parent the modern American landscape, tens of families, high school dropouts, and crack thousands of vacation and full-time travelers dealers. Frontline examines a once proud "camp" in Wal-Mart parking lots each year. black neighborhood's descent into drugs The travelers share a common bond of and death. loving to travel in RVs, and loving Wal-Mart. Video Cassette (1 hr.) This documentary records the stories of HV 5833 W3 T57 these nomadic Americans who provide a portrait of American attitudes toward nature, Ties That Bind. equality, liberty, and civic values. We Do The Work 1 videodisc (87 min.) Efforts at union organizing in the TX1110 .T45 2006 United States and efforts by management to disrupt union organizing are examined. Those Who Know Don't Tell. Video Cassette Filmakers Library (1990) HD6490.O72 U6497 1995 Traces the history of the struggle to rid the workplace of occupational hazards. A Time to Change. With archival footage, union songs, and Films for the Humanities & Sciences, interviews, tells the story from the point of  view of the labor activists and those within Whether they want to or not, four out the medical profession who became of five Americans will likely die in hospitals their advocates. or nursing homes and the care they get will Video Cassette (29 min.) depend on who is providing it and who is RC 967 T56 footing the bill. Bill Moyers introduces crusading medical professionals such as Through a Blue Lens. staff members of the Balm of Gilead Project National Film Board of Canada (1999) in Birmingham, Alabama, who have Examines the life of addicts on the dedicated themselves to improving end-of- east side of downtown Vancouver. life care by changing America's Constable Al Arsenault, along with 6 other overburdened health system. In addition, policemen, have formed a non-profit group this disc includes a special video dubbed the Odd Squad. They have introduction by Mr. Moyers and a menu of videotaped the stories of addicts who tell chapters, segments derived from the who they are and how they got to the program that single out important aspects to streets. Intended to help prevent drug use facilitate instruction and discussion among young people. Contains coarse 1 videodisc (87 min.) language and graphic scenes. R726.8 .T565 2005 Video Cassette (52 min.) HV 5840 C22 V37 To be Old, Black, and Poor. Films for the Humanities (1994) Shows what it means to be black, poor, and elderly in the U.S. Documents the life of Leonard and Sarah Bass, an elderly black couple. Records their struggle to survive, as well-meaning neighbors and opportunities come and go. Video Cassette (58 min.) HQ1064.U5 T58 1994 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 80 To Render a Life. Toward a Livable City. James Agee Film Project (1992) Films for the Humanities (1991) A portrait of a contemporary poor, Looks at Barcelona and shows how rural family living under conditions which the results of research can be applied to parallel those of the sharecroppers during improve the allocation of scarce resources in the Depression. housing, transportation, fuel consumption, Video Cassette (1 hr. 30 min.) air quality control, and waste disposal. F 326 T63 Video Cassette (27 min.) DP 402 B27 T68 Tobacco Blues. Filmakers Library (1998) Los Trabajadores = The Workers. Takes viewers into the homes of four New Day Films (2001) tobacco farm families in Kentucky, to "Tells the story of immigrant day provide a picture of a culture and way of life laborers, placing their struggles and that has existed for generations and is now contributions in the context of the economic threatened with extinction. development of Austin, Texas. Through the Video Cassette (58 min.) stories of Juan from Nicaragua and Ramon SB 273 T62 from Mexico, and through the controversy surrounding the relocation of a day labor site Tongues Untied. from downtown to a residential Frameline (1989) neighborhood, the film examines the Derogatory accusations, judgments, misconceptions and contradictions inherent and jokes in our culture about black, male, in America's dependence on and and gay identity are met head-on. Poetry, discrimination against immigrant labor."-- personal testimony, and drama unite to Container. oppose the homophobia and racism. 1 Video Cassette (48 min.) Video Cassette (55 min.) HD8081.H7 T73 2001 E 185.625 T65 Traffic in Las Vegas: Paving the Way. Tough Guise: Violence, Media and the KLVX Television (1986) Crisis in Masculinity. Discusses how the state and local Media Education Foundation (2002) officials deal with traffic problems in Las Looks at the "relationship between Vegas. the images of popular culture and the social Video Cassette (28 min.) construction of masculine identities in the HE 356.5 L35 T73 U.S. at the dawm of the 21st century"-- Container. Jackson Katz argues that there is Transportation 2000. a crisis in masculinity and that some of the IRT Environment (1991) guises offered to men as a solution (e.g., Questions America's automobile rugged individualism, violence) come loaded dependence and offers concrete examples with attendant dangers to women, as well as of transportation systems for the future to other men. enhance the quality of our lives. 