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Published by Abt Books in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Crime -- United States.,
  • Punishment -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesPublic interest.
Statementedited by Nathan Glazer.
ContributionsGlazer, Nathan.
LC ClassificationsHV6789 .P82 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 282 p. ;
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3183129M
ISBN 100890115893
LC Control Number83025861

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