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Juvenile Delinquency in the United States and the United Kingdom

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Published by St. Martin"s Press .
Written in English


  • Modern Ethics,
  • Philosophy,
  • Sociology,
  • Family/Marriage,
  • Public Policy - Social Policy,
  • Teenagers,
  • Criminology,
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Congresses,
  • Great Britain,
  • Juvenile Delinquency,
  • United States

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Edition Notes

ContributionsGary L. McDowell (Editor), Jinney S. Smith (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages197
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10387479M
ISBN 100312222041
ISBN 109780312222048

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