Aging, gender and crime

  • 4.97 MB
  • English
Nova Science Publishers , Hauppauge, N.Y
Older people, Sociological aspects, Older women, Crimes against,
Statementeditor, Jason L. Powell
LC ClassificationsHV6250.4.A34 A45 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25067560M
ISBN 139781619421509
LC Control Number2011042515

Problematizing old age, victimisation and crime --Aging, crime and prisons --Gender, aging and the power of special hospitals --Rethinking gender, aging and crime. Responsibility: editor, Jason L. Powell. This book explores the issue of crime and its relationship to gender and ageing.

This is a forgotten area of analysis in disciplines of criminology, gerontology and even in Feminist theorising. This book begins by exploring the relationships between crime, ageing and victimisation. : Aging, Gender and Crime (Social Perspectives of Aging) (): Jason L. Powell: BooksAuthor: Jason L.

Powell. Gender, Social Inequalities and Aging is a thought-provoking and accessible account of the ways in which gender and age relations intersect in producing systems of advantage for some and disadvantage for others. This book makes several important contributions to the : $ Women, Gender, and Crime: Core Concepts provides students with a complete and concise view into the intersection of gender and the criminal justice system.

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Women, Gender, and Crime: A Text/Reader, Third Edition presents issues of gender, crime, and criminal justice in context through edited research articles enhanced by brief authored sections. Each article is carefully edited to demonstrate the application of the concepts presented in the text.

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Full consideration of the Coalition Government and its effect on gender and crime within. However, available evidence on biological aging reveals very little correspondence. between physical aging and crime’s decline in late adolescence. The research litera-ture on biological aging (see review in Steffensmeier & Allan, ; see also Shock, ) suggests that peak functioning is typically reached between the ages of 25 andFile Size: KB.

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AGING OFFENDERS working in the criminal justice system have differing ideologies and life experiences Not all judges, lawyers, or members of the jury have the same attitudes, opinions, and biases towards older populations Those in favor of imposing the harshest.

As Riley () notes, aging is a lifelong process and entails maturation and change on physical, psychological, and social levels. Age, much like race, class, and gender, is a hierarchy in which some categories are more highly valued than others.

Two factors contribute significantly to this country’s aging prison population. One is the tough-on-crime reforms of the s and s, when mandatory minimum sentencing and “three strikes” policies sent many people to jail for thirty years to life, even when the third strike was a relatively minor offense (Leadership Conference, n.d.).

[This] book's unfading preoccupation with social context, social processes, and social structures distinguishes itself and greatly contributes to the discourse in gerontology. --The Gerontologist This classic text, now in its fifth edition, is distinguished by its emphasis on social context, social processes, and social structures as part of a broader understanding of the sociology of aging.

Raising awareness of the link among aging, ageism and abuse, is one goal of this book and a necessary first step in the battle to eliminate abuse and neglect of older persons. But awareness is not enough, action needs to be taken to develop, case finding procedures and remedial and preventive policies and programs that are elder-friendly both.

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Learning to Be Old: Gender, Culture, and Aging, Edition 3 - Ebook written by Margaret Cruikshank. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Learning to Be Old: Gender, Culture, and Aging, Edition : Margaret Cruikshank.

Presenting an objective view of the realities of aging, both positive and negative, the book examines aging from micro/macro, personal, community, societal, and global perspectives. This fifth edition describes important changes in the field of social gerontology and the growth in such topics as diversity, global aging, and the life course.

Class, Race, and Gender in Criminology and Criminal Justice: Ways of Seeing Difference Gregg Barak, Eastern Michigan University. The following is a Symposium Speech delivered at the Second Annual Conference on RACE, GENDER and CLASS. Beginning with the last review of gender and crime that appeared in the (), I examine the developments in the more traditional approaches to this subject (the gender ratio problem and the problem of theoretical generalization), life course research, and feminist research (gendered pathways, gendered crime, and gendered lives).

This review highlights important insights that have emerged in Cited by: Furthermore, research on gender and crime also examines the different pathways men and women have into crime.

Consequently, it is important to research prevention and treatment programs that address female offenders’ unique needs, including histories of childhood trauma, mental illness, and. Age and Crime MICHAEL ROCQUE, CHAD POSICK, and JUSTIN HOYLE Introduction OnAugust22,MarieSmothers,ayear-old woman, was watching over an 8-year-oldCited by: 3.

Gender & Society in the Classroom: Aging & Life Course Organized by: Beth Montemurro, Pennsylvania State University Updated by: Jenny Lendrum, Wayne State University There have been a number of interesting articles published in Gender & Society between and which explore aging and the life course.

These articles look at how issues of.

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Chapter 4: Gender Inequality. Understanding Sex and Gender; Chapter 8: Crime and Criminal Justice Social Problems in the News The study of crime bears directly on this book’s theme of continuity and change: Crime seems to have always been with us, yet sound social science research points to many programs and policies with great.

A study found a large and statistically significant link between the gender-ratio imbalance for toyear-olds and male crime rates in China. 2 Abolishing the one child limit is an important step in the right direction, but the policy change alone is not going to take effect and bring relief to the population aging problem until   According to a United States Health and Human Services Administration of Children & Families report, data shows that foster youth aging out of the system tend to experience homelessness, early parenthood, and lack of medical are currentlychildren and youth in the U.S.

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In this interdisciplinary text, Lewis R Aiken examines the elements that influence people in the later stages of life. Beginning with an historical overview of gerontology, the author discusses both pragmatic and philosophical concerns within the field.

Factors impacting the process and results of ageing are carefully outlined and address such areas as biology, psychology, sociology, economics. The Handbook of Sociology of Aging is the most comprehensive and engaging treatment of the field over the past 30 years.

It is an indispensable resource for scholars, policy makers, and aging professionals alike. The Handbook of Sociology of Aging contains 45 far-reaching chapters, authored by nearly 80 of the most renowned experts, on the most pressing topics related to aging today.

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Consider Barnes & Noble® your ultimate destination for mystery and crime classics, new releases, and bestsellers.The invisible woman: Gender, crime and justice. 3d ed. Belmont, CA: Thomson Wadsworth. E-mail Citation» This book provides a history of institutionalizing female offenders, including the prison reform efforts (chapter 5), sex and race segregation, and treatment both in girls’ and women’s institutions.Gender, Physical Activity, and Aging draws upon the sound knowledge base of leading investigators to provide objective, evidence-based evaluations of particular facets of the aging process.

Focusing on gender differences, it examines the rate of aging, loss of functional capacity, disability, and the quality of life among the elderly and.