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Controversies in Criminal Justice

Contemporary Readings

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social Science / Criminology,
  • Criminology,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsScott H. Decker (Editor), Leanne Fiftal Alarid (Editor), Charles M. Katz (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages362
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9733009M
    ISBN 10019533017X
    ISBN 109780195330175
    OCLC/WorldCa153580214


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