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5 Factories: Worker Control in Venezuela
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Call Number: DVD 2008-23
Description: 5 case studies of Venezuelan factories with cooperative partnerships between the worker and the state.
Keywords: Management

Barbie Nation
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Call Number: VCR 2003-71
Description: The history, cultural, and social aspects of the Barbie doll phenomenon.
Keywords: Barbie Dolls

Big Sellout
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Call Number: DVD 2008-26
Description: Shows how international financial institutions, such as the IMF and the World Bank, demand draconian cuts in public spending, and explores the privatization of public services and market liberalization as the path to economic development.
Keywords: World Trade Organization; Marketing

Buying into Brand Marketing
Series Title: 2012
Call Number: DVD 2013-8
Description: Defines brand and how marketing shapes its identity.
Keywords: Marketing

Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room
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Call Number: DVD 2007- 37
Description: Chronicles the rise of Enron Corporation and its disintegration following scandal; focuses on key Enron executives Ken Lay, Jeff Skilling, and Andy Fastow.
Keywords: Enron Corporation; Corruption in Business

Environmental, Social, and Economic Issues in Textiles
Series Title: Talking textiles. 2010
Call Number: DVD 2012-15
Description: Global impact of cotton production.
Keywords: Environment; Cotton; Textiles; Industry; Global Warming; Farming; Films for the Humanities & Sciences; Michael Rouse

Is Walmart Good for America?
Series Title: Frontline
Call Number: DVD 2006-244
Description: Discusses how Wal-Mart's importation of Chinese goods into the United States has adversely impacted the U.S. economy.
Keywords: Wal-Mart; Retail Trade - Social Aspects

Made in L.A. = Hecho en Los Angeles
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Call Number: DVD 2008-25
Description: Through a groundbreaking law suit and consumer boycott, three Latina garment workers fight for global economic change by holding an American retailer liable for the labor conditions under which its products are manufactured.
Keywords: Immigrants

Maquilapolis = City of Factories
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Call Number: DVD 2008-24
Description: Explores environmental devastation and urban chaos of Tijuana's assembly factories and the female laborers who have organized themselves for social action.
Keywords: Women

Merchants of Cool: A Report on the Creators & Marketers of Popular Culture
Series Title: Frontline
Call Number: DVD 2007-102
Description: Explores the pop culture manipulated and created by corporate America for the American youth.
Keywords: Advertising: Teenage Consumers; Mass Media and Tee

Natural Fibers
Series Title: Talking Textiles: Cultivation, Production, and Global Impact. 2010
Call Number: DVD 2012-14
Description: Shows protein-based fibers, vegetable fibers, and silk cultivation.
Keywords: Textiles; Natural and synthetic fibers.

NewsHour Business Ethics Anthology
Series Title: NewsHour
Call Number: DVD 2007-276
Description: Two-part set of Newshour segments which deal with "thorny issues of business ethics;" includes an exploration of the Enron affair; hosted by Jim Lehrer.
Keywords: Business Ethics

Roger and Me
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Call Number: DVD 2007- 35
Description: Moore documents his attempts to show the president of General Motors the impact of a GM plant closing in Flint, Michigan.
Keywords: Industry; Recession; Michael Moore

Roger and Me
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Call Number: VCR 2000-4
Description: Moore documents his attempts to show the president of General Motors the impact of a GM plant closing in Flint, Michigan.
Keywords: Recession; Michael Moore

Trekking on Tradition
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Call Number: VCR 2001-86
Description: Explores the effects of mountain tourism (trekking) in rural Nepal.
Keywords: Nepal; Tourism

Unmentionables: A Brief History
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Call Number: VCR 2004-109
Description: Discusses the development of undergarments and the sexuality of lingerie.
Keywords: Underwear: History

Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price
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Call Number: VCR 2007-150
Description: Takes you behind the scenes into the real lives of workers and their families, business owners, and their communities, to show the impact of the Wal-Mart chain of stores.
Keywords: Wal-Mart

Woolen Mills
Series Title: 2001
Call Number: DVD 2012-17
Description: A factory tour of Faribault Woolen Mills demonstrating the steps required to turn raw wool into the finished product.
Keywords: Industry

Yarn Construction and Specialist Yarns
Series Title: Talking Textiles: Cultivation, Production, and Global Impact 2010
Call Number: DVD 2012-13
Description: Yarn production methods.
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