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Rubenstein, Daniel – 1982
This paper reviews the literature on the elderly prisoner, defined in the majority of studies as 50 or 55 years of age. A discussion from several surveys dealing with the numbers of older adult felons is presented and the crimes that brought these older men to prison are described. Some of the characteristics of older prisoners are discussed,…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Age Differences, Cohort Analysis, Correctional Institutions
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Riger, Alice L. – 1976
This bibliographical study summarizes and synthesizes the recent (post-1960) theoretical literature on the differential diagnosis and treatment of the male college under-achiever. The three major classifying schemata which appear independently in the literature, and the seven personality patterns they collectively propose, are described. These…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Failure, College Students, Counseling Effectiveness