Policy implications of housing patterns and reduction of crime against the elderly
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Published by The Institute in Albany .
Written in English



  • New York (State),
  • Albany Region.


  • Older people -- Crimes against -- New York (State) -- Albany Region.,
  • Public housing -- New York (State) -- Albany Region.

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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementInstitute of Gerontology, State University of New York at Albany ; Edmund Sherman, project director.
ContributionsSherman, Edmund A., New York (State). State University, Albany. Institute of Gerontology.
LC ClassificationsHV6250.4.A34 P64
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 42 p. :
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4697199M
LC Control Number77624570

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