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Inside prisons

Jacobs, James B.

Inside prisons

a study guide

by Jacobs, James B.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, National Institute of Justice in Rockville, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prisoners -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwritten by James B. Jacobs.
    SeriesCrime file
    ContributionsNational Institute of Justice (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[3] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17561851M

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