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Published by Anderson Publishing in Cincinnati, OH .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Criminal psychology.,
  • Criminal behavior.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-263) and indexes.

StatementD.A. Andrews, James Bonta.
ContributionsBonta, James.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6080 .A667 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 271 p. :
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1577667M
ISBN 100870847112
LC Control Number91079361
OCLC/WorldCa29561317

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