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Published by Oxford University Press in New York, NY .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Crime prevention -- United States,
  • Crime -- United States,
  • Crime,
  • Criminology

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by James Q. Wilson, Joan Petersilia.
ContributionsWilson, James Q., Petersilia, Joan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV9950 .C743155 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24110324M
ISBN 109780195399356, 9780195399363
LC Control Number2010007432

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