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The Resource Aging prisoners : crisis in American corrections, Ronald H. Aday

Aging prisoners : crisis in American corrections, Ronald H. Aday

Label
Aging prisoners : crisis in American corrections
Title
Aging prisoners
Title remainder
crisis in American corrections
Statement of responsibility
Ronald H. Aday
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Aday, Ron H
Dewey number
363/.66
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV9469
LC item number
.A553 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Older prisoners
  • Older prisoners
  • Older offenders
Label
Aging prisoners : crisis in American corrections, Ronald H. Aday
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Studying older offenders. Graying of American prisons -- Defining the older offender -- Older inmate diversity -- Older inmate types -- Who are the older adults? -- What happens as we age? Old age and crime. A historical view of older offenders -- Uniform crime reports -- Establishing elderly crime trends -- Older male/female crime trends -- Alcohol and drug abuse and crime -- Patterns of elderly crime. Explaining crime in old age. Theory and crime -- The influence of age on crime -- Gender and crime -- Biological and medical explanations -- Alcohol and crime -- Personality disorders and other mental disorders -- Control theories -- Anomie and strain theory -- Social learning theory -- Disengagement theory -- Labeling theory -- Continuity theory. Health concerns of aging inmates. Prison health mandates -- Health-care costs -- Health of older inmates -- Health-care utilization -- Mental health issues -- Satisfaction with health care -- Health-care intervention -- Health promotion
  • Adjustment to prison life. New elderly offenders -- Long-term inmates -- Consequences of imprisonment -- Making a life in prison. Housing and programming for aging inmates. Specialized versus mainstream housing -- Environmental press theory -- The growth of geriatric facilities -- Prison programming -- Selected state facilities -- Prison nursing homes -- Emergence of hospice programs. Older women in prison. Older female offenders -- Health-care utilization and needs -- Health status of older females -- Prison adaptation and coping -- Responding to older female offenders --Consciousness-raising programs. Responding to aging offenders. Police discretion -- The courts and sentencing -- Age and prison policies -- Diversion, probation, and parole -- Project for older prisoners -- Arguments for elder justice -- Future research needs and challenges
Control code
ocm49704790
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 229 p.
Isbn
9780275971229
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2002070902
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780275971236
  • (Sirsi) ALO-2630
Label
Aging prisoners : crisis in American corrections, Ronald H. Aday
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Studying older offenders. Graying of American prisons -- Defining the older offender -- Older inmate diversity -- Older inmate types -- Who are the older adults? -- What happens as we age? Old age and crime. A historical view of older offenders -- Uniform crime reports -- Establishing elderly crime trends -- Older male/female crime trends -- Alcohol and drug abuse and crime -- Patterns of elderly crime. Explaining crime in old age. Theory and crime -- The influence of age on crime -- Gender and crime -- Biological and medical explanations -- Alcohol and crime -- Personality disorders and other mental disorders -- Control theories -- Anomie and strain theory -- Social learning theory -- Disengagement theory -- Labeling theory -- Continuity theory. Health concerns of aging inmates. Prison health mandates -- Health-care costs -- Health of older inmates -- Health-care utilization -- Mental health issues -- Satisfaction with health care -- Health-care intervention -- Health promotion
  • Adjustment to prison life. New elderly offenders -- Long-term inmates -- Consequences of imprisonment -- Making a life in prison. Housing and programming for aging inmates. Specialized versus mainstream housing -- Environmental press theory -- The growth of geriatric facilities -- Prison programming -- Selected state facilities -- Prison nursing homes -- Emergence of hospice programs. Older women in prison. Older female offenders -- Health-care utilization and needs -- Health status of older females -- Prison adaptation and coping -- Responding to older female offenders --Consciousness-raising programs. Responding to aging offenders. Police discretion -- The courts and sentencing -- Age and prison policies -- Diversion, probation, and parole -- Project for older prisoners -- Arguments for elder justice -- Future research needs and challenges
Control code
ocm49704790
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 229 p.
Isbn
9780275971229
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2002070902
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780275971236
  • (Sirsi) ALO-2630

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