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America"s Prisons The Movement Toward Profit and Privatization by Curtis, R. Blakely

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Published by Brown Walker Press .
Written in English


  • Crime & criminology,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Criminology,
  • Social Science / Criminology,
  • Privatization,
  • Prisons,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8781972M
ISBN 10158112435X
ISBN 109781581124354

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