Crime, the Law, and Aging

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Part of the Handbooks of Sociology and Social Research book series (HSSR)

Abstract

While much has been made for older American’s decreasing rates of poverty, improved health ­status, continued connection to the worlds of work and community service as well as continued strong family relations, their relationship to the criminal justice system as victims and perpetrators of crime remains less well known. Although research explores facets of this relationship, such efforts generally draw little attention because of older American’s limited involvement as either perpetrators or victims of crime.

Keywords

Income Coherence Expense Defend Kerb 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Professor of SociologySiena CollegeLoudonvilleUSA

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