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Elements of criminal justice

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Published by Harcourt Brace College Publishers in Fort Worth, Tex, London .
Written in English


  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States

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Includes index.

StatementJames A. Inciardi.
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 428 p. :
Number of Pages428
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18366521M
ISBN 100155038168
LC Control Number97015225

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