The problem of crime
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The problem of crime a peace and social justice perspective by Richard Quinney

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Published by Mayfield in Mountain View, Calif .
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  • Criminology

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index

StatementRichard Quinney and John Wildeman
ContributionsWildeman, John, 1937-
LC ClassificationsHV6025 .Q55 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 152 p. ;
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22813224M
ISBN 10087484908X
LC Control Number90-39575

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