1 videodisc (ca. 105 min.) Video Cassette (29 min.) BF692.5 .T68 2002 HE 308 T72 Tough Times/Resilient Kids. Tranquilizers & Other Depressants. Insight Media (2003) Schlessinger Media (2004) A documentary based in the work of Discusses drugs such as barbiturates, Drs. Robert Brooks and Sam Goldstein benzodiazepines and other substances such "follows the lives of American families in an as "date rape drugs." Animations show the effort to discover the sources of problems effects these substances have on the facing today's youth"—Container. chemistry of the brain and the body. 1 videodisc (59 min.) 1 videodisc (23 min.) + 1 teacher's HQ769 .T68 2003 guide (5 p.) HV5822.B3 T73 2004 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 81 Treasures III: Social Issues in American Treasures III: Social Issues in American Film, 1900-1934. Program 1, The City Film, 1900-1934. Program 2, New Women. Reformed. National Film Preservation Foundation National Film Preservation Foundation (2007) (2007) The second program in a series of 48 The first program in a series of 48 movies that helped change America. During movies that helped change America. During the first decades of the 20th century no the first decades of the 20th century no issue was too controversial for movies ... issue was too controversial for movies ... from prohibition to abortion, unions, atheism, from prohibition to abortion, unions, atheism, the vote for women, worker safety, juvenile the vote for women, worker safety, juvenile justice, homelessness and immigration, justice, homelessness and immigration, these films became the catalyst for social these films became the catalyst for social change. change. Kansas saloon smashers / directors, The black hand / producer, Francis J. George S. Fleming, Edwin S. Porter (1901, Marion ; director, Wallace McCutcheon 1 min.) (1906, 11 min.) Why Mr. Nation wants a divorce / How they rob men in Chicago / directors, George S. Fleming, Edwin S. producer and director, Wallace McCutcheon Porter (1901, 2 min.) (1900, 25 sec.) Trial marriages / producer and The voice of the violin / director, D.W. director, Francis J. Marion (1907, 12 min.) Griffith (1909, 16 min.) Manhattan trade school for girls / The usurer's grip / director, Bannister George Eastman House (1911, 16 Merwin ; writers, Theodora Huntington, min.) The strong arm squad of the future / Arthur H. Ham (1912, 15 min.) Mutual Film Corp. (ca. 1912, 1 min.) From the submerged / director and A lively affair / cast, Mabel Van Buren writer, Theodore Wharton (1912, 11 min.) (ca. 1912, 7 min.) Hope : a Red Cross seal story / A suffragette in spite of himself / director, Charles J. Brabin ; writer, James director and writer, Bannister Merwin (1912, Oppenheim (1912, 14 min.) 8 min.) The cost of carelessness / writer, On to Washington (1913, 80 sec.) Eugene C. Clarke (1913, 13 min.) The hazards of Helen: Episode 13: Lights and shadows in a city of a Escape on the fast freight / producer, Paul million / produced by the Ford Motor C. Hurst ; directors, Helen Holmes, Leo Company (1920, 7 min.) Maloney ; writer, Edward Matlack (1915,13 6,000,000 American children ... are min.) -- Where are my children? / producers not in school / producer, Lewis J. Selznick and directors, Lois Weber, Phillips Smalley ; (1922, 2 min.) writer, Lois Weber (1916, 65 min.) The soul of youth / director, William Courage of the commonplace / Desmond Taylor ; writer, Julia Crawford directors, Rollin S. Sturgeon ; writer, William Ivers (1920, 80 min.) E. Wing (1919, 13 min.) Excerpts from "Saved by the Juvenile Poor Mrs. Jones! / director, Raymond Court" / writer, George Creel (1919, 4 min.) - Evans (1926, 46 min.) - A call for help from Sing Sing! / producer, Offers herself as a bride for $10,000 William Randolph Hearst (1934, 3 min.) [newsreel] / producer, William Randolph 1 videodisc (177 min.) + 1 book (173 Hearst (1931, 2 min.) p.) 1 videodisc (188 min.) PN1995.9.S62 T733 2007 PN1995.9.S62 T734 2007 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 82 Treasures III: Social Issues in American Treasures III: Social Issues in American film, 1900-1934. Program 3, Toil and Film, 1900-1934. Program 4, Americans in Tyranny the Making. National Film Preservation Foundation National Film Preservation Foundation (2007) (2007) The third program in a series of 48 The fourth and final program in a movies that helped change America. During series of 48 movies that helped change the first decades of the 20th century no America. During the first decades of the 20th issue was too controversial for movies ... century no issue was too controversial for from prohibition to abortion, unions, atheism, movies ... from prohibition to abortion, the vote for women, worker safety, juvenile unions, atheism, the vote for women, worker justice, homelessness and immigration, safety, juvenile justice, homelessness and these films became the catalyst for social immigration, these films became the catalyst change. for social change. Uncle Sam and the Bolsheviki-I.W.W. Emigrants landing at Ellis Island rat / Ford Motor Comp. [political cartoon] (1903, 2 min.) (ca. 1919, 40 seconds) An American in the making / director The crime of carelessness / director, and photographer, Carl L. Gregory ; cast, Harold M. Shaw ; writer, James Oppenheim Harry Benham, Ethyle Cooke (1913, 15 min) ; cast, Mabel Trunnelle, Barry O'Moore, Ramona: a story of the white man's Bigelow Cooper (1912, 14 min.) injustice to the Indian / director, D.W. Griffith Who pays? : Episode 12: Toil and ; photographer, G. W. Bitzer ; adapted from tyranny / director, Harry Harvey ; writers, the novel by Helen Hunt Jackson ; cast, William Ritchey, Henry King (1915, 35 min.) Mary Pickford, Henry B. Walthall (1910, 16 Labor's reward (surviving reel) / min.) American