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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


  • Crime and criminals -- U.S.

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

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