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To determine longitudinal risk factors for elder abuse and neglect, an established cohort of community-dwelling older adults (n = 2,812) was linked with elderly protective service records over a 9-year follow-up period. Protective services saw 184 (6.5%) individuals in the cohort for any indication, and 47 cohort members were seen for corroborated elder(More)
BACKGROUND Little is known about the epidemiology of adult protective services agency (APS) utilization, the state entities charged with assessment and advocacy for disenfranchised older adults. OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of utilization by older adults and risk factors for APS. METHODS A longitudinal study using the New Haven Established(More)
In most cases authors are permitted to post their version of the article (e.g. in Word or Tex form) to their personal website or institutional repository. Authors requiring further information regarding Elsevier's archiving and manuscript policies are encouraged to visit: Abstract Soon after the first democratic election in 1994, South Africa passed(More)
The book examines the reform of the communications sector in South Africa as a detailed and extended case study in political transformation – the transition from apartheid to democracy. The reform of broadcasting , telecommunications, the state information agency, and the print media from apartheid-aligned apparatuses to accountable democratic institutions(More)
There have been several efforts to reform the media in the United States, but perhaps three historical instances stand out. The first came at the beginnings of broadcasting, when a coalition of educators, elements of organized labor, and non-profit, college, and religious broadcasters battled commercial broadcasters over the nature of the broadcast system.(More)
Corporate mergers and the consolidation of ownership in the American communications arena have long been sources of concern. US regulatory and antitrust policy traditionally attempted to secure a " diversity of voices " structurally, largely through rules regarding ownership. Although the meaning of diversity was always problematic and under-theorized, the(More)
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