Federation of Labor ; producer, Redskin / director, Victor Schertzinger John J. Manning (1925, 13 min.) ; writer, Elizabeth Pickett ; cast, Richard Dix, Listen to some words of wisdom / Gladys Belmont, Tully Marshall (1929, 82 Hearst Metrotone News (1930, 2 min.) min.) The godless girl / director, Cecil The united snakes of America B.DeMille ; writer, Jeanie Macpherson ; cast, [animated] / Ford Motor Co. (ca. 1917, 80 Lina Basquette, George Duryea, Marie sec.) -- Uncle Sam donates for liberty loans Prevost, Noah Berry, Eddie Quillian, Mary [animated] / Ford Motor Co. (1919, 75 sec.) Jane Irving (1928, 128 min.) 100% American / director, Arthur 1 videodisc (193 min.) Rosson ; cast, Mary Pickford, Loretta Blake, PN1995.9.S62 T735 2007 Monte Blue (1918, 14 min.) Bud's recruit / producer and writer, Judge Willis Brown ; director, King Vidor ; cast, Wallis Brennan, Robert Gordon (1918, 25 min.) -- The reawakening / Ford Motor Co. (1919, 10 min.) Eight Prohibition newsreels / producer, William Randolph Hearst: Capital stirred by biggest hooch raid (1923) ; Behind the scenes with the bootleggers (1926) ; More bad news for the thirsty (1930) ; Hoover Board's Dry Law report stirs nation (1931) ; Some opinions on Hoover Board's Dry Law report (1931) ; Dry agents still on the job (1932) ; First repeal gin shipped (1933) ; Repeal brings wet flood! (1933) (13 min.) 1 videodisc (182 min.) PN1995.9.S62 T736 2007 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 83 The Tree of Our Forefathers. The Truth About Lies: The Tube is Bullfrog Films (1994) Reality. During the 15 year civil war in First Run/Icarus Films. Mozambique, one and a half million people Examines the utopia presented via fled to seek refuge in neighboring countries. television and its influence on viewers. In 1993, with the war over, the refugees Finds a world which has little to do with began to return home to seek the reality and perhaps more to do with the forefathers' atonement under the village dispensation of comforting ideological lies --- tree. a tactic often employed in totalitarian Video Cassette (50 min.) societies. HV 640.5 M85 T74 Video Cassette (52 min.) PN 1992.6 T78 Trouble Behind. California Newsreel (1990) Truth Be Told. Searches for the origins and confronts Intelecom (2005) the persistence of racism by looking at a "Sociological research and seemingly typical American small town, methodology is often the subject of debate Corbin, Kentucky. Explores its present day among sociologists. The pursuit of "whites only" reputation. objectivity in sociological research, critical Video Cassette (56 min.) sociology, and the idea of sociology as a E 185.61 T76 science ... each has transformed the way sociologists approach sociological research. Troublesome Creek. This lesson also includes discussion of Genius Products (2006) quantitative and qualitative methodologies, The Jordan family has farmed in Iowa and features a segment on sociologist for generations. Due to the crisis of the '80s Mitchell Duneier and his research on New and '90s, they are in danger of losing the York City homeless populations"— farm. One of the daughters comes back Container. home to document the extraordinary efforts 1 videodisc (27 min.) the family makes to keep their farm. HM586 .T78 2005 1 videodisc (ca. 88 min.) HD1773.A3 T76 2006 Turn Here Sweet Corn. Bullfrog Films (1990) True Colors. A documentary on the ecological, Coronet (1991) cultural and historical consequences when Follows two college educated men, farmland, farm people and their way of life one black and one white, as they involve give way to urban sprawl. themselves in a variety of everyday situation Video Cassette (58 min.) to test levels of prejudice based on skin HN 80 E23 T97 colors. Discusses the social and economic consequences of race in America. Twenty Something: What Happened to Video Cassette (27 min.) the American Dream? Guide ABC News (1992) E 185.61 T78 Eight people in their 20s speak about growing up, sex, romance, quality time, family, friends, the American Dream and living on their own terms. Video Cassette (50 min.) HQ 799.7 T84 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 84 28 Up. Understanding Cities. Icarus Films (19??) Summary and Call Numbers in By interviewing the same children at Architecture section. ages 7, 14, 21, & 28. Apted created a 5 Video Cassettes sociological document and cultural history of Primer (63 p.) postwar Britain, as well as, a portrait of the mystery, surprises and disappointments of Understanding Our Biases and growing up. The subjects range from a Assumptions. London cabdriver to three smug prep Films for the Humanities (1990) students. Deals with the nature of biases and Video Cassette (2 hr. 20 min.) preconceptions. Stresses the need to HQ 772 T84 examine one's own thinking about "us" and "them". Covers the role of peer groups, Ultimate Athlete: Pushing the Limit. community institutions, schools, and the Discovery Channel Education (1997) media in determining what is good and bad. Examines the lives of young people Video Cassette (14 min.) trying to become the ultimate athlete. HD 4903 U53 Coaches and competitors are interviewed to find out what it takes to succeed. Understanding Prejudice: Gripes and Video Cassette (51 min) Common Ground. GV342.22 .U47 1997 Cambridge Educational (1996) Discusses the nature of prejudice and An Unauthorized history of the NFL [with the effect it has on individuals and society. Jessica Savitch. Topics include multi-culturalism, WGBH