Crime victims an introductionto victimology by Andrew Karmen

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StatementAndrew Karmen.
SeriesContemporary issues in crime and justice series
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 374 p. ;
Number of Pages374
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21512431M
ISBN 100534128289, 0534982425

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