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Explaining crime

Hugh D. Barlow

Explaining crime

a primer in criminological theory

by Hugh D. Barlow

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield in Lanham, Md .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementHugh D. Barlow and David Kauzlarich
ContributionsKauzlarich, David
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6018 .B367 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 197 p. :
Number of Pages197
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24487631M
ISBN 100742565092, 0742565106, 0742565114
ISBN 109780742565098, 9780742565104, 9780742565111
LC Control Number2009031112
OCLC/WorldCa429227348

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