The geography of laws and justice

spatial perspectives on the criminal justice system
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Praeger Publishers , New York
Criminal justice, Administration of -- United St

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StatementKeith D. Harries, Stanley D. Brunn.
ContributionsBrunn, Stanley D., joint author.
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LC ClassificationsHV8138 .H37
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 174 p. :
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Open LibraryOL4555619M
ISBN 100030223318
LC Control Number77025460
OCLC/WorldCa3481067

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