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Criminology, perspectives on crime and criminality

Peter M. Wickman

Criminology, perspectives on crime and criminality

by Peter M. Wickman

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Published by D.C. Heath in Lexington, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Criminology.,
    • Crime -- United States.,
    • Criminal justice, Administration of.,
    • Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      StatementPeter Wickman, Phillip Whitten ; with the assistance of Robert Levey.
      ContributionsWhitten, Phillip, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6025 .W46
      The Physical Object
      Pagination628 p. :
      Number of Pages628
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4435898M
      ISBN 100669016004
      LC Control Number79089479
      OCLC/WorldCa6329846

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