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Race and crime

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Published by Sage in Los Angeles .
Written in English


  • Crime and race -- United States,
  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States,
  • Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- United States,
  • Minorities -- United States

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-344) and index.

StatementShaun L. Gabbidon, Helen Taylor Greene.
ContributionsGreene, Helen Taylor, 1949-
LC ClassificationsHV6789 .G32 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 371 p. :
Number of Pages371
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22999793M
ISBN 101412967783
ISBN 109781412967785
LC Control Number2008030696

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