The Political economy of crime readings for a critical criminology

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Published by Prentice-Hall of Canada in Scarborough, Ont .

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  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- Political aspects.,
  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- Canada -- Political aspects.,
  • Crime -- Political aspects.,
  • Crime -- Canada -- Political aspects.

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Statementedited by Brian D. MacLean.
ContributionsMacLean, Brian D. 1950-
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LC ClassificationsHV"7405"P64"1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 383 p
Number of Pages383
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Open LibraryOL21019349M
ISBN 100136842836

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