Brownell, Patricia J.

Family Crimes Against the Elderly : Elder Abuse and the Criminal Justice System - New York : Taylor and Francis, 2014. - 1 online resource (179 p.) - eBooks on Demand Garland Studies on the Elderly in America . - Garland Studies on the Elderly in America .

Cover; Original Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Tables; Foreward; Acknowledgements; I. Problem Statement; Introduction; Elder Abuse and the Criminal Justice System; Police Complaint Reports as Source of Information and Case Finding; Domestic Violence Victims and Willingness to Prosecute; Purpose of Study; II. Literature Review; Domestic Violence; Definition of Elder Abuse; Classification Schema for Types of Abuse; Case Finding; Profiles of Elder Abuse; Domestic Violence and the Criminal Justice System; Interdisciplinary Nature of Inquiry into Elder Abuse as a Criminal Justice Issue Elder Abuse Detection and the New York City Criminal Justice SystemSignificant Variables in Elder Abuse As Identified in the Literature; Ethnic Differences; Significance of Examining Stated Willingness to Prosecute by Elder Abuse Victims; III. Research Methodology; Reliability and Validity of Data Collection; Data Collection; Coding of Data; Types of Offenses; Study Sample; Reliability/Validity; Plan of Analysis; Descriptive Statistics; Bivariate Analysis: Chi Square (for Independence/- Association); Multivariate Analysis: Logistic Regression Multivariate Analysis: Classification and Regression Trees (CART)IV. Description Of The Sample; Description of Complaint Reports Reflecting Elder Abuse; Description of Elder Abuse Victims; Description of Abusers; Living Arrangements Between Victims and Abusers; Who Reported Crime to Police; Willingness to Prosecute; Type of Abuse; Intensity of Abuse; Precincts Reporting; Sample Population of Elderly Victims as Compared with Boroughwide and City wide Populations over 60 Years of Age on Selected Variables Discussed Above; Narrative Descriptions of Abuse as Reflected in Complaint Reports Physical Abuse (High Intensity)Physical Abuse (Low Intensity); Financial Abuse (High Intensity); Financial Abuse (Low Intensity); Psychological Abuse (High Intensity); Psychological Abuse (Low Intensity); Family Dispute Case Description (Example); V. Description of Findings; Hypotheses/Research Questions; Description of Study Population; Data Analysis; Victims' Characteristics Associated with Stated Willingness/Unwillingness to Prosecute Their Abusers; Abuser Characteristics Associated with Victims' Stated Willingness to Prosecute; Structural and Other Characteristics of Sample Other Findings of InterestGender-Related Findings; Findings Related to Race/Ethnicity; Multivariate Analysis (Logistic Regression); Classification and Regression Trees (CART); Second Logistic Regression; Discussion; Two-Way Analysis of Variance (ANOVA); VI. Conclusion; Description of Elder Abuse as Reported to the NYPD in Manhattan in 1992; Criminal Offenses Reported to NYPD Reflective of Elder Abuse; Feasibility of Developing Predictor Profiles of Elder Abuse Victims's Willingness/Unwillingness to Prosecute Their Abusers Implications of Developing Predictor Profiles of Elder Abuse Victims' Willingness/Unwillingness to Prosecute Their Abusers

First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

9781135676629 71.93 (NL),59.94 (3U),47.95 (1U)


Abused elderly -- Services for -- United States.
Abused elderly -- United States.
Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States.
Family violence -- United States.
Older people -- Abuse of -- United States.
Social work with older people -- United States.


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