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Title: CONSUMER FRAUD AND ABUSE - PROBLEMS OF THE ELDERLY IN THE MARKETPLACE - A GLOSSARY OF TERMS AND ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Corporate Author: Battelle Human Affairs Research Ctrs
Law and Justice Study Ctr
United States of America
Editor(s): M WALSH; D BERGER; M BRINTNALL
Project Director: H EDELHERTZ
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 80
Sponsoring Agency: Battelle Human Affairs Research Ctrs
Seattle, WA 98105
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Health, Education, and Welfare
Washington, DC 20203
Grant Number: 90-A-1019/01
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Bibliography
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A GLOSSARY OF TERMS, DEFINING MANY FORMS AND VARIATIONS OF CONSUMER FRAUD AND ABUSES AND RELATING THESE TO THE PARTICULAR CONCERNS OF THE ELDERLY, IS PRESENTED.
Abstract: THE GLOSSARY ITEMS ARE ARRANGED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER. MANY ITEMS ARE CROSS-REFERENCED. MOST ITEMS ARE ALSO INDEXED TO THE ACCOMPANYING BIBLIOGRAPHY. THE NUMERICAL CITATIONS FOLLOWING EACH GLOSSARY REFERENCE REFER TO THE NUMBERED BIBLIOGRAPHIC ITEMS. EACH BIBLIOGRAPHIC LISTING IS ANNOTATED, AND, IN APPROPRIATE INSTANCES, SPECIFIC CHAPTERS AND PAGE NUMBER ARE NOTED. AT THE END OF THE GLOSSARY THERE ARE ADDITIONAL ITEMS WHICH ADDRESS ISSUES OF 'SUSCEPTIBILITY,' SERVICE DELIVERY, CONSUMER EDUCATION, AND GENERAL MATERIALS RELEVANT TO FRAUD AGAINST THE ELDERLY. EACH IS PREFACED WITH A BRIEF EXPLANATORY NOTE, AND THE NUMBERED ITEMS FOLLOWING ARE ALSO KEYED TO THE BIBLIOGRAPHY.
Index Term(s): Consumer fraud; Older Adults (65+)
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