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Americans behind bars

Marc Mauer

Americans behind bars

U.S. and international use of incarceration, 1995

by Marc Mauer

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Sentencing Project in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Imprisonment -- United States -- Statistics.,
    • Imprisonment -- Statistics.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Marc Mauer.
      ContributionsSentencing Project (U.S.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV9465 .M394 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination20 leaves :
      Number of Pages20
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6892736M
      LC Control Number00687886
      OCLC/WorldCa37639370

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