Educational Foundation (1983) homosexuality, politically correct language, Discusses illegal betting on football, the role of the media, and religion. the role of the mob in football betting, and Video Cassette (48 min.) connections between football players, E 184 A1 U53 coaches, and owners and organized crime. Includes information on Alan Glick, owner of Understanding Race. several Las Vegas casinos. Films for the Humanities Video Cassette (1 hr) Examines the history and power of HV 6715 U5 the artificial distinction called "race", viewing it within historical, scientific, and cultural Uncle Tom's Cabin. contexts. Topics include the anthropological Films for the Humanities (1988) unity of Homo sapiens; sanctioned Abridged version of the George Aiken discrimination, such as segregation; cultural dramatization. Some background on the biases based on racial stereotypes; and the book-turned-play. underlying humanity that inextricably links us Video Cassette (57 min.) all. PS 2954 U52 Video Cassette (52 min.) GN269 .U53 1999 Uncovering America: Race, Gender & Politics. Understanding the Japanese. CNN 2008 Japanese Information Service, Consulate In this program, Anderson Cooper General of Japan (1977) discusses about race and gender issues on Centered around a discussion by the campaigns of senators Clinton and Westerners living in Japan, explores aspects Obama. of Japanese social relationships. 1 videodisc (120 min.) Video Cassette (3/4", 35 min.) JK526 2008 .A53 2008 HN 110 Z9 I57 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 85 Understanding Violence. Union Maids. Cambridge Educational (2002) New Day Films, [198-?] Defines the types of violence affecting The story of three women who were teenagers. Teens from a variety of cultural part of the Rank and File Labor Movement and ethnic backgrounds tell how violence during the tumultuous 1930's. Their lives has impacted and reshaped their lives. were like many other young working women. Includes commentary from experts who But all three rose to the demands of their explain the roots of violent behavior and tell time and became militant organizers for their how to detect warning signs. Topics include class. bullying, gangs, sexual assault, and hate 1 videocassette (50 min.) crimes. HD6079.2.U62 C45 1980z 1 videodisc (29 min.) + 1 guide (1 sheet) The Unknown Generation X. HQ799.2.V56 U53 2002 Films for the Humanities (1995) The generation of young adults born The Unforeseen. between 1965 and 1980 faces challenges Cinema Guild 2008 that no other generation has had to deal "The American dream of owning a with. Examines some of the stereotypes house with white picket fence goes head-to- and issues that society has created for head with environmental sustainability... Generation X. When an ambitious real estate developer Video Cassette (28 min.) sets out to transform thousands of acres of HQ 799.7 U55 pristine hill country in Austin, Texas into a suburban development - threatening a Unnatural causes nearby natural spring - the community fights California Newsreel, c2008 back. In the conflict that ensues, we see in "Unnatural causes sounds the alarm miniature a struggle that is playing out in about the extent of our alarming socio- cities and towns across the country"— economic and racial inequities in health-and Container. searches for their root causes. But those 1 videodisc (93 min.) + 1 leaflet causes are not what we might expect... It GE198.T4 U54 2008 turns out there's much more to our health than bad habits, health care or unlucky Unforgotten: Twenty-Five Years After genes. The social conditions in which we are Willowbrook. born, live and work profoundly affect our Distributed by Program Development well-being and longevity"--Producer's Associates (2002) website. Examines the impact on patients and 1 videodisc (ca. 236 min.) their families of Geraldo Rivera's expose in RA448.4 .U56 2008 1972 of conditions at the Willowbrook State School (now the Staten Island The Uprising of ‘34. Developmental Center) for people with First Run/Icarus Films (1995) developmental disabilities. Also discusses Tells the story of the General Strike of how much things have progressed since the 1934, a massive but little-known strike by Willowbrook scandal. hundreds of thousands of southern cotton 1 videodisc (56 min.) mill workers during the Depression. Sixty HV1570.5.U652 S73 2002 years later, a dark cloud still hangs over the event. Video Cassette (1 hr. 27 min.) HD 5325 T42 1934 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 86 Urban Ecology. The Vanishing Family: Crisis in Black Films for the Humanities (1991) America. Looks at the city of Abidjan, capital of Carousel (1986) the Ivory Coast. As the city became more Focuses on the problems of Black and more crowded the results were denser single-parent families in Newark, N.J. housing, fewer amenities, and less public Moyers talks about teenage pregnancy, the effort to control the problems. role of welfare, and the changes in values Video Cassette (24 min.) among Black families. HT 243 I92 A25 Video Cassette (1 hr. 4 min.) E 185.86 V37 Urban Survival. Films for the Humanities & The Vanishing Father. Sciences (2007) WGBH (1995) In this program, Explores the change in the American psychologist John Marsden dissects the family and recent findings by sociologists, behavior of city dwellers, analyzing why that children from single parent homes are some people are capable of living in large twice as likely to drop out of school, become cities and some people are not. Urban teenage mothers, and or spend time in jail. etiquette, urban anonymity, sensory Video Cassette (57 min.) overload, and the dangers of urban life are HQ 777.4 V35 discussed. 