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Title: CRIME AGAINST THE ELDERLY - A SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Corporate Author: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
United States of America
Editor(s): G D BOSTON
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 88
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice

US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF|PDF
Type: Bibliography
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OUTLINES LITERATURE IN THE FIELD OF PREVENTION AND DETERRENCE OF CRIME AGAINST THE ELDERLY.
Abstract: THE MATERIALS HAVE BEEN SEPARATED INTO FIVE MAJOR PREVENTION STRATEGIES. AFTER AN OVERVIEW OF THE PROBLEM, THE FIRST SECTION CONCERNS VICTIMIZATION AND THE FEAR OF CRIME, WHILE THE SECOND PRESENTS SPECIFIC PREVENTION OR DETERRENCE STRATEGIES. THE NEXT CATEGORY DEALS WITH DEFENSIBLE SPACE AND ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN AND IS OF PARTICULAR INTEREST TO HOUSING ADMINISTRATORS AND CITY PLANNERS. THE FOURTH CATEGORY COVERS THE OLDER CITIZEN AS A VOLUNTEER COURT WATCHER, COUNSELOR, AND VOLUNTEER LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER. THE LAST CATEGORY PRESENTS CRIME PREVENTION MATERIALS THAT CAN INSTRUCT OLDER CITIZENS IN HOW TO PROTECT THEMSELVES, THEIR PROPERTY, AND THEIR NEIGHBORS. THE BIBLIOGRAPHY IS ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY BY AUTHOR WITHIN EACH SECTION. THE APPENDIX CONTAINS A LIST OF PUBLISHER NAMES AND ADDRESSES, AS WELL AS A RESOURCE LIST OF AGENCIES AND ORGANIZATIONS RESEARCHING OR UNDERTAKING PROJECTS IN THE AREA OF CRIME AGAINST THE ELDERLY.
Index Term(s): Crime prevention measures; Deterrence; Older Adults (65+)
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