7 edition of It"s a crime found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||[edited by] Roslyn Muraskin.|
|Series||Prentice Hall"s women in criminal justice series|
|LC Classifications||HV6046 .I86 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxi, 608 p. :|
|Number of Pages||608|
|LC Control Number||2002021130|
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