1 videodisc (57 min.) Vietnam: Unfinished Business. HT151 .U683 2007 WTVI Video (1984) Does not emphasize a historical Urbanism, Suburbanism, and the Good perspective. Develops as 12 interviewed Life. people struggle to understand the war PBS Video through an examination of their personal Examines the 'new urbanists' and the experiences. Their stories reveal push to use government at all levels to the personal, moral, and social questions restore an urban landscape that quite that the war created for them. possibly only exists in nostalgic memories. It Video Cassette (1 hr.) also questions the role of government in DS 559.72 V54 deciding how families should organize their lives. Violence: An American Tradition. Video Cassette (1 hr.) Films for the Humanities (1995) HT123 .U77 2000 Explores the recurring patterns of violence that have emerged in our society as Values Matter Most. a result of insurrection, anger, prejudice, and Films for the Humanities (1993) ignorance. Examines the values issue --- crime, Video Cassette (, 55 min.) welfare, race, discipline, drugs prayer, etc. -- HN 90 V5 V47 - in American politics. Travels around the country speaking to a wide range of average Violence and Sex on TV. Americans. Films for the Humanities (1993) Video Cassette (54 min.) A specially adapted Phil Donahue HN59.2 V35 program which explores the effect on young people raised on a diet of on-screen violence. Has it altered the view of reality, should there be government restrictions, and determined by whom? Video Cassette (28 min.) PN 1992.6 V56 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 87 Violence in Folklore. Voices. National Public Radio (1975) Colorado State University(1991) Folklorist, Barre Tolkien, explains how Discusses how people develop self folklore reflects our cultural attitudes and images and beliefs about others, and how allows us to express violence vicariously. they can learn to relate to people of other Songs, stories, and jokes run through the cultures. dialogue. 1 videocassette (35 min.) Cassette (l hr.) BF697.5.S43 V65 1991 GR 950 V5 V56 Voices of Leningrad. Violence in the Family. National Geographic (1990) Human Relations Media (1978) Citizens of Leningrad taste new A four part program designed to freedom in business, religion and the arts. increase viewer's awareness of and Video Cassette (1 hr.) sensitivity to family violence. DK 557 V65 Pt. 1 The Dynamics of Family Violence Pt. 2 Child Abuse and Neglect Waco: The Rules of Engagement. Pt. 3 Battered Wives Distributed by Somford Entertainment Pt. 4 Adolescent Abuse (2003) Video Cassette (44 min.) A documentary film about the tragic Guide (66 p.) series of events that occurred outside Waco, HQ 809.3 U6 V56 Texas in April 1993 in which four federal agents were killed along with eighty-six men, The Violent Mind. women and children of the Branch Davidian PBS (1988) compound. Examines physical changes, heredity, 1 videodisc (136 min.) and environment as possible causes of BP605.B72 W34 2003 violent behavior, and raises the question of to what degree humans are responsible for Wal*Mart: The High Cost of Low Price. and in control of their actions. Retail Project L.L.C. (2005) Video Cassette (1 hr.) Shows the real lives of Wal-mart RC 569.5 V55 V57 workers and their families, business owners, and their communities. The Voice of Yellow Ribbon Patriotism. 1 videodisc (97 min.) University of California Extension Center HF5429.215.U6 W353 2005 for Media and Independent Learning (1997) Patriotic parades, speeches and War & Violence. The Human Animal. songs demonstrate American patriotism. Films for the Humanities (1988) 1 videocassette (34 min.) Phil Donahue takes the viewer JK1759 .V65 1997 through what he calls "the dark side of the human animal". In this examination of Voices From a Steeltown. fighting, war, and murder, he examines the New Day Films (1985) physiological and psychological causes for Focuses on Braddock, Pa., a once violent behavior and the societal support prosperous steel-producing town. Through that such behavior receives. personal and family recollections, interviews Video Cassette (52 min.) with residents, old photographs, etc., recalls Discussion Guide Braddock's heyday and suggests reasons BF 575 A3 P48 for its demise. 1 videocassette (29 min.) guide ( p.) F159.B73 V64 1985 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 88 The War at Home. Water For the Cities. First Run Features (1984) Films for the Humanities & An historical case study in which Sciences (2004) events taking place at the University of "This program takes a Wisconsin, in Madison, are used as a hard look at the mounting challenge of microcosm of the national protest movement providing millions of people in urban areas throughout the 60's and early 70's. The War with potable water and adequate disposal of at Home touches on many issues: the moral waste water. To highlight the difficulties, climate o the time, individual responsibility, segments focus on the water problems of citizen/government interaction on foreign the megalopolis, cities with populations over policy issues, options available in a free 10 million people such as Lagos, Jakarta society. and Mexico City. The massive logistics that Video Cassette (1 hr. 40 min.) enable Las Vegas, Nevada to prosper