Criminal justice in review

Publisher: Institute for Security Studies in Pretoria

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  • South Africa.
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    • Criminal justice, Administration of -- South Africa -- Evaluation.,
    • Crime -- South Africa.,
    • Corrections -- South Africa.,
    • Criminal statistics -- South Africa.
    • Edition Notes

      StatementTed Leggett ... [et al.].
      SeriesISS monograph series ;, no. 88
      ContributionsLeggett, Ted., Institute for Security Studies (South Africa)
      LC ClassificationsHV9960.S64 C75 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination71 p. ;
      Number of Pages71
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3353310M
      ISBN 101919913351
      LC Control Number2004377995

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