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FAST TRACK

Children & Young Adult  Environmental Studies  Family Relations  Native American Studies  Psychology & Psychiatry  Sociology  Urban Studies 

Examines the hectic lifestyles of "fast track" couples, members of the Baby Boom generation whose desire to succeed--at the office, in social circles and through their children's accomplishments--leads to living in a state of chronic stress.

HARDWOOD DREAMS
HARDWOOD DREAMS

African-American Studies  Education  Psychology & Psychiatry  Sociology  Urban Studies  Children & Young Adult 

Chronicles one season in the life of the Morningside High School basketball team, the defending California state champs, whose school is situated in a crime-ridden L.A. neighborhood.

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BREEDING OF IMPOTENCE, THE

Children & Young Adult  Sociology  Psychology & Psychiatry  Education 

Examines the culture of failure that is endemic among children of poverty and children of color in our society, its causes, its consequences, and the prognosis for overcoming it.

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CHILDREN ARE THE HOPE OF THE WORLD

Children & Young Adult  Spanish Language  Latin-American Studies  Education 

This video examines the educational system in Cuba, visiting a preschool, elementary school, middle school, a boarding school for special education students, a ballet academy and a sports academy.

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CHILDREN OF SUMMERHILL, THE

Education  Europe  Children & Young Adult 

This video tells the story of the famous school, founded in England in 1921 by A.S. Neill, which achieved worldwide fame through the publication of his book Summerhill.

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DOING JUSTICE

Criminal & Law  Dance  Psychology & Psychiatry  Children & Young Adult 

Examines America's juvenile justice system, focusing on three young people in trouble with the law throughout their adolescence.

STEPPIN'
STEPPIN'

African-American Studies  Dance  Latin-American Studies  Performing Arts  Political Science  Sociology  Children & Young Adult 

Introduces viewers to the step show, an exciting dance style popular among black fraternities and sororities. In addition to many rousing, crowd-pleasing performances, the program examines the cultural roots of steppin' in African dancing, military marching and hip-hop music, and discusses its contemporary social significance on college campuses.

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WHO'S GONNA TAKE THE WEIGHT?: AFRICAN AMERICAN AND SOUTH AFRICAN YOUTH

African-American Studies  African Studies  New York City  Peace & Conflict  Children & Young Adult 

This provocative documentary blends interviews with young black people in New York City and in Soweto, South Africa, focusing on the similarities and the contrasts between the lives of black teenagers in both countries.

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ALCOHOLISM

Alcohol & Drug Abuse  Family Relations  Criminal & Law  Sociology  Children & Young Adult 

Examines teenage drinking and teenagers whose parents are alcoholics, including the consequences of alcoholism such as physical illness, emotional maladjustment, family breakup, domestic violence, fatal car accidents, and violent crime.

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ROMANCE, SEX AND MARRIAGE

Children & Young Adult  Sociology  Psychology & Psychiatry  Human Sexuality 

Examines sexual attitudes of high school youngsters in different environments, from suburb to inner city, including frank discussion of virginity, birth control, physical appearance, emotional involvement, sexual abuse, masturbation, acceptance and self- confidence.

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TEENAGE MOTHERS: A GLOBAL CRISIS

Cultural Studies  Education  Family Relations  Health  Human Sexuality  Psychology & Psychiatry  Sociology  Women's Studies  Children & Young Adult 

Examines the worldwide crisis in teenage pregnancies through four case studies of teenage mothers in Ghana, England, Cuba, and the U.S., thereby providing a cross-cultural survey of the underlying reasons for the increasing rate of adolescent pregnancies and also discussing the hazards to the health and well-being of such young mothers.

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I DREAM, TOO

Disabilities  Education  Children & Young Adult 

Profiles the Benedictine School for Exceptional Children in Maryland which for over thirty years has accepted children from all over the world who have a variety of mental, emotional or physical disabilities.

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