in the DS 559.62 U6 W37 middle of a desert are also explored"— Container. The War on Boys. 1 videodisc (27 min.) Whidbey Films (1999) TD365 .W355 2004 Investigates the changed concept of how boys should be raised. The Way We Eat: What Food Means. Video Cassette (57 min.) Learning Seed (2001) HQ 775 W37 1999 Explores what role food plays in our lives. Discusses food as fuel, convenience, Wasted Youth. medicine, and social bond. Also looks at Security on Campus, c2000 food and moods, food alienation, and future Interviews with parents who have lost food. a child, and young adults whose lives have Video Cassette (19 min.) been irrevocably damaged, as a result of Guide (16 p.) binge drinking. A rape crisis counselor and a TX355 .W38 2001 physician are also featured. Includes statistics demonstrating the pervasive We Are Family: Parenting & Foster problem of alcohol abuse among American Parenting in Gay Families. youth on college and university campuses. Filmakers Library (1987) 1 videodisc (17 min.) Looks at one foster, one adoptive, HV5135 .W37 2000 and one biological family. Video Cassette (57 min.) Water Crisis in the United States. HQ 777.8 W42 National Public Radio People from three areas of the The Weather Underground: A country describe how they are dealing with Documentary. their individual water problems. Roles Docurama, (2004) played by weather, industry and politics in In the early '70s, the radically this crisis are also explored. enraged, bomb-planting fringe group call Cassette Weathermen had the distinction of being as QH 541.5 W3 W37 alienated from the anti-war counterculture as the counterculture movement was from the rest of America. The group planned to blow up an empty building, but on March 6, 1970, an explosive accidentally went off in the New York Greenwich Village area, killing three of its own members and turning the rest of its members into outlaws on the run. 1 videodisc (90 min.) HN90.R3 W43 2004 1997 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 89 Wedding Advice. What About Mom and Dad? Berkeley Media LLC,(2002) PBS (1985) Examines social Depicts the problems and choices conventions relating to weddings and involved in caring for ailing, aged relatives in marriage in contemporary American society. the U.S., and how they effect the lives of part 1 Ana and Sarah: several middle-class families. women choosing Video Cassette (3/4", 58 min.) Jealous eyes: God & the HV 1461 W38 State In a nutshell: Grandma's What Are We Going to do About the wedding story Cities? Sean & Alane in the public National Public Radio (1981) eye Discussion on the future of the cities part 2 and possible programs to alleviate their The ceremony problems and reverse their decline. The advice Cassette 1 videodisc (59 min.) HT 151 W42 GT2703 .W43 2003 What Does it Mean to Be White? Weddings Las Vegas Style. Distirbuted by Microtraining Associates KLVX TV (1982) (2004) Looks at the marriage business both on Through a series of interviews, Dr. and off the strip. Sue defines white privilege and uses Video Cassette (29 min.) examples to indicate how white privilege HD 9999 W373 L37 serves to keep Whites relatively oblivious to the opposite effect this has on persons of Welfare Reform. color. Films for the Humanities & Sciences 1 videodisc (50 min.) (1998) HT1575 .W43 2004 Traces the history of welfare in the United States from the Depression to the What is the Limit? present, then examines the complex issues Northern Light Prod (199?) involved in reforming it. Probes into the issues surrounding 1 videocassette (29 min.) overpopulation. Cites the damaging effects HV95 .W4542 1998 overpopulation has on our environment, resources, habitats, health, housing and Western eyes employment. First Run/Icarus Films, (2000) Video Cassette (23 min.) Examines the search for GF 50 W43 beauty and self-acceptance through the experiences of a young Filipino and Korean What's Good for GM... woman living in Canada who both believe California Newsreel (1981) their appearance, specifically their eyes, Summary in Business section. affect the way they are perceived. Both feel Video Cassette (45 min.) unsettled in Western society and are HD 9710 U63 D653 contemplating cosmetic surgery on their eyes. Layering interviews with references to super models and other pop-culture icons of beauty, the filmmaker captures the pain that almost always lies behind the desire for plastic surgery 1 videocassette (40 min.) RD119.5.E94 W47 2000 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 90 What's Race Got to Do With it? When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in California Newsreel (2006) Four Acts. This program "chronicles the HBO Home Box Office (2006) experiences of a new generation of college The world watched in horror as students, in this case over the course of 16 Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans on weeks of intergroup dialogue on the U.C. August 29, 2005. Many were shocked, not Berkeley campus. As they confront only by the scale of the disaster, but the themselves and each other about race, they slow, inept and disorganized response of the discover they often lack awareness of how emergency and recovery efforts. Structured different their experience of campus life is into four acts, each dealing with a different from their peers, to the detriment of an aspect of the events that preceded and inclusive campus climate" – Container. followed Katrina's catastrophic passage 1 videodisc (49 min.) through New Orleans. Tells the LC1099.3 .W45 2006 heartbreaking personal stories of those who endured this harrowing ordeal and survived What would Jesus buy? to tell the tale. Arts Alliance America, c2007 disc 1. Bill Talen (aka Reverend Billy) was a Act I (65 min.) ; lost idealist who hitchhiked to New York City Act II (62 min.) only to find that Times Square was disc 2. becoming a mall. Spurred on by the loss of Act III (58 min.) ; Act IV his neighborhood and inspired by the (70 min.) sidewalk preachers around him, Bill bought disc 3. Next movement a collar to match his white caterer's jacket, Act V (105 min.) ; Water is bleached his hair and became the Reverend rising (8 min.) Billy of the Church of Stop Shopping. 