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Elderly crime victimization (Wilmington, Del. Crime Resistance Task Force)

United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging. Subcommittee on Housing and Consumer Interests.

Elderly crime victimization (Wilmington, Del. Crime Resistance Task Force)

hearing before the Subcommittee on Housing and Consumer Interests of the Select Committee on Aging, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, second session, May 6, 1976.

by United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging. Subcommittee on Housing and Consumer Interests.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Delaware,
  • Wilmington.
    • Subjects:
    • Wilmington, Del. Crime Resistance Task Force.,
    • Older people -- Crimes against -- Delaware -- Wilmington.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27.5 .A358 1976a
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 65 p. :
      Number of Pages65
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5014673M
      LC Control Number76602269

      Fact: Fear of victimization and rising crime rates rank high among the concerns of the elderly. America's population is aging rapidly. In fact, it is projected that by the year , there will be 66 million older persons in our society.(1) The increasing number of older persons in the United States, coupled with their fear of victimization. The Fear of Crime by the Elderly: Issues and Consequences Mark Pogrebin University of Colorado, Denver G. Nicholas Pijoan been concentrated in the area of victimization. Such subjects as the elderly's vulnerability to crime, types of crimes committed against older members of the community, income level of the victims, and residen-.

      They include demographic changes in the population, political action, and social consciousness. The chapter talks about age patterns in victimization statistics, and discusses the objective and the subjective odds of elder victimization. It explains what is meant by the fear–crime paradox and the role of Adult Protective Services (APS).Author: William G. Doerner, Steven P. Lab. Designed to be used in undergraduate or graduate courses on topics related to elderly persons, criminal justice practices, or the treatment of victims, this book addresses the nature of the abuse of the elderly, victimization effects, causes, investigative techniques, and future policy and research. Each chapter in the text begins with a case scenario that describes an elderly Cited by:

      elderly are rather narrowly focused, rather than reflecting omnibus concern, and that not every crime problem'of the elderly is a distinctive one. We also know that the fears of the elderly in this area are relatively independent of otheq related concerns. The fear File Size: KB. The Web site is a resource to help practitioners and policymakers understand what works in justice-related programs and practices. It includes information on justice-related programs and assigns evidence ratings--effective, promising, and no effects--to indicate whether there is evidence from research that a program achieves its goals.


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Elderly crime victimization (Wilmington, Del. Crime Resistance Task Force) by United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging. Subcommittee on Housing and Consumer Interests. Download PDF EPUB FB2

These include: the nature and types of crimes committed by the elderly, theories of elderly crime, criminal justice reactions to the older offender, patterns of. Finally, the book presents comparative international research on approaches to crime prevention, education, and legislation to address the victimization of the elderly.

This work will be of interest to students in criminology and criminal justice, as well as. Crime and Victimization of the Elderly provides a "state-of-the-art" review of the social scientific literature relating to the crime problems of older persons.

Building upon a broad interdisciplinary base, the volume addresses a wide range of issues that will prove to be of interest and value to criminology and gerontology students and to practicing professionals.

Crime and victimization of the elderly. New York: Springer-Verlag, © (OCoLC) Online version: Fattah, Ezzat A., Crime and victimization of the elderly. New York: Springer-Verlag, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ezzat A Fattah; Vincent Sacco.

crime victimization, which challenges residents of all ages, may hold espe­ cially serious physical consequences for the elderly. This report uses the most recent data from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) and the Comparative Homicide File to examine the char­ acteristics of crime against the Size: KB.

Crime and Victimization of the Elderly provides a "state-of-the-art" review of the social scientific literature relating to the crime problems of older persons.

Building upon a broad interdisciplinary base, the volume addresses a wide range of issues that will prove to be of interest and value to criminology and gerontology students and to practicing : Springer New York. and property crime ( per 1,) against elderly persons were lower than those of younger persons.

The ratio of the estimates of property crime to violent crime was higher for the elderly (13 to 1) than for younger persons ages 25 to 49 (3 to 1) and persons ages 50 to 64 (5 to 1). Elderly homicide rates declined 44%, from homicidesFile Size: 2MB.

Crime and Victimization of the Elderly by Ezzat A. Fattah,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.1/5(1). avoid victimization Mixed research on the attitudes of the elderly toward the police Some research suggests that older people who are in direct contact with police hold generally favorable attitudes Other research suggests that the more contact the elderly have with the police, the less favorable older people's attitudes toward them.

Elderly Victimization and Fear of Crime in Public Spaces Article in International Criminal Justice Review 26(2) March with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Resource Guide: Crime and Victimization Fact Sheets. Elder victimization is an important subset of crime. While people age 65 and older experience the same crimes as the rest of the population, they are at increased risk for certain types of victimization, including financial victimization.

Working your whole life, supporting your family, getting the children through school and college, walking your daughter down the aisle, entering retirement, and having saved enough money to travel the world and enjoy new experiences are the goals many of the elderly have dreamt of much of their lives.

This broadly-based guide to recent work in the field encompasses references in gerontology, criminology, criminal justice, sociology, psychology, and allied disciplines.

Containing over thoroughly annotated citations, it provides access to current knowledge of both the victimization of the elderly and their participation in crime. It presents a careful assessment of each resource.

Crime and Victimization of the Elderly provides a "state-of-the-art" review of the social scientific literature relating to the crime problems of older persons.

Building upon a broad interdisciplinary base, the volume addresses a wide range of issues that will prove to be of interest and value to criminology and gerontology students and to practicing : Springer New York.

Crime and Victimization of the Elderly provides a "state-of-the-art" review of the social scientific literature relating to the crime problems of older persons. Building upon a broad interdisciplinary base, the volume addresses a wide range of issues that will prove to be of interest and value to criminology and gerontology students and to practicing professionals.

The book is divided into. In book: Fear of crime and criminal victimization, Chapter: Feelings of personal safety, fear of crime and violence, and the experience of victimization amongst elderly people, Publisher. victimization rates of the elderly drawn from data sources such as the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) and the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report (UCR) to justify their focus on the victimization experiences of the young and their inattention to elder victimization (Payne, ; Payne & Gainey, ).

Over the past 40 years, socialAuthor: Christina N Policastro. The increase in the numbers and militancy of the elderly population along with rising crime has forced the Government to fund victimization studies, prevention programs, and victim services.

Most prevention activities include public edcucation, neighborhood watches, improved external lighting, provision of escort services, home security. or financial harm when they are victimized.

It does seem (4) that the elderly fear crime more than younger persons and may be at home more often. Thus, the data that are presently available suggest that the victimization problem of elderly Americans can be more properly identified as a problem of fear rather than of actual victimization.

Criminal victimization rates are declining for all types of crime, including those committed against the elderly. The elderly experienced greater declines over time than the general population. Crimes involving a combination of personal contact and economic motivation declined faster than other crimes committed against the by: 7.

Elderly Crime Victims • Inelderly victims made up percent of all reported victims (24, ofreported victims). • There was only one victim per incident in the majority of reported elderly victims (%).

Thus, very few elderly victims were victimized in groups. • The elderly victimization rate was persons per Each chapter in this text begins with a case scenario describing an elderly person s victimization experience and the consequences of that experience.

Chapter 1 examines myths about crimes against older adults, integrating crime and abuse, and includes a summary and plan of presentation. Chapter 2 discusses the manner in which social scientists Price: $In the 9-year study of 2, elders, all of the following characteristics of the elderly were predictors of elder abuse EXCEPT gender Health professionals sometimes intentionally overprescribe drugs.