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Published by Dartmouth in Aldershot, Hants, England, Brookfield, Vt .
Written in English


  • Discrimination in criminal justice administration.,
  • Criminal justice, Administration of.,
  • Minorities -- Legal status, laws, etc.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Barbara A. Hudson.
SeriesThe international library of criminology, criminal justice, and penology, International library of criminology, criminal justice & penology.
ContributionsHudson, Barbara, 1945-
LC ClassificationsHV7419 .R33 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 441 p. ;
Number of Pages441
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL814973M
ISBN 101855216604
LC Control Number95052504

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