3 videodiscs (ca. 256 min.) Follows Reverend Billy and the Stop HV636 2005.L8 W43 2006 Shopping Gospel Choir (a changing group of volunteers) as they go on a cross-country When Women Go Through Menopause, mission to save Christmas from the Where Do Men Go?: The Other Side of Shopocalypse. the Moon. 1 videodisc (ca. 91 min.) Fanlight Productions (1996) HF5415.33.U6 W43 2008 Men "talk back" about how menopause affects them, and air concerns When Children Do the Work. about their own aging: sexuality, retirement, We Do the Work empty nest syndrome--and why some men Shows 15 year old Honduran girls find the discussion so embarrassing. Man- who support their families by sewing on-the-street interviewer Mal Sharpe asks a designer clothing for U.S. stores, six year host of men and health professionals to old Pakistani children chained to carpet explore the effects of menopause and aging looms, and a women's group protesting the on all of us. use of Bangladesh child labor for Wal Mart 1 Video Cassette (56 min.) products. HQ28 .W45 1996 Video Cassette (30 min.) HD 6231 W44 Where did You Sleep Last Night? NIMCO (2001) Illustrates how sex trade recruiters lure teens away from friends and family, gain their trust, then force them into an often violent life on the streets -- sometimes in only 24 devastating hours. 1 videodisc (22 min., 16 sec.) HQ118 .W44 2001 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 91 While Soldiers Fought: War and Who's Raising Our Children? American Society. Films for the Humanities (1996) Penn State AV Services (1990) Examines changes in parental roles. Examines the impact of war on Video Cassette (29 min.) American society from historical, artistic, and HQ 755.8 P3787 philosophical perspectives. The Artist at War N 8260 A77 Why is Everyone so Cranky? Private Yankee Doodle E 255 P75 HUMOR Project,  Winning the War on Film D 743.23 W55 On label: 20th Annual International A Hometown at War D 769.85 M31 D85 Conference on "The Positive Power of Soldiers' Stories PN 56 W3 S58 Humor & Creativity" / sponsored by The Coming Home DS 559.72 C64 HUMOR Project, Inc. For God and Country BL 65 W2 F67 1 videocassette (70 min.) 7 Video Cassettes (28 min. ea) BF575.L3 W48 2005 Who Killed Vincent Chin? Why Riots Happen. New York : Filmakers Library (1988) Films for the Humanities & Sciences Documentary on racism in working- (2002) class America focuses on the murder of Discusses the psychology and causes Vincent Chin, a Chinese-American, by Ron of riots and offers insights into the mindset Ebens, a Chrysler motors foreman, in a of violent crowds. Focuses on the Rodney Detroit bar. Interweaves the story of the King riots in Los Angeles in 1992 but also murder with social concerns and questions discusses riots around the world. about justice. 1 videodisc (51 min.) 1 Video Cassette (83 min.) HV6084 .W48 2002 E184.A1 W453 1988 Why Work? Who Lives, Who Dies? Journal Films, Inc. (1983) British (1987) Production James Earl Jones narrates this Today there is no longer a religious documentary about the current state of reason or a national ethic for work, yet there health care in America. is a work ethic. The idea that work is good Video Cassette (1 hr.) for us developed with the Industrial RA 418.3 U6 W45 Revolution. By the 1960s, prosperity and affluence caused a rebellion. How can this Who Pays for Mom and Dad? work ethic survive? WGBH (1991) Video Cassette (27 min.) Examines how lawyers help middle HD 4905 W49 class seniors avoid bankruptcy due to high medical costs for long-term care. Examines The Willmar 8. such issues as when to put a loved one in a California Newsreel nursing home and how to pay for it. Tells about the eight women who Video Cassette (58 min.) went on strike in Willmar, Minn., due to HQ 1061 W46 employment discrimination. Video Cassette (50 min.) Who's Getting Rich and Why Aren't You? HD 6060.5 U62 M68 CBS News (1996) Discusses how corporations maximize profits at the expense of workers by cutting wages, downsizing, etc. Video Cassette (47 min.) HD 60.5 U6 W46 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 92 The Witness. Women and Men Unglued. Tribe of Heart Productions, ( 2000) Films for the Humanities & Sciences Documentary that tells the story of (2004) Eddie Lama, a construction contractor from Many men and women of a violent neighborhood in Brooklyn who marriageable age are now staying single, grew up in a family that disliked and avoided rather than forming the traditional family. animals. Includes shocking undercover Could the 21st century be the era when the video footage that shows animal cruelty and sexes go their separate ways? Through a the injustice of animal exploitation. series of filmed portraits and candid Describes how individuals can help animals interviews, looks at changing contemporary in unique and inspiring ways, how one gender relations and expectations, exploring person can make a difference, and how how men and women feel about issues such each of us can play a role in creating a as dating, marriage, money, parenting, kinder world for both animals and people. romantic love, feminism, and commitment. 