The Many Colors of Crime Inequalities of Race, Ethnicity, and Crime in America (New Perspectives in Crime, Deviance, and Law) by Ruth Peterson

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Subjects:

  • Causes & prevention of crime,
  • Ethnic studies,
  • Minorities,
  • Criminology,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • United States,
  • USA,
  • Minority Studies - General,
  • Discrimination & Racism,
  • Crime,
  • Discrimination in criminal justice administration

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8045752M
ISBN 100814767206
ISBN 109780814767207

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