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Our criminal society

Edwin M. Schur

Our criminal society

the social and legal sourcesof crime in America

by Edwin M. Schur

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime and criminals -- U.S.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Edwin M. Schur.
    GenreU.S.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6789
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi,244p. ;
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21137407M
    ISBN 100136438903


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