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Title Elders, crime, and the criminal justice system : myth, perceptions, and reality in the 21st century / Max B. Rothman, Burton D. Dunlop, Pamela Entzel, editors
Published New York : Springer Pub., [2000]
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Description 1 online resource (xxxviii, 373 pages) : illustrations
Series Springer series on life styles and issues in aging
Springer series on life styles and issues in aging.
Contents An international perspective. Elders and the criminal justice system in England / Judith Phillips, Anne Worrall, and Alison Brammer -- Elders and the criminal justice system in Germany / Arthur Kreuzer and Ulrike Grasberger -- Elders and the criminal justice system in Israel / Malca Alek and Sarah Ben-David -- Elders and Japanese corrections / Elmer Johnson -- Conclusions. Epilogue : policy implications for the 21st century / Burton Dunlop, Max Rothman, and Pamela Entzel
Putting elders and the criminal justice system into historical perspective / W. Andrew Achenbaum and Mary Schieve -- Introduction / Max Rothman, Burton Dunlop, and Pamela Entzel -- Elders and crime. Police and elders / W. Clinton Terry III and Pamela Entzel -- Elders as victims of crime, abuse, neglect, and exploitation / Rosalie Wolf -- Elders as perpetrators / Edith Elisabeth Flynn -- Elders and the criminal court. Elders in the courtroom / William E. Adams, Jr. -- Impact of the criminal justice process on older persons / Sanford I. Finkel and Inez J. Macko
The older eyewitness / A. Daniel Yarmey -- The suggestibility of older witnesses / Brian H. Bornstein [and others] -- Elders and jury service : a case of age discrimination? / Pamela Entzel, Burton Dunlop, and Max Rothman -- Elders and imprisonment. Sentencing the older offender : is there an "age bias"? / Darrell Steffensmeier and Mark Motivans -- The older prisoner : social, psychological, and medical considerations / John Kerbs -- Arguments and strategies for the selective decarceration of older prisoners / John Kerbs
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Crime and age -- United States.
Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States.
Older offenders -- United States.
Older people -- Crimes against -- United States.
Victims of crimes -- United States.
Crime Victims.
Criminal Law.
Form Electronic book
Author Dunlop, Burton David.
Entzel, Pamela.
Rothman, Max B.
LC no. 99088403
ISBN 0826117481 (electronic bk.)
9780826117489 (electronic bk.)