1 Video Cassette (43 min.) 1 videodisc (87 min.) HV4708 .W58 2000 HQ801 .W64 2004 The Wobblies. Women and Minorities. First Run/Icarus Films (1979) Insight Media (1989) From 1905 to WWI, members of the Discusses the struggle by minorities Industrial Workers of the World, The and women in the United States to achieve Wobblies, travelled from coast to coast with equality and to struggle against "Solidarity" as their slogan. Integrates the discrimination. songs of the period with photographs, Video Cassette (30 min.) newsreel footage, and contemporary HN 57 W65 interviews with remaining members. Video Cassette (1 hr. 29 min.) Women -- For America, For the World. HD 8055 I56 W62 The Educational Film & Video Project (1986) Woman and Man. The Human Animal. Notable women in various fields Films for the Humanities (1988) speak out on current American issues, world Phil Donahue attempts to examine needs, peace, nuclear disarmament, who we are as women and men. He looks environmental concerns, etc. at the innate biological differences between Video Cassette (29 min.) men and women, the ways that our society HN 49 W6 W65 emphasizes and reinforces these differences, and the ways in which these Women Organize! differences are breaking down. Women Make Movies (2000) Video Cassette (1 hr.) This film follows five women BF 692.2 P45 organizers across the United States of various backgrounds who are involved in the global struggles for racial, social, and economic justice 1 Video Cassette (32 min.) HQ1421 .W656 2000 Work vs. the Family. PBS (1993) Takes you to companies that develop ways to help employees balance the demands of work and family. Video Cassette (30 min.) HD 4904.25 W78 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 93 Work, Work, Work. Working Lives. PBS (1977) Films for the Humanities (1992) A documentary examining the Concentrates on the crucial century of concept of work from ancient times to the radical change between 1750 and 1850, present. Explores the academic and when large numbers of people began for the philosophical questions surrounding the first time to work in factories rather than on "work ethic" and introduces individual the land. Covers the drift to towns, the workers who discuss their feelings about factory and apprentice systems, early their jobs. conditions in the mines, and the reactions to Video Cassette (59 min.) working conditions as frustration led to HD 4904 W65 rebellion and trade-unionism developed. Video Cassette (, 20 min.) Workfare, Welfare: What's Fair? HC 254.5 W67 Films for the Humanities (1993) Some states are experimenting with Working Women: The Problems. workfare programs designed to get people Films for the Humanities (1993) off welfare rolls. Focuses on one such Charlayne Hunter-Gault interviews program, its costs, prospects, and problems. single, working women and discusses their Video Cassette (26 min.) problems such as salaries too low to pay for HV 95 W68 proper care and supervision of their children during the workday, inadequate or Working: The American Worker. unavailable child care facilities, and Films for the Humanities (1995) inadequate or absent help with household In an era of downsizing, shrinking maintenance, with congresswoman Patricia benefits, and growing underemployment, Schroeder and Shirley Dennis from the how will America’s workers be affected? Dept. of Labor Women's Bureau. Provides insights into the changing work Video Cassette (24 min.) environment. Examines how the American HD 6055 W65 worker struggles to maintain dignity, hope, self-worth, and a steady income. Workplace Beat. Video Cassette (29 min.) We Do the Work HD 6975 U6 W67 As large corporations buy up newspapers, questions are raised about Working Lives. which stories are reported. Interviews with Films for the Humanities & Sciences, journalists and producers of TV programs  about working people. This program concentrates on the Video Cassette (30 min.) crucial century of radical change between PN 4739 D47 W67 1750 and 1850, when large numbers of people began to work for the first time in World War III: The Population Explosion factories rather than on the land, and when and Our Planet. agriculture had to adapt to provide for an The Video Project (1994) expanding population. A comprehensive global look at the 1 videodiscs (20 min.) warlike impact of the explosive growth in HC254.5 .W67 2003 human population. Analyzes potential solution to control population and the many political, cultural obstacles these solutions face. Video Cassette (50 min.) HB 871 W77 Yes, Ma’am. Filmakers Library (1982) Summary in Ethnic Studies section. Video Cassette (48 min.) F 379 N59 N4 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu. SOCIOLOGY 94 Your Loan Is Denied. PBS (1992) Examines how the discriminatory lending patterns of a generation ago still persist. Documents their devastating effects on racially mixed neighborhoods fighting for economic survival. Video Cassette (1 hr.) HG 3755 Y68 For additions to this section please see the Media Resources Desk. For availability check the Library catalog http://webpac.library.unlv.edu.
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