July 2018

posted 07.17.2018
The In Focus Section of the July–August 2018 issue of Aging Today addresses the media and how it covers aging—from Jay Newton-Small’s astute detailing of the evolution of the age beat, to Stacy Smith and Katherine Pieper’s thoughts on how Hollywood might reduce or eliminate ageism in its…
posted 07.06.2018
By Robynn Cox Over the past forty years, the United States has taken part in an experiment in mass incarceration. Incarceration rates up until the mid-1970s were relatively stable, after which they began to increase exponentially (see Figure 1, on page 49) due to an increase in the demand for…