Youth crime policy in the United States
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Youth crime policy in the United States by Rutherford, Andrew

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Published by Institute for the Study and Treatment of Delinquency in Croydon .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Juvenile justice, Administration of -- United States.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[by] Andrew Rutherford.
LC ClassificationsHV9104 .R85
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p. ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4284578M
LC Control Number78311125

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